Competitive Pressure: Don’t gamble with repair quality

It is widely acknowledged in the Lift Industry that competitive pressures are squeezing the margins service companies are able to achieve – especially on fully comprehensive contracts. The failure of a large part, such as a drive, manifests these cost pressures, and presents Service Managers with a critical decision when engaging a repair company. At

Elevator Drives 2019 Wall Planner

Happy New Year from us all at NDC. Our new 2019 elevator drives wall planners are out now! They are a useful calendar for the year ahead to record your key events and dates and also to make you smile with some elevator industry themed jokes to brighten up your day. Simply complete your details

Increased Drive Stock Available for Immediate Service Exchange

NDC’s R&D team are constantly seeking to drive continuous improvement and innovation in our business and to expand the range of supported drives available to our customers. The latest tranche of drives to be made available to our Service Exchange Scheme during 2018 follows a further lengthy cycle of investment into research and development by

Thank you for working with us in 2018

Just a note from us all at NDC to say thank you to all our customers for working with us in 2018. We look forwards to working together in the New Year and would like to wish our customers: past, present and future, a very successful, happy and healthy 2019. Look out for the new

The Control Techniques Unidrive SP series declared obsolete!

Worry not, NDC continue to support the series. With our alternative solution you can avoid the downtime, complexity, cost and lead time of the retrofit. You can simply install a fully warrantied ‘like-for-like’ refurbished and tested drive. The Unidrive SP from manufacturer Nidec Control Techniques was a universal AC drive produced in several frame sizes

Rubik’s Cube Solves Itself!

We all remember trying to solve this when we were children. Probably just about managing to complete 2 sides? If only we’d had access to a servo motor to help us… See how this is possible on All3DP.

Architectural discovery in Madrid

Renovation project at Gran Vía Metro station in Madrid unearths original 99 year old lift shaft. Read more on El País.

Intelligent Motors

Servo motors are expected to exceed 12 billion dollars worldwide in the next few years and are becoming an everyday occurrence in automated processes. Much is written about their features and capabilities but not so much about their maintenance and repair. So should they be repaired just like any other electric motor? Why are Servo

New service roll-out: Otis Hall Position Indicators

Used with the MCS321 controller and onwards, these now obsolete HPI's utilise Otis' own Remote Station Data Link to communicate the position and direction of travel of the car. Otis manufactured, these HPIs can be difficult and expensive to replace as they are integrated with the main control panel, and one failure can mean the

Raising standards again – ISO 14001 certification joins the family

NDC has successfully achieved certification to the ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems Standard. The ISO 14001 certification is a globally recognised sign of a business' commitment to the preservation of the environment. Our clients trust us to deliver cost effective and reliable repairs for all their inverter drives, as the true alternative to the OEM's.

NDC achieves Queens Award for Enterprise

We were named winners of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise, the UK’s most coveted and prestigious business award. We are delighted to announce that NDC have achieved the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, the UK’s most prestigious award.   Our Queen’s Award is in recognition of our growth and commercial success in international trade over the