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  • 09 July 2024

    As part of Nidec Drives’ commitment to drive development, the Control Techniques Commander S now comes with a terminal cover, factory fitted as standard.

  • 27 June 2024
    Nidec Drives is thrilled to announce the continuation of its sponsorship of Newtown AFC for the upcoming 2024/25 season. 
  • 26 June 2024
    On June 5th and 6th 2024, Nidec Drives proudly joined key UK partners – Lockwell Electrical, Lamonde Automation, and Squawk Industries – at the Drives & Controls exhibition held at the NEC in Birmingham, UK. This event provided a platform for Nidec Drives to engage with customers about the benefits of our British-made products, our advanced research and development facilities in Mid Wales, and our exceptional customer support, featuring skilled engineers readily available to assist customers.
  • 17 June 2024
    Miles, who has been with the company for 25 years, previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Nidec Drives. His extensive experience, both in the UK and internationally, uniquely positions him to guide Nidec Drives into its next phase of growth and development.
  • 06 June 2024
    As part of Nidec Drives’ continuous evolution of drive technology, their new Control Techniques SI-BACnet IP option module provides enhanced control and maximum efficiency in building automation systems, ensuring accurate and co-ordinated operation to boost occupant comfort.
  • 31 May 2024
    The Secretary of State for Wales and Conservative candidate for Monmouthshire, David TC Davies, and Craig Williams, Conservative candidate for Montgomeryshire, have today (30th May 2024) visited the Nidec Drives UK Manufacturing Site, based in Newtown, Powys. 
  • 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.