Machine automation products

In today’s market, manufacturers of industrial automation products are often developing new technologies to keep up with the growing needs of consumers. The result is a large choice of products for most applications, each offering their own unique benefits.

For this reason, PFi access a number of brands of automation hardware at competitive pricing. This ensures our customers receive the best products to suit their individual requirements. Product selection is based on a number of criteria, such as customer brand preference, levels of support and stock, simplicity of integration and value for money.

Some of the machine automation products supplied by PFi include:

  • AC and DC drives,
  • PLCs
  • Machine safety hardware,
  • Pneumatic products and systems,
  • Sensors
  • Touch screens,
  • Low voltage control and distribution hardware
  • Industrial PCs
  • PFI can also source additional equipment not listed above if required by the customer.


PFi is proud to be an Authorised Value Provider for ABB drives. ABB is a world leading power and automation company. PFi can supply the full range of ABB drives equipment.

Emerson / Control Techniques

With over 20 years of experience in the design, supply and commissioning of Control Techniques AC and DC drive systems, PFi can assist with the design and installation of the full range of Control Techniques products.

Exlar (Servo Actuators)

PFi are the exclusive Queensland distributor for the full range of Exlar servo actuators. Offering extremely high forces combined with precision accuracy, the Exlar actuator has an excellent reputation globally. PFi have a complete repair/service centre within their workshop, to better service their Exlar clients.

The Exlar actuator can communicate with most servo controller brands to ensure simple commissioning.


PFi have over 100 years combined experience in the sales, design and installation of Festo products.

Our association with Festo has included detailed training on their electro-pneumatic systems and servo controllers. We are an approved Festo distributor and a Festo systems integrator.

Linak (Linear Actuators)

Linak is a world leader in the manufacture of linear actuator products and systems. Linak provide innovative actuation solutions that improve people’s quality of life and working environment.

From small 12VDC plastic housing actuators for the agricultural market, through to parallel drive, aluminium housed lifting columns, the staff at PFi has successfully integrated the complete actuator range over the last 20 years.

Projects that have implemented Linak systems include hospital bed conversions (hydraulic systems were removed and replaced with Linak systems), agricultural machinery integration and other various factory applications.


PFi have had a long and successful relationship with Proface Australia. We are the exclusive Queensland distributor and have successfully integrated the Proface range of screens into many varied applications.

The Proface range includes industrial touch screens with and without on-board PLC IO functionality, industrial PC and software systems.

Schneider Electric

As a systems integrator for Schneider Electric, PFi are proud to distribute the complete range of hardware and software products available to the Australian Market. PFi utilise the complete range of low voltage power distribution products and ensure critical spares are held within our workshop stores for prompt breakdown service