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Control panel design, manufacturing and systems integration

Our Experience



25,920MCC Metres

Design, build, integrate

GPS is an end-to-end control and automation business with full in-house facilities for design, manufacturing and systems integration. Resources, experience and deep rooted industry insight make faster delivery and lower cost a reality for our customers.

Based in Bristol, employing a highly skilled engineering workforce, GPS manufacture motor control centres and LV switchgear; produce software for PLCs, drives and HMI-SCADA applications; and provide site-engineering services for panel commissioning and systems integration.

Experts in Form 4 construction, specialists in liquid processing, the company has served process industries, manufacturers and infrastructure operators for more than forty years and exported equipment to 22 countries.

Design: electrical and mechanical

  • Electrical schematic CAD design
  • Mechanical design for VSD assembly
  • Design to internal steelwork
  • Design to finished bespoke product


Production: backplate, busbar, enclosure, final assembly

  • Backplate wiring
  • Backplate testing
  • Form 4 MCC manufacturing
  • Custom built busbar assembly
  • Bespoke MCC assembly
  • Modular MCC assembly
  • Form 2 manufacturing
  • High-volume small-panel production


Test: factory acceptance and temperature rise testing

  • Dedicated test facility
  • Modular MCC temperature rise testing
  • Temperature rise testing to 6000 Amps



  • SCADA for pumping application
  • SCADA for chemical dosing
  • SCADA simulation testing


Site: delivery commissioning and maintenance

  • 24/7 call out
  • HGV craned delivery service
  • On-site commissioning of retrofit drives
  • Out of hours deliveries avoid service interruption
  • On-site MCC maintenance and support
  • MCC delivery and positioning


Our Values

  • Safety, in all that we do
  • Excellent Engineering
  • Exemplary Service
  • Respect for people
  • Respect for the environment

Our values and SHWEQ objectives reflect those widely adopted in the sectors we serve - we aim for zero harm, zero pollution, zero defects - everyday.

We work hard to provide a safe and well manged workplace, to operate safely on site, and to improve our economic and environmental sustainability through an approach to product development that considers lower carbon and longer life, and the practical application of waste hierarchy principles.

The GPS board is committed to quality as the key driver for customer satisfaction, and to fostering a culture concerned with engineering excellence and collaborative service.

Our People

Nigel Harrison

Nigel HarrisonManaging Director

Stuart Squires

Stuart SquiresCommercial Director

Scott Marsh

Scott MarshDesign Manager / Health & Safety Manager

Luke Donovan

Luke DonovanSoftware Director

Mike Harrison

Mike HarrisonProject Manager

Luisa LaCorte

Luisa LaCorteFinance and Administration Manager

Mark Penny

Mark PennySales Manager

Dan Fox

Dan FoxProduction Manager

Andy Daw

Andy DawSite Services Manager

Tony Harrison

Tony HarrisonMarketing / SHEQ Compliance Manager

Richard Brabham

Richard BrabhamEstimating Manager

Will Young

Will YoungProject Manager

Natalie Scudamore

Natalie ScudamoreAdministration

The Landmarks in our History

From our origins in building services GPS has grown to become a full service MCC manufacturer and systems integrator with a specialist capbility in liquid processing.

  • CertificationAchieved triple UKAS certification - OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001 and ISO 9001


  • G-Flex ModularLaunched G-Flex modular MCC. 2016 in full production.


  • Renewable EnergyEstablished presence in renewable energy sector


  • BestReceived ‘Best Contractor Award’ from Tamesis Joint Venture


  • ContractsWin major contracts for Thames Water’s landmark Thames Tideway scheme at Beckton and Crossness


  • ManufacturingMajor investment in CNC technology and powder coating plant


  • ExpansionMajor expansion of engineering and assembly facilities into new building


  • FrameworkFirst framework agreement awarded by Welsh Water, followed by Wessex in 2003 and Thames in 2008


  • AccreditationAchieved ISO 9001


  • FirstInstalled first intelligent MCC with Siemens Simocode in water sector


  • DiversificationLaunched diversification programme, winning contracts over five years with Network Rail, UK AEA, BAA and London Underground


  • WaterFirst water industry contract awarded by Welsh Water


  • StartGPS founded, specialising in control systems for building services industry


UKAS accredited ISO Management

UKAS accredited ISO management systems ensure our legal compliance, business conduct and operating procedures meet the high standards required by our customers.

UKAS accredited ISO Management
ISO management systems

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