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Powerware Corporation Awarded Major FAA Support Contract

Business Editors/High Tech Writers

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 11, 2001

Powerware Corporation, part of Invensys, plc has been awarded a Contractor Depot Logistics Support contract (CDLS) by the U.S. Government Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

This sole source contract represents a new award that follows on from the original CDLS contract awarded to Exide Electronics Group Inc. (now operating as Powerware Corporation) on July 9, 1996. The one-year contract awarded by the FAA, with four one-year extendable options, is estimated at a potential cumulative value of $16 million.

Powerware provides inventory, spare parts Spare parts, also referred to as Service Parts is a term used to indicate extra parts available and in proximity to the mechanical item, such as a automobile, boat, engine, for which they might be used.

Spare parts are also called “spares.  and logistics support for 25 Air Route Traffic Control Centers (ARTCC ARTCC Air Route Traffic Control Center ) throughout the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. . The Powerware Depot purchases and manages centralized parts inventories and services from 150 vendors to satisfy the FAA's critical power requirements.

"This sole source award is a validation of the Powerware operating model Operating Model is a term that is used in many contexts. In essence an operating model describes how an organization operates across both business and technology domains. The Operating Model describes what is important for the organization.  in support of the FAA's requirements," said Rick Marcotte, vice president and general manager of the Powerware Federal Systems Division. "We have demonstrated our commitment to the FAA by implementing the depot infrastructure and business processes required to keep these very mission critical sites up and running 100 percent of the time."

Based on current contract awards, Powerware is the largest UPS supplier to the government marketplace, and is recognized for providing the highest quality products and services to some of the most critical and classified operations in the world.....
Mr. Leuci was instrumental in developing the Lifecycle Proposal which enabled Exide Electronics to win the original Contractor Depot Logistics Support contract (CDLS) from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on July 9, 1996.