New Napier Commercial and Engineering Office

By: Power Electronics  05-Apr-2012
Keywords: Variable Speed Drives, Power Electronics, Speed Drives

To accommodate continued growth, a new office has been opened in Onekawa, Napier.

The office will further enhance Power Electronics NZ’s commercial offer, providing additional space for service / loan equipment, finished goods, spare parts and customer training.

The new facility is also the main Engineering Centre for Power Electronics New Zealand. The main product service facility remains at the Christchurch Head Office.

Andy Buckley, Engineering Manager, explains. “We provide a high level of engineering support to our customers, including drive systems design, interfacing, serial communications configuration, harmonics calculations and field trouble shooting support. Our new base is a clean, bright and modern facility and one that we are pleased to be operating from”. He continues..“Over the years we have played an integral role in the specification and development of the Power Electronics products that are on the market today. An example of this is our involvement in a number of the SD700 drive series serial communications interfaces, where we have worked closely with offshore R&D engineers and have carried out the debugging and the field testing. We have also had a major involvement in the development and testing of the specialised pumping application macros that are offered on the V5 soft starters and SD700 variable speed drives as standard”.

Richard Scrivener, Sales Manager, concludes.. “For a young company, we have maintained a steady and significant growth rate since the company’s inception some seven and a half years ago. Many of our customers comment on the similarity between Power Electronics NZ and the now closed PDL Electronics operations. I guess that this is not a surprise, given that 80% of our staff formerly worked at PDL – why change a successful formula?”

Unit 2, 105 Ford Rd
Ford Road Business Park
Napier, 4110
Office Phone: 06 845 9076
Office Fax: 06 845 9046
Richard Scrivener Mobile: 027 387 0000
Andy Buckley Mobile: 027 248 9682

Keywords: Power Electronics, Speed Drives, Variable Speed Drives

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