Industry Partners


Pepperl+Fuchs was founded in 1945 by Walter Pepperl and Ludwig Fuchs as a radio repair shop. By 1948, Pepperl+Fuchs was expanding into other electronic production, leading to the development of the first proximity switch in 1958 and the first transistor amplifier with an intrinsically safe control circuit. Pepperl+Fuchs is a worldwide company with its headquarters in Mannheim, Germany. Pepperl+Fuchs has progressed in the development in areas such as sensing technology, intrinsic safety, and explosion protection technology.


Festo was founded in 1925 by Gottlieb Stoll and Albert Fezer. Initially, it manufactured wood cutting tools and later diversified into the automation industry. Festo is a German industrial control and automation company based in Esslingen am Neckar, Germany. Festo is an engineering-driven company that sells pneumatic an electric transducers primarily to the automation industry.


The pioneering spirit of company founders Erwin Bernecker and Josef Rainer – and their vision of contributing something exceptional to the automation industry – sparked a fire that continues to shape our company to this day. Keen foresight and entrepreneurial courage helped B&R rise quickly into the ranks of top global players in industrial automation. An intuitive sense of market dynamics and emerging trends has established us as a pioneer, leading the way with the most innovative technology on the market. Looking forward, we aim to further strengthen our position globally and continue our impressive record of sustained growth.


Siemens is a global powerhouse positioned along the electrification value chain ā€“ from power generation, transmission and distribution to smart grid solutions and the efficient application of electrical energy ā€“ as well as in the areas of medical imaging and in-vitro diagnostics. The Siemens Group in India has emerged as a leading inventor, innovator and implementer of leading-edge technology enabled solutions operating in the core business segments of Industry, Energy, Healthcare and Infrastructure and Cities. The Groupā€™s business is represented by various companies that span across these various segments.

Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs about 22,500 people serving customers in more than 80 countries. Rockwell Automation is built on a strong foundation of integrity. And its reputation for quality, reliability and innovation is represented by the brands the products, software and services carry. With the continuous enhancement in offerings, Rockwell Automation remain keenly focused on enhancing its unique technology differentiation — and delivering integrated, value-added solutions.