Powersmiths International Corp.

Powersmiths International Corp.

July 29, 2005 11:16 ET

Powersmiths Awarded Premier Allied Partner 2005 by Rebuild America, U.S. Department of Energy

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - July 29, 2005) - Powersmiths International Corp. is proud to announce receipt of the prestigious Rebuild America Premier Allied Partner 2005 award. On June 21st, during Rebuild America's National Recognition Event for Premier Allied Partners in Washington, D.C., the award was presented to Powersmiths as one of just 24 Allied Partners to have achieved prestigious Premier status out of Rebuild America's extensive network of over 180 partners. Powersmiths was in the top 15 per cent of the Rebuild America Allied Partners in terms of points earned. The award, based on a point system, recognized Powersmiths outstanding commitment to supporting community partners in the adoption of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies and practices.

Rebuild America -Rebuild America is a Department of Energy initiative that connects people, ideas, tools, and resources among communities, states, and the private sector to reduce energy consumption through energy-efficient technologies, renewable energy sources, and efficient operations and maintenance practices, and to support the design and implementation of energy-based solutions to community needs.

Since Powersmiths joined the program, their educational platform, called the Forge, has been their primary venue to lead and support seminars and training opportunities that involve a state of the art lab and lecture session focused on energy efficiency and conservation in educational, medical, industrial and commercial facilities.

"It is a great honor to have achieved this level of recognition within Rebuild America and we are very proud to be among Rebuild America's elite community of Premier Allied Partners," said Philip Ling, Vice President of Technology, Powersmiths. "We felt that our shared ideals made Rebuild America a perfect fit for Powersmiths to use our knowledge and help generate added momentum for energy efficiency, conservation and environmental awareness in our communities."

About Powersmiths

Powersmiths International Corp. is committed to advancing sustainable conservation technologies that are setting new benchmarks for environmental protection, energy efficiency and reliability in electrical power distribution. Powersmiths is one of the few companies to have transformers manufactured in a facility that has achieved the internationally recognized ISO 14001 certification. Powersmiths supports external verification as a vital part of their monitoring and reporting activities as it ensures credibility and quality of their products performance, and identifies areas for focusing their efforts to continually improve environmental performance.

For more information or to set up an interview, please contact; Candace Kane, Director, Marketing Communications (800) 747- 9627.

Contact Information

  • Powersmiths International Corp.
    Candace Kane
    Director, Marketing Communications
    (905) 791-1493 or (800) 747-9627
    Ckane@powersmiths.com