Intelligent Drive & Automation Systems

Technical Leadership

The name Baumüller is globally synonymous with quality, reliability and technical leadership in intelligent drive and automation systems in all industries.

  • Plastics
  • Packaging
  • Printing
  • Robotics

Sole Agency for Southern Africa

At Motion Tronic we’re understandably proud that this Germany-based company with a reputation for perfectionism has entrusted us with its sole agency for Africa.

  • Exchange Units
  • Authorized Repair Centre - Electronics and Motors
  • New Products
  • Retrofit Solutions

Sole Agents

A responsibility Motion Tronic
takes very seriously.

Saving Time & Money

Motion Tronic offers both new Baumüller products and speedy repairs or replacement of faulty units down to the component level, which saves our customers time and money.

  • Local Stock
  • Competitive prices

We offer on-site fault finding and immediate delivery of exchange units or, in the rare case where this is not possible, three-day express delivery.

Motion Tronic & Baumüller Partnership
Whether you’re interested in a complete industrial control engineering solution, or individual drive systems, electric motors or convertors, you can be assured of top quality products and service thanks to the partnership between Motion Tronic and Baumüller.
Bradley Douglas, Managing Director
Bradley Douglas started Motion Tronic in 2003 after working in the electronic manufacturing industry for 9 years.

Practicing a hands-on approach to the business, Bradley has a natural inclination for developing efficient, innovative solutions to technical problems. This ability is a key reason for Motion Tronic’s success.

In November 2006, Baumuller selected Motion Tronic as its sole authorised service partner in South Africa. In December 2006, Motion Tronic was awarded sole agency for Microsonic products and in 2016 awarded the sole Servo Mold agency for South Africa. These selections are testament to Motion Tronic’s superior offering and Bradley’s commitment to excellent supplier and customer relations.

Technical Support
Project Divisions
Repairs to component 12 month warranty*
Industrial Automation Integration

Motion Tronic ensures the success of your industrial automation integration project and maximizes your business benefits. Motion Tronic expert industrial automation integration services include

Technology Recommendation and Integration

Process control hardware usually outlives communication protocols, operator interfaces and data gathering systems. As your plant ages, depend on MOTION TRONIC for timely upgrades that help you maintain operational efficiency and optimal industrial automation integration. We recommend the right technologies to complement your existing infrastructure, I/O points, environment and applications. Because of our platform independence, we have gained practical experience with all major automation products and have learned how to achieve industrial automation integration for a range of disparate systems.

Programming and Configuration

To facilitate industrial automation integration, MOTION TRONIC provides complete programming and configuration services, including logic conversion, coding, and building I/O and control applications. We configure and program even the most advanced control strategies within our clients’ integrated control systems, ensuring I/O optimization.

I&E Design and Engineering

MOTION TRONIC delivers design, engineering and troubleshooting services to ensure proper, high-quality industrial automation integration. An integrated instrument and electrical (I&E) system may include motor control circuits, power supplies, PLCs and other system components.

Data Integration

Data are key to industrial automation integration. Work with MOTION TRONIC to identify the valuable data across your enterprise and integrate them in manufacturing execution systems (MES), enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and other tools to enable real-time decision making.

Security Assurance

MOTION TRONIC ensures the security of every industrial automation integration solution, verifying proper access controls to protect your systems and proprietary information.

Systems Simulation and Testing

Software simulation and prototyping allow MOTION TRONIC to ensure the effectiveness of your industrial automation integration solution before implementing it for your plant.

Systems Startup and Commissioning

MOTION TRONIC provides comprehensive processes, tracking procedures and Enhanced Turnover Package (ETOP) documentation to ensure successful systems operation and industrial automation integration.


No industrial automation integration project is complete until the operators have undergone thorough training. MOTION TRONIC offers on-site training.