Welcome to Modern Drives & Controls

A leading distributor and stockist of industrial control gear, motor gear units, inverter drives and control panels.

Modern Drives & Controls is one of the UK's leading specialist technical suppliers of industrial automation and control equipment. The company is proud to work closely and in partnership with leading industrial control manufacturers Lenze, Brook Crompton, GEORGII KOBOLD, GE Power Controls, WAGO, IDEC, Sprint and MDC.

Control and automation product ranges include:

  • Brook Crompton AC electric motors
  • MDC and GEORGII KOBOLD AC brake motors
  • IDEC programmable logic controllers (PLC's) along with HMI and other complimentary and associated control and instrumentation products including IDEC power supplies
  • WAGO terminals and I/O devices
  • DC injection braking systems
  • INTORQ 458 and 468 spring-applied brakes
  • Control panels
  • GEORGII KOBOLD torque motors.

Our Lenze equipment includes:

  • i500 inverters
  • 8200 vector inverter drives
  • 8400 Highline, Stateline, Topline and Baseline inverters
  • Motor gear units, GST, GSS, GKS and G500
  • Electro mechanical brakes and clutches
  • 9300 and 9400 servo drives
  • Servo motors.
Industrial automation and control equipment

Modern Drives & Controls’ technical sales team would welcome the opportunity to discuss any applications or requirements that you may have and recommend the most cost effective solution.

We have excellent partnerships with the leading industrial control manufacturers

Brook Crompton Partner
WAGO Partner
Sprint Electric Partner
IDEC Partner
Georgii Kobold Partner
GE Power Controls Partner
Lenze Partner
Midland Dynamo Company Brake Motors
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Modern Drives & Controls - Products


Our wide range of industrial automation and control equipment delivers best-in-class technology to meet the demands of any industrial application.

Modern Drives & Controls - Partners


We only stock the best and all of our partners offer tried and tested products that deliver in terms of quality, cost-efficiency and reliability.

Modern Drives & Controls - Technical support papers from our expert suppliers


Here are a range of technical papers from our expert suppliers to give you a more in-depth window into world of electrical control gear, power transmission and braking systems.

Get in touch

We welcome the opportunity to discuss any applications or requirements that you may have.

Please contact our technical team on 0116 234 0234 or email us at sales@moderndrives.co.uk