Meet the people who’ll help you enjoy better climatic systems
Brothers Damian and John Kirwin are at the helm of the business started in 1976 by their Father. They have a policy of Director level involvement at all stages of the client relationship. Their accumulated knowledge and experience are backed by a stable team imbued with the same values of creativity and customer service.
John’s degree in Economics and Accountancy and 36 years of sales and sales management experience has made him the perfect person to operate all Commercial and Health and Safety aspects of the business since 1997.
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Damian obtained an MSc in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning engineering at King’s College London in 1986, starting with Penmann as a Design Engineer, moving to the Managing Director role in 1992. His specialist area is design and technical sales support.
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Colin worked for 18 years in Research and Development for Airedale International Air Conditioning designing new air conditioning and chiller plant. He joined Penmann in 1998 as System Design Engineer, during which time he has accumulated a broad range of experience to help improve the service you receive.
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Design and Project Engineer
Following successful completion of an OND course in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning at Grimsby College, Andy gained 24 years valuable experience in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. Since joining Penmann in 2014 since he has proved invaluable as a designer and project manager.
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Keith obtained a BEng in Building Services Engineering at UMIST and has worked in various sectors of the building services industry for over 20 years. Working in both Pre-Construction and Contract Management, he has gained experience across all aspects of the Industry, including contracting, BMS and manufacturing.
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CAD Design Engineer
He has over 10 years’ experience working in design teams having started with Mott MacDonald as a trainee building services engineer back in 2007. He now has HNC, HND and a 2:1 BSc in Building Services Engineering. He’s joined us as a CAD design engineer in 2017.
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After gaining ten years of practical experience working in a variety of sectors Jason completed an HNC course in Building services engineering, from there he has worked across Europe establishing bespoke solutions as well as standard practices to be rolled out throughout one of Europe’s premier leisure brands David Lloyd Leisure Centers.
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CAD Design Engineer
Richard is an Apprentice trained sheet metal and fabrication engineer with over 30 years’ experience gained mainly from working within the HVAC industry. He has over 10 years drawing and product design experience and put himself through college to further his career. He gained City & Guilds distinctions in 2D AutoCAD and levels 1,2 & 3 in Inventor Parametric modelling.
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Judith has worked in PA and Office Manager roles in both the public and private sectors. She has experience in all aspects of office management, including front line reception, HR, Health & Safety and Accounting and now brings that experience to Penmann to support the Directors and the team.
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Arla was pleased to engage the services of a locally based company on such a prestigious project. Penmann were able to work seamlessly with us to deliver a high quality product.Tim Hutchinson, Project Manager Arla Foods Stourton
We found Penmann to have an excellent understanding not only of air conditioning and refrigeration but also of the production process and the logistics that surround it. All timescales were achieved and the systems are working well. I would have no hesitation in recommending Penmann to others.David Underdown, Sales Director, Rachels Dairy
We are very happy with the cooling tunnels designed and supplied by Penmann. All projects have been undertaken in an extremely efficient manner and have been delivered on time and on budget, and we have been particularly pleased with the performance of the tunnels.Stephen Graves Factory Engineering Manager Muller Dairy
The service you provide through Penmann is always thorough, thoughtful and designed for a duty and service level that reflects the demanding 24/7/364 days operation we run here, and we therefore always call you first when manufacturing problems need specialised and bespoke HVAC solutions.Robin Wright, Projects Manager, Bakkavor Desserts Newark
All installation work was performed on time and to a high standard. The installation team, ensured that they worked safely and that the safety of others around the working area was considered at all times.Michael Clifford, Engineering Manager Britvic Soft Drinks
Penmann were able to offer a flexible approach to both design and contracting backed by excellent Health & Safety planning and implementation. We were more than happy with the professional manner with which they carried out the contract and would be only too pleased to recommend them to others.Phil Griffiths, Engineering Manager McVities Manchester