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Industrial Air Power wins service contract in Plymouth

Industrial Air Power is pleased to announce that they have successfully won a service contract from a rival compressed air distributor

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Industrial Air Power South West based in Plymouth attended an urgent breakdown for a large coach company in the Devon area

The customer, based in Devon, called Air Power Service Centre in Plymouth to report that their air compressor had developed a fault, which could delay vital scheduled maintenance work on the coaches and mini buses unless urgent action was taken.

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Industrial Air Power South West based in Plymouth attended an urgent breakdown for a drinks manufacturer who produces one of the UKs most distinguished brands of Gin in Plymouth

Air Power South West was able to provide the customer with same day service by deploying one of their local compressor service engineers to attend site in Plymouth.

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Air Power South West undertake emergency breakdowns at timber company in Lostwithiel Cornwall

 Air Power South West undertake emergency breakdowns at timber company in Lostwithiel, Cornwall.

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Industrial Air Power South West awarded Atlas Copco air compressor by PEG precision engineering company in Plymton Devon

Industrial Air Power South West awarded Atlas Copco air compressor by PEG precision engineering company in Plymton Devon

Industrial Air Power South West recently supplied and installed a new Atlas Copco rotary screw air compressor, air receiver and air filtration equipment to a local precision engineering company P.E.G  in Plympton, Plymouth.

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Industrial Air Power South West installs new Atlas Copco Air Compressors to keep water plants in Devon and Cornwall operating 24 7

Industrial Air Power South West installs new Atlas Copco Air Compressors to keep water plants in Devon and Cornwall operating 24 7

Industrial Air Power South West recently supplied and installed two new model G11FF Atlas Copco Rotary Screw air compressors at a major water supplier’s maintenance repair centres in Devon and Cornwall.

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Compressed Air Upgrade for Relay Engineering

Compressed Air Upgrade for Relay Engineering

Industrial Airpower South West, Atlas Copco’s exclusive compressor distributor based in Plymouth Devon, recently carried out a complete upgrade of Relay Engineering’s compressed air system in Plymouth Dockyards.

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Air Power South West comes to the aid of Exeter Police

Air Power South West comes to the aid of Exeter Police

Industrial Air Power South West responded to an urgent call from the Exeter police force who had an emergency compressor breakdown at the Devon and Cornwall Police vehicle maintenance depot in Exeter

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Industrial Air Power South West supplied and installed a new Atlas Copco air compressor to a local agricultural dealer in Cornwall

Industrial Air Power South West supplied and installed a new Atlas Copco air compressor to a local agricultural dealer in Cornwall

Air Power South West, based in Plymouth, Atlas Copco’s exclusive compressor distributor for Devon and Cornwall, recently installed an Atlas Copco GA5EP-10P-200 rotary screw, receiver mounted air compressor at an agricultural company’s Cornish premises

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Industrial Air Power Plymouth supply and install new Atlas Copco air compressor equipment for Exmouth company

Industrial Air Power Plymouth supply and install new Atlas Copco air compressor equipment for Exmouth company

Industrial Airpower South West, based in Plymouth, recently supplied and installed two new Atlas Copco air compressor dryers and Atlas Copco filtration systems for a bodywork repair centre in Exmouth, Devon.

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Air Power South West expand sales and service facilities in Devon and Cornwall

Air Power South West, who were recently appointed a Class 1 distributor for Atlas Copco, an international manufacturer of reciprocating and screw air compressors,vacuum pumps and pneumatic tools, are pleased to announce the further expansion of their sales and service facilities in the West of England.

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Industrial Air Power achieves Acclaim Accreditation from Constructionline

Industrial Air Power achieves Acclaim Accreditation from Constructionline

Industrial Air Power has achieved Acclaim Accreditation as a result of their recent Gold level upgrade from Constructionline

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Industrial Air Power attain Level 3 membership of Constructionline

Industrial Air Power attain Level 3 membership of Constructionline

Industrial Air Power is pleased to announce that it has improved its membership rating of Constructionline from level 2 (silver) to level 3 (gold).

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Industrial Air Power Ltd make ground breaking progress in meeting water board requirements to regulatory compliance works at major dockyards

Industrial Air Power Ltd make ground breaking progress in meeting water board requirements to regulatory compliance works at major dockyards

Industrial Air Power South West have recently expanded their pipe work services facility, to include the installation of fixed break tanks and dedicated water distribution systems to dockside outlet connections in order to provide water supplies to ships.

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Industrial Air Power celebrates 10 years of BCAS memebership

Industrial Air Power celebrates 10 years of BCAS memebership

Industrial Air Power are proud to announce that they have been members of the British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) for more than 10 years.

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IAP announce health and safety renewal

IAP announce health and safety renewal

Industrial Air Power are pleased to confirm successful renewal of the Avetta health and safety vetting process

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Air leaks cost thousands of pounds in wasted energy

Generating large volumes of compressed air can be expensive. Leaking airlines, worn air hoses, couplings and faulty fittings often result in huge amounts of wasted air and electricity

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Safety First at IAP

Safety First at IAP

Industrial Air Power is proud to announce that this year to date there have been zero incidents or accidents in the company with over 8000 service man hours worked.

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British Ceramic Tile Ltd of Newton Abbott renews Contract Air agreement with Air Power South West for further five years

BCT have recently entered into a new five-year agreement with the company. As part of the new agreement, IAP is upgrading some of the air compressors and desiccant dryers to meet future demand. Keep reading

Industrial Air Power Limited joins Construction Line

Industrial Air Power Ltd has joined the ’Construction Line’ supply chain monitoring service Keep reading
Industrial Air Power announce a major business expansion in the South West of England

Industrial Air Power announce a major business expansion in the South West of England

Industrial Air Power has been appointed an official distributor for Atlas Copco Compressor Division for the Counties of Devon & Cornwall. The full Atlas Copco product range will be available now from Industrial Air Power South West.

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Denholm Oilfield Services Announces Key Acquisition

Denholm Oilfield Services Announces Key Acquisition

Denholm Oilfield Services group has announced the acquisition of Industrial Air Power Limited (IAP), a specialist in the supply, service, repair and installation of industrial compressed air plant and ancillary equipment for more than 30 years.

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Air Compressor Company Involved in Eco Project that Protects the Environment and Benefits Injured Soldiers

Air Compressor Company Involved in Eco Project that Protects the Environment and Benefits Injured Soldiers

In 2007 the South West Devon Waste Partnership was formed, which consisted of Plymouth City Council, Torbay Council and Devon County Council. Their objective was to explore methods of diverting household waste in South West Devon from landfill. The chosen technology was to be thermal treatment to convert energy stored in non-recyclable waste into useable energy in the form of electricity and steam for heating in the most economic, efficient and eco-friendly manner.

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NATS join the JOSCAR System

NATS join the JOSCAR System

Hellios and Industrial Air Power, as a member of the JOSCAR Supplier Accreditation Scheme welcome ‘NATS, The National Air Traffic Service ’ as a buyer member, 

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Safecontractor Accreditation

Safecontractor Accreditation

Local business Industrial Air Power Limited has been awarded accreditation from Safecontractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety.

Safecontractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors. 

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Centrax Contract Air Customer Testimonial

Centrax Contract Air Customer Testimonial

Industrial Air Power Ltd.’s flexible “Contract Air” policy has given Centrax Ltd peace of mind with its “Total Care” package for the last three years. We now have a correctly sized compressed air system comprising of an energy efficient compressor package inclusive of refrigerant air dryers and filtration with spare capacity. Pressure control is achieved over a varying demand pattern by the use of an Energair compressor management system. Fixed monthly premiums spread all costs associated with servicing, breakdowns and the replacement of capital equipment with the reassurance that air generation costs are kept to a minimum.

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Bridgend Ford Customer Testimonial

Bridgend Ford Customer Testimonial

"We would like to confirm our appreciation of the seamless support Air Power has provide over recent months. Your quick response to emergency call outs at the Ford Bridgend Engine Plant has been well received, along with a very professional attitude offering technical assistance".

 

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Compressed Air Leak Detection Survey

Compressed Air Leak Detection Survey

 Generating large volumes of compressed air can be expensive and requires a large amount of energy. Leaking air lines, hoses and couplings are simply put, sources of energy waste. Due to incorrectly fitted and out dated pipework the majority of companies have a leakage rate of more than 20%. Apart from being entirely unnecessary leaking pipework is expensive and contributes to your CO2 emissions. With a leakage management programme through a leakage detection survey it is entirely possible to achieve a leakage rate of less than 5%.

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Southampton University Compressed Air System Project

Southampton University Compressed Air System Project

We were recently commissioned to design and install a compressed air system capable of delivering 5kg/sec of compressed air for 1 minute every hour to an avionics research department at Southampton University. This is the equivalent of 10,000 cubic feet per minute when expressed as a volumetric flow rate and is the equivalent of some 2000kW of compressor power!

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Continually Improving Our Customer Service

Continually Improving Our Customer Service

A number of employees at Industrial Air Power have recently been awarded their individual National Vocational Qualifications, to help maintain their personal development and to ensure Industrial Air Power continue to provide market leading customer service. Industrial Air Power have been pleased to support and encourage all staff to participate in any additional training that’s required to ensure the high levels of customer service have been maintained.     

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Bridgend Site Expansion and New Plant Manager

Industrial Air Power Ltd has recently acquired an additional premise adjacent to the Bridgend headquarters, comprising of a 1200 sq ft storage facility and a 1/3rd of an acre site. The new facility will allow for storage and service of a continually increasing used compressor stock and provide more workshop space to enable Industrial Air Power to continue expanding our Service, Hire and Contract Air activities.

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IAP Supplies new Vacumn Bowser Units to Royal Dockyard

During Sept 2007 Babcock Marine Energy Manager and Industrial Air Power Ltd, discussed the use of Jetvac units used at Devonport for cleaning out waste liquids onboard ships.

Devonport’s concern was the method used to create vacuum to the unit was a venturi fed by compressed air.

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Contract Air new from Industrial Air Power

Industrial Air Power is pleased to announce the introduction of CONTRACT AIR, which is a unique service designed to fulfil the needs of compressed air users who prefer not to invest large amounts of capital in expensive compressor plant and ancillary service.

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Bridgend Site Upgrade

Industrial Air Power Ltd are currently developing the land at the rear of our existing Bridgend Facility in order to build an additional 1,500 sq ft office facility with car parking and storage space.

When the new office facility is complete it will enable us to carry out further modification work to the existing building, to include new doors and cladding to the exterior and a link to the new office block.

The existing building wil be converted to workshop and storage space enabling Industrial Air Power to continue expanding our service, hire and contract air activities.

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IAP GKN Project

IAP GKN Project

Industrial Air Power supplies new vacuum and compressed air systems to run the GKN A350 Spar Manufacturing production facility in Bristol. The site will produce composite parts for the Airbus A350 aircraft.

GKN Aerospace is a First Tier supplier to the global aviation industry, working on every major fixed and rotary-wing aerospace platform. A leader in composite and metallic technologies, their business is equally focused on military and civil markets.

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New Vortex Grinder

Ingersoll Rand, a global leader in automotive and industrial tools and equipment, has launched the new Vortex VT22 turbine angle grinder.

The Vortex VT22 turbine grinder is a 125mm angle grinder – its 2.2 kW turbine motor makes it the most powerful 125mm air angle grinder available on the market today. The Vortex VT22 turbine grinder has a rich list of features – including a class leading spindle offset of only 22.5mm enabling it to achieve a depth of cut of up to 40mm.

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Expansion of Service Department Completed

Industrial Air Power complete re-structuring of the service department within the existing Bridgend facility and at new offices and workshop premises at Plymouth. With an increasing customer base and recent unprecedented growth in service related business, the service department underwent a program of expansion.

The aim of the program, is to ensure that the way existing and new customers are cared for can be maintained at the level that Industrial Air Power and their customers expect

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Overhaul of Leaking Pipework Saves A and P Falmouth Docks 50K PA

Overhaul of Leaking Pipework Saves A and P Falmouth Docks 50K PA

As you may be aware the Energy 09 Team and the Maintenance Department have recently undertaken a major project to overhaul our compressed air system.

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