Automation Works was established in 2001 and since then has grown into a leading supplier of
automated processing systems and equipment. Our clients are among the leaders in the food and beverage and other industry sectors across South Africa, southern Africa and internationally. We analyse, develop, design, source, supply, manufacture, install, support and maintain automated process systems and equipment. Our small but effective team is fully trained to develop, install and maintain our systems with a 100% guarantee.

We combine our expertise in process automation software development with an in-depth understanding of the mechanics of process automation hardware. These skills give us a unique insight into the demands of our clients’ businesses, and the ability to provide cost-effective, efficient, well-services solutions for their production and manufacturing processes.

Contact us today to tell us how we can help you meet your process automation and other manufacturing process requirements.

After-sales support and repair


Through years of engineering and installation experience, we've build up a wide range of equipment through our client base.

  • Standalone equipment
  • Process orientated
  • Electrical equipment and instrumentation
  • Breakdown support
  • Full range of Siemens parts backup

We provide

Automation processing equipment

  • Fresh milk factories
  • UHT milk factories
  • Fresh juice factories
  • UHT juice factories
  • Carbonated drinks factories
  • Cheese factories
  • Soap powder factories
  • Liquid Soaps factories
  • Materials handling conveyor controls
  • Siemens programmable logic controls (PLCs)

Electrical components and installations

  • Panel design
  • Panel Supply
  • Panel building
  • Panel installation
  • Cable tray installations
  • Cable installation
  • Electrical certification
  • Powtran VSD

Instrumentation Processes

  • Supply, installation and calibration
  • Temperature controllers and transmitters
  • Pressure transmitters
  • Conductivity transmitters
  • Level transmitters
  • Capacitive level probes
  • Flow transmitters
  • Data recorders, etc.

Food & Bev Industry systems

  • New and refurbished cheddar block formers
  • CIP Tanks, CIP Systems and CIP Plants
  • Pasteurizers
  • Butterfat standardizing
  • Mixing plants
  • Batch control systems
  • Sterilizers (UHT process)
  • Blending (proportional)
  • Crate washers and crate distribution
  • Refrigeration
  • Bulk handling
  • Palletizers

Packaging components

  • Packaging equipment
  • Tray packers
  • Shrink wrappers
  • Accumulators (inline)
  • Labelling equipment
  • Palletizers
  • Crate packers
  • Filling machine

Database management