Beckhoff Automation ( further strengthened the company’s sales and application engineering presence on the West Coast by opening a new sales office in Carlsbad, Calif. The 2,000 sq. ft. office provides sales and application support for Beckhoff customers in Greater San Diego.

With a large training room, the office will provide numerous educational opportunities for Beckhoff customers to increase their expertise with PC-based controls and EtherCAT industrial Ethernet technology. 

“Adding a location in Greater San Diego boosts service coverage for Beckhoff in a way that complements the company’s existing Silicon Valley Technical Center in San Jose,” said Aurelio Banda, CEO and president of Beckhoff Automation LLC. “Beckhoff continues to expand local support for users of PC-based automation and control solutions, providing significant benefits to customers in numerous industries by extending our reach.”

The Carlsbad office is part of a larger expansion of Beckhoff facilities across North America, with several new openings planned in or near Los Angeles, Houston, Denver, Milwaukee, Boston, Philadelphia and Orlando, Fla., as well as Mexico City. All of the new offices are expected to open in 2019 and 2020.