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ABB Drives & Motors
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What we do Provide products, solutions and related services that increase industrial productivity and energy efficiency
Where we supply UK
Who we supply to A wide range of industries and utilities from food & beverage, oil & gas, water to metals and buildings
Why you should use us ABB are constantly working on technologies to make our customers more competitive, while minimising environmental impact


  • Street: Daresbury Park, Daresbury
  • Town: Warrington
  • Postcode: WA4 4BT
  • Country: United Kingdom


  • Telephone: 01925741111
  • Fax: 01925741212
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ABB Drives & Motors


Variable Speed Drive & Electric Motor Technology Commitment Rewarded

2017-05-17 04:51:18

ABB’s commitment to technical innovation and manufacturing excellence is recognised with prestigious award

Presented at an awards evening on May 9, the MCI Manufacturer of the Year Award recognises ABB’s commitment to developing variable speed drive (VSD) and electric motor technologies and services that save energy, improve productivity and reduce plant downtime across all motor-driven applications in all industries.

Industrial Oven Manufacturer Improves Quality, Safety & Efficiency With Variable Speed Drive

2017-05-10 02:56:39

Improvement in the operation of its ovens is enabling manufacturer Acrivarn to attract new customers

The performance and safety of a range of industrial ovens is improved with the installation of an ABB variable speed drive on the motor controlling the ovens’ turntable function. 

TATA Steel Increases Production Days with AC Multidrive

2017-04-27 03:34:02

An AC multidrive system applied to Tata Steel’s slitting line has eliminated stoppages, increased production and cut costs

The TATA Steel plant at Shotton has eliminated stoppages and cut the downtime of its steel slitting line by around five days a year following the installation of an ABB variable speed drives system.

Drive Technology Cuts University Carbon Emissions By Over 809 Tonnes A Year

2017-04-07 07:22:36

Installation of ABB drives sees the University of Leeds achieve significant reduction in energy use, cutting carbon emissions and energy costs.

Pump Industry Awards Supplier of the Year

2017-03-29 08:36:53

Prestigious award recognises ABB’s continued commitment to customer service and technical innovation.

ABB has won Supplier of the Year at the prestigious Pump Industry Awards for the fifth time.

Variable Speed Drive Helps Severn Trent Water Cut Sewage Leak Risk

2017-03-24 08:43:35

A pump control system based on an ABB variable speed drive is helping Severn Trent Water protect local homes from the risk of sewage overflow

Ride-on Suitcase Manufacturer Reduces Energy Costs With VSD Retrofit

2017-03-08 10:24:42

A manufacturer of plastic moulded products – including the Trunki brand of ride-on suitcases - has cut energy costs by retrofitting an ABB drive to a moulding machine

Largest Ever Guide Features Iot-enabled Drives, Motors & Controls

2017-02-24 07:20:28

IoT-enabled drives, motors and controls together with application-specific packages feature in ABB’s new 120-page guide.

Smart sensors, apps and services that enable users of motors, variable speed drives (VSDs) and controls to tap into the opportunities offered by the Internet of Things (IoT) headline in ABB’s 2017 catalogue.

Motor-drive Package Cuts Southern Water Pump Downtime

2017-02-21 04:34:31

A low lift pump used for surface water abstraction is now more reliable following installation of an ABB synchronous reluctance motor (SynRM) and drive package.

Variable-speed Drives Cut Landfill Site Pump Power By A Third

2017-02-01 13:52:31

ABB drives cut power use of gas pumps, allowing more energy to be sold into the grid

A landfill site has saved a third of the power used by motors to pump gas, following the installation of two ABB variable-speed drives (VSDs).


Product Range

ABB Micro drives

ABB Micro drives

ABB micro drives are suitable for many low power applications such as pumps, fans and conveyors. They are designed for easy integration into machines and provide flexible mounting alternatives and straightforward configuration. ABB micro drives are widely available through our logistical and technical partners.

ABB general purpose drives

ABB general purpose drives

ABB general purpose drives are designed to control a wide range of applications including pump, fan and constant torque use, such as conveyors. They are easy to select, install, commission and use, and provide many built-in features. ABB general purpose drives are widely available through our logistical and technical partners.

ABB industrial drives

ABB industrial drives

ABB industrial drives provide scalable motor control from standard to demanding applications for a wide range of industries, especially in the process industries such as pulp and paper, metals, mining, cement, power, chemical, oil and gas. The drives are packed with advanced drive technology developed by our engineers and are capable of tackling even the most demanding requirements. A wide voltage and power range with various drive configurations and options enable one drive platform to be used for all needs. The industrial drives are available as single drives, multidrives and drive modules.

ABB motion control products

ABB motion control products

ACSM1, 0.75 to 160 kW / 1 to 200 hp
ABB motion control products are designed for demanding positioning applications. The compact hardware and programming flexibility ensure the optimum system solution.

General performance motors

General performance motors

ABB’s General performance motors are best suited for applications where simplicity and off-the-shelf availability are paramount. With ABB quality and support these motors have the features appreciated by volume customers and serial OEM’s. 

Industry specific drives

Industry specific drives

Our industry specific ABB drives provide our customers with dedicated drive solutions for AC motor control used in industries such as HVAC and water and wastewater.

Working closely with these industries, we have developed targeted functionality to help you improve your overall operating performance while also helping to reduce energy use. Built-in application macros in the drives help you easily setup and tailor processes.

Machinery drives

Machinery drives

ABB offers machinery builders AC drives from component drives up to high performance machinery drives. Global support and service guarantees lifelong satisfaction.
ABB machinery drives provide speed control of diverse applications from spa bath motors to treadmill motors, as well as high precision applications such as positioning and synchronization systems.

Process performance motors

Process performance motors

The process performance motors range provides the most comprehensive, versatile set of motors for the process industries and heavy-duty applications which are dependent on continuous reliability, lowest possible environmental impact and lifecycle costs. Their superior ability to perform reliably and efficiently, continuously and even under the most challenging circumstances, ensures that they power their way through the toughest tasks and conditions.

Solar inverters

Solar inverters

ABB offers a complete portfolio of solar inverters from small transformerless single phase string inverters up to hundreds of kilowatts transformerless central inverters. This extensive range of solar inverters is suitable for the smallest residential home system to multi-megawatt power stations.

SynRM motor and drive package

SynRM motor and drive package

ABB offers two high-performance variable speed motor and drive packages for industrial applications such as fans, pumps and compressors. Both packages are based on perfectly controlled synchronous motor technology without permanent magnet materials.

The IE4 super premium efficiency package is designed to meet increasing demands of green energy use in general industrial applications.

The high output SynRM motor and drive package offers machine builders a highly powerful, yet compact solution that improves machine performance and enables more cost efficient machine designs.