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Kempston Controls Company Profile

About Kempston Controls

Kempston Controls was established in 1940 as a specialist distributor of American manufactured electrical components. Over the years the business developed to service the needs of a much broader audience and through the careful choice of franchises has become a specialist distributor and manufacturer of electrical and mechanical industrial control components and equipment.

Today, centrally located, Kempston Controls occupies a 1850m2 site at Rushden in Northamptonshire, making it possible for us to become a leading national distributor in the UK. We also have a growing global presence with offices and distribution facilities in Ireland and the UAE.

Always innovating, we also manufacture our own products, such as the MEM Classic range, Cutler-Hammer Compatible products for the crane industry, and also supply monitoring equipment and electronic sub-assemblies.

Our strategic vision is to gain market share using innovative selling and marketing techniques and by embracing new technologies. With our enviable reputation for stock we will always aim to give an unsurpassed service at the best possible price.

Sensors Team

The sensors team have decades of industry relevant experience and knowledge covering a large range of sensor suppliers and sensing products including Inductive, Capacitive, Photoelectric and Ultrasonic sensors. Their experience makes them go-to safety experts when it comes to choosing the right sensors.

Dependable, this dedicated team cover Limit Switches, Encoders, Pressure, Level and Flow Sensors, Temperature Sensors, Valves and more. They can source alternative devices based on just a description or installation specifications from our wide range of products. The Sensors Team don’t just offer a solution they offer the best solution they can.

Fuse & Control Gear Team

The Fuse and Control Gear Team have a huge wealth of knowledge, containing specialist engineers with manufacturer trained backgrounds and many years of experience who can identify and replace the legacy products still found in the workplace.

Often, manufacturers will refer customers to our technical team because of their knowledge of the components industry. Our Fuse specialists can advise on the use and replacement of everything from Sub-miniature to Medium Voltage Fuses.

Always up-to-date with the latest technology so that they have the expertise and knowledge to be able to answer any questions and queries with speed and confidence.

Thermal Solutions Team

A team of highly skilled engineers with decades of Industrial Process Heating and Thermal Control installation experience behind them. Versatile, they provide problem-solving solutions and system integration for all manner of industrial and commercial applications. Innovative burner system solutions and product sourcing for obsolete products are just some of the services on offer.

They have all the answers to customers Thermal Product conundrums, performing site surveys to identify what products are needed and to help customers improve the efficiency and operation of their installations. This team also helps with equipment configuration, set-up and programming and can even coordinate the site installation of new hardware.

A team to rely on, they can provide customers with a fully prepared fuel and air control scheme, complete with a cross-referenced parts list and quotation.

HVAC & Process Control Team

HVAC & Process Control Team brings decades of relevant industrial expertise to help provide customers with the perfect technical product solutions for their next installation projects.

Backed by Kempston Controls extensive HVAC and Control product offering this experienced team knows what works, with competitive pricing, exceptional stock levels and exemplary service they have the foundation to help serve customers better.

Trained by leading manufacturers in the latest product innovations, they source top brand products with the best value alternatives to suit customer’s needs from a vast range of stocked items including -Sensors, Metering, Valves and Actuators, Level Detection Devices, Pressure Sensors, Heating Controls and Flow Devices.

This dedicated team can provide Service and Facilities Management companies with commercial spares as well as Building Controls and BMS peripheral equipment to System Integrators and Mechanical Contractors.

Field Sales Team

Our Field Sales Team is based all around the UK allowing them to provide our customers with local support. They can be called upon to provide both technical and commercial assistance and can be onsite whenever required.

As a rapidly growing organisation Kempston Controls are always adding new franchises to our portfolio or launching promotions for ranges of products that can bring additional revenue for our customers. The Field Sales Team will ensure our customers are regularly updated with these developments so they don’t miss out on any exciting opportunities.

Embedded within the team are very experienced Application Engineers who can advise on product selections for specific applications. They will be able to assist customers with stock consolidation, critical spares, obsolescence and can also call upon any of the manufacturers we distribute for to attend any site for application assistance.