|Products Industrial Automation|
Founded 1979, Austria
|Headquarters Eggelsberg, Austria|
Motto Perfection in Automation
|Type Ges.m.b.H. (Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung)|
Founder Erwin Bernecker & Josef Rainer
Number of locations 162 offices in 68 countries
Key people Erwin Bernecker & Josef Rainer, owners Hans Wimmer, General Manager = Mojtaba Noori
Revenue approx. 620 Mio. € (est. 2016)
As a manufacturer of automation technology, the company specializes in controller, visualization and drive technologies. In addition to scalable complete solutions, B&R also provides individual components. The entire product range is oriented toward machine and system manufacturing. B&R is also active in the area of process control automation.
In the year 2011, the company generated €410 million of revenue with more than 2,300 employees. Sales were distributed by region as follows:
In the year 2013, reports showed an increase of 11% year-on-year revenue, up to a total of €475 million.
The company headquarters are located in Eggelsberg (Upper Austria). The first building addition there took place in 2000, adding another production plant with a surface area of 10,000 m2. The company has occupied newly expanded facilities since March 2008. With an investment volume of approximately €50 million, an additional 50,000 m2 were added to the headquarters.
B&R has subsidiaries in the following countries: Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, India, Italy, Korea, Netherlands, Poland, Russian Federation, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, USA. Partner companies expand B&R's presence in over 60 countries worldwide.