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CONTROL TECHNIQUES CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF INNOVATIVE DRIVE TECHNOLOGY

It all began in 1973…

…when, in a rapidly emerging drives market, three men felt that the company they worked for wasn’t evolving or innovating fast enough and decided to do something about it. KTK, named after its three founders, was born. The trio, Ken Briggs, Trevor Wheatley and Kevin Curran, established their own drives manufacturing company in the heart of Mid Wales... 

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Global Leaders in Motion Control Technology

In February 2017 Control Techniques joined the Nidec Corporation. We’re now part of operations in over 40 countries, connected to approximately 300 companies who employ over 110,000 people. Nidec’s vision is to be the world’s number 1 for everything that spins and moves.

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Driving the World with Class-Leading Motor Controls Products

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Unidrive *Obsessives Included

Control Techniques once again brings the spotlight onto its flagship Unidrive product line, claiming its position as the ultimate universal drive.

Introducing our new Comprehensive Catalogue

In this catalogue you’ll learn about the tools we create that help innovators to move the world. From our general purpose Commander range, up to our high performance Unidrive family; whatever your application we have the answer.

Control Techniques: Drive Obsessed

Control Techniques has been at the forefront of drive technology for over 40 years. We empower innovators to move the world, one revolution at a time. We are drive obsessed.

Introducing: The Origin | The Control Techniques Story

Our new book, The Origin, explains some of the major milestones in the Control Techniques story.

Introducing: The 100 Book

A business is only as good as the work it does. In our new book, we've chosen 100 of our favourite Control Techniques success stories and brought them together in one place.

Introducing: The Hero's Journey

Our new book, The Hero's Journey, outlines the past, present and future of the Control Techniques brand.

Tradeshows and Events

AHR EXPO 2023
FEB 06-08, 2023 | Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Aqua Nederland 2023
MAR 21-23, 2023 | Evenementenhal Gorinchem, Gorinchem, Netherlands
Empack Den Bosch 2023
APR 05-06, 2023 | Brabanthallen ’s-Hertogenbosch, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
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