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A well-recognized name in the industrial automation market, AutomationDirect provides quality products with FREE award-winning in-house sales and technical support. AutomationDirect provides customers with quick order and delivery through an online store and toll-free number.

Prices on most products are well below the industry average and a 30-day money-back guarantee is offered on nearly all items. With close to 30,000 part listings, new products include the 2020 Product of the Year Grand Award Winner ProductivityOpen Arduino-compatible controller, CLICKPLUS PLCs, and DURApulse GS20 AC drives. These products represent many years of design and development by AutomationDirect's own engineering team as well as their strategic partners. The company also offers motors, sensors, pushbuttons, enclosures, circuit protection, cut-to-length cable, pneumatic supplies and more.

The state-of-the-art headquarters facility near Atlanta is designed throughout for maximum performance. The majority of items are instock and ready for fast shipping; orders over $49 ship for FREE. Some exclusions apply.

The company provides online tutorial videos through their web store at www.automationdirect.com as well as their YouTube channel. They also provide FREE online PLC training to anyone interested in learning about industrial controls. A Customer Forum utilized by tens of thousands of automation professionals provides peer support on technical and application questions.

AutomationDirect's customer support team has been rated top-notch by its customers and has received numerous industry accolades/awards for providing the best service and support on various products.

To ensure their service and support remains superior, they continuously survey customers and have consistently outranked other suppliers.

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