OEM Automatic Ltd


OEM Automatic UK markets and sells components for industrial automation, currently representing approximately 50 leading suppliers and acting as their local sales organisation in the UK.
Customers come from all sectors of industrial automation and include machine builders, control panel builders, system integrators and selected strategic distributor.

To become a competent and effective partner to our customers we have divided our product range into specialised business areas.  In this way we combine the advantage of being specialised in small areas with the benefits of being part of a large organisation.

Our head office and stock is located in Whetstone just south of Leicester so we are in an ideal location to be as close as possible ro our customers.

  • Founded in 1989
  • More than 2000 customers
  • Approx. 50 supplies

DIN Rail Terminals

OEM Automatic is the UK distributor for the German manufacturer ContaClip.
We specialise in the supply of an impressive range of DIN rail terminals, PCB terminals and interface modules.

Our range includes:

  • Screw terminals from 1.5mm² to 240mm² with installation terminals
  • Accessories and busbar systems for every application
  • Screwless terminals available from 1.5mm² to 16mm² with cross connectors and markers to suit
  • DIN rail terminal assembly service and deliver a consistently high standard ontime


The Panel business area offers a wide range of electrical products for use in and on control panels.
We are therefore able to offer our customers a single source for many of their control panel components.

  • Beacons & sounders
  • Cable trunking & accessories
  • Cam switches
  • Control relays
  • Counters
  • Enclosures
  • Flexible bus bar
  • Interface modules
  • Logic controllers
  • Measuring transducers
  • Panel meters
  • Power supplies
  • Pushbuttons
  • Relays
  • Signal towers
  • Solid state relays
  • Switch disconnectors
  • Temperature & process controllers
  • Terminals
  • Timers

Machine and Safety

Providing smart solutions to sensing and position control applications is what we pride ourselves on in the Machine & Safety business area.  Photosensors, encoders, barcode readers, connection systems and machine safety form the heart of our product offer.

  • Barcode readers
  • Connection systems
  • Encoders
  • Inductive sensors
  • Non-contact safety switches
  • Photoelectric safety barriers
  • Photosensors
  • Rubber safe edge
  • Safety relays
  • Switches & microswitches
  • Ultrasonic sensors

Pressure and Flow

As the names suggests, here we focus on components that measure and control the pressure and flow of liquids and gases.  The application areas are wide but include mobile hydraulics, water treatment, chemical industry, cooling systems etc.

  • Connector systems
  • Flow switches, meters & indicators
  • Force measuring products
  • Level switches & sensors
  • Pressure & vacuum gauges
  • Pressure & vacuum switches
  • Pressure & vacuum transducers
  • Solenoid valves
  • Temperature transducers & gauges


From the relatively simple ac and dc motors and geared motors up to sophisticated drive and positioning controls we are able to offer our customers just the right solution for their machine.
As well as motors we have one product area focussed on linear actuator and slides.

  • AC motors & geared motors
  • DC motors & geared motors
  • Brushless motors
  • Linear guides / actuators / motors
  • Motor drives
  • Transmission products
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