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  • 16 May 2024
    2023 saw Nidec Drives host a series of events in celebration of their 50th anniversary. The purpose of the events was to give back to our employees, whilst also contributing to the wider community.
  • 01 May 2024
    Control Techniques and KB Electronics are excited to announce that from 1st May 2024, they will undergo a brand elevation process, transitioning to Nidec Drives.
  • 02 April 2024
    Control Techniques introduces the SI-I/O 24 Plus, a simple yet cost-effective option module that provides a plug-in high density I/O expansion solution for its dynamic Digitax HD servo drives and high performance Unidrive range.
  • 26 March 2024
    Georg UK decided that Control Techniques drives were the perfect mix of specialist expertise, innovative design, and had all the characteristics, features, and reliability to meet the needs of their programmable dynamometers.
  • 01 March 2024
    Control Techniques announces an extension to its highly flexible general purpose Commander range – the Commander C300 PM. This new variant is designed to build upon the inherent high efficiency of sensorless permanent magnet (PM) motors, reducing running costs while optimising overall system performance.
  • 16 January 2024
    The Solar Pump Solution developed by Control Techniques provides not only a cost-effective and scalable solution but will deliver reduced operational costs, improved availability, and increased sustainability by using locally generated renewable energy to keep the pump running.
  • 02 January 2024
    Katy Squires, our Partner Relationship Manager, has generously volunteered her spare time to mentor the aspiring workforce of tomorrow. Recognising and nurturing potential often requires the guidance of experienced professionals, we encourage our employees to take the lead in shaping the future generation of professionals.  
  • 19 December 2023
    We recently welcomed students from Newcastle University and the University of Nottingham's EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training for Sustainable Electric Propulsion.
  • 06 October 2023
    Read how motion-controlled screens, lighting, and other scenic elements and stage effects worked for the likes of Ed Sheeran, Rammstein, The Rolling Stones, Simply Red, Bon Jovi, Genesis, and ABBA...
  • 22 August 2023
    As we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Control Techniques, we’re taking a moment to reflect on the innovation of drives technology in the past half-century.
  • 05 July 2023
    Read our blog article that investigates strategies for unpredictable water management, the challenges of water pump system designers, the advantages of variable speed control and dedicated drives.
  • 14 June 2023
    As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, Control Techniques Italy have decided to focus their attention on issues of sustainability and circularity, by supporting an initiative that blends technology, innovation, and commitment to the environment.