Universal Electric Corporation Announces Its Position as Founding Partner of Infrastructure Masons

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Starline manufacturer participates in a new program that fosters communication and collaboration among technical professionals in the mission critical space

UEC (manufacturer of Starline) becomes Founding Partner of Infrastructure Masons

Their (UEC's) support and participation will help IM become a major force within the digital infrastructure industry, providing the foundation for the Internet, helping fellow iMasons to grow, and giving back to the industry and society.

Universal Electric Corporation (UEC), the manufacturer of Starline, the customizable, flexible power distribution and critical metering provider for the data center market, announces its position as a Founding Partner of Infrastructure Masons (IM), a nonprofit organization that was developed to bring together professionals who are responsible for designing, building and/or operating the infrastructure for mission critical environments.

“We are excited to be able to participate as a Founding Partner with the Infrastructure Masons. Our organizations possess similar goals in the development of new technologies and solutions, and promoting best practices in mission critical and data center designs. With innovation as one of our core values, collaborating more closely with the best and brightest people in the industry is going to be extremely rewarding,“ stated Mark Swift, Director of Marketing for Universal Electric Corporation.

UEC has selected to participate in IM because the concepts the organization was founded on deeply resonate with UEC’s own beliefs of giving back and promoting innovation. UEC’s overhead power distribution product, Starline Track Busway, was the first of its kind in the data center market. Track Busway makes it possible to provide power to server racks without a raised floor; eliminating masses of whips and cables and the danger of working with them, decreasing waste and increasing cooling efficiency.

UEC not only believes in developing innovative product solutions, but also in supporting organizations such as Infrastructure Masons that are working toward bettering the economy, environment and society as a whole by inducing collaboration between seasoned professionals in the industry.

”Having UEC participate in IM at the Founding Partner level has been great,” said Mark Monroe, Executive Director of the Infrastructure Masons. “Their support and participation will help IM become a major force within the digital infrastructure industry, providing the foundation for the Internet, helping fellow iMasons to grow, and giving back to the industry and society.”

The world as we know it today is built off of technical infrastructure, and the need for more of it is only going to increase. Infrastructure professionals will continue being the cornerstone of the Information Age, and thus an association where these industry professionals can collaborate and learn from one another will be paramount in creating the most efficient and responsibly designed infrastructure of the future. UEC looks forward to continue participating in and supporting Infrastructure Masons and the organization’s mission.

About Universal Electric

Universal Electric Corporation (UEC), a pioneer in electrical power distribution since 1924, is a world leader in the development of customizable power distribution systems. Industry innovators for more than 85 years, the company’s premium, flexible products are designed to fit the electrical power needs of any business in any industry. One of the only companies dedicated exclusively to flexible power distribution products, Universal Electric’s award-winning Starline and U-S Safety Trolley products have revolutionized electrical power distribution in data centers, industrial manufacturing facilities, retail chains and grocery stores worldwide. For more information, visit: http://www.uecorp.com.

About Infrastructure Masons

Infrastructure Masons is a group of industry professionals who design, build and operate the technical infrastructure of the digital age. The IM community is where professionals connect, grow and give back. Established in April of 2016, iMasons is a 501(c)6, non-profit association of individuals, and assesses levels of industry knowledge based on criteria in three dimensions - Experience, Economics and Stewardship. iMasons is guided by the End User and Partner Advisory Councils, consisting of leaders of some of the largest and most advanced technical infrastructure portfolios in the world. As of January 2017, membership exceeded 1,000 individuals representing over $100Bn in Infrastructure projects in over 130 countries. For more information, visit http://imasons.org.

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