About us

The Company

FPS AIR COMPRESSORS offer an unrivalled competence and experience in all areas of compressed air technology and the applications thereof. Our product range is unmatched in terms of quality, technology and diversity which allow our dedicated support and sales facilities to satisfy the requirements of all users of compressed air from small to large.

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.


Meet the FPS Team with over 180 years of experience

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.

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.

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.

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.

Rachael Morris – Sales & Customer Support

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Rachael a focused team player with strong customer service and administration background. With an excellent and helpful telephone manner, and along with inhouse training she will be there to assist our customers with full customer sales support.

Jay Burgess - Business Relationship Manager

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Jay earned his HND in Mechanical Engineering based around Pneumatics, Hydraulics and Electrics from the University of Northampton. Working for several years in the Industrial Mechanical Repair sector before moving into a technical role in the motor trade and more recently working for a high end garage chain for several years. With a wealth of Marketing and Business Development to work with FPS clients to develop both working relationships between us and sales for both.


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.

Alex Westbrook – Technical Support

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Alex joined the compressed air industry in 2012, and gained hands on mechanical experience in the motor trade. After 2 years, Alex became an engineer including maintaining compressed air equipment, and in turn was recruited into Sales. This increased his knowledge of compressed air equipment and operations, in order to specify and propose new systems, and with his technical background was also able to offer technical advice to others.

Nellie Irvine – Technical Support

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Nellie has recently joined us in March 21 after taking a Maternity career break. With previous experience in facilities support roles and in emergency services, Nellie will now be working alongside the technical team here at FPS assisting in the day-to-day administrative activity, in all aspects of the department’s main functions.

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.

Laima Ruceviciute – Warehouse Operative

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Laima is an experienced warehouse operative, fully licenced forklift driver, responsible and hard-working. She has previously worked locally within a warehouse environment, assisting colleagues, dealing with goods inwards and locating stock. Laima originally started FPS as a temporary worker, and now pleased to say that she is a permanent member of our staff.

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.


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