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Blackwell Automation Ltd provides tailor made solutions for your automation and control system needs working in a wide variety of engineering markets.  Using industry proven commercial off-the-shelf hardware and software that best suits your application.




From new builds to upgrades of obsolete equipment, our design engineers have the ability to design cost effective and user friendly systems;


• PLC based systems

• SCADA systems

• Instrumentation and Process Control

• Software Design & Development
• System Design and Manufacture 
• Systems Integration 

Service / Maintenance

Offering service and maintenance for both modern and vintage automation systems both within the UK and worldwide. 

• Planned Maintenance


Spare Parts

• Service visits

• Remote Support

• Through-Life-Support Programmes

• Upgrades

• Vintage control systems

• Instrumentation 

Turnkey Engineering Solutions

From concept - design - build - test - installation - commissioning and aftercare we know how to manage the project from beginning to end, making Blackwell Automation your perfect automation supplier.



• Project Management

• Training

• Consultancy



To provide automation solutions to a wide variety of market places with a high quality, efficient and competitive service using the best automation equipment / practices available that meets the requirements of our customers.

Our engineers have experience and expertise developing / designing and commissioning a wide range of applications, not just our own products, but also older vintage control systems where the original OEM is no longer supporting their equipment;

•Boiler control (Burner Management System) •Alarm Monitoring System •Propulsion Control •Power Management Systems •Tank Monitoring •Emergency Shutdowns •PCB bespoke design •Modbus Interface •RFID log on/off security •Valve control •Pneumatic / Electronic Governors •Schaller Oil Mist Detectors •Anchor Winch Controls

All of the projects we undertake are subject to (where necessary) appropriate classifications society's’ rules and regulations, such as Lloyd's Register, DNV, BV etc.”



Alarm & Monitoring Systems

Monitoring and Control of your machinery to alert operators of issues (or potential issues on your plant), from small systems with a few monitoring points to fully distributed systems with graphical operator panels and remote access for trouble-shooting remotely.
Using off-the-shelf hardware and software to design a fully-tailored AMS to suit your needs.

Propulsion Control System

By controlling your vessel's engines speed, propeller positioning (azimuth, bow thruster or CPP), clutches or motors for full propulsion control of the vessel.  With added safety shutdown / slowdown system to protect your machinery from damage.

Power Management System

Controlling the generation and distribution of the power to ensure 'blackout' never happens.  By automatically calling up additional generators, load shedding, preferential tripping of non-essential loads, automatic synchronisation and load sharing to 'keep the lights on'. 

Valve, Pump, Fans, Compressor  Control

Control and distribution of the process media by starting/stopping of pumps, compressors and the opening and closing of valves.  Automatic ventilation / extraction of air by fan / damper controls.

PLC Control - SCADA

Whatever your automation needs, big or small, Blackwell Automation Ltd can provide you with a solution. 
We have experience with the following PLC's
• Allen Bradley (Rockwell) Siemens Lyngso Marine

Depot Protection Systems

Keeping users safe in a rail depot environment.  Either maintenance / service and support for your existing system or a new upgrade.  Our new DPS uses a Siemens PLC to control all your DPS needs - from derailers, aspects, wheel detection, beacons, sounders, key releases, OLE, gantry's, wheel drops, cranes and turntable interlocking.  All passed onto a central SCADA PC for viewing, logging and controlling. 

Points Control System

Our PLC based Points Control System allows the user to remotley control and monitor the position of their points in a rail depot, all from a SCADA PC system




Oil & Gas


Market Places



For any enquiries, service or support, please fill out the following form;

Head Office





Tel: 07496 010 487

Company Info

Blackwell Automation Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales

Registered No:11206481 

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