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Our proven track record as a systems provider is your assurance of quality customer service and specialist technical expertise in:

  • PLC and HMI systems

  • AC and DC drives

  • SCADA systems

  • Remote monitoring

  • Data logging

  • Industrial networking protocols and architectures

System integration – just one of Hornbill's suite of engineering services

To find out more about our systems design engineering services, call us on +44 (0) 1792 818111 or send us a message below.


Your bespoke technical needs.

At the heart of Hornbill's complete package solution is a highly respected design capability. We will work closely with you to ensure that all your technical needs, from bespoke panels to complete industrial process control applications are factored in at the very beginning.

Part of our comprehensive package solution running from initial concept to manufacture, our design services include:

  • Electrical design
  • Pneumatic design
  • Instrumentation design
  • Computer aided design drawings (AutoCAD Electrical, AutoCAD LT)
  • System documentation (Parts list, Cable schedules, Technical library)
  • Test documentation (Factory acceptance, Site acceptance, Certification)

Design expertise across all your product needs.

With their extensive experience gained from working alongside our global clientele, experienced design engineers at Hornbill will provide expert knowledge in a wide range of product areas such as:

  • Motor starters
  • Motor controllers
  • Process controllers
  • Redundant PLC systems including remote i/o
  • Intrinsic (IS) / hazardous areas
  • Pneumatic
  • Instrumentation
  • Analysers
  • Special purpose

Fully compliant

All Hornbill designs conform to the relevant UK and EC legislation and in particular:

  • BS 7671:2008 – Requirements for Electrical Installations
  • BS EN 60204-1:2006 – Safety of Machinery
  • Electrical equipment of Machines and the following EC Directives:
  • 89/392/EC – Machinery Directive
  • 89/336/EC – EMC Directive
  • 73/23/EC – Low Voltage Directive


To discuss our bespoke design engineering services, call us on +44 (0) 1792 818111 or send us a message below.


Putting you in control.

Designing and programming your control software is a major part of Hornbill's system design and integration service. Implemented using our integrated quality environmental and safety systems, software projects can be provided as stand-alone services or as part of multi-disciplined engineering contracts.

With strong links to the industry's leading manufacturers and suppliers, we have experience in the design and programming of hardware such as:


  • Allen Bradley (PLC5, SLC, Micrologix, Compact Logix, Control Logix)
  • Siemens (S5,S7)
  • Mitsubishi (Fx, Q Series)


  • Allen Bradley (Dataliner, Panel View, Panel View Plus)
  • Siemens (OP, TP, MP)
  • Mitsubishi (E-Series)
  • Proface
  • Red-Lion
  • eWon


  • Allen Bradley (RSView32)
  • Allen Bradley (Factory Talk View SE,ME)
  • Citect
  • Wonderware

To discuss your control software needs, call us on +44 (0) 1792 818111 or send us a message below.

  • Welsh Waler
  • Thames Water
  • ABB
  • Centrica
  • SP Energy Networks
  • Vale Inco
  • South Hook
  • S And C
  • RWE
  • National Grid
  • Igas
  • Huntsman
  • GE General Electric
  • Energy And Power
  • Dragon LNG
  • Casolv Technologies Inc
  • BOC
  • Axium Process
  • Betaduct
  • Telemecanique
  • Socomec
  • Schneider Electric
  • Rockwell Automation
  • Rittal
  • Red Lion
  • ProSoft
  • Pilz
  • Omron
  • Merlin Gerin
  • Kraus And Naimer
  • Invensys Eurotherm
  • Guard Master
  • Ewon
  • Endress Hauser
  • Eldon
  • Weidmuller
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