HIPOWER SYSTEMS and MTS POWER SYSTEMS Help Restaurant Depot Build In-house Rental Fleet

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HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power distribution equipment worldwide, today announced that one of its distributors, MTS Power Systems, has begun delivery of five 700 kva trailerized HIPOWER generators to Restaurant Depot. The portable generators will form the foundation for the company’s new in-house rental fleet, providing on-demand power for refrigeration and HVAC units in its stores.

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“For heavy-duty power needs like HVAC and refrigeration, we have been renting portable units as needed to Restarant Depot,” said MTS Power Systems President Barry Segal.

HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power distribution equipment worldwide, today announced that one of its distributors, MTS Power Systems, has begun delivery of five 700 kva trailerized HIPOWER generators to Restaurant Depot. The portable generators will form the foundation for the company’s new in-house rental fleet, providing on-demand power for refrigeration and HVAC units in its stores.

“We sold Restaurant Depot its first permanent standby generator in 2009 to cover front-end power, but for heavy-duty power needs like HVAC and refrigeration, we have been renting them portable units as needed,” said MTS Power Systems President Barry Segal. When Restaurant Depot decided to start its own rental fleet, Segal said, MTS recommended HIPOWER generators.

“Restaurant Depot asked for competitive quotes from Kohler and other brands, and we provided them,” said Segal. “But, most machines in that kW node are much larger and in ISO containers. They are much more expensive and don’t offer nearly the options, features and benefits that the HIPOWER unit offers.”

MTS Power Systems became the New York HIPOWER distributor in early 2012, after contacting the company for a towable rental unit. “My rental manager knew about the product, and we had seen them before and liked the quality,” said Segal.” For us, it was a clear choice.”
Restaurant Depot, a nationwide, wholesale cash and carry foodservice supplier, will position its new fleet in various locations around the country, delivering them as needed to stores that require critical, heavy-duty power continuity for maintenance, equipment upgrades, major outages or other multi-day disruptions.

“MTS recommended HIPOWER as a single-source dealer for Restaurant Depot’s portable power-generation equipment,” said HIPOWER SYSTEMS President Rafael Acosta. “We helped them standardize on one unit for all their locations moving forward, and we worked with MTS to purchase not only the generator sets but also the complementary products, trailers and cables for the units.”

About MTS Power Systems
MTS Power Systems provides electrical power and environmental control solutions, including on-site, standby and portable electrical power generation systems, rental generators and rental HVAC systems, for a broad range of applications. With knowledge and experience that sets the firm apart from its competitors, MTS Power Systems has maintained its focus for more than 20 years throughout the growth and evolution of both the company and the markets it serves. For more information, visit http://www.mtspowersystems.com.

About HIPOWER SYSTEMS
HIPOWER SYSTEMS (the U.S. subsidiary of Himoinsa, S.L.) is the principal supplier of power distribution and prime, standalone power-generation equipment and packages to the U.S. and Canadian markets, serving the Residential, Commercial and Industrial sectors including the Agriculture, Telecommunications, Heath Care and Oil & Gas Industries. The company builds and customizes diesel generators from 8kw to 3MW and natural gas generators or alternative fuel/bi-fuel sets from 20 to 400kW with a complete range of accessories, including automatic transfer switches, paralleling switchgear, UL tanks, enclosures and power distribution equipment.

In North America and throughout the globe, our rental packages and power distribution equipment are recognized as the best power solution source for emergency and disaster relief. For more information, visit http://www.hipowersystems.com.

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