Brook Crompton

HVH Industrial Solutions is an authorized distributor of Brook Crompton

Brook Crompton is a leading manufacturer of electric motors. Colonel Crompton, a pioneer in the development of DC motors, formed R.E.B. Crompton & Co in 1878, and Ernest Brook made his first AC motor in Huddersfield, the UK, in 1904, forming Brook Motors. The two companies came together in the late 1960s and formed Brook Crompton.

Brook Crompton electric motors are used in every industrial activity, including mining, water treatment, processing, and manufacturing, where they drive fans, pumps, compressors, and conveyors. Offerings include standard AC Motors (NEMA and IEC Metric in stock). 

Brook Crompton comprises many well-known names, including Brook Motors, Crompton Parkinson, Newman Electric, GEC Electrodrives, Bull Electric, Brook Hansen, Western Electric (WE Motors), and Hawker Siddeley Electric Motors.

At HVH, we work closely with the Brook Crompton engineering team to provide superior customer service and engineering support.

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Electric motors are an integral part of various industries such as manufacturing, transportation, and energy. Brook Crompton is a leading manufacturer of electric motors and offers a wide range of products that cater to various applications.

History of Brook Crompton

Brook Crompton, a globally recognized electric motor company, has a rich history dating back to the early 1900s. It all began when Ernest Brook created the first motor in Huddersfield, UK, in 1904, which led to the formation of Brook Motors. Around the same time, Colonel Crompton founded R.E.B. Crompton & Co in 1878. In the 1970s, the two organizations merged to form Brook Crompton, which later acquired several well-known UK electric motor manufacturers, such as Crompton Parkinson, Electrodrives (including AEI and English Electric), Newman, and Hawker Siddeley Electric Motors, further expanding its reach.

Today, Brook Crompton is headquartered in Huddersfield and offers an extensive stock of electric motors that can be easily customized to meet specific needs, backed by excellent technical support. With operations in North America, Asia Pacific, and Australia & New Zealand, Brook Crompton caters to a global customer base.

Brook Crompton Holdings Ltd, a publicly listed company based in Singapore, owns the Brook Crompton businesses. Its major shareholders, ATB and Wolong, are both significant electric motor manufacturers and strategic supply partners of Brook Crompton, enabling the company to provide a broad range of motor products.

Brook Crompton Products Offered

Brook Crompton offers a wide range of electric motors and related products to meet the diverse needs of its customers. Here are some of the products that the company offers:

AC Motors

Brook Crompton's AC motors are designed to provide high performance and efficiency. These motors are suitable for a wide range of applications such as compressors, pumps, and fans. The company offers a range of AC motors, including single-phase and three-phase motors.

Brake Motors

Brook Crompton's brake motors are designed to provide reliable braking performance. These motors are ideal for applications where safety is a top priority, such as lifts and hoists. The company offers both AC and DC brake motors.

Hazardous Area Motors

Brook Crompton's hazardous area motors are designed to operate in harsh environments where there is a risk of explosion. These motors are suitable for use in industries such as oil and gas, chemical, and pharmaceutical. The company offers a range of hazardous area motors, including flameproof and non-sparking motors.

High Voltage Motors

Brook Crompton's high-voltage motors are designed to provide high performance and reliability. These motors are suitable for use in applications such as pumps, compressors, and fans. The company offers a range of high-voltage motors, including three-phase and six-phase motors.

Inverter Duty Motors

Brook Crompton's inverter duty motors are designed to operate with variable-speed drives. These motors are suitable for use in applications such as conveyors, mixers, and extruders. The company offers a range of inverter-duty motors, including both AC and DC motors.

Impact on the Industry

Brook Crompton has had a significant impact on the electric motor industry. Their focus on quality and reliability has earned them a reputation as one of the leading motor manufacturers in the world. Their motors are used in a wide range of applications, from household appliances to industrial machinery.

In addition to its focus on quality and reliability, Brook Crompton is also committed to sustainability, as they have developed a range of energy-efficient motors that help their customers to reduce their carbon footprint and save money on energy bills.


Brook Crompton has a long and proud history of producing high-quality electric motors. From their humble beginnings as a small workshop in Huddersfield to their position as a global leader in the industry, Brook Crompton has always been committed to innovation, quality, and reliability. Today, their motors are used in a wide range of applications around the world, and they continue to develop new technologies to meet the changing needs of their customers