Export growth leads to new distributors

International business development manager, Paul North
International business development manager, Paul North

Having recently reported another year of outstanding growth, Yorkshire (Rotherham) based company EMSc UK Ltd is pleased to announce it has expanded its international network by signing distribution agreements with companies in Sri Lanka, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Malta.

In Sri Lanka, Powerstar has signed an exclusive agreement with Direct Contact International (Pvt) Ltd, a subsidiary of Coalit UK, to market, develop and install the Powerstar products. Reference projects include the company’s own office complex, as well as leading hospitality brand Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts.

EMS has also secured an agreement with the UAE’s MHM Green Systems in Dubai to optimise power consumption at the famous Atlantis The Palm Hotel, Dubai. Other projects include Marriott Hotels and Tencate.

In Bahrain the company has secured a distribution agreement with Mannai Tech and in Malta CD Powersaving recently became an exclusive distributor for Powerstar after already a successful period of cooperation. Projects include Millies Cookies and Amigos Restaurants.

Paul North, EMS international business development manager commented:

“In response to increased international interest in Powerstar, our market leading voltage optimisation solution, we are happy to announce we have signed a number of international distribution agreements. Having experienced significant growth over the past few years, both in the UK and internationally, we anticipate our growth to continue at an even faster pace thanks to mounting worldwide demand for our revolutionary technology. We are proud to be flying the flag in so many new markets, particularly bearing in mind the current economic climate.”

The latest additions to the growing team of international distributors now sees the Powerstar system exported to more that 15 countries which also include Ireland, Cyprus, Greece, Australia and South Africa.

EMS manufactures all its products in the UK and counts ASDA, Hilton Hotels, Whitbread, 
London Transport, Sheffield University as well as a large number of other government departments, Local Authorities and the NHS, as customers.

The company is celebrating 10 years of continued success, having recently announced another successful 12 months trading, with turnover increasing by 50%, to £12.4m. It is also accredited with the Made in Sheffield accolade in acknowledgement of the quality of its manufacturing process, its expansion into international markets and the international success of Powerstar.

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Powerstar is the registered trademark of EMSc (UK) Ltd. 


Can save up to 26.1% of electricity consumption.

Is fully designed and manufactured in the UK. All Powerstar components, including even minor items such as the paint, are sourced from UK manufacturers. The Powerstar design and any associated software are designed by EMSc UK Limited.

Requires no maintenance and has a 15 year warranty.

Is an approved energy savings system and may qualify for an interest-free Energy Efficiency Loan from the Carbon Trust.

Comes with guaranteed savings.

Will improve the life expectancy of electrical equipment.

Will improve the power quality (reduce harmonics and improve the power factor).

Has the highest efficiency and provides better savings than any other voltage optimisation system sold in the UK. This has been proven in independent tests (on the same load and same voltage reduction), head to head with similar competitive systems. In these tests Powerstar achieved:

Significantly higher energy savings (up to 13% more)

Reduced harmonics by 88% more than competitive systems

Running significantly cooler than competitive systems. (While Powerstar operated at normal ambient temperatures, competitive systems were operating at nearly 70°C).

The EMS team has over 150 years combined experience in designing and manufacturing special transformers and the Powerstar design is a direct result of this experience.

2011 – Winner Innovation of the Year Award Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business Awards

2010 – Winner of the Yorkshire Forward Innovator/10: Innovation in Action Award

2006 – Winner of the CARE4AIR AWARD

2006 & 2004 SMART Award for Innovation

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