Originally founded as Siliconics in 1981 and specialised in the
supply of variable speed drives, soft starters and power control
systems predominantly into the Southern African mining industry. In
1998 Control Techniques completed the acquisition of Siliconics and
the company became Control Techniques South Africa (Pty) LTD.
A part of Emerson Industrial Automation, Control Techniques has a
single minded focus on the design and manufacture of variable speed
drives. Our drives are used to control motors in a wide range of
applications; from precision machines to high performance elevators
and from cranes to fans.
Whatever the application, Control Techniques drives deliver an
effective solution to increase productivity and reduce energy
Control Techniques is a global player with manufacturing
and engineering and development facilities in both Europe and
Asia. Drive & Application Centres in over 50 locations across
35 countries offer customers local technical sales, service and
design expertise, many also offer a comprehensive system design and
Control Techniques Southern Africa provides excellent service and
support throughout Africa.
Our experience and expertise in a broad range of applications
allows us to work with you to maximise the performance of your
machinery. Together we can deliver the advantage that you need to
stay ahead in today’s competitive environment.
Control Techniques SA has successfully completed projects with many
of the major local companies and we have substantial local
expertise in the following industry sectors:
Control Techniques is the trading name of the Control Techniques
Group ofcompanies including Control Techniques Ltd. and Control
Techniques Drives Ltd.
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