SOURCE: Anord Critical Power

Anord Critical Power

February 26, 2015 07:10 ET

Anord Achieves Notable 2014 Market Momentum

Expanded North American Headquarters, Broader AMS Switchgear Portfolio, and New Alliances Allow Company to Reach Milestones

SANDSTON, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 26, 2015) - Anord Critical Power, Inc., a leading independent provider of critical-power infrastructure to the global data center industry, today announced its notable 2014 growth. Headquarters and manufacturing site expansion, as well as new partnerships drive momentum.

To more efficiently support its North American customer needs, Anord expanded to a new 50, 000 sq. ft. headquarters in Sandston, Henrico County, Virginia. The expanded facilities include a manufacturing space for its Form 4b Type 7 design AMS switchgear, 5,000 square feet of office space, and a 700 sq. ft. product training center. Additionally, the expanding operation is expected to create nearly 70 new job opportunities over the next five years.

The Form 4b Type 7 switchgear offers greater advantages to U.S. data centers and colocation facilities, allowing investment in superior power system protection with system fault resilience, enhanced operator safety and a higher level of arc containment. Since its U.S. launch in January 2014, the company and its switchgear has:

During 2014, Anord also established strategic partnerships with leading national manufacturers representatives as:

Additionally, the company expanded its operational, engineering, and U.S. project teams to include Robert Sweaney as VP of Operations, Patrick Burke as Engineering Director, Kris Morgheim as Project Manager and Rick Wright as Plant Manager.

Throughout the year, the marketplace expressed considerable interest within the company's new offering and industry insight, as company executives were invited to speak at industry events such as AFCOM, 7x24xChange, and Data Center Dynamics. This interest continues through 2015, as Anord executives will be presenting at AFCOM symposiums, as well as the upcoming Data Center World Global Conference in April. 

"The U.S. introduction of Anord's AMS Switchgear and the company's new headquarters, underscores our growth and product acceptance within the U.S. market," said John Day, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Anord Critical Power, Inc. "We have achieved many of our milestones within the first year and have set the bar even higher for 2015 and beyond."

For more information on Anord's AMS Switchgear follow them on Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn or contact Anord Critical Power at 804-683-2078.

About Anord Critical Power, Inc.

Anord Critical Power, Inc. is a U.S.-based subsidiary of Anord, a leading independent provider of critical power infrastructure to the global data center industry, entering the American market with the delivery of a robust switchgear product offering superior system resilience and enhanced operator safety. Its compact, fully compartmentalized switchgear system offers a "best-of-both-standards" solution to meet the needs of critical power businesses. Established in 1969, Anord has a strong pedigree and successful track record in providing mission critical Low Voltage, Power Switchgear, Bus Duct, and Energy Management Systems to many of the world's leading cloud computing, colocation, and enterprise data center businesses across EMEA as well as North and Latin American markets. Anord's proprietary "AMS" switchgear system provides customized power switchgear equipment from a type tested and certified modular platform fully compliant with the IEC LV Switchgear standard 61439-2, and was recently tested and approved to UL891. For more information visit: www.anordcpi.com.

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Jackie Abramian
    BridgeView Marketing (for Anord Critical Power, Inc.)
    207.439.0963
    Jackie@bridgeviewmarketing.com
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/AnordCritical