Control technology and automation

Our customers have trusted in our expertise for many decades. Our everyday work ranges from complete planning, production, and commissioning of a newly designed machine, as well as wiring systems according to your diagrams.


Control technology – Constructing new switching systems:

  • Electrical planning based on a stipulated scope
  • Electrical design with Electric P8 and EPLAN Pro Panel
  • Manufacturing
  • Testing, trial runs and acceptance
  • Assembly and commissioning at the customer's location
  • Service and maintenance

Control technology – plant overhauls:

  • Updating and overhauling existing control systems
  • Commissioning and optimising control systems and control processes
  • Plant expansions



The right programming is essential for controlling a machine or plant correctly. User-friendliness, error tolerance and machine load capacities all play a key role.

We use the following software:

  • Software programming with the TIA portal
  • Programming languages: FUP (functional plan), STL (statement list) and SCL (structured control language)


We support you in the following areas:

  • Measurement, control and regulation technology
  • PLC programming
  • Customised, user-friendly visualisation systems

System optimisation based on the interactions between areas generates added value:

  • In-house production of stainless steel switch cabinets and housings according to individual customer needs
  • Machine controllers
  • Pneumatic and hydraulic controls
  • Assembly / on-site wiring
  • System acceptance
  • Documentation
  • Preparing supplier declarations with preference certificate

We work in accordance with the following standards and directives:

  • VDE EN 61439-1
  • EN 60204-1 (VDE 01 13-1)
  • VDE 0100
  • DGUV regulation 3
  • EMC directive and ATEX directive
  • in accordance with SIL and the performance level
  • Compliance with UL directives for the American and Canadian market
  • we label according to UL 508A / UL 698A / CSA C22.2 No. 286

We maintain a testing chamber where both we and our customers can test plant function. In addition, we provide an office for our customers.

Service inquiries

Do you have a technical problem with an ongoing process?
Please contact us. We will be happy to support you. Our designers and fitters can offer quick and reliable assistance.

Buddenkotte Apparatebau

GmbH & Co. KG

Industriestraße 17, 46342 Velen

Start route

[+49] 28 63 / 20 90-0

Quality, made in Germany

Your plants will be carefully planned, designed and manufactured in-house, ensuring they meet the highest standard of quality.