Additionally, Unidrive M's high performance allows manufacturers to improve their machine throughput via advanced motor control. Control Techniques has developed a high bandwidth motor control algorithm for Unidrive M and, combined with the latest microprocessor technology, the result is extreme stability and high performance in all applications."The large installed base of its drives demonstrates Control Techniques' technical capability and rich expertise in the segment," added Narayanaswamy. "In addition to a customer-focused approach, key strategies, such as an elaborate service portfolio providing general maintenance, repairs and replacements, and round-the-clock customer support have been the other success factors for the company." With technology development and investments in the manufacturing automation sector expected to increase in Europe as the economy improves, Control Techniques' strategy of creating a family of drives each tailored to meet specific needs in the manufacturing sector is likely to provide the company with immense potential to expand its customer base. End-users and machine builders will choose the best available solution for the desired applications, without paying premiums on unnecessary features which do not suit their requirements. Based on the aforementioned criteria, Frost & Sullivan selects Control Techniques as the recipient of the 2013 Product Line Strategy Award in the electric drives market for manufacturing automation. Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that has developed a comprehensive product line that caters to the breadth of the market it serves. The award recognizes the extent to which the product line meets customer base demands, the overall impact it has in terms of customer value as well as increased market share. Frost & Sullivan's Best Practices Awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research in order to identify best practices in the industry.