Control Techniques and KB Electronics Join Forces as “Drives Specialists”

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The combined CT and KB portfolio is an integral part of the Nidec Motor Corporation

KB Electronics - 50+ Years of Experience in the Motor Drive Industry

50+ Years of Experience in the Motor Drive Industry

The union with KB expands CT’s existing array of AC variable speed drives, servo drives and motor technologies in horsepower ranges up to 4,200 to include KB’s 200+ motor control models that serve the fractional to 5 horsepower market.

Control Techniques (CT), focused on the industrial automation market since 1973, has joined forces with KB Electronics (KB) to become “Drives Specialists” – focused on an expanded breadth of products, increased ability to offer solutions to customers and more convenient distribution channel options.

The union with KB expands CT’s existing array of AC variable speed drives, servo drives and motor technologies in horsepower ranges up to 4,200 to include KB’s 200+ motor control models that serve the fractional to 5 horsepower market. This allows CT to round out its high-performance offering of motor drives with an equally high-quality offering of smaller AC and DC drives.

CT’s worldwide distribution and support network is further enhanced by KB's marquee product services that merge both digital and analog technologies in one drive to offer unmatched speed and accuracy. This pairing – marking over 50 years of experience in the motor drive industry – also allows many distributors to offer products from both brands for the first time, resulting in greater convenience for customers who require both small and large motor drives.

The combined CT and KB portfolio is an integral part of the Nidec Motor Corporation - with locations in over 45 countries and connections to approximately 300 companies employing over 110,000 people. Nidec's vision is to be the world's number 1 for “everything that spins and moves.”

About Control Techniques - Control Techniques, a Nidec Motor Corporation business, serves a wide range of industrial and commercial customers in Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean and the United States. Control Techniques has been at the front of customer-focused AC and DC variable speed drives and servo drive and motor technologies for packaging applications for over 45 years. Drive Specialists since 1973. For more information on CT, visit http://www.controltechniques.us

About KB Electronics – Since 1967, KB Electronics has dedicated itself to manufacturing the best AC Drives and DC Drives available. Now part of the Control Techniques portfolio, KB prides itself on being able to provide customization to all its motor drive products, thereby allowing customers to purchase a product specific to their application. For more information on KB Electronics, visit http://www.kbelectronics.com

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