News articles from April 2018

30 Apr 2018

Powelectrics Metron Telemetry Is Being Used By IBM To Connect Sensors to IBM Cloud

Powelectrics have been working with ChrisGage, Digital Lead, for IBM Industrial Products to develop ‘connected sensor solutions’ for a number of condition monitoring applications. IBM are using Powelectrics award-winning Metron telemetry devices to connect sensors to their IBM Cloud, a sophisticated web-based ‘platform as a service’ (PaaS)

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25 Apr 2018

National Trust Uses Powelectrics Remote Monitoring to Improve Waste Collection

National Trust uses solar-powered Metron2 telemetry to connect level sensors on waste tanks to the cloud, reducing tanker collections and helping ensure that facilities are always available to visitors.

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23 Apr 2018

Powelectrics Telemetry Helps Adhesive Company ‘Stick’ to Best Practice

Powelectrics have collaborated with global industrial adhesive business to remotely monitor packaging machines, maximising employee productivity, minimising energy/product consumption and extending machine life/line uptime through predictive maintenance. It’s a perfect example of the ‘smart factory’ and Industry 4.0 in practice. The transformation to service supplier as well as product supplier offers a massive competitive advantage. 

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20 Apr 2018

Meet Nicole, Powelectrics Fabulous (and Fluffy!) Office Team Leader

The smooth running of Powelectrics busy HQ is largely down to the hard work of Nicole Lowe, our Office Team Leader. Nicole has been brightening our days for 7 years … and impressing us with a dazzling array of fluffy cardigans and coats!!

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17 Apr 2018

Dave Oakes Graduates from Keele Uni's MCIL Innovation Leadership Programme

Congratulations to Dave Oakes, Powelectrics MD, who has recently graduated from Keele University’s Mercia Centre Innovation Leadership Programme … a kind of mini-MBA!

Dave found the course inspiration! He is pictured here, at his presentation. L to R  @KurtAllman Head of Keele Management School, @DaveOakes, @MarkOrmerod Deputy Vice Chancellor and  @GaryCrowe Centre Director #MCIL

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13 Apr 2018

Powelectrics Remote Tank Level Monitoring is ‘Generating’ improved Service Levels and Profitability for Leading UK Equipment Hire Business

Powelectrics are working with one of the UK’s largest providers of equipment rental and support services, supplying from over 200 depots across the UK and Ireland, to clients in construction, infrastructure, facilities management, retail, leisure and events. As a highly innovative business, they have adopted fuel tank level monitoring to enhance service levels and increase revenue.

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09 Apr 2018

Happy 21st Birthday Florence!

Congratulations to our lovely Florence, who will be celebrating her 21st birthday on Friday this week! Florence is the lady most likely to answer your call when you ring Powelectrics. Indeed, her mega-high-energy greeting will brighten your whole day!

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04 Apr 2018

Dave Oakes Tells Us How He Sees The Future of Powelectrics Within a "Connected Sensor Community".

As Dave Oakes completes his first quarter as MD, we asked him to tell us more about his vision for Powelectrics. Here he describes how he sees Powelectrics as a conduit between the world of sensors and the Industrial Internet of Things and a key member of the connected sensor community.

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03 Apr 2018

Powelectrics Tank Level Telemetry is Building Added Value Into Construction Chemical Supply

Powelectrics has been working with a world leader in speciality construction chemicals to harness the benefits of tank level monitoring. Our award-winning ‘Metron’ telemetry helps them differentiate themselves and win lucrative contracts, supplying concrete additives to major contractors on prestigious architectural developments and infrastructure projects.

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