Electrical Control Panels

We are a specialist electrical control panel builder; and industrial control systems integrator, based in Southport, Merseyside.  Our team covers the whole of the North West, down to North Wales and Cheshire, across to the North East and down to areas of the Midlands. 

For over a decade we have designed and manufactured electrical control panel solutions for OEMs, machine builders, and a range of industrial end users.  From our Southport based site, we design and build control and automation systems for a wide range of production, manufacturing and control applications.  Every single electrical control panel that we build is fully bespoke and designed to specifically suit your individual needs.  We are committed to building the highest quality control and automation solutions that deliver incredible value for money. 

We are dedicated to building the highest quality systems whilst offering the best value for money to our customers.

Industrial Control Panel Design 

Sound electrical design principles are the foundation of every industrial control panel we build. We use the very latest electrical design software, including ePlan Pro Panel Professional.  Our engineers use Solidworks for 3D modeling of components and laser cutting our panel doors. 

All systems designed by us are issued with both hardcopy and electrical drawing copies for your reference.

For over ten years we have designed and built industrial electrical control and automation systems for the following applications: AC variable speed drives, DC variable speed drives, temperature control systems, winding and slitting systems, HVAC control, pump control systems, safety applications, servo systems, PLC automation, HMI touchscreen design, SCADA design systems.


Design industrial control panel

Our team of expert engineers have over 10 years of experience in the design, manufacture, and commissioning of electrical control panels; comprising of industry-leading brands, including; ABB, Siemens, Allen-Bradley, Omron, and many more. Find out more about our variable speed drive control panel applications, with components from ABB and Siemens.  

High Quality and Fully Compliant

VSD drive on a control panel

We only supply the highest quality electrical control systems.

All components are sourced from industry-leading manufacturers; including Rittal, Siemens, ABB, Schneider, Allen-Bradley, Omron and Phoenix Contact. We are ISO:9001 accredited and have full traceability throughout our manufacturing process.

We use MRP software that controls and tracks each control panel build – from quotation to parts ordering and goods receipt, through to job cards for work processes, up to final inspection and dispatch.

We strive to consistently achieve the highest possible build quality – this is why our OEM customer base is growing year on year.

All control panels built by Axis Controls are assembled to the highest standards,  whilst remaining cost-effective, and are fully compliant with the relevant British and European standards and directives. We are also;

·  ISO 9001 accredited

·  UL 508A Certified

As a certified UL panel builder, we can design and build industrial control panels for the US and Canadian market, which for many UK machine builders is an extremely fast-growing market.

If you are an OEM exploring the possibility of exporting to the US or Canada, or you are currently exporting to this market – we can help.

Control Panels for OEMs and Machine Builders

As an OEM, we recognise that you need control and automation panels manufactured to your exact specifications using a cost-effective approach that will ensure you get the best value for money. 

Axis Controls have the knowledge and expertise to assist OEM and Machine Builder customers in the development of machinery for a wide variety of industries.  Panel builders, like ourselves, design and construct complex and bespoke electrical control panels that operate as an integral part of most manufacturing, and industrial electrical installations. 

As a UK based control panel manufacturing specialist, we understand the need to deliver reliable, flexible, and cost-effective high-quality solutions. 

We have the experience to design and build control panels for machine builders in the following industries; 

  • Aerospace & Automation,
  • Energy & Power,
  • Food & Beverages,
  • Manufacturing,
  • Quarry & Mining,
  • Recycling,
  • Transport & Infrastructure.

From simple, basic control panels to special, complex build; in bespoke sizes and shapes, we can build a control system that will comfortably fit any machinery or custom project you may have.  We cover all aspects of control panel building; from design through to manufacture and software programming with fast lead-times, ensuring your customer receives their machine on-time, every-time. By listening to, and understanding, your requirements we can design and build a system that will fulfill the needs of you, and your customer. 

Examples of our work

  • Bespoke control panel solutions; designed to fully meet your specific requirements, 
  • Process control systems, 
  • Switchgear control panels for all manufacturing sectors, 
  • Operator stations, and Human-Machine Interfaces, 
  • PLC control panels
  • Variable speed drive, or inverter, control panels
  • Remote I/O panels 

We manufacture industrial control panels and automation systems with solutions from;

Control Techniques
KB Electronics
Parker Hannifin
Phoenix Contact
Sick Safety

Free Consultation 

If you have an electrical control system requirement, or if you are an OEM looking to change your control panel builder, we would like the opportunity to meet and discuss how Axis Controls could help your business. We have a wealth of experience in electrical control system design and applications, and we may be able to offer a suggestion or solution.

Site visits are free and give us the opportunity to completely understand your process requirements.

Do you have any projects coming up that you require a quote for?  Enquire below now to speak to one of our expert team to discuss your requirements. 

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