About Modern Drives & Controls

Established in 1990 Modern Drives & Controls is a distribution and manufacturing specialist of high quality electrical control gear, power transmission equipment, control panels and DC braking systems.

Modern Drives & Controls’ long-established partnerships with many of the world's leading automation and controls manufacturers, including German precision manufacturer Lenze, enables the company to provide the "complete solution" to many industries across the UK, Ireland and as far away as Nigeria.

The company’s versatility, the advance of new markets and our decision to supply control panels for wind turbines are key reasons why Modern Drives & Controls has experienced such significant levels of growth over recent years.

Modern Drives & Controls’ clients range from small, medium and large original equipment manufacturers to major multinationals.

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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.

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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