Hello, We Are Cogent Automation


We design and deliver high-integrity process automation solutions to the utilities, manufacturing, refining and service industries.

Who We Are

Based in Cambridge, we design and deliver high-integrity process automation solutions. From small, mobile machines to Lighthouses, Water Treatment Plants, Aircraft Manufacturing Facilities, Hydro Electrical Generation Plants and Metal Refineries our control systems are deployed across a vast spectrum of industrial and utility sites.

Our Services

With over 30 years of experience our services include Project Management, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering and Instrumentation Engineering along with Consultancy for all aspects of Functional Safety and Safety Related Control of Machinery.

From the smallest to some of the largest control schemes around, we can tailor and deliver your new automation system to bring you immediate and long-term results. Equally we can modify your existing control systems to cater for changes in your process or to facilitate your expansion.

Our Valued Principles

Any business can proclaim sterling values but these are valuable to no-one unless they are founded on practiced principles.

Cogent has evolved from the ground up around what we actually believe in –

• Our commitment and integrity
• Steadfast determination
• Creative problem solving

Taking Responsibility

A successful automation project relies on many things, one of these is an absolute understanding of your requirements. From the outset our engineers will inspire your confidence in their grasp of your application. From there we will work with you and your suppliers calling on experience and creativity to deliver highly operable, robust control systems perfectly suited to your needs.

We have an enviable reputation for solving complex and often illusive technical problems and have formed long term professional relationships with our clients by embracing their Process Automation challenges and working side by side to deliver permanent solutions.

What We Do

With decades of experience across sectors and continents, we’ve built up an enviable reputation for delivering outstanding automated systems. These are our core services. Click for more detailed information.

Case Studies

Take a look a closer look at the selection of case studies from Cogent Automation clients, across a number of different industries.

  • General Lighthouse Authority upgrades its systems with Cogent Automation   Working with Trinity...