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Webinar: The impact of emissions legislation and your routes to compliance

Legislation is cracking down on emissions from diesel gensets. With nationwide implementation of Clean Air Zones and the new Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD), it is essential that your engines are compliant. We’re hosting an emissions webinar on Tuesday 6th November at 10:00am, which will cover: The latest legislation, including the MCPD and Clean Air Zones The types of emissions that will need to be reduced in order to comply The different solutions that are available to you…

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Gard warning about fuel contamination for emergency systems

We recently came across an article on Maritime Logistics Professional that echoed the same message IPU’s Fuel Conditioning division have been preaching for years: check your emergency fuel supplies. The article was originally written by Gard, the Norwegian risk management company. It starts “Imagine the following scenario: It is in the middle of winter in the north Atlantic, freezing cold with rough seas, when an emergency onboard a tanker requires the crew to abandon the ship. A lifeboat…

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IPU becomes the UK distributor for Enovation displays and controls

IPU is delighted to announce that we have been appointed the new distributor for Enovation Controls in the UK. This exciting new distributor agreement ensures that Enovation customers get the expertise and UK-based support that they need. IPU will add Enovation’s range of displays and ancillary products to our extensive product portfolio. The Enovation range includes intuitive PowerView displays and ‘red-box’ products that IPU are already extremely familiar with. These ‘red-box’…

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FOXAIR to distribute IPU air starting systems in Scotland

FOXAIR (a division of TDC Aberdeen Limited) have signed an agreement to distribute IPU Group’s air starter motors in Scotland. This will improve the supply and support of Jetstream starter motors in the region and promote the adoption of high-quality remanufactured Ingersoll-Rand and TDI motors.   FOXAIR has considerable experience delivering air starting solutions to the marine, oil & gas and industrial markets throughout Scotland. “We are delighted to support IPU and the…

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Hung-Yew Wong joins Hasilwan Group

We are delighted to announce that our representative for IPU Engine Starting in Asia, Hung-Yew Wong has been appointed as Executive Director of the Hasilwan Group. Hasilwan Group is a multi-national engineering and distribution business with offices in Singapore, Malaysia, and China. The new milestone will mark the beginning of the journey that provides a platform for both companies to achieve significant business growth for many years to come. HY and Hasilwan will be working closely with…

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Meet IPU at GPower China – 3rd to 5th May 2018

IPU are heading to China to exhibit our engine starting division at the 17th GPower Exhibition. GPower is a hub of international manufacturers, traders and professionals from around the world. Whilst at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, IPU will be exhibiting: Spring starters: A reliable, cost-effective way of providing manual starting for diesel engines up to 12 litres. They are simple to install and are ideally suited to harsh environments, including marine and offshore…

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Biggest single order in IPU Engine Starting history

March has been a non-stop month for IPU after we secured our largest single engine starting order in our 59 year history. IPU’s Engine Starting Division was awarded a bumper order for 14 hydraulic starting systems totaling £500,000. The order comprised of 14 6 x 50 litre hydraulic starting systems with solenoid and foot start valves for ExxonMobil in Malaysia. The project was completed in less than 3 months, despite the completion of 3 other Engine Starting projects taking place in the…

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IPU launches online purchasing

IPU has launched a new online shopping facility on its website, www.ipu.co.uk. The initial launch is limited to a selection of fuel filtration products: Racor 1000FH turbine filters and 2020-series elements Racor 900FH turbine filters and 2040-series elements Racor 500FG turbine filters and 2010-series elements Racor FBO filter housings and elements “We know our prices are very competitive and we know we attract a lot of traffic to our website. The challenge we faced was that visitors to…

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Latest updates to G59 regulation (effective 1st Feb 2018)

The Association of Manufacturers and suppliers of Power Systems and ancillary equipment (AMPS) has released information on the latest updates to the UK Grid Connection Requirements. This affects all Non-Type Tested Generating Plants from 50Kw and above commissioned after 31st January 2018. The Distribution Code Review Panel has advised of the publication of a revised Distribution Code (V29) and a revised Engineering Recommendation G59/3-3. These take effect for all new Non-Type Tested…

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Find the correct Parker Racor product for your engine

It can be difficult finding out which Racor product you need to fit your engine. IPU’s Parker Racor product selector takes the hassle and the hard work away. The product selector covers a wide range of OEMs, including: Atlas Copco Caterpillar DAF Iveco JCB MAN Scania Volvo Simply select your engine OEM and model and it will give you the correct filter. You can find the Racor cross reference table and product selector here. IPU are official distributors for Parker Racor, a global…

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