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Exploring electro-mechanical jacking & actuation in harsh environments

Exploring electro-mechanical jacking & actuation in harsh environments

27 July 2022

Our Technical Director, Alan Greig looks at our history with subsea, marine and offshore applications and highlights the strengths of electro-mechanical over hydraulics for actuation, lifting and positioning.


Power Jacks Career Journeys: Graeme Cowie, CAD Engineer

Power Jacks Career Journeys: Graeme Cowie, CAD Engineer

08 June 2022

In the first of our Power Jacks Career Journeys series we spoke with CAD Engineer, Graeme Cowie. Graeme initially started working with Power Jacks as an Assembly Technician before moving into our engineering department where he is now undertaking a Graduate Apprenticeship.


A cleaner, safer approach to actuation, lifting and positioning in the offshore wind sector

A cleaner, safer approach to actuation, lifting and positioning in the offshore wind sector

12 May 2022

Our electro-mechanical systems offer a cleaner, safer alternative to hydraulics for the offshore wind sector and can enhance actuation, lifting and positiong operations. Our Project Design Engineer, Jason Fong discusses the benefits of our technology for this sector.


Adapting to the changing outlook of North Sea industry

Adapting to the changing outlook of North Sea industry

13 April 2022

With the changing outlook of North Sea industry comes opportunity for businesses ready to adapt to new and innovative ways of working. We look at the role of electro-mechanical technology in enhancing operations in the energy, marine and offshore wind sectors.


Why you should be considering electro-mechanical products in your lifting and positioning operations

Why you should be considering electro-mechanical products in your lifting and positioning operations

18 March 2022

Our Operations Director, Bruce Hamper discusses the benefits of electro-mechanical technology and why you should be considering our products over hydraulic alternatives.


Apprenticeships work | Q&A with our young apprentices

Apprenticeships work | Q&A with our young apprentices

09 March 2022

With a longstanding commitment to in-house training and promoting from within, our apprentices start their career journey at Power Jacks with many going on to have long lasting careers within the business.


Maintaining the Tension in Subsea Cable Laying

Maintaining the Tension in Subsea Cable Laying

15 January 2019

45Te 4-Track Tensioner for Subsea Cable Laying features electro-mechanical screw jacks for the positioning of the lower tracks for better tension control.


New Screw Jack Design Guide for Automation Solutions

New Screw Jack Design Guide for Automation Solutions

30 October 2018

The new Screw Jack Design Guide from Power Jacks brings together the information engineers need to know when designing actuation, lifting and positioning systems using screw jacks.


Lifting & Positioning CAD Portal Moves to a New Level

Lifting & Positioning CAD Portal Moves to a New Level

30 April 2018

Now the CAD Portal has undergone a significant upgrade with the introduction of more products lines and more configurable options for each product.


Power Jacks Celebrates 30 years in Business with Strong Order Book and New HQ

Power Jacks Celebrates 30 years in Business with Strong Order Book and New HQ

22 February 2018

Ellon-based Power Jacks today announced that it is relocating to purpose-built facilities in Westhill, Aberdeenshire, following one of its best years ever.

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