As a major national and international manufacturer of indoor and outdoor medium voltage distribution, marine and transit switchgear, Hawker Siddeley Switchgear Ltd serves electrical utilities, industrial, commercial and transit sectors worldwide. Anywhere where the need for safe and reliable power supplies are paramount.
With a highly-skilled workforce of over 350 and facilities in the UK, Australia, Colombia and the United States, we have maintained a global reach – building on a clear and unrivalled reputation for innovation.
- AC Switchgear – supplied to world utilities and contractors for use with outdoor overhead lines, and both indoor and outdoor sub-stations.
- DC Switchgear – for controlling the power supplies to rail transit systems and industrial users.
- Service, spares and customer support – a highly important arm of the business developed as a result of the need to provide continuous support to a massive, global product installation base.
A commitment to research and development has continued to provide us with clear competitive advantages, enabling the introduction of new products which are not only fit for purpose but which offer strong value-for-money benefits. Quality and reliability come as standard, features underpinned by our attention to engineering detail.
Our latest range of switchgear utilises our “Fit & Forget” technology™. Utilising the very latest materials and technologies available, “Fit & Forget” technology combines the award winning, patented magnetic actuator with vacuum interrupter technology. This technological advancement provides our customers with a compelling, yet environmentally friendly solution, by reducing the number of components and by investing in the use of new materials and manufacturing techniques. We have stretched the maintenance boundaries of switchgear equipment moving the life expectancy of products from 2,000 to 10,000 operations and beyond.
Through this “design excellence”, Hawker Siddeley Switchgear Ltd both challenge and continuously set new standards in product and technological developments, for others to follow.