Category: News

‘The Edge’ training with Furness College

We are pleased to announce that Acrastyle have taken advantage of a fully funded course as part of an initiative called The Edge.

The Edge is a multi-million pound project aimed to upskill workers and reduce the skills gap.

Through The Edge, Acrastyle employees will >>>

IET Dinner 2015

Acrastyle hosted a table of guests once again at this year’s annual IET dinner at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. This dinner continues to be an important occasion for Acrastyle & its guests and we were delighted to support this premier networking event again >>>

Richard Moseley

It is with huge sadness that we have learned of the death of our good friend and former Sales & Marketing Manager, Richard Moseley over the weekend after a long illness.

Richard was a larger than life character with many friends throughout our industry >>>

Framework for Protection & Control Equipment

Acrastyle is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a four year framework for the manufacture & delivery of Protection & Control Panels from a major UK Distribution Network Operator. This new framework award is excellent news for the company and its dedicated employees & >>>

25,000 Disconnectors!

There are now over 25,000 disconnectors in service world wide supplied by Acrastyle’s group companies including S & S Power Switchgear Ltd which has been manufacturing and supplying disconnectors to clients across the globe since 1979. Disconnector designs are available from 36kV up to 420kV in >>>

Ulverston Charter Festival Quiz 2014 – Winners

Congratulations to the “Bolton’s Ponderers” quiz team who won the recent 2014 edition of the Ulverston Charter Festival Quiz sponsored by Acrastyle.
The team are pictured below alongside Ramsey the quizmaster (left) and Ulverston town mayor, Helen Irving (centre left).

Gareth Boyd celebrates 30 years with Acrastyle!

Acrastyle would like to congratulate Gareth Boyd on his 30 years of loyal service. His hard work has been a great benefit to Acrastyle and has contributed to the successful running of the Company. His efforts so far have been greatly appreciated >>>

Maurice Chapman MBE has sadly passed away

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the death of our former owner and managing director of 24 years, Mr Maurice Chapman MBE.
Maurice was a friendly and charismatic gentleman who will be remembered by all who worked alongside him >>>

Acrastyle lights up Swirl How!!

Acrastyle employees took part in the annual “Light the Lakes” event to help raise money & awareness for COPS – Care of Police survivors. They were assigned to light up the summit of Swirl How, the principle mountain in the Coniston Fells >>>

New framework award

Acrastyle is awarded a five year framework order for Protection System design from a major Network Operator. This is excellent news for our dedicated & highly skilled design team & further reinforces Acrastyle’s reputation as a UK leader in High Voltage Protection >>>