We’re Hosting a Macmillan Coffee Morning

What better way to start the week than with coffee, cake and supporting a worthwhile cause. Please join us for our Macmillan Coffee Morning as part of their World’s Biggest Coffee Morning Campaign. When: Monday 20th November 2017 Where: APDS Limited, 302 Dean Road, Avonmouth, Bristol,BS11 8AT Time: 8am – 12noon The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is… Read more »

ABB Innovation and Technology Day – What does the future hold?

ABB, a global leader in power and automation technologies, is bringing its latest product innovations to Plymouth and is inviting local companies to get involved. The “ABB Innovation and Technology Day” will be run in association with City College Plymouth and APDS Limited, ABB’s Authorised Value Provider for the South West. This free, one-day event… Read more »

Three Things to Consider Before You Rewind that Broken Motor!

A motor failure is the last thing you need. Every second of downtime costs money and impacts output.  Before you call your local Motor Rewind Service Provider, we would like you to consider the following three things. 1. Has the motor been rewound before? The rewind process involves your motor being subjected to hot temperatures… Read more »

ABB Motors Stock List

Our clients enjoy the convenience of our dedicated ABB warehouse; giving them quick and easy access to a wide range of ABB motors, along with ABB drives and ABB soft starts – all ready and waiting for delivery to site. Download our stock sheet and keep it handy for when you next need an ABB… Read more »

APDS Clients Dominate Drives and Controls Monthly Energy Awards

Over the past couple of years, we have submitted client case studies to Drive and Controls for consideration for its monthly Energy Efficiency Award sponsored by ABB. We are very proud that this month’s winner is another APDS Customer, bringing the number of awards won to nine. Our customers, who all rely on electric motors… Read more »

Customer Demand for ABB’s Smart Motor Sensor Hits Record High

Back in February, we introduced you to ABB’s remote condition monitoring device for low voltage (LV) motors; the ABB Smart Sensor, which has now been renamed the ABB AbilityTM Smart Sensor. The ABB AbilityTM Smart Sensor can be fitted to most makes of LV motors and will provide you with vital performance information which will help improve uptime, extend the… Read more »

ABB wins Supplier of the Year at Pump Industry Awards

APDS recently accompanied ABB to the Pump Industry Awards at the Crowne Plaza, Heythrop Park and would like to extend our congratulations to them on winning Supplier of the Year for the 5th year running. As recognition of this award, ABB has just issued this press release: Prestigious award recognises ABB’s continued commitment to customer service and technical… Read more »

Trunki manufacturer rides-on through energy savings with APDS and ABB drive

APDS is featured in ABB’s latest Case Study, which describes how we saved Trunki manufacturer, Magma Mouldings almost £8000 per year in energy costs. Read the full ABB Case Study: 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… Read more »

Another Energy Saving Award for APDS Client

Energy saving is an important aspect of the services we provide and so we were very proud to present another one of our clients, British Ceramic Tile, with Drives & Controls Energy Savings Award. British Ceramic Tile is the latest in a growing list of our clients who have won this award in the past…. Read more »