16 May '11, 12pm

Powerit Expands From Food to Metals: Powerit Solutions is on a roll lately. The automated demand management co...

Powerit Expands From Food to Metals: Powerit Solutions is on a roll lately. The automated demand management co...

Powerit Solutions is on a roll lately. The automated demand management company , which focuses on heavy industry, raised an additional $5 million in funding in March and brought on a new CEO. The double injection was geared to help the company expand its channel partners, the first of which was announced this week. Powerit has a new agreement with Inductotherm Corp., the market leader in equipment for the melting of metals and materials to take Powerit’s Spara system to the metals market. The world of smart grid, and demand response specifically, feels a lot like a land grab there days, according to Bob Zak , General Manager and President of Powerit Solutions North America. Having strategic alliances is key if you’re going to plant your flag in some prime real estate. There are about 3,000 metals melting foundries in the U.S., ranging from about 3 MW on the small end to ab...

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