EPS (UK) Ltd was founded by Brian Mckean (Snr) in 1985 as Brian Mckean Associates and changed it's name to EPS (UK) Ltd in 2007. For 35 years we have supported switchgear manufacturers, DNO's, and rail networks on complex projects around the world. Operating from a 12,000ft manufacturing facilility in the UK we design, manufacture, and assemble magnetic actuators, circuit breakers, switchboards, and 25kV containerised substations for prestigious clients on innovative and bespoke projects.
As the global patent holder for the Mag-Latch bi-stable magnetic actuator we have supported internationally renowned switchgear manufacturers like ABB in their development of the FSKII+ single pole circuit breaker (used extensively on the UK rail network), the ABB VM1 breaker used on UK MOD vessels, and the actuator is used at the KEMA High Power test laboratory No 6 in Arnhem, Netherlands. EPS (UK) is proud to have assisted clients in their development of some of the most reliable medium voltage circuit breakers in the industry, increasing their reliability and performance with our maintainance-free actuator.
Brian Mckean founded Switchgear Substation Alliance (SSA) in 2015 to deliver the CP5 framework to design, assemble, and deliver 25kV traction substations for the North-West Electrification Project in the UK. EPS (UK) are proponents of SF6-free switchgear and are proud to have designed Containerised Air Insulated Switchgear solution used for rail electrification in the UK.