About us

Over 50 years of manufacturing excellence

Established in 1967, PP has grown to be an award-winning provider of strategic outsourcing solutions to many of the most successful and respected machinery builders worldwide.

Employing more than 200 staff at our manufacturing site in Walsall, West Midlands, PP has grown into the largest independent supplier of control & automation solutions in Europe.

We work with OEMs in a range of industries that include;

  • Food processing
  • Machine Tool
  • Medical Equipment
  • Packaging
  • Printing
  • Scientific equipment
  • Semiconductor plant & processing
  • Security
  • Energy
  • Power & Distribution

Our Facility

Following the addition of a further 1,000 sq metres in Spring 2017, our modern manufacturing facility now comprises over 5,500 sq metres.

We have invested more than £1 million in the latest automation for cable preparation which enables us to offer unparalleled levels of quality for electrical inter-connectivity and associated reliability for our customers.


PP Control & Automation are proud recipients of a number of industry accolades and awards. Over recent years the company has been recognised as “best in class” in a number of disciplines, awards have included;


  • Customer Focus Award – The Manufacturer
  • Best Factory in the UK
  • Best Electrical Plant
  • Supply Chain Awards
  • Change Management Awards
  • Best SME
  • Innovation Awards



These awards not only recognise our own commitment and drive to constantly improve for the benefit of our customers and employees, but also the massive support we have received from all of our partners, inside and outside of the organisation.

The company has gone on to sponsor a number of industry awards and supports associated events and seminars, with the clear aim to help, in any way possible, promote and improve UK manufacturing for the benefit of us all.