About Us

Feed4ward Control is a UK-based control systems integrator with a reputation for independence, reliability and innovation.

Founded in 2002, the company has become recognised as experts in industrial automation, with experience in all aspects of automation and control engineering and particular expertise in the pharmaceutical industry. Our GAMP-compliant ISO9001 quality system ensures absolute confidence in the delivered product and full traceability of both software and hardware.

Feed4ward’s headquarters is in Portsmouth UK and includes provides both offices and manufacturing/workshop space where we build small panels and associated electrical equipment. We have an excellent long-term relationships with our suppliers and are able to supply all major brands of PLC and HMIs.

As well as delivering new automation systems, we specialise in adding value to existing automated products by increasing the amount of automation and bringing fresh thinking to legacy processes. We work closely with our client’s engineering and product teams to understand their needs and develop their products. We  have enjoyed particular success in automating pharmaceutical processes that were previously carried out by laborious manual methods, providing novel sales differentiators for the product owner and efficiency savings for end clients.

We have well-established and robust processes for producing customisation and variants of existing automated systems, enabling clients to adapt existing equipment to particular needs preferences without the need to complete whole-system validations a new product. We are experienced in integrating PLC control systems with other technologies such as site-wide DCS systems or ERP systems.