Bernecker & Rainer
Founded in 1979, B&R Industrial Automation GmbH., has its R&D and production headquarters in Eggelsberg, Austria, near Braunau in the state of Upper Austria.
Since then, the following PLC´s have been developed and produced by the company:
"Black series" - obsolete since 2005
Compact - Control
"Blue series" - obsolete since 2019
X20 (actual product line)
As a manufacturer of automation technology, the company specializes in machine and factory control systems, HMI and motion control. In addition to scalable complete solutions[buzzword], B&R also offers individual components. The product range is oriented toward machinery and equipment manufacturing, and the company is also active in the field of factory and process automation.
In July 2017, the company was acquired by the Swiss ABB Group