A Claim to Fame from Inside Wilson Power Solutions
Amidst the ‘nine to five’ routine, it’s easy to become absorbed by work-related issues, conversations and topical agendas. However, it’s often refreshing to take a step back and engage in something something truly interesting and inspiring, once in a while.
By working in close proximity with our staff, and taking the time to make conversation, we learn all about their hidden skill and talents. Take Purchasing Stores Manager, Paul Ewart’s story, for example.
Paul began his working life as an Apprentice Coach Builder, constructing everything from ice cream vans to horseboxes. Such passion for construction and restoration has lead to Paul tinkering with many projects, over the years.
Unsurprisingly, the stand out memory for Paul was the 12 seater Charabanc build. Using a T Ford chassis from 1924, imported all the way from France, Paul and his old Foreman, (now godfather to his daughter Sophie), spent a few years constructing the Ash timber frame, before its completion in November 1983.
From here, the vehicle was delivered to its owner in West Yorkshire before being loaned out to TV, making its big screen debut in ‘A woman of Substance’, in 1984.
Great work, Paul!
A Miracle on Argyll Street
Let’s face it, our distribution transformers aren’t the most agile or manoeuvrable; they’re big, heavy and stubborn. During an install, they’re often the main cause of a site manager’s headache, even in the most sparse environments, never mind a compact basement. That’s why this particular project deserves some special recognition. Imagine transporting an 8 […]
Introducing the Wilson e3 – The Uk’s first ultra low loss amorphous transformer
Having pioneered super low loss amorphous transformers in the UK through the innovation of the Wilson e2, we at Wilson Power Solutions (WPS) have been working tenaciously to bring you a next generation amorphous transformer. The Wilson e3 boasts even bigger savings, by minimising energy wastage and maximising performance. Staying ahead of the curve […]
NHS – reducing emissions, saving energy & money
Our National Health Service is continuing to face immense pressure from the public, politicians and the threat of privatisation. Despite this, nobody will be feeling the pressure more so than the dedicated team of doctors and nurses catering for sick patients. It’s often quite easy to forget the level of commitment show by these […]