What We Do.

ALS Mechatronic (formerly ALS Controls) are a trusted supplier of innovative mechatronic engineering solutions which include bespoke factory automation systems, control systems, state-of-the-art robotics, and vision inspection equipment that advances the processes and capabilities of our worldwide customer base and increases their efficiency, quality and bottom line.  We specialise in small control system projects through to ground-breaking innovations and complete turnkey systems, often delivering solutions where others simply can’t.
We are Solutioneers™
Industrial automation

Bespoke Automation

As ‘solutioneers’, our job is to address customers’ unique process challenges – and we’ve not been beaten yet! We have helped advance the capabilities and productivity of many worldwide customers delivering solutions where others simply can’t.

Container Handling by ALS Mechatronics

Container Handling

Any material, size or shape from box assembly and crate cleaning to bagging/debagging, palletising and stacking.

Control Systems

Our vast control systems capabilities range from small single drive control boxes to large-scale plant control / SCADA systems – we can even engineer to enable control and performance updates to your mobile device. You can even run machinery start-ups ahead of staff being onsite.

Vision Inspection

Vision Inspection

From basic ‘vision sensors’ to 1000 parts-per-minute measuring and inspection systems and barcode scanners.

Robotics by ALS Mechatronics

Robotics

Advancing automation with Robotics enables reduced labour costs, greater productivity and streamlining.

Conveyors by ALS Controls

Conveyors

Any size, any application for any industry, either stand alone or part of a larger automation project. We can do rope, cable, slat top, belt, roller, eagle rope, mat-top chain, stainless steel for wash-down and many others – all manufactured to the highest standards.

Impossible is an Opinion

“Our customers choose us because we’re not afraid to challenge conventional wisdom. We love it when we hear ‘it can’t be done’ because, invariably we can make it happen!”

Industry Sectors.

Since 2002, we have been trusted by our customers time and again, to help get them a good night’s sleep by solving the problems that are keeping them awake at night. Operating across a wide variety of industry sectors, we like nothing more than a new challenge to solve, and thanks to an exciting collaboration with South African-based industrial mechatronics company Directech, we’re now able to accept even bigger challenges across even more industry sectors.

Dairy

Dairies have become a bit of a specialist area for us. We’ve produced probably the world’s largest alpine conveyor in this industry.

Pharmaceutical

We’re increasing efficiencies in the supplies of medicines, beauty and personal care products, chemicals and oil and homecare products.

Packaging

Cardboard box assembly, crate washing, closing and stacking. Bagging and debagging, conveying, palletizers, stackers and trolley loaders.

Rail

Locomotive, train and rail assembly, testing and commissioning platforms, maintenance tools, heavy-duty assembly line jigs and lifting equipment.

Food and Beverage

Bespoke automation solutions in the supply chains of sauces, alcohol, canned goods, sodas, water, pies, cakes, juices, cookies and fresh produce.

Automotive

Automation including: robotics for grip, weld, handle & glue, torque tools, AGVs, platforms, conveyors, jigs and fixtures and control systems.

Waste to Energy

Control systems and software for waste to energy and biofuel processes including anaerobic digestion, pyrolysis / gasification.

Incineration

Control systems and software for thermal treatment processes required at hospitals for clinical waste and for animal waste products.

Air Filtration

PLC Control systems for hot gas filtration systems and high temperature ceramic air filters with remote operation for site engineers and reporting via SMS/email.

Plastics

Handling of HDPE, PET and PP container types, styles and sizes. Control system retrofits for injection and blow molding machinery.

Processing

Bespoke automated solutions for processing cereals, germination control, paper and grain mills, wind farms, mining, agriculture and industrial laundry.

Intralogistics

Logistical flow and fulfilment in warehouses and distribution centres, employing collaborative robots (cobots) and automated guided vehicles (AGVs).

Our Partners.

ALS Mechatronic are reliant on great partnerships with the industry’s leading technology suppliers. We won’t accept anything short of excellence – we have to be assured that the tools, parts and services we utilise for our customers’ projects are of the highest standard possible at a sensible price.
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