Your small DC motor partner

EMS is a proud UK supplier of several leading manufacturers of precision drive systems. We distribute high quality precision small DC motors and linear actuators for multiple global producers. We’re the sole UK distributor for the FAULHABER Group and KAG. To complement these drive systems, and those EMS produces in-house, we also supply stepper motors and brushed DC motors from Nidec Servo and brushed and brushless gear motors from Nidec Motors & Actuators. In addition, quality linear actuators and telescopic columns from Ewellix and Mingardi are also part of our product portfolio, for use in medical, healthcare, agriculture, building automation and many other industries.


Founded in Germany, EMS is the only UK and Ireland distributor of FAULHABER micro drive systems. Offering a wide and continuously growing range of products, EMS stocks a portfolio of small-to-medium sized brushed, brushless and flat DC motors, linear actuators, precision gearheads and encoders.


Originally founded in 1855 as a clock factory in the Black Forest, Germany, Bühler is now a leading drive system supplier. The family-owned business offers a vast catalogue of micro-drives, brushed and brushless DC motors, gear motors and encoders to suit any specification. 


KÄHLIG ANTRIEBSTECHNIK (KAG) specialises in brushless DC electric motors and brushed DC motors in the continuous power range from 2.5 to 250 watts. That includes DC motors adapted for agricultural technology and bus and railway industries, which EMS stocks for the UK. 

Nidec Motors & Actuators

As the exclusive distributor of Nidec Motors & Actuators to the UK and Ireland, EMS supplies drive systems specialised for applications such as mechanical lifting systems including patient hoists, bath lifters and pillow raisers, as well as motors for industrial automation. 

Learn more about Nidec Motors & Actuators, including DC motors fitted with spur gear and worm gear gearheads, here.

Nidec Servo

Additionally, EMS also stocks products from Nidec Servo. Part of this offering includes Nidec Servo’s two and three-phase hybrid stepper motors that offer very quiet running and long life, used by many of the world's key OEMs. EMS is the only UK and Ireland supplier of these motors.


EMS offers a comprehensive range Mingardi linear rod actuators as well as rack and chain drive actuators for UK and Ireland manufacturers. Ideal for applications such as building automation, particularly automated window systems, and industrial automation systems.


Formerly known as SKF Motion Technologies, Ewellix specialises in linear motion and actuation solutions, including linear actuators, lifting columns, high performance actuators, ball and roller screws and several other varieties of linear motion systems. Ideal for applications such as industrial automation, medical equipment and mobile machinery, EMS supports the UK and Ireland with several solutions from Ewellix.

If you’d like to learn more about a particular partner stocked by EMS, or to enquire about a product, get in touch here.


Bühler Motor Ewellix Faulhaber KAG Mingardi Nidec Motors & Actuators