Unipart Rail strengthens New Products expertise

From left to right: Paul Morris, Colin Smith McGloin, Nicola Kissaglis

2 October | Unipart Rail

Unipart Rail is continually bringing new products to the rail sector, and has recently strengthened its New Products team with three new recruits joining the existing team and reporting to Marketing Director Jake Rudham.

Paul Morris MAPM AMICE

Paul joins as Senior Research and Innovation Manager and is supporting our internal innovation programme to aid in the development of cutting edge new products and services for our rail customers of today and tomorrow. He will also be collaborating with SMEs to promote digitalisation of the rail supply chain, and in our very own UKRRIN 'Innovation Hub' in Doncaster. Paul's team will work with academic innovations towards - enabling rapid commercialisation of new digital technologies to power a sustainability revolution in rail.

Paul has 15 years experience in delivering major infrastructure programmes at home and abroad, including London 2012, Tideway, and FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, recently returning from 2 years innovating with Gammon Construction on major rail projects in S.E. Asia.

Colin Smith McGloin PhD BSc MIET

Colin joins us as a Product Manager, covering condition-based maintenance as well as rail and train safety systems.

Colin has been involved in a wide range of monitoring products including those for track, points, overhead line, power, signalling, automated inspection systems and survey equipment and led a team in the development of an asset management solution for TfL’s track maintenance using the fleet to gather information.

Colin has also worked with train operators in both the UK and overseas, leading a consultancy team to roll out safety and incident management products.

Nicola Kissaglis BA (Hons)

Nicola joins us as Product Manager for our Power products range for infrastructure.

Nicola brings 14 years of strategic product management and critical thinking experience in the construction and electronics industries including electronics enclosures, and will have a significant role in expanding our existing range of power products as well as driving innovation into the portfolio. 

Notes to Editors

Media Contact

Jake Rudham, Marketing Director M +44 (0) 7976 266749 E jake.rudham@unipartrail.com

About Unipart Rail

Unipart Rail is the leading specialist provider of technology and supply chain solutions to the rail industry. With a growing international presence and extensive expertise in infrastructure, signalling and traction and rolling stock products, Unipart Rail is a major partner to the rail industry.

Unipart Rail is part of the multinational Unipart Group, with headquarters in the United Kingdom and operations in more than 100 countries.
Unipart Rail companies also include:

  • Unipart Dorman - LED signalling and indication innovators and manufacturers
  • Park Signalling - signalling design and consultancy specialists
  • Instrumentel - remote condition monitoring specialists for high performance engines and rail applications
  • Samuel James Engineering - suppliers of LV switchgear and control gear systems for the Rail Industry
  • Westcode – a UK and US company with an extensive range of air supply equipment.

About Unipart Group

The Unipart Group employs thousands of personnel worldwide and has an annual turnover of approximately £750 million. It is one of Europe’s leading logistics companies and a widely-recognised pioneer in the field of Lean implementation.

Unipart Group is a leading UK manufacturer, full service logistics provider and consultant in operational excellence. Operating across a range of market sectors, including automotive, manufacturing, mobile telecoms, rail, retail and technology, Unipart offers a breadth of services from third party logistics to expert consultancy.

The company, which has its headquarters in Oxford, provides services to a growing range of blue chip clients including Jaguar Land Rover, Vodafone, Sky, Sainsburys and many other household names.

All Unipart sites operate according to the Group’s proprietary version of Lean known as The Unipart Way. This is a philosophy of working underpinned by tools and techniques that inspires efficiency, flexibility and outstanding customer service in any process.

Unipart also offers expert consultancy in implementing Lean principles and in supply chain management across a variety of industry sectors.

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