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Technical partners

The rate of change of technology within the controls & automation sector has never been greater, that is why PP C&A has developed close collaborative relationships in a wide cross-section of disciplines. PP C&A’s trusted technology partners are essential support in developing ultra-beneficial solutions for our customers.

By combining specialist partner knowledge with PP C&A capabilities and the tacet knowledge of clients, great things have been achieved. Including instances of customers developing products in a manner that has given them a competitive advantage in their marketplace and helped grow revenues and market share.

Global competition and at times, the threat of low-cost imports means that machine technology innovation is of paramount importance.

Having partners with complementary knowledge and experiences greatly assists in this challenge and can fast-track the development and design process and thus the speed to market, leading to quicker revenue opportunities.

PP C&A has technical partners in the following areas:


  • Machinery automation
  • Remote monitoring, sensing and cyber-security
  • Robotics & AI
  • Machine connectivity
  • Mechanical design
  • Software development
  • Standards & approvals
  • Safety specific applications
  • Electronics design
  • Fabrications & machined parts
  • Plastic moulding & forming

MAN Group

As one of the founding members of the Manufacturing Assembly Network (MAN Group), PP C&A has close links with some of the UK’s leading engineering businesses, as well as close working relationships with some of the best Universities in the country. The academic support and ‘know how’ that can be accessed on behalf of the customer is truly unique and drives support for UK manufacturing innovation.

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PP Control & Automation on course for £3m of new business with ‘Ready 4 Electrification’ support

PP Control & Automation is one of the first participants of the Ready 4 Electrification Programme run by WMG, at the University of Warwick, and is already reaping the benefits of an initiative designed to get the supply chain ready for new opportunities.

WMG has the experts in the field, with the technical/commercial knowledge and understanding, not to mention a host of new contacts. PP C&A has a long-standing relationship with WMG so had no hesitation in becoming one of the first firms in the country to take part in Ready 4 Electrification.


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