With 30 years of experience in automation technology, ELAU GmbH is one of the most experienced players in the industry. In 1994 ELAU focused its resources exclusively on the automation of machines for the consumer packaged goods industries. With the right technology, skills and always supporting open architectures, ELAU has become the world's largest and fastest growing automation supplier for packaging machinery and beyond.
With the introduction of its PacDrive automation system with integrated motion/logic control in 1998, ELAU set the world automation standard for machines in the consumer packaged goods industries. Today, PacDrive automation systems control more than 50,000 machines worldwide with thousands of new installations every year. Thanks to ELAU's global application support, 24/7 service and logistical networks, machines with PacDrive can be readily commissioned and maintained anywhere in the world.
ELAU GmbH is a company of Schneider Electric, which provides assistance with global support and service. Since Schneider Electric has more than 105 000 employees and a service network in more than 100 countries, ELAU has the backing of a strong parent that is giving the company systematic help in achieving the joint goal of becoming market leader in packaging automation.