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NPE: The Plastics Show

May 6-10 | Orange County Convention Center
in Orlando, FL | Booth #S14038

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From digital transformation to adaptive automation and sustainability, the plastics industry is undergoing rapid change and we’re here to help propel you into the future! At this year’s NPE show, in booth S14038, you can explore our cutting-edge solutions and discover how our advanced automation technologies fulfill all requirements for your one-of-a-kind challenges today and tomorrow. We hope to see you in Orlando – to learn about your plastics applications and help you drive new levels of innovation with advanced control technology.

Because at Beckhoff, automation is our calling. Our team of plastics and digital manufacturing industry experts will be there to discuss your applications and deliver game-changing solutions with hands-on demos and engineer-to-engineer answers. We can't wait to help you discover what's next in plastics technology!

Don't miss the Beckhoff booth party!

Wednesday, May 8 | 4:30-6:30 p.m. 

Enjoy drinks and apps while networking with Beckhoff industry experts and other industry professionals.


The era of the cabinet-free plastics machine is within reach. With pluggable IPC, I/O and drive technology modules, the machine mounted system delivers maximum space and time savings for machine builders and end users. The modular, IP67-rated control cabinet replacement can be decentralized on machines and conveyance systems as needed. 

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With the TwinCAT 3 Plastic Framework, we offer a modular software solution for plastics machine control that minimizes development effort and leverages the openness of the Beckhoff system architecture in a standard platform. As a result, plastics machine programming for control, visualization, condition monitoring and more can be handled on a universal automation platform.


With Beckhoff Vision, engineers can see what’s possible when machine vision hardware and automation software are perfectly matched. This comprehensive line of EtherCAT-enabled industrial cameras, lighting and lensing components are paired with proven TwinCAT Vision software to round out a complete product portfolio. Our solution is ideally suited in the plastics industry for quality assurance, process monitoring and more.


They’re not traditional machine controllers or PLCs, they’re CX series Embedded PCs. from Beckhoff. We provide powerful PC Control technology in a familiar, DIN rail mounted format. Users can simply add or remove system modules and interfaces – including directly connected I/O terminals – so that the user only needs to install the components they need for their respective application. 


The world’s leading industrial device vendors have spoken, and their network of choice is EtherCAT. With outstanding performance, flexible choice of topology, comprehensive diagnostics and simple configuration, EtherCAT is ideal for use in plastics machines. We offer the largest number of EtherCAT-enabled controllers, I/Os, drives and more.


In machine safety, going for “good enough” is never the right choice. Ensuring the safety of your people, equipment and products is simply not optional. TwinSAFE from Beckhoff is the universal safety solution for everything from basic monitoring to complex motion in a fully integrated automation ecosystem. This comprehensive platform streamlines machine design with programmable safety functionality to safeguard what you value.

Schedule a meeting with our industry experts

Of course, our best and brightest Beckhoff engineers will be ready to answer all your questions about how to automate what’s next in your applications. Fill out the form online below to schedule a time to meet with us in the booth. 

See more of what's next in plastics automation

Beckhoff remains at the forefront of automation technology for wide-ranging plastics industry applications. We continue to deliver new solutions for the industry, including TwinCAT 3 Plastic Framework. Our open PC-based control technology and EtherCAT offer exciting opportunities to boost throughput, reduce raw materials use and transform machine performance.

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