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Five minutes with…Chris Fower, Sales and Marketing Director, Fischer Panda UK

04 August 2022 #Features & Interviews

What does Fischer Panda UK do?

As a UK specialist in the provision of mobile power solutions, Fischer Panda UK leads in the distribution of diesel generators, hybrid electric and integrated mobile power systems across the full spectrum of commercial vehicle and transport sectors.

Operating for over 25 years from its purpose built 9,000 sq. ft facility headquarters in Dorset, Fischer Panda UK was among the first to achieve ISO UKAS 9000:2015 accreditation. Through providing hybrid mobile power systems, Fischer Panda UK supports in reducing carbon footprint and helps companies to go ‘greener’ within their operations.

Company developments have enabled Fischer Panda to remain at the fore of innovation in customised hybrid and electrical power in the vehicle and military sectors; through forming new partnerships, expanding the commercial sale team and offering unprecedented service and aftercare to customers, operators and vehicle builders.

Two thirds of Formula 1 mobile truck units install Fischer Panda generators, as do the BBC, Sky and many other mobile broadcasting vehicles. Healthcare and K-9 transportation vehicles are also on our growing list of projects.

Describe your products?

We offer diesel and hybrid generators, air-conditioning systems, hybrid electric solutions and integrated mobile power solutions for commercial and specialist application vehicles. We are also proud of to offer world-class full-system design capability, servicing and aftercare.

Renowned worldwide as innovative, reliable and extremely quiet, our extensive range of compact diesel generators includes the next generation highly efficient and powerful variable speed iSeries-Generators.

As providers of integrated power and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system solutions to the automotive and specialist vehicle sector, Fischer Panda UK can support simple spot cooling for problem areas and provide ways to accurately control the whole on-board environment, with system design to suit any vehicle application.

Tell us about your partnership with Autoclima?

At this year’s CV Show we announced our new collaboration with leading Italian company Autoclima, which has more than 50 years of operating in the air-conditioning and refrigeration sector.

Fischer Panda UK is now the exclusive supplier of its cutting-edge vehicle air-conditioning products in the UK and Ireland.

Distribution of Autoclima air-conditioning and refrigeration systems includes several market leading products from multi-purpose roof mounted air conditioning to internal engine-driven solutions.

We’re elated about our new partnership and it is an honour to partner with such a respected, leading brand which will further enhance the Fischer Panda UK offering to the commercial vehicle sector.

What about the agreement with Mastervolt?

Fischer Panda UK has been Mastervolt’s technical partner for 11 years.

However, also at this year’s CV Show, we announced that we are now the exclusive automotive distributor for Mastervolt in the UK, meaning we will supply its onboard hybrid power solutions and offer efficient ways of powering equipment while supporting clients’ needs to reduce carbon emissions.

This also means we can continue to establish ourselves as one of the most dependable suppliers of hybrid onboard equipment and electrical components in today’s commercial vehicle industry.

Fischer Panda UK provides standalone Mastervolt power storage and system supply solutions, which have Mastervolt’s MLI Ultra Lithium Ion batteries as their cornerstone.

Mastervolt is backed by technologically advanced Lithium Ion batteries and fully integrated power conversion equipment providing off-grid power through products including alternators and regulators, batteries and chargers, digital control and monitoring devices, inverters, chargers and transformers.

As the UK’s exclusive distributor for Mastervolt, we offer superior onboard equipment and tailored applications. This means we can create ideal solutions from design to installation and what is also crucial is doing so in a way that’s better for the environment and essential to the commercial vehicle industry.

Chris Fower, Sales and Marketing Director, Fischer Panda UK

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