BPX

About Us

Welcome to BPX, we stock, sell, supply, and support a portfolio of 60,000 electrical, electronic and pneumatic products that are used within control systems or on machinery to make equipment or processes operate automatically and efficiently


Over 50 years we have built a reputation with more than 10,000 customers as a specialist, technical distributor committed to excellent product support and first-class customer service. Our product portfolio stretches from pushbuttons and isolators to sophisticated process control and software solutions.

We now number over one hundred and twenty people throughout our 9 locations but remain an independent responsive and dynamic business


Our Partners

We represent only the best of equipment manufacturers, each world-wide, market leading companies in their fields. We are proud of our close partnerships with manufacturers such as Schneider Electric and Mitsubishi for whom we are the largest UK distributor.



Our Culture

We support our team members to grow in their current roles and to think about what's next. BPX employees are encouraged to attend courses and events, to share what they do, and to learn new skills.

Our employees participate in programmes of technical and vocational training that teach product knowledge and professional skills.


Our Management Team

Directors

Guy Collins

Director

Joined BPX: 1986
First Company Car: Vauxhall Cavalier
On My Desk: A black coffee
First thing in the morning:
Turn on BBC 6 Music
Last thing at night: Check my emails
Person I admire: Jim Lovell
Listening to: John Grant

 

Roger Collins

Director

Joined BPX: 1980
First Company Car: Mini Clubman
On My Desk: 1990 Telemecanique Catalogue
First thing in the morning: Newspaper and emails
Out of hours: Running and Golf (But not together)
Listening  to: Planet Rock

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Senior Managers

Adrian Baird

Regional Manager (Midlands)

Joined BPX: 1998
First Company Car: Ford Mondeo
On My Desk: Builders tea, white with one
First thing in the morning:
Vanessa Feltz BBC Radio 2
Last thing at night: Sky News catch up
Person I admire: Richard Branson
Favourite Food: Seafood

 

David Evans

UK Sales Manager (Schneider Automation)

Joined BPX: 2016
First Company Car: Purple Mondeo
On My Desk: Picture of Wife and Son
First thing in the morning: Tea
Out of hours: Son's football team & cooking
Favourite Food: Italian
Person I admire: Alex Ferguson, 38 trophies in 26 years

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Kieren Tucker

Regional Manager (South)

Joined BPX: 2004
First Company Car: Ford Focus
On My Desk: A copy of Drives and Controls magazine
First thing in the morning: Feed my daughter
Person I admire: Isambaard Kingdom Brunel
Would like to sit next to at Dinner:  Warren Buffett, Dame Stella Rimmington

 

Richard Thompson

Regional Manager (North West)

Joined BPX: 2012
First Company Car: Astra SRI CDTI
On My Desk: Holiday request form
First thing in the morning:
Turn on Talk Sport
Out of hours: Coach U16's football team, play golf
Person I admire: Bill Shankly (To leave the mighty Huddersfield Town for  Liverpool seemed like madness)

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Paul Grimsey

Regional Manager (South East)

Joined BPX: 2010
First Company Car: Audi A3
On My Desk: Mouse mat, bought by my wife
First thing in the morning: Walk the dog
Last thing at night: Let the dog out
Person I admire: Nigel Mansell
Favourite holiday destination: Yorkshire Moores or Lake District

 

Divya Paw

Financial Controller

Joined BPX: 2013
First Company Car: VW
Turn on BBC News
Last thing at night: Check my emails
Person I admire: Gandhi
Best Quote: Be the change you want to see
Fact about BPX: Since 1965 I am only the third person in my role.

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We're always looking for smart, creative people to join our team in Leicester and in our branches. We have opportunities and career paths of all kinds. Our employees enjoy the stability of a long-established business, and the excitement of developing customer relationships and new services.
Learn more about working at BPX or apply for a job today.

 

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