Gresham Power Electronics the Salisbury based defence and commercial power conversion specialist, is embarking on major development plans to expand their global power supply sourcing platform stemming from based on their joining the Power Solutions Group of Coolisys Technologies formed after recent international acquisitions by its US holding Company.
In 2018 Gresham will be able to take advantage of the expertise and synergies of a new ensemble of companies including Microphase Corporation and Power-Plus, who specialise in providing value-added power system solutions, in addition to having continued access to the products and engineering base of its California based partner company Digital Power Corporation.
Inward investment in Salisbury based Gresham Power will include recruitment of additional sales and engineering resources, expanded product offering and increased distribution channels. An immediate expansion of a mature product portfolio will include a recently released range of Ultra High Density (UHD) AC/DC Power Supply Series designed to meet international safety requirements serving medical, industrial and commercial applications. Expansion of in house capabilities includes custom design and modification, value-added technical support will stem from synergies within the globally staffed Power Solutions Group for Coolisys Technologies.
Jake Moir, managing director of Gresham Power, comments: “We have recently made some excellent strategic business acquisitions which will widen our technology base and increase our product offering and presence in these markets in this coming year. We are planning a hugely increased focus to grow commercial sector sales as part of the expanded Power Solutions Group which will become a global resource that benefits our customers. We have over 60 years’ experience of manufacturing power conversion products, our defence markets are performing well and our increased commercial product offerings and investment in people will make 2018 a standout year.”
Amos Kohn, Coolisys Technologies president & CEO adds: “Gresham has been a member of our group for almost 20 years and we are delighted that it will participate with us in this next exciting phase of our growth.”
Gresham Power already offers industrial, medical, CompactPCI, rail, transportation, test and laboratory power solutions from world class manufacturers. The present market leading and cost competitive open frame power supplies, modular configurable and encapsulated power supplies, programmable power supplies, electronic loads and DC:DC converters will now be rapidly expanded upon by leveraging the access to products of our new Power Solutions Group partners.
Gresham’s vast experience of designing and manufacturing defence power systems is available to customers to provide modified standard or full custom power supply designs when required. Gresham can also supply a new range of defence power products for land based and vehicle applications to complement its world-class naval power systems that are utilised by over 20 different countries throughout the world.
The full Gresham Power Electronics product range includes; OEM and external power supplies for advanced multi-media applications, medical, industrial, defence, communications, broadcast systems and LED lighting but to name a few. Hot-swap power shelves and products for telecoms as well as static frequency converters, DC UPS, distributed power systems and DC:AC inverters for Naval Defence markets.