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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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Driving the World with Class-Leading Motor Controls

Control Techniques' AC, Servo and DC Drives save energy, increase productivity and reduce operating costs.

Everything that Spins and Moves

Nidec Corporation is closely associated with approximately 300 group companies all over the world. Nidec is the world's No.1 comprehensive motor manufacturer handling "everything that spins and moves", miniature to gigantic. Aspiring to achieve still higher growth, each group company is enhancing its technical capabilities and competitive edge

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Setup motion control applications within minutes!

More than 45 years later, we’re still in pursuit of the best Motion Made Easy® for servo motion control applications. Enter our next generation of Motion Made Easy® for Digitax HD and Unidrive M servo drive platforms.

Unidrive DFS a complete AC drive in a box!

Save time and money with fast delivery, easy to start-up, pre-engineered drive solutions. Introducing Control Techniques’ newest line of pre-engineered packaged drives, the Unidrive DFS. These packaged AC drives are highly configurable and ready-to-ship, with industry best lead times.

Low Voltage AC Drives: Commander C series

The Commander C200 is our Standard Open Loop AC Drive that has all of the flexibility you have come to expect from Control Techniques including an on-board PLC and Rotor Flux Control for high-performance motor control. For more information on our Commander C200 and C300 AC drives visit our Commander C page.

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

SEP 30-OCT 04, 2023 | McCormick Place - Chicago, Illinois
Nationale Aandrijftechniek Dag
OCT 12, 2023 | De Vasim, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Interlift 2023
OCT 17-20, 2023 | Am Messezentrum 5, 86159 Augsburg, Germany
SPS 2023 – Smart Production Solutions
NOV 14-16, 2023 | NürnbergMesse, Nürnberg, Germany
Climatizacion y Refrigeracion 2023
NOV 14-17, 2023 | Av. del Partenón, 5, 28042 Madrid, Spain
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