Media Partners

Drives & Controls is widely regarded as the leading UK publication in the motion control and automation market. For more than 30 years, Drives & Controls has been the magazine that readers turn to for news and information on the worlds of motion control, automation and mechanical power transmission. We also provide comprehensive coverage of allied subjects such as machine safety, industrial communications, fluid power and sensors.

Smart Futures is a new online portal and social media information resource. It will aim to provide readers with an appetite for smart technologies across ALL sectors including manufacturing, medical, building, agriculture, energy, security, transport and materials, an opportunity to learn and stay up to date through an immersive and interactive experience, while offering organisations operating in these industries with a fantastic and disruptive editorial and marketing channel.
The Smart Futures portal will focus on being an information resource centre that is able to communicate with visitors on a range of digitalisation topics, through interaction via the web, social media, and mobile.

Throughout PWE’s 40 years of publishing it has always being at the forefront of reporting the latest cutting-edge technology from around the globe and real-life application stories, in-depth technology insights, special supplements, education & guidance, live events, and more recently digital broadcasts. The editorial programme also reflects the wide variety of topics and interests of its readership, ranging from: Pumps & Valves, Boilers, Burners & Controls, Compressed Air, to Handling, Storage & Logistics, Premises & Facilities Management, and Health & Safety.
At the heart of PWE is our maintenance heritage reflected in our regular monthly feature – Maintenance Matters – which examines all aspects of industrial maintenance, including the
onset of industrial digitalisation and integrated maintenance strategies, such as condition monitoring (CM) systems, which are integral to the future success of UK manufacturing.

Hydraulics & Pneumatics is the UK’s only niche magazine for fluid power buyers and users within industrial and mobile sectors such as manufacturing, engineering, construction and transport.
The journal offers comprehensive updates on current developments concerning fluid power/motion control and related computerised technologies through the latest news, technical articles, topical opinion, in-depth interviews, new products and informative end user-focused application stories.

DFA Manufacturing Media is an industrial publisher and event organiser deeply rooted in the UK’s industrial, manufacturing and design engineering industries. Established for over 20 years DFA Manufacturing Media has carved out a path of editorial independence, producing sector leading and highly respected journals such as Drives & ControlsPlant & Works EngineeringHydraulics & Pneumatics and the UK’s first online portal dedicated to digitalisation Smart futures.