Prestigious industry awards recognise Fairford world first

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

MCI Awards 2017We are delighted to announce that Fairford Electronics PLUSS Technology has been chosen as a finalist in the Technical Innovation of the Year category of the Motion Control Industry Awards.

The MCI Awards Judging Panel, including independent experts and representation from the press went through a rigorous process analysing and discussing every entry to decide on the 2017 Finalists. Through a further secret ballot the 2017 Winners were also determined, but these won’t be revealed until the Gala Dinner on Tuesday 9th May.

Drives & Controls, Plant & Works Engineering and Hydraulics & Pneumatics will be promoting the finalists to their readership, and further coverage will be presented to the market via the dedicated awards website

The outright winners will be announced and presented with a fabulous award during the Gala Awards Ceremony in Birmingham on the 9th May.

British-based company Fairford Electronics is set to revolutionise the global soft starter market, predicted to be worth $1,672.4million by 2020, thanks to its new patented technology called PLUSS which can be used in literally thousands of applications around the world. Fairford PLUSS allows two or more smaller soft starters to work together to control larger power motors. This results in increased operational life, cost savings and improved system reliability for thousands of soft starter applications. Read more here:


Fairford has the capability to design and manufacture bespoke motor control solutions for OEMs and Industrial Automation vendors.

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