Cumming, GA 30040


About AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect is a distributor offering thousands of industrial automation products for electrical control systems and more. The majority of their products are stocked for immediate shipping; orders over $49 ship for free. Some limitations apply.

Product Summary

Distributor of thousands of feature-packed products for industrial automation.


3505 Hutchinson Road
Cumming, GA 30040
United States

More Info on AutomationDirect

A well-recognized name in the industrial automation market, AutomationDirect provides quality products with FREE award-winning in-house sales and technical support. AutomationDirect provides customers with quick order and delivery through an online store and toll-free number. Prices on most products are well below the industry average and a 30-day money-back guarantee is offered on nearly all items. With tens of thousands of part listings, new products include the Productivity1000 PLC, the Do-more BRX PLC and the DURApulse GS4 AC drive. These products represent many years of design and development by AutomationDirect’s own engineering team as well as their strategic partners. The company also offers motors, sensors, pushbuttons, enclosures, circuit protection and more. The state-of-the-art headquarters facility near Atlanta is designed throughout for maximum performance. Orders for in-stock items can be taken as late as 6 p.m. EST and be shipped for next-day delivery. The company provides online tutorial videos through their web store at as well as their YouTube channel. A Customer Forum provides peer support on technical and application questions. AutomationDirect’s customer support team has been rated top-notch by its customers. For 15 years straight, the Tech Support team was voted by readers of Control Design magazine as best in service and support for various products. And, their own customer surveys consistently rank the company’s service as better than other suppliers.

Products & Press Releases


I/O Modules for Arduino-Based PLCs

Nov. 8, 2023
AutomationDirect has released new modules for the Productivity1000 PLC. These new lower-cost, high-resolution, four-channel analog input modules support 0-20 mA or 0-10V dc signals...
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Updated HMI Series

Sept. 11, 2023
AutomationDirect has added the next generation of the C-more HMI product line, the CM5 series. These HMIs range in size from 4 to 22 inches and have up to 43MB of memory. Units...
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Signal Conditioner and Converter

July 28, 2023
AutomationDirect has added two new frequency signal conditioners. The new SCU-2200 universal analog-to-frequency converters from ProSense accept milliamp, voltage, RTD, thermocouple...
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Proximity Sensors for General Industrial Applications

Feb. 8, 2021
AutomationDirect's new IP67-rated Prosense Basic series of proximity sensors offer a low-cost option starting at $9.75.
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Merz UL 508 Non-Fusible Disconnect Switches

Oct. 20, 2020
AutomationDirect has added enclosed versions and non-enclosed DIN rail and panel/door mount versions of Merz disconnect / motor control switches.
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Gladiator Series Circuit Breakers and Supplementary Protectors

Oct. 9, 2020
Circuit breakers from Automation Direct offer optimum and efficient protection for branch and control circuits up to 63 amps.
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AutomationDirect Adds 22-Gauge Machine Tool Wire

Sept. 25, 2020
The MTW machine tool wire from Automation Direct is UL approved, RoHS and CSA compliant.
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IDEM Non-Contact Guard Locking RFID Coded Safety Switches from AutomationDirect

Aug. 10, 2020
IDEM non-contact RFID coded safety switches from AutomationDirect are designed to provide interlock protection on hinged, sliding, or removable guard doors. These switches are...
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Durapulse GS20 Series High Performance AC drives

July 30, 2020
The Durapulse GS20 Series from Automation Direct xpands the Durapulse family by adding single-phase input capability, a built-in programmable logic controller, and optional EtherNet...
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Single and Three-Phase SR35 Series Soft Starters from AutomationDirect

July 24, 2020
More fully digital soft starters have been added to the AutomationDirect drives and motor controls lineup.

Articles & News

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How Industrial Companies are Using the Cloud to Modernize

The ability to aggregate and analyze operations and IT data in the cloud provides next-level insights set to elevate asset performance, boost product quality, and ensure proactive...
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Supplier News

New RHINO Pro DC-to-DC Converters from AutomationDirect

Jan. 29, 2023
AutomationDirect has added new RHINO Pro DC-to-DC converters that are designed for harsh industrial environments and provide high EMC immunity, shock/vibration resistance, and...
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Supplier News

More WEG CFW500 High-Performance and Washdown Duty AC Drives from AutomationDirect

Jan. 19, 2023
AutomationDirect has extended its line of WEG CFW500 high-performance AC drives to include more horsepower options. With this addition, the high-performance horsepower ratings...
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Supplier News

More Quabbin Communication Cable Options from AutomationDirect

Dec. 15, 2022
AutomationDirect has added new communication cables from Quabbin, providing even more options for reliable Ethernet and Profinet communication. New continuous flexing 26AWG Cat5e...
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Additional and FDA-Compliant Murrplastik Cable Entry System Components from AutomationDirect

Dec. 14, 2022
AutomationDirect has added new cable entry system options to their Murrplastik product line. Murrplastik cable entry systems easily allow installation of non-terminated or pre...
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Supplier News

Additional Dold Safety Relays from AutomationDirect

Dec. 14, 2022
AutomationDirect has added new models of Dold safety relays to their line of safety products. This addition includes more motor standstill monitoring relays with models that support...
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Supplier News

More ProSense Float Level Switches from AutomationDirect

Dec. 8, 2022
AutomationDirect has added more low-cost ProSense float level switches. The new offering includes the FLS-VM-800 float switch which has a 3/4" PVC pipe fitting for use in HVAC...
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Supplier News

New Contrinex Specialty Inductive Proximity Sensors from AutomationDirect

Dec. 2, 2022
AutomationDirect has added new stainless-steel specialty inductive proximity sensors from Contrinex. These new proximity sensors are designed for extreme environments and are ...
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Supplier News


Nov. 28, 2022
AutomationDirect has added new LUTZE DRIVEFLEX® and MOTIONFLEX® variable frequency drive cables which provide supreme protection against electromagnetic interference (EMI). These...
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Supplier News

More SureFrame T-Slotted Rail Profiles from AutomationDirect

Nov. 18, 2022
AutomationDirect has added additional profiles of SureFrame t-slotted rails. The new 30mm x 60mm and 60mm x 60mm profiles added to the 30 Series lineup allow for greater project...

Videos & Resources

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PLC or PAC? Productivity3000 Programmable Controller – What is a PAC?

Sept. 8, 2011
The Productivity3000 is a Programmable Automation Controller (PAC) offered by



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Enclosures: The Workforce of Industrial Automation

Often overlooked and under considered, the right enclosure is critical to ensuring the healthy lifecycle of automation and industrial control applications.
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IDEM Hazardous Area and General Purpose Safety Devices from AutomationDirect

Sept. 10, 2021
AutomationDirect’s safety product offering now includes IDEM hazardous area safety devices. These safety devices provide similar functionality to their general-purpose counterparts...
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Automation Expectations: Discrete Manufacturing

Feb. 4, 2021
To help illuminate expected trends in the industrial automation market in 2021, Automation World conducted a survey of technology suppliers to better understand how they see end...
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AutomationDirect Adds GAM Helical Racks and Pinions

Jan. 28, 2021
The new GAM helical racks and pinions, along with our broad gearbox offering, provide a complete linear solution. Rack and pinion systems are a type of linear actuator consisting...
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New Contrinex DW Series Proximity Sensors From AutomationDirect

Dec. 15, 2020
New models of Contrinex DW series round proximity sensors are offered in barrel sizes from 8mm to 30mm. Flush and non-flush mount models are available with standard or extended...
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Field and Panel Mount Loop-Powered 4 to 20mA Process Displays

Oct. 6, 2020
ProSense LPM1 loop panel meters from Automation Direct is powered from the mA loop and requires no external power supply and features three front-panel operating keys.
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AutomationDirect adds Inductive Linear Position Transducers

July 24, 2020
Linear Variable Inductance Transducers from AutomationDirect are contactless devices designed for dimension or position measuring applications where the sensing element cannot...
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Productivity2000 PLC Analog and Specialty I/O Modules

June 29, 2020
AutomationDirect's Productivity2000 programmable logic controller provides two independent single-ended 5-24 VDC inputs that accept up to 100kHz of pulse/direction and quadrature...
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KwikHinge Enclosure Door Hinges and Ultimate Series Gland Plates

June 29, 2020
KwikHinge door hinges from AutomationDirect makes common tasks like subpanel installation or door modifications substantially easier.