Controls & Automation


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Technical Distributors of Electrical, Pneumatic and Controls Equipment

Manufacturing Partners


FESTO The innovation leader in industrial and process automation. With around 100 new products every year, and as the holder of 2,800 patents world-wide, Festo creates the impetus for maximum productivity in factory and process automation. This is ensured by its 11,500 staff in 176 countries, dedicated to serving more than 300,000 customers worldwide. Festo has the right solution for every application – with pneumatic, servopneumatic and electric drive technology its Didactic division ensures a qualified workforce by providing basic and vocational training in automation.


IDEC Manufactures products that simplify interaction between humans and machines. With a comprehensive line of products, from relays and switches to sensors and micro PLCs, IDEC provides critical solutions for industrial equipment manufacturers as well as advanced technical applications. IDEC established a subsidiary in the UK in 1988 to meet the unique needs for high quality industrial control and factory automation products, and supply the diverse industries of the United Kingdom and Europe with local stock, sales and support.


ABB - Improving Industrial Performance and Lowering Environmental Impact. ABB is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impacts. ABB in the UK operates from more than 20 locations nationally and employs around 2200 people.

Red Lion

Red Lion Controls, an internationally based manufacturer of a range of control devices, got its start in a garage in 1972. Red Lion Controls has built a strong reputation in several product areas including human machine interface, protocol conversion, data acquisition and logging, process measurement and control, and digital measurement and control. Control systems from these product categories are implemented together to build complete control systems. Red Lion products are designed to work together to make your operation run as smoothly as possible.


Vacon mission:- Every AC motor deserves a Vacon drive. Vacon vision is a global, customer driven and dynamic AC drives supplier with a passionate attitude towards product leadership and customer services. The history of the Vacon Group dates back to 1993 when a group of key employees at the Vaasa Factories of ABB Industry decided to found a company of their own, Vaasa Control . They specialized in variable speed AC drives Typically, variable speed AC drives are used to control pumps and fans, other common drive applications include cranes, elevators, conveyors, winders and compressors.


The Baumer Group has established itself as the premier innovator of precision sensors, motion control, image processing, identification solutions, gluing systems and process instrumentation for the automation market.

The products of the Baumer Group keep production processes running in numerous applications worldwide. With high precision and reliability, our automation components and systems provide proven solutions at highest benefit for our customers.


Power alone is not enough which is why Lambda offers Power+Power+. Its promise to deliver the lowest cost of ownership in the market through a combination of technical innovation driven by customers needs, a wide range of power solutions, global application and logistics support, and also reliability in products and everything they do.


From single products to complete application solutions, the IMO Automation and Controls range fully meets the sense, control and switch demands of today's factory automation and control environment. The first company in Europe to do so, IMO give a no-quibble ' Three Year Warranty ' on the majority of its electronics based control components and a ' Five Year Warranty ' on the full range of IMO Jaguar Drives.


Wenglor quality policy "Quality does not only mean that a product complies with applicable standards or specifications, quality is also the basis for every action." Quality management has been a top priority ever since the company was founded. Wenglors quality management system was already certified in 1997. The objective of this system is to assure customer satisfaction.


For over 40 years ACE has been acknowledged as the world leader in motion control. It was back in the 1960’s that the then unique ACE shock absorber was initially designed to serve the Detroit automotive industry. Since then, the ACE range of world-renowned shock absorbers have grown to some 170 different models. In addition, the ACE motion control range has developed to include safety shock absorbers, rotary dampers, hydraulic dampers, feed controls, TUBUS Dampers and industrial gas springs.


Since 1921, Gast Manufacturing, Inc. has embraced its position as a leader in the design and manufacture of air-moving products. Gast is extremely proud of its reputation for making quality air motors, vacuum generators, compressors, and vacuum pumps. But Gast are even more proud of the positive impact they make on the customers' bottom line. Achieving such a leadership position in a complex industry is not a simple task. But they've done it by adhering to some rather simple principles: understand the industry better than anyone else, make better products than anyone else, and serve the customer like no one else.

Tom Parker

Founded in 1972, Tom Parker Ltd have developed a range of products covering an impressive portfolio of quick connect couplings for pneumatic, hydraulic, water and gas applications.

Universal Air Tools

Universal supplies an extensive range of pneumatic tools and accessories for the automotive and industrial sectors in the UK and Europe.


Manufacturers Distributors


Sick - one of the world’s leading producers of sensors and sensor solutions for industrial applications. SICK is a technology and market leader in both Factory Automation and Process Automation Sick's sensors assist in controlling many applications - from A, for the automotive industry to Z, for zone monitoring - reliably and efficiently while protecting people from accidents and preventing environmental damage. More often than you realize, Sick is there.

Pepperl + Fuches

Pepperl & Fuchs is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of industrial inductive, photoelectric and ultrasonic sensors. Complementing this line of mostly binary sensors, they also offer complex sensors, identification and communication systems. Pepperl & Fuchs designs, produces and distributes electronic sensors and components for the global Automation market. Continuous innovation, enduring quality, and steady growth guarantees continued success.