This website uses cookies primarily for visitor analytics. Certain pages will ask you to fill in contact details to receive additional information. On these pages you have the option of having the site log your details for future visits. Indicating you want the site to remember your details will place a cookie on your device. To view our full cookie policy, please click here. You can also view it at any time by going to our Contact Us page.

https://servedby.flashtalking.com/click/2/82776;2714294;369307;211;0/?ft_width=1&ft_height=1&url=16151650

ABB Drives supplier IDS expands Derby premises

13 August 2012

After 10 years of consistent growth, ABB Drives Alliance member, Inverter Drives Systems (IDS) has expanded into larger, purpose-built premises on the outskirts of Derby

The premises were officially opened in May 2011 by ABB’s division manager Steve Ruddell at an open day attended by key customers, staff and suppliers: “IDS and their fellow Drives Alliance partners are one of the key reasons why our drives business has grown so phenomenally during the past decade.

“It is not about shifting boxes. It is the technical know-how of people like Blaise Ford that has contributed to over £60 million of drives sales in the past 10 years.”

IDS, which supplies ABB drives from, 0.18 kW to 400 kW, exclusively to the East Midlands region, as one of the members of the ABB Drives Alliance and is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of variable-speed drives.

The alliance is a network of 12 independent companies, strategically located throughout the UK and Ireland that provide a high level of technical competence covering the supply, installation, start-up, operation and maintenance of ABB drives.

The new 490 square metre factory unit houses 16 personnel comprising seven installation/ service engineers, four technical sales staff and four internal support personnel. The shop floor is used to engineer and test drives and assemble panels prior to on-site installation.

IDS’ managing director, Blaise Ford, said: “IDS is experienced in identifying the suitable motor-driven applications that can benefit from the energy saving potential of ABB drives.

“As a result we are actively contributing to reducing the energy and CO2 emissions of major UK companies such as Severn Trent, Anglian Water, Boots, McDonald's, UK Coal, ABN and British Sugar. It is this power saving aspect of ABB drives and our niche expertise that has allowed IDS to be a continuing success story despite the general recession.”


Contact Details and Archive...

Print this page | E-mail this page

RELATED CONTENT...


Article image Albion introduces new range of MCVs

Albion Valves (UK) Ltd has announced the addition of Motorised Control Valves (MCV's) to its ever-expanding product range. 
Full Story...

Article image Advanced motion performance: Applied Motion Products’ new SV200 series digital servo drives are available from Mclennan

Recently announced by Applied Motion Products Inc. (AMP), the USA based motion innovator and available from Mclennan, the new SV200 series intelligent servo drives provide advanced motion performance and extensive functionality to suit a broad range of precision motion applications. Full Story...

World’s most extensive motors, drives and controls offering highlighted in new guide

VACON extends its powers

The Weetabix Food Company drives down its energy costs

RELATED SPONSORED ARTICLES...


Article image Eaton’s new PowerXL variable frequency drives

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has launched its new PowerXL variable frequency drives with a rating up to 250 kW at this year's SPS/IPC/Drives in NurembergFull Story...

MOST VIEWED...


Article image Eliminating contamination risks from belts

Food Processing finds out more about a range of belt solutions that won’t become a hygiene risk. Full Story...

Article image What role does refrigeration play in the supply chain?

Controlling the temperature of food across the whole supply chain is vital to extend shelf life. But how much can be gained by food manufacturers through careful monitoring at all process stages?Full Story...

Frozen food continues to flourish

Getting the best out of PLCs

Appetite for Engineering event highlights the need to prepare for change

http://www.fponthenet.net/whitepapers.aspx?ShopItemID=1231