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Automation, Industrial Controls & Motion Products

Automation and industrial controls can help you optimize the performance of existing equipment, create new efficiencies in your manufacturing process, meet standards in a new destination country or re-engineer your panel to reduce size and cost. Whatever your goal, we offer the highest-quality engineered products for all control requirements.

Popular Products

  • Programmable logic controls (PLC)
  • Human-machine interfaces (HMI)
  • Ethernet & field bus
  • Remote I/O
  • Contactors, overloads, & starters
  • Proximity & photoelectric sensors
  • Industrial interfaces
  • Terminal blocks
  • Variable frequency drives (VFD)
  • Servos & motion
  • Design engineering software
  • Control cabinets

Custom Automated Applications

If you need an industrial automation solution that’s not on our shelf, we’ll work closely with our suppliers to help you design and build a custom application for your industry. We can also supply parts on demand due to critical or recurring requirements by setting up an inventory package for your application.

Automation, Controls & Motion Applications

  • Complex machine control
  • Distributed I/O control
  • Process controls
  • Motor controls
  • Monitoring, measuring & inspection
  • Industrial network communications
  • Fans, pumps, & rotating equipment

End-To-End Service

Overcome difficult industrial automation, control and motion challenges with the help of our specialized team. Our technical expertise, strong supplier partnerships and extensive branch network for logistics, inventory and application support can help take you all the way from specifications and design support to delivery.

EBH Automation, Controls & Motion Services:

  • Specifications and design support
  • Product selection recommendations
  • Quotation
  • Inventory support & supply management
  • Delivery logistics
  • Training
  • Post-sale technical support

E.B. Horsman & Son Specialties


With Siemens products at the core, E.B. Horsman provides and supports a full range of industrial automation solutions for any application. Our highly trained staff assists with components selection, design and the commissioning of industrial systems built around programmable logic controllers (PLC), human-machine interfaces (HMI), industrial PCs, remote I/Os and industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) devices. In accompaniment with the Siemens line, E.B. Horsman & Son offers the same level of service for Turck, Banner, Festo and RedLion.

Industrial Controls

When dealing with industrial controls, E.B. Horsman & Son specialists can present a full package to panel integrators, contractors, OEMs, and end users with the diverse product lines that we carry: motor controls (breakers, motor starters, overloads, contractors, and soft starters), power-distribution products, power supplies and enclosures are just a few. We also help administer technical assistance on all our products during installation and implementation to ensure that our customers are left feeling satisfied.

Drives, Motion & Motors

E.B. Horsman & Son is the exclusive distributor for the complete Siemens Drive-Train portfolio, from variable frequency drives to induction and synchronous/permanent magnet motors, in British Columbia. Our technical group assists with sizing and selecting the right components for your motion-control needs, and also lends application support with start-up and troubleshooting.

Automation Resources

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