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About Astec

Astec Solutions uses best in class industrial software to deliver Smart Manufacturing Solutions into manufacturing and other industrial sectors.

The core capabilities of the business include provision of Industrial IoT, MES/MOM, SCADA, Batch Execution, Workflow and reporting solutions, supplemented by a dedicated support desk and field service team. Astec works seamlessly with clients’ Engineering and IT departments to ensure all monitoring, control, visualisation and analytical systems make best use of existing infrastructure investments – while providing simple, effective and highly available solutions which can be used for many years.

Andy Tripp, Managing Director

Andy founded Astec to deliver control and information software systems to CPG, Pharmaceutical and Food & Beverage companies. With his knowledge of software development and IT systems, Andy has been able to set Astec apart from other integrators by embracing IT and bringing corporate-level information systems to manufacturing.

Chris Barlow, Technical Director

Since 2005, Chris has been the Technical Director at Astec IT Solutions. During this time he has focused on growing the business to be one of the leading system integrators in the UK. As a technical expert in manufacturing software solutions, his goal is to drive innovation and provide thought-leadership around digital transformation and industrial IoT.

The Astec Difference

Our innovative software solutions deliver a competitive advantage for industrial organisations by providing invaluable operational insight, increased capacity, quality improvements and reduced operating costs.

We work closely with clients to gain a thorough understanding of their needs and business priorities, before identifying opportunities to maximise investment. Our expert team are genuinely passionate about exceeding expectations, and work diligently to provide exceptional customer service. With a unique collaborative approach and dedicated support team, we aim to build business relationships as robust and long-lasting as our technology solutions.

By consolidating the clients’ vision with our expertise and passion, valuable data can be leveraged from connected devices, people and processes to achieve digital transformation.

Accreditations and Memberships

Some of our clients

Reckitt Benckiser

Our Values


GE Digital