Since it’s launch some 5 years ago, MDS has been supported by it’s trade association ‘Stakeholders’ who each have a vested interest in the key issues surrounding the improved operational efficiency of motor driven systems, products and services.  Now, together with our site sponsors, they have underpinned the development and presentation of this new online editorial platform, dedicated to the MDS arena.


The AEMT is The Association of Electrical and Mechanical Trades founded in 1945. It is an International Association representing leading companies in the service and repair industry. They supply, install, service, maintain, and repair, electric motors, drives, pumps, fans, gearboxes, generators, transformers, switchgear, and ancillary equipment. Most members also have well equipped mechanical engineering facilities for the repair and refurbishment of worn components and for metal fabrication. Some have panel building facilities and some carry out repairs to industrial electronic equipment.

Tel: +44 (0) 1904 674899
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Address: St Saviours House, St Saviours Place,York, YO1 7PJ


BEAMA provides leadership, expertise and independent influence in the areas of product safety, performance, energy efficiency and sustainability. Members of BEAMA benefit from the organisation's considerable influence on UK and European policy; BEAMA has very broad experience in manufacturer representation with particular emphasis on product legislation, standards and market surveillance.

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7793 3000
Address: Westminster Tower, 3 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7SL


The British Pump Manufacturers' Association (BPMA) is a trade association representing the interests of UK suppliers of liquid pumps and pumping equipment. BPMA's prime mission is to influence the business environment in the interests of the competitiveness and profitability of the UK Pump Industry through a range of services including commercial, marketing, technical, environmental, educational and energy together with regular meetings of members. BPMA members account for approximately 85% of the £1 billion plus UK market for pumps and in addition are net exporters.

Tel: 0121 601 6350
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Address: National Metalforming Centre, 47 Birmingham Road, West Bromwich, B70 6PY


The British Compressed Air Society was founded in 1930 at the instigation of the British Government. It is an organisation open to manufacturers, distributors and end users of compressed air products, portable air compressors and services. The Society actively represents the interests of members and the compressed air industry to both United Kingdom Government, European and overseas Institutions.

Tel: +44 (0) 207 935 2464
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Address: 33/34 Devonshire Street London, W1G 6PY


The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) is the recognised UK body which represents the interests of manufacturers, suppliers, installers and contractors within the heat pump, controls, ventilating, refrigeration & air conditioning industry. It is split into six principle Associations ADCAS, BCIA, BFCMA, BRA, HEVAC and HPA.

Tel: + 44 (0)118 940 3416
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Address: 2 Waltham Court, Milley Lane, Hare Hatch, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 9TH


GAMBICA is the Trade Association for Instrumentation, Control, Automation and Laboratory Technology in the UK. They have a membership of over 200 companies including the major multinationals in the sector as well as smaller and medium sized companies. Office for National Statistics (ONS) data shows total output of the industry represented by GAMBICA close to £6.9 billion with exports of £3.7 billion and a positive trade balance just over £260 million. The Association’s primary objectives are to further the successful development of the industry and to promote the competitiveness and profitability of member companies.

Tel: +44 (0) 7587 090503
Address: GAMBICA Association Ltd, Broadwall House, 21 Broadwall, London, SE1 9PL, England


WEG operates worldwide in the electric engineering, power and automation technology areas. The company produces electric motors, generators, transformers, drives and coatings. WEG has operations in around 100 countries, with approximately 31.000 employees (2014). WEG products are present at almost every electric engineering interest area: - Generation (Generators, transformers and switchgear) - Transmission (EPC, switchgear, transformers) - Distribution (EPC, transformers) - Electric products (motors, switchgear, frequency inverters, AC/DC converters, contactors, fuses, circuit breakers and servomotors, among others) - Automation (Hardware and Software) - Integration Engineering with products of different manufacturers

Tel: +44 1527 513800
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Address: Broad Ground Road, Lakeside, Redditch, Worcestershire, B98 8YP, England
BOGE Compressors

BOGE manufactures a comprehensive range of industrial air compressors including oil lubricated and oil free screw compressors from 1 to 480 HP which are used by all sectors of industry to supply compressed air systems for a wide range of manufacturing processes. BOGE also supplies a complementary range of compressed air equipment from filters and dryers to condensate management equipment.

Tel: +44 (0) 800 318104
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SPP Pumps

For more than 130 years SPP Pumps has been a leading manufacturer of centrifugal pumps and associated systems, a global principal in design, supply and servicing of pumps, pump packages and equipment for a wide range of applications and industry sectors. SPP pumps and systems are installed in all continents providing valuable high integrity services for diverse industries, such as oil and gas production, water and waste water treatment, power generation, construction, mines and for large industrial plants.

Tel: +44 (0) 118 932 3123
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Address: 1420 Lakeview, Arlington Business Park, Theale, Reading, Berkshire RG7 4SA