Industry Roundup: Patents, Awards and Acquisitions

By Consulting Specifying Engineer Staff February 22, 2007

AES Corporation, Peabody, Mass., makers of AES IntelliNet wireless communications systems for alarm monitoring, announced that it received UL 864 Edition 9 listing for its 7705i Wireless-to-Internet system.

(AES Corporation is a CSIA member as of 2/26/2015)

Alerton, Redmond, Wash., has announced that the Muninn Group is its newest dealer,

Schneider Electric, Paris, announced the completion of the acquisition of American Power Conversion, West Kingston, R.I., following satisfaction of the closing conditions of the merger agreement. APC is being combined with Schneider’s MGE UPS Systems to creates a worldwide leader in critical power and cooling services.

Sloan Valve, Franklin Park, Ill., announced that its AC-11 Series Act-O-Matic showerheads, which have a flow rate of 2.0 gpm, conserve 20% more water than standard showerheads using 2.5 gpm, the maximum flow rate allowable under the U.S. Federal Energy Policy Act of 1992.

Vycon, Los Angeles , manufacturer of flywheel UPS systems, announced a distribution agreement with Savior Energy Systems for flywheel power systems in Turkey, the Middle East and Russia.