The Henschel-Robotics Servo drives are the first choice for PC-Controlled machines.
Whenever it gets more complicated – with the HDrive system you can write the whole control logic in a high-level programming language like C#, Python, Java or C++. Thus, it’s in your hands on how scalable your industrial application will get – it does not relay on the IDE of any PLC manufacturer.
Also benefit from source control tools like GIT or SVN when developing an industrial machine control. You can also benefit of unit testing and automation releasing with Jenkins and co.