About Us

Interested to find out a little more about CDL?

Formed in 1990, Controls & Drives Ltd is a specialist distributor of industrial control and automation products. We stock, sell, supply and support a portfolio of products that are used within control systems, to make equipment and processes operate automatically and efficiently.


“CDL provides the products and services necessary for present day industrial automation.”


Our focus is on the long-term and that means continuing to build mutually successful relationships with both our customers and our suppliers.

We provide a single resource for the products and services required to meet the needs of present day industrial automation.

At CDL we are always aware that however good the product, it is the correct application that determines a successful solution. By our significant commitment to being an engineering resource – to which our regular customers will testify – we aim to offer knowledgeable service and support in two key areas of system design; choosing and using the right equipment.

“CDL has been providing automation products,

services and support to industry in the UK for over 20 years.”

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