News & Events

05/13/2016

DJO’s Empi, Inc. manufacturer: a DJO facility sold to Athens, GA-based PPI

Athens, GA—PPI, an innovative manufacturing company based in Athens, GA, has purchased the DJO’s Empi manufacturing medical device factory, owned by DJO Global, located in Clear Lake, South Dakota. The 40+ employee factory will continue to produce surface mount technology PCBA’s and medical devices for the physical rehabilitation market, and will partner with PPI sister […]

01/14/2016

PPI Signs Agreement To Sell Power Partners To Opengate Capital

Athens, GA—PPI, parent company of Power Partners, announced today that they have signed an agreement for the sale of Power Partners to OpenGate Capital, a global private equity firm. OpenGate Capital manages a portfolio of companies, including a distribution transformer company based in Oregon. The transaction is expected to close by January 15, 2016. “Our […]

07/15/2015

PPI Embraces Relay For Life To Help Cure Cancer

Relay for Life is the American Cancer Society’s signature activity and is the largest community fundraiser in the world. Each year, Power Partners and Gap Partners employees come together to form Relay for Life teams to support finding a cure for cancer. Both companies get quite creative in the ways they raise money. In 2015 […]

06/19/2015

Program Aims To Help At-Risk Students By Putting Them To Work At Power Partners, Inc

A new program aimed at curbing dropout rates has gotten a foothold in Athens, with good reviews so far. The Great Promise Partnership gives high school students identified as at risk of dropping out a chance to work in an industrial or office setting and get academic credit for what they’re learning on the job. […]

03/10/2015

Path To Success Story – Reducing High School Dropout Rate

Path To Success Story Features Power Partners Role In Helping Reduce High School Dropout Rate, Georgia Connector, Spring 2015 Great Promise Partnership has helped hundreds of potential high school dropouts in Georgia graduate from high school by partnering with companies who offer them a paying job while they stay in school. Power Partners employs 25 […]

10/10/2014

How Gap Partners Doubled Revenue In One Year

Click to read Fabricator story about  how Gap Partners doubled revenue in 2013 by  Tim Heston, Senior Editor, The Fabricator

09/24/2013

PPI Purchases Stampsource

ATHENS, GA, September 20, 2013 — PPI announced today it has signed a memorandum of understanding with StampSource (Taggart Enterprises) to purchase StampSource.  StampSource is a metal stamping and fabricating company located in Charlotte, North Carolina. “StampSource’s performance, service levels and values fit well with ‘the PPI Way’; and synergies with other companies within PPI […]

05/15/2013

Gap Partners, Inc. Moves Corporate Offices And Manufacturing To Expand In Rabun County

Rabun Gap, GA, May 15, 2013 – Gap Partners, Inc. (GPI) will move its corporate offices and operations from its current location to Rabun Business Park in Rabun Gap, GA beginning the first week of June 2013. The move stems from Gap Partners’ unprecedented growth in the last year and will enable GPI to expand […]

05/08/2013

Power Partners Will Celebrate Its Tenth Anniversary On May 15

ATHENS, GA, May 8, 2013 — Power Partners, the Athens manufacturing company that is a leading producer of distribution transformers in North America and international markets, will celebrate its tenth anniversary as Power Partners at a ceremony at the facility on May 15 at 3:00.  The milestone will be celebrated with all 450 employees, retirees […]

03/27/2013

Intelligent Distribution Transformer Introduced At Abb Automation & Power World

ATHENS, GA, March 27, 2013 — Power Partners and SmartSenseCom co-presented a paper at the ABB Automation & Power World conference in Orlando, FL, today about the intelligent distribution transformer (IDT) they are developing, using sensing technology licensed from the U.S. Navy. Capabilities of the IDT package include steady-state transformer monitoring, connectivity mapping, reporting of […]