One of Europe’s leading value-added and industrial power solutions manufacturers, Powerstax, is consolidating its two business divisions into a single facility in Essex. In 2012 Powerstax acquired the ‘Drake’ brand of power conversion products and their manufacturing facility in Wickford, Essex. From Monday 8th May 2017 both product ranges will be sold, manufactured and supported from this facility.
Tim Worley, CEO of Powerstax, commented: “When we acquired Drake we knew that eventually all of our manufacturing and support would be best served by being located under one roof. We have now realised this objective and expect that the efficiencies of scale and combining our engineering and commercial teams will bring added benefits to our customers, ensuring we offer them the best possible service from a single location. The same sales and engineering personnel will continue to support customers via our normal channels”
Powerstax designs and manufactures an extensive range of standard, value-added and custom AC and DC power solutions for a broad range of fixed and mobile applications including hot-swap front-end AC/DC bulk power, DC/DC converter bricks and modules and programmable, modular, rack mounted power supplies.
Drake range of transformer rectifiers from Powerstax offers output currents to 5,000A and output power up to 1000kVA and beyond. Power solutions are available for harsh (marine, offshore, desert) and hazardous (Zone 1 and Zone 2) environments and can be oil, air or water cooled and can be sealed up to IP65 if the environment dictates with purge and pressure systems and heat exchangers incorporated if required
The main markets served by Powerstax include high-end industrial, defence, vehicle and transportation, defence and avionics, impressed current cathodic protection, water treatment, test, measurement and control and medical equipment.