LPA backs Newcomer/Graduate of the Year

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LPA Group is sponsoring the Newcomer/Graduate of the Year at this year’s Rail Staff Awards.

LPA Group Plc designs and manufactures top class LED lighting solutions, market leading electronic and electro-mechanical systems as well as equipment with the flexibility to solve complex inter-car connection problems, auxiliary power & distribution systems from their four UK subsidiaries, LPA Channel Electric, LPA Excil Electronics, LPA Haswell Engineers and LPA Niphan Systems.

LPA Excil produced LED lighting is increasing in evidence on the national rail network together with LPA Transport+®, the new turnkey support solution from LPA Group. Bringing together the extensive experience, knowledge and capability of LPA Group companies in Lighting, Electronics and Electro-Mechanical product design, development and manufacture, LPA Transport+® offers an integrated service for rail vehicle manufacture and refurbishment. Using a partnership approach based on close communication, tailored products, quick response and innovative solutions, including on- site installation to offer a Turnkey solution, provide a single source for asset maintenance, refurbishment, repair and upgrade.

Supporting newcomers by running projects in cooperation with the University of Essex, LPA provides cost effective solutions which improve reliability, reduce maintenance and hence life cycle costs.

Says Andy Milne, editor of RailStaff, ‘The rail industry has an urgent need to recruit new people, students, school leavers or simply people switching careers later in life. Encouraging newcomers is important. This is the category that shows we appreciate new people investing their careers in the rail industry. We wish LPA every continued success in the industry. Their support is very much appreciated.’

The Newcomer/Graduate of the Year highlights the achievements of new people from schools, universities and other industries seeking a challenging and rewarding career in the rail industry.

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