Our Evolution

The 60's & 70's

Dec 1968 - Gerald Buckley & John Joe Sheehan founded Kanturk Electrical and Farm Services Ltd.

1972 -  Gerald Buckley and Paddy Buckley established Electrical and Pump Services Ltd. 

This sparked a period of growth and expansion including the relocation from Kanturk to Mallow; the development of a regional presence in the West of Ireland and in the Midlands.

The 80's

1981 - The acquisition of the water division of the Lister Group, leading to EPS becoming a leading player in the Irish water sector.

1984 - Opening of new Ballyhaunis branch.

1986 - Further expansion of our strategically located distribution centres around Ireland.

The 90's

1990 - Continued growth in the UK market with numerous contracts for water companies, including Welsh Water, Thames Water & Scottish Water.

1994 - Establishment of a new centralised distribution centre in Mallow.

1995 - The first major National Development Plan, which saw significant investment in Irish water infrastructure, leading to a period of growth.

The 00's

2000 - One of the early movers to drive the Design, Build, Operate model in Ireland for the delivery of water infrastructure.

2004 - Further growth with the acquisition of AH Cullen.

2007 - Construction of a new head office and R&D centre in Mallow.

 

2010 - Present

Investment in Pedrollo Distribution (UK), DPS Ltd (NI) & formation of meps in partnership with Stantec Treatment (formerly MWH Treatment) for the delivery of off-site solutions.

Completion of succession programme Generation 1 to 2 from 2009 to 2016.

Operations begin from Centre of Excellence for Design and Manufacturing in 2017.

EPS Today - Evolution and Expansion

We have become an innovative, internationally exporting product & services provider, now focused upon the water, wastewater & clean technology sectors. Strategic acquisitions and partnerships ensure that we can continue to provide a comprehensive end-to-end service and unparalleled delivery for our customers, partners and clients.

 

Our Mission, Vision, Values and Structure

Over the last 50 years, EPS has grown in numbers, strength and diversity of markets. We are constantly evolving and changing and so it is imperative that we have a clear mission and vision to drive us, a set of inherent company values to adhere to and a defined structure.

Our Mission Vision Values