May 6, 2019
Safe and Simple Installation Catches Judges’ Attention
RICHMOND, VA — May 6, 2019 — Power Distribution, Inc. (PDI), a pioneer of innovative power transformation, power distribution, and intelligent power monitoring solutions for mission-critical operations, announced today that the 17th Annual American Business Awards® named its PowerWave 2™ Busway System the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the Hardware – Semiconductor category. Noteworthy was the PowerWave’s IP2X system that ensures complete isolation from busway conductors and simplifies installation with the use of common hand-held tools.
More than 3,800 nominations from organizations of all sizes were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, from Startup of the Year to Executive of the Year and Best New Product or Service of the Year, among others. In addition, more than 200 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners. PDI’s PowerWave 2 Busway System received high praise from the judges due to its simple-to-install, highly configurable and intelligent monitoring overhead power busway distribution system that offers the safest features for today’s mission-critical facility and data center market.
“PDI’s family of power solutions continue to lower the cost and speed of the power-feed installations that need to be constantly adjusted in support of the never-ending device changes within server racks,” said Vlad Gulkarov, Vice President, Strategy Development, PDI. “It is an honor to be recognized with the Gold Stevie Award that validates our busway’s value as we continue to improve upon the market’s safest and most innovative power distribution products.”
Innovative, market-first, enhancements to the PowerWave 2 Busway System include:
- An open-channel design that allows for limitless positioning of the tap-off-box units.
- An innovative PowerWave 2 CouplerTek™ Technology enabling deployment with standard installation tools.
- Enhanced configurability, allowing deployments in 250, 400, 600, 800 and 1,000 Amp systems.
- Increased safety, using an IP2X, finger-safe rated, continuous busway system to protect installers from live busrail conductors.
“The nominations submitted to The 2019 American Business Awards were outstanding. They illustrate the continued vibrancy of innovation and high level of achievement across the American economic landscape,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.
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