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AMP Power Protection partner with Westbury for Royal Navy Project

Updated on Wednesday 9 December 2020, 11:15 AM

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AMP Power Protection have partnered with Westbury Control Systems to provide BAE Systems with Naval UPS / Critical Power Protection Systems for Royal Navy ships.

The partnership see’s AMP providing full design, Project Management, inspection, testing and delivery of the Naval UPS solution – whilst Westbury will handle the manufacturing and assembly of the systems.

Westbury manufacture control panels and engineer control systems for leading OEM machine builders across many industrial applications. Trusted for over 20 years, Westbury has earned an excellent reputation for being a highly capable, reliable and dependable UK manufacturing and engineering company. As well as working with AMP, they are also handling a contract with Rolls Royce to supply the Royal Navy with control panels.

Overall, the partnership will see the delivery of 128 Naval UPS systems to BAE Systems for Royal Navy ships.

AMP Power Protection CEO, Andy Parfitt, said:

“This has been a very challenging project for AMP. We took over the existing design (from Harland Simon UPS) in March 2020. We built 3 x prototypes, undertook extensive external type testing and passed gaining certification in shock, environmental, safety & marine Standards. I am enormously proud of our achievement and all AMP staff – and the team at Westbury – have given massive support and commitment during this difficult Covid period.”

Westbury Managing Director, Glynn Westbury added:

“Having gained valuable experience over several years from working in the defence sector, we felt confident that Westbury would be able to offer AMP the right response. We knew that standards of workmanship needed to be extremely high, and I’m pleased to report that our panel builders worked hard to deliver a high quality output for AMP. We look forward to a long-lasting relationship.”

For more information about this project and other Westbury control panel manufacturing case studies please contact sales@westbury-uk.com  or visit the website: www.westbury-uk.com

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