Ballard Names MGE UPS Systems as Distributor

June 09, 2003 by Jeff Shepard

Ballard Power Systems Inc. (Vancouver, BC, Canada) has named MGE UPS Systems as a worldwide (excluding Japan) distributor and authorized service provider for Ballard’s AirGen™ fuel cell generator. The relationship forms a foundation to build on as MGE brings fuel cell technology to the power quality and protection marketplace.

"In bringing the AirGen™ fuel cell generator to market, it is critical that Ballard have the best distribution and service support in place, and that is why we have turned to MGE UPS Systems," said Dennis Campbell, Ballard’s president and chief executive officer. "MGE UPS Systems is the world’s largest manufacturer of large power protection equipment and its extensive service network will provide after sales support and service that will ensure customer satisfaction."

"Committed to innovation, MGE UPS Systems continually strives to deliver to its customers reliable and more environmentally friendly power protection solutions," said Jack Pouchet, MGE’s director of marketing. "In teaming up with Ballard, we are able to offer a zero-emission power solution with the AirGen™ fuel cell generator."