MPI Ltd became involved in the rail industry in the late 1980's when we began our relationship with Westinghouse Signals. Initially MPI supplied them with technical staff based at their Chippenham headquarters and numerous sites throughout the UK.
During the 1990's MPI Ltd became involved with various rail companies and diversified into other areas of the industry. A major contract was undertaken with Taylor Woodrow on the refurbishment of underground stations and installation of ticketing systems. This subsequently opened the doors in London Underground.
In 1998 MPI Ltd completed a contract in Hong Kong for GEC Alstom, working on the signalling system on the Mass Transit System. MPI have also been involved with the rolling stock arm of the industry both in the UK and overseas in countries such as Finland, Poland, Norway, Switzerland and Italy.
In 2004 MPI Ltd gained accreditation for the following Link Up product Groups and they are still currently held:
• Core Module
• Temporary Labour Agencies - S&T
• Supply of On Track Protection Staff
• Agency Supply of On Track Labour
• Signal Test & Commission
• Temporary Labour Agencies Technical
Since 2004 we have developed our Competence Management System dedicated to control and monitor the quality of labour provided from both a technical and safety aspect. MPI has a superb record with regard to safety which has become one of main focus points.
At the present time MPI has dedicated Recruiters with the proven experience and expertise in the following sections both on Mainline and Mass Transit project in the UK and overseas:
• Signal Works Testing
• Signal Installation
• Protection Personnel
• Civils Personnel
• Site Support Personnel
• Telecommunications Personnel
• Rail Professionals
• Rolling Stock Personnel
We have the ability to also undertake fixed price packages of work including a Framework with Network Rail. We also have a Professional Head of Signalling with over 40 years of experience in the Rail Signal Industry.
We are currently supplying to Invensys Rail, Atkins Rail, Colas Rail, Babcock Rail, Volker Rail, Volker Fitzpatrick, Signalling Solutions, Amey Rail, Network Rail, Carillion, Balfour Beatty and Wabtec Rail, to mention just some of our larger scale clients.
We take pride in the personnel we supply and ensure that only the most competent and suitable candidates are selected. We also undertake a programme of site visits incorporated within our Competence Management System to embed our safety culture and that of our clients and support our workers.
The future prospects for MPI Ltd are excellent and it is our objective to provide a competent service in which all our clients and personnel can trust.