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IPU Engineers complete BFPA / CETOP qualification

IPU prides itself on engineering quality and expertise. As a company we are committed to training our engineers for the benefit of our team and our customers. As part of this commitment two IPU engineers from our Starting Division have undertaking their BFPA/CETOP Level 1 Hydraulics Competence qualifications. James Hughes and Paul Smith completed the 3 day Stage 1 Hydraulics Course at the National Fluid Power Centre (NFPC) in Worksop. The course is designed to teach engineers who work in the…

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Tower Bridge - London

Warning of UK power shortages – are you safe from DRUPS failure?

Mayor of London warns PM of electricity shortages in the near future Boris Johnson, Mayor of London used the Sunday Times to warn that the lights in London could be dimmed or go out altogether because of a failure to invest in Britain’s energy infrastructure. With existing power stations already under pressure, demand is expected to double in the next 35 years. The energy watchdog Ofgem has also warned that maximum generating capacity could be just 2% above peak demand next year. It is…

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Diesel Storage Tanks

IPU and IFT to set the standard for diesel performance

IFT and IPU’s new partnership improves the fuel performance in diesel engines. IPU Group‘s Fuel Conditioning Division is pleased to announce the launch of a strategic partnership with International Fuel Technology (IFT), the leading developer of enhanced fuel additives. The partnership will combine IFT’s flagship product, ADV+, with IPU’s fuel conditioning expertise to improve fuel performance in diesel engines.   Improve economy by up to 6% ADV+ is a tried and tested fuel…

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Offshore servicing from IPU and SCI's Exceed service

IPU and SCI set new benchmark in offshore servicing

SCI and IPU’s new partnership raises the standard for offshore servicing of black-start engine starting systems. Survival Craft Inspectorate (SCI) has supplied, inspected and maintained marine safety equipment to the oil and gas industry for over 20 years. In partnership with IPU, a leading manufacturer of engine starting solutions for critical applications, SCI is extending its offshore servicing capabilities to starting systems and introducing a new approach to servicing and…

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IPU Group HQ Cygnus Way West Bromwich

IPU’s new premises to support business expansion to 30 million

IPU Group has announced plans to increase its workforce by over 40% after acquiring a new global headquarters in West Bromwich. The 55,000 sq ft premises in Cygnus Way will support the company’s ambitious business expansion plans by bringing its sales, management, manufacturing, storage and distribution functions under a single roof. “This location could have been custom-built for IPU,” says IPU’s Managing Director, Robert Beebee. “We will be able to make dramatic improvements to…

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OilAlert sensor in IPU Mini

IPU Mini triumphant at Donington

The May 5-7th Historic Festival at Donington marked the IPU/Beebee Mini’s first event of the season. To improve reliability and to reduce running costs an IPU OilAlert sensor has been fitted with an in-car display to warn either Robert or Josh of potential engine problems. If you zoom into the photo on this page you can see the sensor at the front left (as we look at it) of the engine bay. Two races were entered against the usual array of Ford Mustangs, Lotus Cortinas and BMWs. The…

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Meet us at OTC 2014

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), being held in Houston, Texas 5-8th May, is the big exhibition for offshore oil & gas exploration, drilling and production.  Attracting over 80000 visitors from around the globe, it’s a ‘must see’ event for all those interested in the latest developments on offshore technology. IPU will be exhibiting at the 2014 event where we’ll be keen to talk to prospective customers about our range on non-electric, secondary start systems.

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Constant Improvement in IPU Engine Starting

Constant Improvement in IPU Engine Starting

To better support ever increasing customer expectations and to bring further efficiencies to the design and manufacturing processes IPU Group has introduced the latest CAD software together with CFD and FEA capability, which will ensure IPU Group’s leadership position is maintained and strengthened. Working closely with both the IPU Group customers and the supply chain, the starting division embraces continuous improvements in the design and manufacturing environment. Jonathan Nowill, Group…

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STOR filling the gap

The debate surrounding STOR is gaining momentum but while the combatants trade blows about the ‘best solution’, STOR is already filling the UK power deficit.

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