SANDSTON, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 24, 2015) -  Anord Critical Power, Inc., a leading independent provider of critical-power infrastructure to the global data center industry, today announced the opening of its western regional office at the San Francisco Civic Center. The company's new office, in conjunction with strong customer growth and advancements to traditional data center switchgear, position Anord to capitalize on a documented 10 percent market growth in global switchgear. The San Francisco operations will be managed by the recently hired western regional sales manager Graham Carr.

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According to the  Global Switchgear Market 2015-2019 report, cumulative demand for replacement technology is driving a 10 percent CAGR market expansion through 2019. Anord is expanding operations and adding qualified staff members to better meet market demand for its UL Listed Form 4b Type 7 design AMS switchgear. Embraced throughout Europe as the preferred method to control, protect and isolate electrical equipment in mission-critical facilities, the Form 4b Type 7 switchgear is quickly becoming a U.S. favored solution.

Since its U.S. launch in January 2014, the company and its switchgear has achieved UL-approval and has been recognized among the CRN 2015 Data Center 100 list of 20 Infrastructure Providers, and obtained the 2014 Data Center Excellence Award from infoTECH Spotlight.

As head of the company's new western location, Graham Carr will help expand Anord's market presence by leveraging his sales expertise to acquire new customers and expand existing accounts.

"I am excited to be working with the established Power Infrastructure leader in the switchgear market," Carr said. "Anord's award-winning solutions are well known throughout the western region and I look forward to enhancing this strong momentum."

Earlier this year Anord's North American headquarters expanded to a new 50,000 sq. ft. headquarters in Sandston, Henrico County, Virginia to include a manufacturing space for its Form 4b Type 7 design AMS switchgear, 5,000 square feet of office space, and a 700 sq. ft. product training center. The expanded facility is expected to create nearly 70 new job opportunities over the next five years.



Find out how Anord's AMS Switchgear can help efficiently power your mission critical facility by contacting Anord Critical Power at 804-683-2078.

About Anord Critical Power, Inc.

Anord Critical Power, Inc. is a U.S.-based subsidiary of Anord, a leading independent provider of critical power infrastructure to the global data center industry, entering the American market with the delivery of a robust switchgear product offering superior system resilience and enhanced operator safety. Its compact, fully compartmentalized switchgear system offers a "best-of-both-standards" solution to meet the needs of critical power businesses. Established in 1969, Anord has a strong pedigree and successful track record in providing mission critical Low Voltage, Power Switchgear, Bus Duct, and Energy Management Systems to many of the world's leading cloud computing, colocation, and enterprise data center businesses across EMEA as well as North and Latin American markets. Anord's proprietary "AMS" switchgear system provides customized power switchgear equipment from a type tested and certified modular platform fully compliant with the IEC LV Switchgear standard 61439-2, and was recently tested and approved to UL 891. For more information visit:

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Jackie Abramian
BridgeView Marketing (for Anord Critical Power, Inc.)
Direct: 603-570-7533