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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


PNNL Awarded $2.8 Million To Keep Troops Cool

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Power Partners Licenses Eco-Max Adsorption Chillers To Bry-Air Asia

POWER PARTNERS LICENSES ECO-MAX ADSORPTION CHILLERS TO BRY-AIR ASIA License deal expands market for environmentally friendly cooling Athens, GA USA — Power Partners, Inc. of Athens, GA, USA and Bry-Air (Asia), headquartered in India have signed a license agreement for Bry-Air (Asia) to manufacture and sell Power Partners’ ECO-MAX brand adsorption chillers in India and […]


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


New Liquid Cooled Servers With Adsorption Chillers Improve Efficiency, Reduce Footprint

NEW LIQUID COOLED SERVERS WITH ADSORPTION CHILLERS RAISE EFFICIENCY AND REDUCE FOOTPRINT BY WES LIVINGSTON, P.E. Click here to download adsorption chiller PDF Microprocessors are incredible marvels of modern technology. But from a thermal perspective, they’re just small heating elements. Electricity flows in. If all goes well, the heat flows out. Due to thermal resistance, […]


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 […]