About us


The Inverter Drive Supermarket is an Industrial Automation Distributor specialising in starters and speed controllers for electric motors - specifically AC Variable Frequency Inverter, DC Thyristor and Servo Drives as well as Soft Starters, motors and ancillary components.

We currently stock 9192[1] products from a range of leading manufacturers and all are available for next working day delivery to both UK[2] and most continental European[3] destinations. We also provide an "Express" International delivery service and now have a Customer base covering 150 countries worldwide.


The company was founded by Colin Gibson in 2006. Colin brought with him more than 30 years Technical Engineering experience having previously worked for Brown Boveri (now ABB) from 1975-1981 and Shackleton System Drives (later Eurotherm Drives and Parker SSD Drives) from 1981-2006. Originally based at his home, the company experienced rapid growth and moved to dedicated premises in Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire in March 2009.

In January 2012 the company moved to a new Industrial Unit approximately 3x the size of its previous facility.

Scope of Supply

The scope of supply covers:- AC Inverter Drive Controls, DC Thyristor Drive Controls, AC Motors, DC Motors, Gearboxes, Servo Drives, AC and DC Servo Motors, Servo Gear Heads, Low Inertia Disc Motors and Parvex Spare Parts, Programming Tools and Drive Ancillary items.

Our Customers

Our customers include: - Factories, OEMs, System Integrators, Panel Builders, Home users and other Distributors. All benefit from the information available. We advise on how drives fit with many applications and what advantages, strengths and weaknesses are available from using the various types of drive technology available.

Company Name & Registered Office

The Inverter Drive Supermarket Limited
Unit 5 Battle Brook Drive Chipping Campden Gloucestershire GL55 6JX. UK

Company No. 05913865. Registered in England and Wales.
VAT No. GB 892 1268 08