Oracle Drives and Automation: 20 Years of Innovation and Growth

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Oracle Drives and Automation: 20 Years of Innovation and Growth

Oracle Drives and Automation has been at the forefront of the automation industry, providing cutting-edge solutions to meet the evolving needs of its customers. As the company celebrates its 20th anniversary, it is a time to reflect on its remarkable journey from humble beginnings to becoming a leader in the field. 


Oracle Drives and Automation traces its roots back to its inception as Oracle Drive Systems, founded by three former Parker employees. The company's commitment to excellence and innovation quickly set it apart in the industry, paving the way for its enduring success. In 2013, a pivotal moment in the company's history occurred when John Mullins assumed complete ownership. Under his leadership, Oracle Drive Systems was rebranded and experienced a period of significant expansion and growth, setting new records and solidifying its position as a trusted provider of automation solutions. 


The next chapter in the company's evolution came with the partial acquisition by Veruth Holdings, a move that signaled a new era of possibilities and opportunities. Despite the change in major shareholding, John Mullins continued to steer the company as the managing director, ensuring continuity in leadership and a seamless transition. This marked the beginning of the new trading name, Oracle Drives and Automation's transformation into a multifaceted organization, capable of meeting a diverse range of automation needs. 


One of the most recent milestones in the company's journey was the expansion to new premises in Peterlee. This strategic move not only provided the company with a larger storage facilities, dedicated training and meeting rooms, and a shopfloor to start inhouse built control panels, but also reinforced its commitment to meeting the growing demands of its clientele. The new premises equipped the company with the resources and infrastructure needed to further enhance its capabilities and continue delivering exceptional services. 


While Oracle Drives and Automation initially made its mark by supplying and installing inverter drives, the company has continued to diversify its offerings in response to the changing landscape of automation. A notable development has been the introduction of calibration services for instruments, a testament to the company's adaptability and forward-thinking approach. Furthermore, the decision to build panels in-house further underscores Oracle Drives and Automation's dedication to providing comprehensive solutions tailored to the unique requirements of its clients. 


Looking ahead, Oracle Drives and Automation is poised to build on its legacy of innovation and customer-centric approach. With a firm commitment to staying at the forefront of technological advancements, the company remains dedicated to empowering automation engineers with the tools and resources they need to thrive in an ever-evolving industry.

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