Busy workshop at the moment with the manufacture of 4 x bespoke Hydraulic Power units for Steam Turbine Bypass control with triple redundancy. A further 8 x Accumulator Stations for fail operation and 24 x start-up valve actuator units.
Our new Sales & Marketing Manager based in India has spent the last two weeks with us in Silsden undergoing Product training and meeting the team. With the increasing business coming out of India we are hopeful that Sagar will be a positive contribution to our growth as a Global leader within the Hydraulics industry.
We are now a rated supplier on the CIPS Sustainability Index
Trying to handle overseas markets from the UK has many drawbacks, it is far better to have someone in country, according to Chris Woodhead – Director of Advanced Actuators Limited.
India has all the sectors that use our actuators from mining to power, water, oil & gas and all are growing markets.
To give our customers a better service from sales to the aftermarket we are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Sagar Sethumadhavan as our Manager of Sales and Marketing.
Based in Chennai, Sagar brings a wealth of experience with him having worked for over 8 years including IMI CCI & Xomox Sanmar – Pacific Valves, where he looked after critical service control valves & Isolation valves for Power and Oil & Gas industries including Turbine Bypass systems, BFP RC valves, PRDS Systems and Boiler startup control systems etc.
His customers include BHEL Trichy, BHEL Chennai, BHEL Hyderabad, Tata Projects Ltd, Toshiba JSW, Doosan India, TPSC India, BGR Energy.. etc
With Sagar’s understanding and contacts in the Indian market and our range of actuators and systems we have a winning combination according to Chris.
We have just successfully completed the transition of our Quality Management System from the old ISO 9001:2008 to the new ISO 9001:2015 standard. Click on the picture below to download a copy.
Chinese trade specialist Matthew Grandage, the China affairs associate at Chamber International, explains why businesses in the North of England should look east…
Advanced Actuators have risen to this challenge, and now sell more and more of their high-spec engineering products to the Far East, where they are needed for safety-critical applications in power stations, water-treatment plant and other process industries. Managing Director Chris Woodhead explained, “We’ve got to go to places like China, because that’s where the growth is. And customers there have this mind-set – that they can trust British and European companies to make products that will not let them down”. Chamber International is proud to work with export champions like Advanced Actuators, helping them meet the tough demands of new overseas markets.
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We recently had a visit by the members of the Keighley Association of Engineers. First formed in 1900 the group represents all fields of engineering and offers the opportunity for engineers to share knowledge, experiences and opinions with other like-minded individuals through its social functions.
Click on the picture left to read all about it on the Telegraph & Argus news website.
To read more about the Keighley Association of Engineers click here.
Ready for export packing we have the first batch of a number of Self Contained Electro-Hydraulic Actuator units for Valve Control in China.