SANDSTON, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 7, 2016) - Anord Critical Power, Inc. (ACPI), a recognized leader and innovator in the power distribution market, today announced the appointment of Perry Jones as Engineering Manager. Jones will be located in the company's Virginia facility and assumes responsibility of product oversight, specification, and O&M document development.

Jones brings turbine power generation, high, medium and low voltage power transmission, as well as distribution design and construction experience to the ACPI team. In addition, he specializes in mission-critical facilities design, facility construction/commissioning, as well as on-going operation/maintenance. Prior to joining ACPI, Jones' previous industry experience included contract/construction document review, budgeting, scheduling and project management of critical-power and environmental control systems installations. Additionally, he was involved in the development and execution of mission-critical facilities electrical and mechanical systems commissioning.

"The U.S. market has quickly embraced ACPI's new switchgear as a more resilient and safer form of providing critical power," said Rob Sweaney, VP of Operation, General Manager, Anord Critical Power. "We are proud to welcome such a distinguished military veteran to our expanding U.S. support team and look forward to his insightful contributions for accelerating our business."

Jones also served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army. During his 27 years of dedicated service on active and reserve duty, he piloted various military aircraft such as the UH-1 Huey, UH-60 Blackhawk and C-12 Huron as a multi-tour combat veteran. He was awarded the designation of Master Army Aviator, and was awarded the Bronze Star, the Air Medal, multiple Meritorious Service Medals and numerous other military decorations. Perry received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Military Institute, attended the Darden School of Business Administration: Executive Education Program and achieved an Energy Manager certificate from the Association of Energy Engineers.

"ACPI has quickly established a notable reputation in the U.S. for improving the way mission-critical facilities provide and maintain their power distribution systems," Jones said. "I am eager to leverage my mission critical engineering experience and within such a dynamic organization as Anord."

To learn how you can leverage ACPI's Anord Modular Product (AMP) PDU and RPP to efficiently power your mission-critical facility, contact Anord Critical Power at 804-683-2078 or



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, Power Distribution Unit, and Remote Power Panel to many of the world's leading cloud computing, colocation, and enterprise data center businesses across EMEA as well as, APAC, 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 is listed to UL891. For more information visit:

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