Amperion, POWER Engineers Enter Partnership

August 26, 2003 by Jeff Shepard

Amperion Inc. (Chelmsford, MA), a provider of medium-voltage, powerline communication (PLC) equipment, announced a partnership with POWER Engineers, a top-ranked global consulting engineering firm specializing in energy, facilities and communications. POWER Engineers will offer planning, design, installation and maintenance services in conjunction with Amperion-enabled Powerline networks. Under the terms of the agreement, the companies will engage in joint sales, marketing and customer support activities to provide a turnkey solution for Powerline deployments.

As part of Amperion's network integrator certification process, POWER Engineers will complete a training and education program to ensure proficiency in applications of the Amperion Connect™ product line. POWER Engineers will offer a full range of services, including equipment staging, network design, engineering and planning, as well as field maintenance.

"We are very excited about this relationship. POWER Engineers is established in the marketplace and highly respected by the utility industry. They offer an exceptional range of expertise and capabilities needed to launch a powerline broadband business," stated Amperion Vice President of Marketing and Business Development Jeff Tolnar. "Offering a network of qualified partners, like POWER Engineers, enables the utilities and service providers to focus on their core competencies as they launch a new business around this exciting technology."