AutomationDirect in Cumming, Georgia, USA

About AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect is the most famous supplier of automation and industrial control products line such as PLCs, sensors, pushbuttons, drives and other products which are used for machinery controls. The historical starting point for AutomationDirect was KOYO Electronics, which was founded as a sister company of the KOYO Steel / KOYO Bearing Group. KOYO Electronics is producing high graded PLC-products since 1977. 

To supply the products in other countries a subsidiary was founded in the USA and the first PLC-system was manufactured for GE. Afterwards the products were supplied by Texas Instruments Industrial Automation until 1990, to this point the company was bought by Siemens. In the year 1995 the US-subsidiary become independent and started with the name PLCDirect. In April 1999, the company changed its name into Nowadays Automation Direct is part of the JTECT-GROUP owned by the the TOYODA-Group beside of the TOYOTA-Automotive.

The company focuses on practical ways to deliver quality PLCs to customers at prices that are typically half of the traditional automation companies, including Allen-Bradley and GE Fanuc. 

AutomationDirect is able to offer the most practical industrial automation products at the industry’s lowest prices - And this is what AMA-AUTOMATION as VAR (Value-added reseller) of AutomationDirect realizes is Europe.