Background History of Perkins
Perkins Engines Company Limited were founded in Peterborough, England in 1932 and are renowned for producing many thousands of petrol and diesel engine specifications. Primarily it is their diesel engines that they are highly regarded for, producing and providing to various markets including; agricultural, construction, power generation and industrial
The company was the sole supplier to Caterpillar Inc since the early 1970’s, however, in 1998, their customer became their owner when Caterpillar purchased Perkins for and estimated 1.325 billion dollars.
Since the acquisition, Perkins are regarded to be the largest diesel engine manufacturer in the world and now have manufacturing plants across the globe, most notably in United Kingdom, United States, Brazil, China, India and Japan.
One aspect that has never altered is how much the company pride themselves on high standards of engineering, as well as, the high specification and the reliability of the products that they produce.
The company set out their philosophy in their mission statement:
“We create value for our customers and distributors by providing competitive and dependable industrial power solutions.”
Perkins are also proud of their environmental efforts and is a socially responsible business.
You can read more about their efforts in trying to make the world a cleaner environment here.
Eagle Generators and Perkins
Here at Eagle Generators, we have a wide range of Perkins Gensets available, with power ranging from 7.5 kVA up to 2250 kVA, so catering for almost every requirement.
So, no matter whether you are looking to run power tools on a commercial or construction site, provide a backup power source for vital services such as a hospital operating theatre or power grid or use as a complete power solution in an environment such as farming, then there is certainly a Perkins generator to match your needs.
Eagle are proud to have such a good working relationship with Perkins; we supply both locally (in the UK) and we are a well-regarded international distributor of both new and used Perkins gensets.
We have over 35 combined years’ experience in the supply of generators and can listen to your needs and answer questions on various related topics.
Should you need advice on choosing the right generator, emissions standards, operating conditions etc., do not hesitate to contact us with questions.
Spare Generator Parts
We hold stock of many Perkins genset spare parts, however, we cannot guarantee to have your exact requirement due to the number of different generator types and individual parts.
Fortunately, due to our long-standing reputation in the generator industry, we have formed many valuable business relationships and contacts meaning we can quite often acquire the necessary part in a short space of time to help you get back running your business.
Current Stock at Eagle Generators
Eagle Generators offers a wide selection of new and used Perkins generators and diesel engines. Take a look at what is available by following the links below.
If you are unsure which generator is most suitable for you, or do not see a generator that suits your requirements, contact us and we’d be happy to help you through the process.
We pride ourselves on customer satisfaction and over the years we have generated many satisfied customers. We achieved this success due to our unrivalled knowledge, vast experience and friendly nature when dealing with customers both old and new.
Our aim is to continue to provide this exceptional friendly service, to offer information and advice to help a customer make the right purchase decision. And it doesn’t stop there, we offer the same after-sales service because we believe in ‘once a customer, always a customer’