List of Automation Companies

List of the top automation companies in the world, listed by their prominence with corporate logos when available. This list of major automation companies includes the largest and most profitable automation businesses, corporations, agencies, vendors and firms in the world. If you are wondering what the biggest automation companies are, then this list has you covered. This list includes the most famous automation companies in the industry, so if you're thinking of working in the automation industry you might want to look to these company names for jobs. This list includes names of both small and big reputable automation businesses.

Examples include Bosch and Telvent.

This list answers the questions, "What are the biggest automation companies in the world?" and "What are the most successful automation companies?"

  • ABB Ltd
    Automation, Power, Distribution
    ABB is a multinational corporation headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, operating mainly in robotics and the power and automation technology areas. It ranked 158th in the Forbes Ranking. ABB is one of the largest engineering companies as well as one of the largest conglomerates in the world. ABB has operations in around 100 countries, with approximately 150,000 employees in November 2013, and reported global revenue of $40 billion for 2011. ABB is traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange in Zürich and the Stockholm Stock Exchange in Sweden since 1999, the New York Stock Exchange in the United States since 2001, September 2005 on London Stock Exchange and in November 2005 on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. ABB is also traded on the National Stock Exchange of India and on the Bombay Stock Exchange. The Indian subsidiary of ABB has a market capitalization of over $4 billion.
  • Adept Technology
    Robotics, Automation
    Adept Technology, Inc. is a multinational corporation with headquarters in Pleasanton, California. The company focuses on industrial automation and robotics, including software and vision guidance. Adept has offices throughout the United States as well as in Dortmund, Germany, Paris, France, and Singapore. Adept is publicly traded on the U.S. NASDAQ under the ticker symbol ADEP.
  • Bosch
    Automation, Engineering, Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories
    Robert Bosch GmbH, or Bosch, is a German multinational engineering and electronics company headquartered in Gerlingen, near Stuttgart, Germany. It is the world's largest supplier of automotive components measured by 2011 revenues. The company was founded by Robert Bosch in Stuttgart in 1886. Bosch's core products are automotive components, industrial products and building products. Bosch has more than 350 subsidiaries across over 60 countries and its products are sold in around 150 countries. Bosch employs around 306,000 people and had revenues of approximately €52.5 billion in 2012. In 2012 it invested around €4.8 billion in research and development and applied for around 4,800 patents worldwide. In 2009 Bosch was the leader in terms of numbers of patents at the German Patent and Trade Mark Office with 3,213 patents. However, Bosch continued to extend its international footprint through company acquisitions and investments in new plants, and will continue along with this path in 2013. For example, the Bosch Group is planning to set up a manufacturing site for automotive windshield-wiper systems near Belgrade, Serbia. By 2019 some 70 million euros will be invested.
  • Brock Solutions
    Automation
    Brock Solutions is an Automation Engineering Solutions Company specializing in industrial automation for projects requiring automation engineering, Manufacturing Execution System Solutions and Project Management. Brock Solutions' roots stem from the former companies S-S Technologies, SAF Drive Systems and Picard Technologies.
  • Citect
    Automation
    Citect was a software development company specialising in the Automation and Control industry. The main software products developed by Citect included CitectSCADA, CitectSCADA Reports, and Ampla.
  • Echelon Corporation is an American company which designs control networks to connect machines and other electronic devices, for the purposes of sensing, monitoring and control.