RICHMOND, VA--(Marketwire - May 24, 2011) - Power Distribution, Inc. (PDI), providers of mission-critical power distribution equipment for data centers, alternative energy, industrial, and commercial power markets, today announced that RichTech (formerly the Greater Richmond Technology Council) has selected the company as a winner of its 2011 Technology Stars Award in the Technology Builder category. Announced during RichTech's 16th Annual Technology Stars Gala on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, PDI was selected by RichTech on the strength of its innovative, successful technology solutions that help clients drive business and operational efficiencies.

RichTech's Technology Stars Awards recognizes and celebrates the best and brightest technology stars located in the Greater Richmond area each year. Robby Demeria, Executive Director, RichTech said, "The selected winners are representative of the diverse tech businesses in the Richmond area. PDI understands the value of technology in our community and is recognized for its innovations in delivering solutions to help build energy-efficient, optimized facilities. We wish them continued success."

"We are honored to have been selected as a winner in RichTech's Technology Stars Award program," said Dave Mulholland, Vice President, Marketing, Service at PDI. "PDI remains committed to providing innovative power distribution solutions for the data center, commercial, industrial, and alternative energy markets across the globe."

PDI's innovative, customizable power distribution solutions meet the latest in customers' facility and data center power distribution needs. The company's technology solutions provide improved power reliability and enhanced system monitoring, at a low cost to customers. PDI's products include: i-CON Modular Data Center™, Branch Circuit Monitoring System (BCMS), the PowerWave Bus System™, control panels, transformers, custom magnetics and inductors. PDI is rapidly expanding in the modular data center market across the globe and has presence in more than 20 countries.

Visit PDI at the following events to learn more about their award-winning solutions:

  • May 26, 2011 -- 7x24 Exchange, Dallas, TX. The Lone Star Chapter of 7x24 strives to be the leading knowledge exchange in Texas among those who design, build, use and maintain mission critical enterprise information infrastructures. Click here to register.
  • June 1, 2011 -- Extreme Data Center Efficiency Summit, Dallas, TX. In this half-day summit, learn about latest trends, proven technologies, best practices, and real world customer applications surrounding data center energy efficiency, capacity management, power distribution, wire-free monitoring, new rack designs and air containment. Don't miss PDI's "Trends in Power Distribution" presentation. Register here.
  • June 12-15, 2011 -- 7x24 Exchange, Orlando, FL. This conference is designed for anyone involved with 7x24 infrastructures. PDI visionaries share their thoughts about trends in the mission critical facilities market place. To attend the conference, click here.
  • June 30, 2011 -- DatacenterDynamics, San Francisco, CA. Now in its 8th successful year, DCD San Francisco will focus on the world of data center outsourcing. Register here for a free pass as an end user.

For additional information, please visit or contact PDI's corporate office at (804) 737-9880.

About RichTech
Established in 1995 as the Greater Richmond Technology Council, RichTech serves as a catalyst to stimulate and connect creative, innovative and technical people who are working together to ensure the continued growth of Central Virginia's dynamic technology-based economy. The group includes both Technology and Associate members dedicated to the development of an infrastructure that supports the growth of existing technology industries and identifies the Greater Richmond region as a location of choice for new and emerging technology companies. For more information, please visit

About Power Distribution, Inc.
Founded in 1978, PDI ( is a leading provider of power distribution equipment and services: principle products include Static Switches, Power Distribution Units, Remote Power Panels, Redundant Power Systems, Harmonic Cancellation technology, and Branch Circuit Monitoring Systems (BCMS). The BCMS product is an option available with the other distribution products, or it can be provided for retrofit in equipment already owned by the customer. PDI, a Bertram Capital company, is headquartered out of Virginia. The PDI, Marelco, and Onyx Power branded products are customized power solutions for data centers, wind, solar and other alternative energy, commercial, and industrial applications.

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Joline Biancavilla
BridgeView Marketing for PDI