HomeAutomationTop PLC Brands and Manufacturers in the World

Top PLC Brands and Manufacturers in the World

Introduction

PLC stands for Programmable Logic Controller. In this post, you can find a list of Top PLC Brands and Manufacturers in the World.

PLC is an industrial-grade computer used as a replacement for old relay logic-based industrial automation. PLC is the most important part of industrial automation.

Many companies in the world manufacture PLC and supply as per industrial needs.

PLC performs more complex and efficient logical operations without encountering wiring complexity.

These are the known companies that manufacture and supply PLCs all over the world.


Financial Report of Global PLC market

Global PLC’s market value is around 11-12 Billion dollars and, in the future, it will reach a market cap of around 15-16 Bullion dollars in 2026.

Recently I created this LinkedIn pole for the most popular PLC brand that is used in the industry and this result I am getting from my connection.


Most popular PLC brand according to linked in Poll

As you can see from this image siemens is the most popular and widely adapted brand around the globe and cover most of the PLC market.



List of Top plc manufacturers in the world

NumberPLC manufacturersPLC Brands
1SiemensS7, Logo Series
2Allen Bradley By Rockwell ControlLogix, CompactLogix,
Micro and Micrologix Series
3ABBAC500 Series
4Mitsubishi MELSEC
5Omron CJ, CS, NX, and NJ Series
6Delta AS, AH, DVP Series
7PHOENIX CONTACTPLCnext
8Automation DirectClick, Productivity,
Do-more, DirectLogic Series
9Fuji ElectricMICREX-SX series
10Schnider ElectricModicon
11HoneywellMasterLogic
12PanasonicFP0H, FPXH Series
13OPTO 22Groov
14 Cimon CM1, CM3 Series
15IDECFC6A
16WAGOPFC, XTR
17YokogawaFA-M3
18PILZPSS 4000
19B & RX20
20SelecFLEXYS Series
21L&T Electrical and AutomationXLB
22UnitronicsUniStream
23Masibus
Top PLC manufacturers in the world by WOIN


PLC Manufacturers Based on their location

1. Siemens

S7, Logo Series


Siemens PLCs are the most trusted brand in the world. Siemens is making SIMATIC S7 series PLCs. And according to industrial applications, SIMATIC S7 PLCs are divided into five categories.


NumberSiemens PLC series
1S7-1500
2S7-1200
3S7-400
4S7-300
5S7-200
5LOGO! plc
PLC manufactured By Siemens BY category

Siemens S7, Logo Series



Software Use for Programming

  1. SIMATIC STEP 7 PROFESSIONAL
  2. SIMATIC STEP 7 BASIC only For S7-1200
  3. TIA PORTAL

Estimated Pricing:

ProductMemory Size (DM-Data Memory, PM-Program Memory)Price
S7-1500DM-1MB, PM-150kb$694.00
57-1200DM-50kb, PM-50kb$174.00
S7-400DM-400kb, PM-400kb$970.00
S7-300DM-12kb, PM-12kb$300.00
S7-200DM-2kb, PM-4kb$250.00
Price is approx. and very according to memory an io port is available

2. Allen Bradley by Rockwell Automation


ControlLogix, CompactLogix,
Micro and Micrologix Series


Allan Bradly PLCs are the second most trusted brand in the industry. Allan Bradley PLC’s lineup is made by Rockwell Automation.

Allan Bradley PLCs is capable of handling complex tasks efficiently. Allan Bradley PLCs are made for working in the industry’s harsh environment.

According to different applications in the industry, Allan Bradley PLCs come in different categories.


NumberAllen-Bradley PLC series
1ControlLogix
2CompactLogix
3MicroLogix
Different categories of Allan Bradley PLCs

Allan Bradley PLC images



Software use for programming

  • Studio 5000
  • Rs Logix
  • Factory Talks

Estimated Prices

ProductMemory Size (DM-Data Memory, PM-Program Memory)Price
ControlLogixPM-4MB, UM-4096kb $           1,300.00
CompactLogix PM-64kb, UM-64kb $              670.00
MicroLogixPM-, UM-      $                 65.00
Price is approx. and very according to memory an io port is available

3. ABB

AC500 Series


Abb is made AC500 plc lineup for industrial 🏭 application. AC500 series PLC is popular in the market.

AC500 PLC offers interoperability and compatibility for hardware and software for smaller or larger automation applications.


NumberABB PLC seriesModel
1AC500Standard PLC
2AC500-eCoCompact PLC
3AC500-SSafety PLC
4AC500-XCExtreme Condition PLC
Different types of AC500 PLC according to Application

ABB PLC Image


AC500 PLC BY ABB

Software use for programming

NumberSoftware
1Automation Builder
Standalone software from ABB for PLC programming

Estimated Pricing

ProductMemory Size (DM-Data Memory, PM-Program Memory)Price
AC500128kb$ 277.62
The minimum price for getting AC500 PLC


EndNote

So, this is a detailed explanation of major PLC manufacturers. An explanation of other PLC manufacturers is in the next post. so, stay tuned and wait for another post.

If you find this post interesting then you also check my previous post on TOP AUTOMATION VENDOR IN THE WORLD.



Updated 01-04-2020

Admin
Adminhttps://worldofinstrumentation.com
Instrumentation and Control Engineer | IAS Member

1 COMMENT

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular