As specialists in compressed air, we are focused on delivering solutions that work, incorporating technology and features designed for you, that are reliable and economical and engineered to optimise efficiency and safety for all users in the industrial, automotive, food, medical and professional sectors. Whatever the application we offer the solution.
Nick Poole - Director
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After leaving college Nick entered the compressed air industry in 1980 working with Hydrovane, HPC and other leading brands distributors, in both a sales and technical capacity.
In 1991 Nick started the successful ABAC UK project, responsible for products, sales, communication activities, technical support, distribution and the raising of the profile of the ABAC and later the ALUP brand within the UK.
Early 2012 saw the start of the FPS project where Nick and his team aim to emulate the previous project in terms of success, innovation and opportunity for all FPS partners.
Moiz Palaci - Director
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After graduating Moiz entered the compressed air sector and forged strong relationships which enabled the ABAC UK project to be realised with his co-Director Nick Poole.
With a background and knowledge of the Italian market, financial management, IT and Web technologies, Moiz is highly skilled within the computing and financial control environment.
Moiz has been in the compressed air industry for over 37 years growing with established Italian suppliers and business friends.
Vince Blower - Marketing & Communications Manager
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After leaving college Vince broadened his skills working for several Blue Chip companies undertaking buying, engineering costing functions, retail management and media sales.
Vince has over 22 years’ experience in the compressor industry in many areas including technical sales, product marketing, pricing strategy, project management, formal sales presentations and event management.
Vince will be responsible for Marketing and Communications in addition to territory sales management.
Andy Snidall - Area Sales Manager
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Having worked as a coded welder Andy started a successful career as an Area Sales Manager within the compressor trade.
Andy has a wealth of practical experience and has a working knowledge of many leading brands especially within the North of England and Scotland including SIP, Ingersoll Rand, Rand Equipment, ABAC and ALUP.
With over 26 years’ service he is a welcome addition to the Sales & Marketing Team.
Kay Holt – PA to Directors
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Kay joined FPS Air Compressors in Oct 2012 and has been working within the compressed air industry for over 19 years and has gained extensive knowledge of the air compressor industry.
Previously, Kay assisted Nick and Moiz in the ABAC UK project where she gained vital experience in all aspects of customer service (internal sales, purchasing, organising of business trips and event management) and now Kay is looking forward to an exciting future as an important figure in the growth of the FPS project.
Ekta Bajaj – Graphic Designer
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Ekta brings and wealth of experience in graphic design to the company. Ekta has an MBA (Marketing) and a Diploma in Graphic and Web Designing.
She has held many positions including web designer, graphic designer and also a freelance designer for BEA systems.
Ekta will be responsible for updating all electronic information and will be working closely with our website designers SAYU to deliver a modern and user friendly company website. Ekta will also take an active role within the sales and marketing team on forthcoming promotions and events.
Lesley Wing – Sales & Customer Support
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Lesley brings a wealth of experience to the team and has been very effective in her previous positions where customer service was at the forefront of her daily tasks.
Throughout her career Lesley has been involved in first line customer contact and has extensive experience in this area. Lesley is an essential addition to our busy office and will ensure our distributors receive a high level of support.
Cheryl De Wolf – Accounts Department
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Cheryl has joined the team during Selina’s maternity period. Cheryl is experienced in all aspects of the accounts function and is qualified up to balance sheet and will be involved in the management of the sales and purchase ledger.
She can resolve any invoice and statement queries and will also be assisting in the credit control function.
Neil Freeman – Technical and Product Support Manager
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Neil has spent the last 16 years specifying, proposing, project managing, problem solving, and supervising the installation and servicing to all makes and models of compressed air plant and downstream equipment. With specific knowledge of all compression principles, technical elements and air quality standards. Neil has gained a wealth of practical experience and technical knowledge during his time working with a leading manufacturer and whilst working in distribution and is tasked to assist our distributors with any matters relating to our product.
David Matallin Vicente– Technical Support Engineer
After gaining a Certificate of Higher Education Avtomobile Mechanichal (Valencia), David held several positions within the compressed air industry in his native country, Spain, before seeking a career in the UK.
David has a high level of expertise and will assist our Technical Support Department in delivering a first class technical support service.
Martin Russell – Warehouse Supervisor
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Martin is experienced in all warehouse functions and has been trained in all relevant standards including Health & Safety.
Along with Paul, Martin is responsible for the effective stocking of the company’s comprehensive range of. A top class service is provided as standard by our experience warehouse team.
Paul Markwell – Warehouse Supervisor
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Paul has been involved in all warehouse functions within the compressed air industry for over 20 years.
Paul has been trained in all relevant standards including Health & Safety. He is responsible for the effective stocking of the company’s comprehensive range of products ensuring that these are received in excellent condition in the most efficient way.