Engine Starting News

The story of how IPU saved Christmas…

Everyone at IPU hopes that Santa brings you all the presents you want on Christmas morning. We know he’ll be out on his sleigh through the wee, small hours delivering presents all around the world. If it hadn’t been for IPU, it might have been very different… Shoddy maintenance by his elves (always downing tools and moaning about elf & safety – sorry), meant that his facilities at the North Pole were falling apart. This is when IPU stepped in: The Fuel Conditioning team installed a polishing unit to stop cold diesel clogging the sleigh’s engine (the reindeer quit in 2010, complaining that Christmas was only meant to be twelve days long). The Engine Starting team fitted…

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Vacancy: Panel Wirer Fitter and Mechanical Fitter

Job description Area of direct responsibility: As an IPU panel wirer, your responsibility will be to competently carry out a range of electrical engineering duties on control panels and units on time and to high standards. Mechanical capabilities will also be required on time and to high standards. Read on for the full job description and if you think you have what we’re looking for, email your CV to hr.recruitment@ipu.co.uk to apply!   Key responsibilities: To select and mount electrical components To wire electrical components To undertake electrical fault diagnosis To carry out electrical testing and inspection To carry out refurbishment if required To complete required job…

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A simpler way to order from IPU

Earlier this year, IPU launched a desktop webshop and mobile app. It’s available 24/7, every day of the year, to all of your team. You don’t have to wait for opening hours. You don’t have to speak to the one person who understands your account. You don’t need to wait for the product expert on the parts you’re ordering. Want access? Email melissa.payne@ipu.co.uk and get your log-in details today. Scan this QR on your phone or tablet to head straight to download our app or visit & bookmark our desktop webshop here.   Why use the IPU webshop & mobile app? Place orders 24/7. Search and browse products using filters. See your specific account pricing – no need to…

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Charity Challenge: 66 miles in 33 hours

  Our very own Tristan Philpotts (Fuel and Environmental Manager) and Jacob Briley (Service Engineer) are attempting to walk 66 miles in just 33 hours in aid of Cancer Research. Doing loops in the Peak District over the first weekend of December, they’re doing this challenge for a very special reason. Here’s what Tristan and Jacob had to say:   Where did the idea for the challenge come from? [Tristan] It all started as a random thought in my head. Encourage by Jacob, we wanted a challenge that would push us both mentally and physically. By doing large loops, always crossing past a camp site, we wanted to encourage as many people as possible from IPU to join in. Anyone…

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IPU shortlisted for 2 Black Country Chamber Awards

Once again, IPU is thrilled to announce we have been shortlisted in two categories in the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards. The awards this year will celebrate those businesses and leaders who have faced tremendous adversity in recent months but have shown amazing resilience and ingenuity and achieved astonishing turnaround results during the pandemic. We entered Service Business of the Year because of our amazing on-site team, working day in, day out and going above and beyond for our customers. We have taken the time given to us due to COVID to develop and expand our service offering. We really think we demonstrate the resilience, agility and response to the challenges of the last…

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IPU at the AMPS Awards (Warning: Extreme glamour inside)

IPU attended the AMPS Awards of Excellence evening on Wednesday 6th October to celebrate our wonderful industry. Held at the Park Plaza in London, it was an evening packed with networking and catching up with friends that we’ve been unable to see during these strange COVID times. We were very proud to be shortlisted for two awards during the evening: AMPS Member Company of the Year Exporter of the Year Huge thanks to AMPS for a fantastic evening, and we can’t wait for next year!

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IPU’s Webshop and Mobile App is HERE!

IPU’S WEBSHOP AND MOBILE APP HAS NOW LAUNCHED! Want access? Email melissa.payne@ipu.co.uk to get your log-in details today! Scan this QR on your phone or tablet to head straight to download our app or visit our desktop webshop here.   Why use the IPU webshop & mobile app? Place orders 24/7 Search and browse products See your specific account pricing Build personalised shopping lists Exclusive shipping rates View up-to-date stock levels     Don’t want to purchase through the app? Don’t turn your back on the webshop for good – simply log in and use it as your most up-to-date price list and stock check! But don’t worry, our lovely Internal Sales…

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Mike Benzies joins IPU’s Board of Directors

IPU Group Ltd are delighted to announce that Mike Benzies has joined the Board of Directors as Business Development Director. Mike has been with IPU for over 3 years and has been the driving force behind the success of our Fuel Polishing hardware product range and on-site fuel cleaning business. Managing Director, Louise Hazel, said of the appointment, “This is a significant appointment for IPU as it clearly marks our commitment to growth, development and innovation with Mike at the forefront of these activities in his role of Business Development Director”. “Mike has a tremendous amount of passion and energy for what he does with a huge dedication to innovation and listening to our…

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