P&B Makes Manufacturing Connections in Manchester

The P&B team was pleased to welcome a delegation of visitors to its headquarters in Manchester this week with a Manufacturing Connect event organised in collaboration with – the manufacturers’ organisation EEF.

Managing Director, Phil York presented delegates with an overview of how P&B’s technologies work and the value that they bring to its customers. Delegates were also able to learn about the company’s long and impressive journey over recent decades through investment and growth.

A tour of P&B’s production facility enabled the visitors to find out more about its fabrication of new and retrofit Medium  Voltage Switchgear. They also learnt about P&B’s Protection Relays assembly process, including its rigorous testing procedures and in-house PCB production capabilities.Protection Relays assembly

Richard Halstead of EEF rounded up the event with an update on the state of UK manufacturing Switchgear fabricationincluding the latest news on the Brexit negotiations and its potential impact for manufacturers.


P&B Exhibits with GFF Power at OzWater18

P&B Exhibits with GFF Power at OzWater18


P&B recently exhibited some of our range of retrofit relays during 8th – 10th May at OzWater at the Brisbane Conference and Exhibition Centre in Queensland, Australia. During the 3 days we saw a large interest from visitors and other exhibitors in our range of retrofit relay solutions. Our hosts at the show were our Australian agents GFF Power.


PBSI Group announces the sale of P&B Weir Electrical

PBSI Group announces that it has sold its specialist earthing and safety equipment division, P&B Weir Electrical, to the French electrical business Novarc Group.

After a successful relationship of more than 26 years, P&B Weir Electrical, based in Corsham, Wiltshire, Weir ElectricalUK, has grown and prospered as part of the PBSI Group. The company is now a globally recognised supplier of portable earthing and safety equipment and recently achieved 100% Supplier Performance to Network Rail.

Under its new ownership at Novarc (www.novarc.com), the company and its 38employees will continue its design and manufacturing operations, and is committed to maintaining its industry leading quality standards for its customers in power transmission and distribution, rail and transportation.

PBSI Group continues to grow its Protection Relays and Switchgear operations from its headquarters in Manchester, UK.

Full details of P&B Weir Electrical’s product range can be found at: www.pbweir.com



P&B is a leading UK innovator of electrical protection, safety and control technologies.

Our specialist expertise and unrivalled experience is relied upon in heavy industries throughout the world to ensure the highest levels of safety and performance.