The Association of Manufacturers and suppliers of Power Systems and ancillary equipment


Facts About AMPS

Details

NAME: AMPS The Association of Manufacturers of Power generating Systems

COMPANY: AMPS is a limited liability company by Guarantee not having a share capital incorporated on the 6th November 1989, registration number 02440097

REGISTERED OFFICE: The Association of Manufacturers of Power generating Systems, Camden House, Warwick Road, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 1TH

TELEPHONE: +44 (0)1926 513725

E-MAIL: craig@amps.org.uk 

Note: All members must have an e-mail address as all notices, minutes, trade enquiries, correspondence, technical newsletters etc. are sent only by e-mail. 

WEB SITE: http://www.amps.org.uk 

OFFICERS

Director General - Robert Flello

Chairman - Julian Furbank 

Marketing -  Richard Teasdale (Vice Chairman) / Claire Short (Marketing manager)

Administration - Craig Biffen (Membership services manager) / Natalie Burrows (Events manager)

Company Secretary & Treasurer - EUA

Membership profile

Full Members: are any Company, Firm or Partnership in the European Union who: Design, manufacture, supply or assemble and market Electrical Generating Systems. Design, manufacture and market engines, motors, generators, switchgear and related components other than for their own use. 

Are principally engaged as a Distributor or Dealer of Electrical Generating Systems. Rent or hire Electrical Generating Systems. Will normally have been trading for at least 12 months. 

Products & services

AMPS members are leading designers, manufacturers, suppliers and installers of reciprocating diesel and gas engine electrical generating systems of a single unit output up to 5MW. The equipment has a broad spectrum of applications which include industrial, commercial, military, marine and off-shore installations for standby and base load electrical power, landfill gas projects, co-generation / combined heat and power systems, complete power stations and major turnkey power generation projects. They are supported by manufacturers and suppliers of a wide variety of ancillary equipment. 

Membership fees

AMPS membership fees are calculated according to company turnover.   

Affiliations

EUROPGEN European Generating Set Association 

BEAMA British Electrotechnical & Allied Manufacturers’ Assoc. 

IDGTE Institution of Diesel and Gas Turbine Engineers 

EGSA Electrical Generating Systems Association (USA) 

ESSA Electricity Supply Association of Australia Ltd. 

AIMS

  • To promote the global sales and services of diesel & gas engine and gas turbine driven electrical generating systems manufactured by the member companies of AMPS. 
  • By representation on National, European and International Standards Committees, EUROPGEN and other bodies, to speak with one voice on all issues of technical standards, legislation and commercial policy which affect the members interests. 
  • To help members maintain the highest technical standards, quality and customer support. 

Technical 

  • Members of relevant BSI, ISO, CEN, CENELEC, IEC Committees 
  • Hold regular meetings of Technical experts 

Other publications

‘Monthly ‘Current Thinking’ and Quarterly ‘AMPS Power’magazine to members. Regular features in WIP and Power News

EXHIBITIONS: AMPS sponsored exhibitions. 

MEETINGS: General meetings when speakers are invited to address members on topics of interest or relevance to the industry; technical meetings / workshops; AGM and council meetings. 

NETWORKING: Annual events such as Golf Days. An Annual Luncheon is held in March each year, usually in London, and an Awards evening in November.

FORMER NAMES: ABGSM (Association of British Generating Set Manufacturers first registered as a limited liability company on 16 August 1977) and as AMPS+ABGSM on 27 May 1992.