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Power Distribution, Inc.

August 25, 2011 06:30 ET

Power Distribution, Inc. Named to Inc. Magazine's 500/5000

Power Distribution Equipment Leader Ranked Number 1,796 of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America

RICHMOND, VA--(Marketwire - Aug 25, 2011) - Power Distribution, Inc. (PDI), a leading provider of mission critical power distribution equipment for data centers, alternative energy, industrial, and commercial power markets, today announced that it has earned the position of number 1,796 on Inc. Magazine's fifth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy -- America's independent entrepreneurs. PDI joins Spirit Airlines, television maker Vizio, Honest Tea, Dunkin Donuts and Metrokane, makers of the Rabbit corkscrew, among other prominent brands featured on this year's list.

In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2011 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 94 percent. The companies on this year's list report having created 350,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $366 billion, up 14 percent from last year.

PDI attributes its continued success on their ability to offer flexible, innovative and cost-effective power distribution equipment solutions to IT and facilities managers across the globe. Recently, PDI launched two new products: the i-CON Modular Data Center™, an easy-to-service solution built from a standard ISO shipping container, customized with the key attributes of a standard brick and mortar data center; and PDI PowerMap™, a cloud-based offering that eliminates the need for handheld meters by automatically uploading individual circuit-based power stats and securing the information in the cloud.

"The need for effective power distribution and management remains high as organizations continue to rapidly build out data centers to meet their requirements," said Rob Sweaney, President and CEO, Power Distribution, Inc. "With our strong product line and continued innovations, PDI is proving to be a valued resource for any company seeking cost effective, power distribution. We are flattered to once again to be included within Inc. Magazine's prestigious ranking."

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

Learn more about PDI's innovative solutions at the following events:

Read PDI's latest industry article: Power Distribution Management - The Key to Increasing Data Center Efficiencies.

For a PowerMap demonstration, please email request to:

Follow PDI on Twitter @PDICorp, Facebook and LinkedIn.

For additional information on PDI, visit or contact PDI's corporate office at (804) 737-9880.

The 2011 Inc. 500 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2007 to 2010. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2007. Additionally, they had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent -- not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies -- as of December 31, 2010. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2007 is $100,000; the minimum for 2010 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.'s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at

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About Power Distribution, Inc.
Founded in 1978, PDI is a leading provider of power distribution equipment and services. PDI, a Bertram Capital company, is headquartered out of Virginia with additional manufacturing and engineering facilities in California and Michigan. The PDI, Marelco, and Onyx Power branded products cover a wide range of customized power solutions for data centers, wind, solar and other alternative energy, commercial, and industrial applications.

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