P&B is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Crawford as Sales Manager and Andy Montague  as Tendering Manager at its Switchgear division.

P&B Switchgear Grows

Paul Crawford (left), Andy Montague (right)

Building on a successful career in Sales and Business Development in the electrical engineering industry, Paul’s work with P&B will focus particularly on the company’s growing demand for MV Retrofit Circuit Breakers.On his appointment at P&B, Paul said “Working with the P&B Switchgear team is like a breath of fresh air. It’s clear to me that the engineers are always keen to find the best solutions for their customers’ requirements.”

As an experienced Tendering Manager, Andy will be responsible for compiling and submitting quotes on a range of P&B’s LV and MV legacy switchgear with a bias on MV for refurbishment, retrofits and maintenance/servicing.  On joining P&B Andy said  “I am glad to be joining the team here at P&B and furthering my career in MV legacy switchgear with new challenges and solutions. It is particularly exciting to join the company just as it is pushing its boundaries and growth.”

For its retrofit Switchgear, P&B has carried out typed testing on a full range of products, using vacuum breakers, including:

In addition, these have also been assessed for conformity by the Energy Network Association.

If you are currently operating with old legacy oil fill or air break circuit breakers and are looking to extend the life of your MV Switchgear by up to 30 years – please contact Paul to discuss your requirements – he will be delighted to help!

Paul Crawford  Tel: 07736 451 644   Email: paul.crawford@pbsigroup.com




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