About Us

Astech Projects are a leading supplier of robotics and automation solutions to a global customer base and part of the Schauenburg International group of companies; a technology business with more than 30 sites worldwide. Our technology has been adopted by many of the world’s leading companies within Laboratory Automation and Industrial Automation including pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer healthcare, chemical, aerospace and automotive. Astech are recognised as a leading automation company for our ability to provide innovative and cost effective automation solutions.

As a testament to our abilities, Astech was honoured with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise (Innovation). The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the UK’s most prestigious awards for business performance and are made on the advice of the Prime Minister.

Astech has delivered advanced automated systems since its formation in 1995. Since then we have delivered many custom automation systems that exceeded client expectations. With a growing client base, returning project after project, and a dedicated team of staff, Astech has grown into a world leading robotics and automation company.

We deliver industrial quality robotics and automation to companies worldwide. We have a reputation for high quality, novel automation developed and delivered within a robust quality framework.

Astech provide a full project life-cycle “From Concept to Completion” and offer a comprehensive system support service called REACTS® providing peace of mind for the lifetime of the system. We hold ISO-9001 and TickITplus accreditation and undergo regular customer and third party quality audits.

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Drug Delivery Automation

Astech are recognised as the world leader in automated drug delivery testing with a portfolio of solutions for the major pharmacopoeia tests in Respiratory, Solid Dose and Injectables. Astech’s systems are of the highest quality and are GMP compliant in line with EU, US FDA and RoW regulatory requirements. Our systems are modular, scalable and designed to allow easy incorporation of different drug delivery devices.

Laboratory Automation

Our Laboratory Automation group develops custom robotic and automation applications for complex laboratory processes. Examples include automated liquid dispensing, powder handling, weighing, temperature control, sample preparation and handling. Astech can perform the software integration of commercially available instruments for common laboratory processes through the use of our proprietary software platform, Relovex®.

Industrial Automation

Our Industrial Automation group focuses on custom robotics and automation applications including machine building and systems integration. We work closely with our clients to develop innovative, cost-effective solutions to production and process inefficiencies. We employ the latest 3D design and Proof of Concept techniques to de-risk the project before manufacture.


REACTS is our servicing and support group. We offer a flexible service to our client to ensure carefree operation for the life of the system. Agreements are available for systems located worldwide. REACTS® offers Rapid, Effective And Complete Technical Support for all your automation equipment.

About the Schauenburg International Group

The holding company of SCHAUENBURG INTERNATIONAL, a modern group of enterprises, invests in established and profitable industrial companies worldwide.

The focus is on companies that are leading in their niche markets and strengthen or complement the existing business divisions Electronic Technologies, Plastics Processing, Machinery & Equipment as well as Industrial Solutions. In addition, the group is open to new activities with promising prospects.

The individual companies of the group operate in the daily business largely on their own, receive business management assistance when needed and are further developed within the group. To implement this philosophy based on trust, responsibility and progress, SCHAUENBURG INTERNATIONAL relies on a continuous dialogue and flat hierarchies.

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Our Partners from the Schauenburg International Group:




Test and assembly machines for electronic components and products, from simple semi-automatic test equipment to complex industrial automation.


Markes International

An industry leader in analytical thermal desorption, manufacturing a comprehensive range of instrumentation and associated sampling products.

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