Powering Up: Yorkshire's Dale Power Solutions Are Expanding Once Again
Yorkshire's Dale Power Solutions are excited to announce we are expanding once again. We are pleased to announce our first acquisition of Swan Generators, our Cummins dealership agreement and new office space in the South.
April 17, 2014 (Newswire.com) - Founded in 1935 as a diesel generator manufacturer, Dale Power Solutions has since grown in tandem with British industry's increasing demand for electricity. Today it makes a number of different generators as well as Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) systems - energy control units that manage electrical loads and ensure a smooth transition between mains and generator power.
Dale Power has big plans for the future, and after a management buyout in 2012, the company established a sales office in Dubai to cover expansion in the Middle East. In 2013 it made The Sunday Times International Track 200 table for export as the 60th fastest growing export company in the UK.
Servicing is a growing part of the business and represents more than 25 per cent of Dale Power's Ј33 million turnover, which has risen by Ј13 million since 2011. It is our mission to become the UK's leading provider of service and maintenance.
To accommodate our rapid expansion Dale Power Solutions are excited to announce the relocation of its Southern office. The new facilities is located at Hemel Hempstead and will provide and deliver increased customer support, engineering, sales and services and will be the home base to 40 sales and service personnel.
Tim Wilkins, Chief Executive of Dale Power Solutions stated. "Dale Power Solutions are one of the largest, dedicated secure power providers in the UK, with over 100 service personnel. We are pleased to be further expanding our national network of facilities. The UK is one of our most important markets, and this expansion will help Dale Power Solutions in our mission to become the number one service & maintenance provider of standby power and power generation systems".
Dale Power Solutions office move follows a year of significant growth in which the company expanded its team to approaching 250 employees. The company moving towards its 80th birthday during which time it has gained vast experience in market sectors throughout the world. It has over 8000 UPS and Generators on service contracts in the UK the new Southern premises provides an even better solution to be more efficient in servicing its customer base and continuation of this growth.
The rest of our operations are growing, too, as part of Dale Power Solutions strategic growth plans, Dale is delighted to announce its Cummins Power Generation, Low KVA Dealership for the UK.
While operating from the head office in Scarborough and its southern facility in Hemel Hempstead, Dale now expands its offering with the sales and service of Cummins Low kVA generator sets from 8 - 550 kVA. This exciting expansion will enable Dale Power Solutions to provide a much wider range of diesel generators and will enable it to provide Cummins authorised servicing for the Cummins Low KVA range of generator sets to its customers.
The name Cummins is synonymous with performance and reliability and is one of the world's leading manufacturers of diesel generators. The Dealership with Cummins has provided our business with the opportunity to supply a fuller range of quality diesel generator sets, backed up by one of the largest global manufacturing operations.
This range of standard Cummins low kVA generators will complement our secure power projects; With the Dale generator portfolio now ranges between 8-3,300kVA. Dale Power Solutions can offer practical and innovative solutions for power generation needs from temporary, single-site power, to multi-megawatt power for regional grids.
We focus on delivering precisely what each client needs, when they need it. Also we can provide customised solutions to meet our customer's unique requirements and usage with the technical design and engineering capabilities we have built up over the years. Dale has installed and maintained diesel generators since 1935. We have placed more than 100,000 medium and large generators into service and have responded to thousands of outages. At Dale Power Solutions we pride ourselves that we execute projects to our customers' needs, on schedule and to budget.
In keeping with our mission to become the UK's leading provider of service and maintenance, Dale Power Solutions have successfully acquired the service, maintenance, spares and future new builds business of Swan Generators Limited. The acquisition was completed on 11th April 2014 and involved the transfer of Swan's maintenance contracts and service responsibilities to Dale Power Solutions Limited.
Swan Generators Ltd is a private company that has been established since 1986, the company has produced generating sets with the Swan brand name since that time. The Directors of Dale are pleased to have this opportunity to assimilate the business of a well-known company such as Swan into its portfolio. It is anticipated that the transfer will be seamless as the Directors of Swan will be helping with the changeover. During this period Swan Generators will continue to trade to run out their current product contracts and work in progress but will refer all new enquiries for product or service to Dale.
Denzil Lee, Dale's Chairman, said "Since the buyout the company has been restructured and implemented a number of new initiatives in terms of IT systems, salesforce and manufacturing. It is now in a position to efficiently assimilate new development opportunities provided by acquisition as well as its plans for organic growth. Swan is the first of an active programme of acquisition on which the company is embarking".