Power Plant Services, headquartered in South Kirkby, also has facilities in Runcorn, Bristol and London. The company, which employs 40 staff, carries out all aspects of diesel and gas generator activities, including sales, hire, repair, installation and servicing. It also operates strong businesses in generator spare parts and the servicing and replacement of fire pump equipment.
Yorpower’s managing director Guy Phoenix said: ‘We are obviously delighted to complete this acquisition. PPS is an excellent company with a strong reputation for customer service. The company’s resource base, most notably in engineering, is substantial and will make Yorpower a much stronger company. The combined business is now a formidable national presence in all aspects of generator supply and after-market support. Coupled with our growing export business, we are looking to the future with great anticipation.’
Yorpower Manufacturing is a leading supplier of power generation equipment to plants in over 50 countries, with a third its annual turnover coming from overseas sales.