Our firm

We provide optimal technical solutions with excellent service and reliable logistics

Our brands
We offer more than 150 brands
Our products
Sensors, safety, controls, relays, identification and accessories
Our history
We are a family business in the fourth generation

About us

Welcome to Puettmann Automation Technology.

We are an engineering company and advise industrial customers on the use of electrical automation technology. 

Automation technology is key for an efficient and safe operation of machines. We have been helping industrial customers to use automation technology for more than 90 years.

Our sales engineers will help you on site to find the best solution. We organize the procurement of our more than 2,000 clients among which we count iconic industrial companies.

We sell to businesses reliably and fast. Write to us for a quote on a specific product or with any other question you might have:

Our product range

More than 150 brands on offer:

  • Direct access to manufacturers
  • Also includes niche brands

Our product portfolio:
  • Sensors: Opto, ultrasound, inductive, capacitative, magnetic, fluid dynamics, encoders
  • Safety: Door holders, emergency stop devices, light curtains
  • Controls: PLCs, Switches,  Control board elements, power supplies
  • Relais: Solid-state, electromechanical
  • Identification systems: RFID, barcode readers, camera systems (machine vision, infrared cameras)
  • Connectors: Clips, cabels
  • Industrial lighting: Workspace and control cupboard lighting, signal technology, LED
  • And much more: Servo motors, fans, lasers, screens, terminals software, tools

What defines us

Technical expertise:
  • Deep knowledge in automation technology
  • Independent advice 
  • Shop floor visits by our engineers
Excellent service:
  • Fast responses to inquiries
  • Enabling long-run planning through price agreements
  • Procurement optimization of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) parts
Added value through logistics:
  • Large own stock of 100,000 items
  • Emergency logistics in case of machine breakdown
  • Quality assurance, repairs, replacements


 2024/06: Meet us at this year's ACHEMA fair in Frankfurt! Presenters at this fair are the process industry and their suppliers.

2024/05: Electronic invoicing will become standard in 2025. Upon request, we are able to send invoices in the ZUGFeRD or XRechnung. 

2024/02: We are growing! We are welcoming an additional sales engineer for the region southwest Germany.

2023/12: Puettmann wishes you Merry Christmas! Our last shipments will leave our warehouse on Thursday, 21.12. We will start shipping again from Tuesday, 2.1.

2023/11: Meet us at this year's SPS fair in Nürnberg! 

2023/08: The German electronics industry association reports further rising production and order books, but lower expectations

2023/07: No summer break at Puettmann! We will continue to receive and send goods throughout the summer

2023/05: Waldmann lamps - now part of our extended product offering

2023/04: Meet us at this year's Hannover Messe exhibition

2023/03: Schmersal's new magnetic track sensor Sensorbox SSB is particularly useful for position detection in electric monorail systems and elevators - contact us for more information!

2023/02: Now available from our stock: Crouzet's Millenium Slim. This control unit with analog inputs (with a width of only 17.5 mm) is configured with Bluetooth - even through closed control cabinet doors using a smartphone


Technical expertise

Our engineers are highly experienced in the field of electrical automation technology. They can assist you with the following:

  • Technical advice for optimal use of electrical automation technology 
  • Assembling comprehensive product packages, such as a sensor with cable, reflector, holder and a control element 
  • Providing you with options for alternative products

Our employees stay up-to-date with the latest technology through regular training.

We specialize in the following areas:

  • Camera systems, vision sensors 
  • Safety technology according to machinery directives 
  • Collaborative robotics 
  • Controls including cabling and machine control 
  • Measurement technology
  • Code reading
  • Construction of control panels

We advise machine builders, system integrators and end customers in the optimal use of automation technology

Regional engineering teams

Our field team advises you on the best possible use of our products. Our technicians will visit you with sample products to help you find the right product for your application.

We consider direct personal contact as the basis of our long-standing relations with our customers.

Any requests will be processed swiftly from our experienced staff in our offices near Frankfurt. This enables fast delivery and means that you will always be informed on the status of your orders.

Standorte Puettmann

Our headquarters and our warehouse are situated in Oberusel near Frankfurt.

We keep in direct contact with our customers through our seven regional offices.


Meet us at a variety of industrial trade shows

You can also meet us at several trade shows. In addition to SPS Nuremberg, we are also present at these trade shows: Motek, Control, Vision, HMI, Logimat, Fachpack, Interpack, Drupa, Ligna, Fakuma.

We will make appointments with you to meet you directly at your booth or those of our partner companies. We look forward to meeting you and working with you to find the right solution for your application.


Puettmann GmbH & Co. KG
Oberurseler Str. 69
61440 Oberursel


Phone: +49 6171 91878-0
Fax: +49 6171 91878-29 
Office hours: 8:00-16:30

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