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PCX Corporation Expands Manufacturing Capacity for Prefabricated Modular Data Centers

RALEIGH, N.C. (October, 2017) – PCX Corporation is pleased to announce it has opened a second manufacturing facility in Smithfield, North Carolina, to meet its growing demand for modular data centers.  The new facility will add approximately 45,000 square feet of manufacturing capacity and be used to perform final equipment assembly, electrical integration and factory witness testing, of major systems for the modular data center industry.  Smithfield, NC was chosen because of its close proximity to Interstate I-95 allowing access to the country’s major data center corridor in Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia. PCX will continue to manufacture prefabricated electrical power distribution centers, its FLX-Power™ custom integrated switchboards and skid based solutions, at its Pony Farm facility located in Clayton, North Carolina.

PCX Corporation, founded in 1992, specializes in the engineering, integration and fabrication of prebuilt electrical and mechanical systems for commercial, industrial/utility and modular data center markets.

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Caterpillar Generator Sets Paired with PCX FLX-EDCs and ATS

RALEIGH, N.C. (June, 2017) –  PCX Corporation is pleased to announce its participation in the Gregory Poole Power Systems upgrade of Electrical Power Backup Generation for the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.

The construction team chose prefabricated, modular construction for its inherent advantages of higher quality, reliability, shorter lead time, environmental benefits, and cost savings. Gregory Poole-PCX worked in tandem to achieve a smooth coordinated delivery and placement of two PCX FLX–EDC™ Prefabricated Electrical Distribution Centers with ATS Automatic Transfer Switches and two Caterpillar Cat® reliable power generation sets on the same day with a single crane.

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Fast Growing SE Town Expands Waste Water Treatment Capacity for Future Growth

RALEIGH, N.C. (May, 2017) –  PCX Corporation is pleased to announce its participation in the expansion of the Terrible Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant in  Fuquay-Varina, NC.

The visionary state of the art expansion will include a new effluent pump station, pretreatment, biological nutrient removal, clarification, filtering, ultraviolet disinfection, and appropriate buildings for storage, operation, maintenance, and administration. The construction team chose prefabricated, modular construction for its inherent advantages of higher quality control, shorter lead time, environmental benefits, and cost savings. Two PCX FLX–PEC™ Prefabricated Power Equipment Centers will be attached on site to become the new Powerhouse. Operation Equipment includes Low Voltage Switchgear, Motor Control Centers, Soft Starters, Variable Speed drives and PLC Control with extensive automation and control using Human Interface.

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PCX Corporation Successfully Completes ISO9001:2015 Certification

RALEIGH, N.C. (May, 2017) –  PCX Corporation is pleased to announce that they have successfully recertified their Quality System to the latest ISO9001:2015 standard.  The evaluation was conducted by the independent registrar, Smithers Quality Assessments Inc. based in Akron, Ohio.

The latest ISO9001:2015 Quality standard encourages employee engagement in process integration and decision making which has facilitated continual improvement and increased customer satisfaction. PCX remains committed to Delivering Predictive Profitability to its customers by embracing its Quality policy of “Meeting the Customer Specifications”, “Delivering on Time”, and “Continual Improvement to Reduce Costs”.

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PCX Corporation Increases Supermarket Presence in Northeast with D. Comiskey & Associates Sales Agreement

March, 2017  Raleigh, NC – PCX Corporation a leading manufacturer of prefabricated electrical power distribution systems for the commercial construction, modular data center, and industrial/utility industries worldwide announced it signed a sales representation agreement this month with D. Comiskey & Associates, LLC.

The “DCOM” team has provided refrigeration equipment and systems in various packages in the northeast for over three decades.

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PCX Corporation Increases Supermarket Presence in Middle Atlantic States with MARS

February, 2017  Raleigh, NC – PCX Corporation a leading manufacturer of prefabricated electrical power distribution systems for the commercial grocery and retail stores market announced it signed a sales representation agreement with Mid-Atlantic Retail Solutions MARS  based in Harpers Ferry, WV.

Mid-Atlantic Retail Solutions works with leading design innovators in offering single source capability to national chains and single store operators for major fixtures, equipment and system requirements.

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PCX Is Pleased to Announce Shipment of Backup Powerhouse to the Southeast Data Center Market

January, 2017  Raleigh, NC – PCX Corporation shipped a modular 600kW 2N UPS backup powerhouse to be employed in a facility expansion by a growing southeast eCommerce and Cloud solution provider.  The modular powerhouse contained two (2) 600kW UPS systems housed in a modular enclosure measuring 50 feet long by 11.5 feet wide and 11 feet high.  The system is supported by two (2) 51kW CRAC units to maintain and control the powerhouse temperature for the backup batteries.  The entire system was built at PCX’s manufacturing facility in Clayton, NC and  factory tested prior to shipment.  The modular approach was utilized to minimize construction activity on site and shorter leadtimes.

As a leading provider of modular mission critical data centers with full equipment integration, PCX is committed to lower TCO and supports the world’s leading data center developers and operators to maintain and build for the future.

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PCX Corporation Ships Prefabricated Electrical Power Distribution System to a Leading Northeast Supermarket Retailer.

January, 2017  Raleigh, NC – PCX Corporation shipped a Prefabricated Electrical Power Distribution System to a leading Northeast supermarket retailer. The FLX-EDC Electrical Distribution Center was installed as a penthouse on the facility rooftop to meet current requirements for improved human safety, system storm hardening, and resiliency.

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PCX Corporation Ships First Floorless Prefabricated Electrical Power Distribution Systems

December 2016  Raleigh, NC – PCX Corporation ships first floorless Prefabricated Electrical Power Distribution Systems to a leading California commercial developer.The PCX FLX-EDC & PEC Centers will be employed in a new mixed-use retail mall under construction in the Bay Area. The project has a shortened delivery schedule and is scheduled to open in 2017.

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PCX Corporation Increases Support for Commercial Construction & Supermarkets

Leading Manufacturer of Prefabricated Electrical Power Distribution Systems Strengthens Team

November 2016 – Raleigh, NC – PCX Corporation announced today that Bob Carroll II and Rob Coyle have joined the company to further develop its strategic commercial construction and industrial/utility markets.

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PCX Ships First of Several Energy Storage Systems to Aliso Canyon

October 2016 – PCX Corporation ships the first of several battery storage systems to support the Aliso Canyon energy crisis in Southern California.  The battery storage system was designed and equipped with battery storage racks, requisite controls, fire suppression and sophisticated cooling to support several megawatts of energy storage.  Each system is comprised of four (4) prefabricated sections measuring approximately 30 feet in length, 9 feet in width and 11 feet in height, and will undergo final assembly at the site.  The prefabricated modular solution was chosen due its inherent advantage of fast deployment, as well as the standard and consistent quality associated with a ISO9001:2008 manufacturing environment.  The entire program was “fast tracked” and was designed and fabricated within 100 days from the initial order receipt to the first shipment.


PCX Is Pleased to Announce Shipment of Backup Powerhouse to Southern California

March 2016 – PCX Corporation ships a modular 1.5 MW –  UPS backup powerhouse for a new modular data center to be used by a major Southern California school district.  The modular powerhouse contained two (2) 750kW UPS systems housed in a modular enclosure measuring 60 feet long by 13 feet wide and 11 feet high.  The system also included two (2) 750kva transformers, security and three (3) 10 ton HVAC units to maintain and control the powerhouse temperature for the backup batteries.  The entire system was built at PCX’s manufacturing facility outside of Raleigh, NC and completed a full factory witness test prior to shipment.  The modular approach was utilized to minimize construction activity on the school campus and was necessary because of the small site footprint.


PCX Corporation Successfully Completed its ISO9001:2008 Recertification

RALEIGH, N.C. (January,  2016) –  PCX Corporation successfully completed its ISO9001:2008 recertification audit on March 18th, which was conducted by the independent registrar, Smithers Quality Assessments Inc. based in Akron, Ohio.  PCX remains committed to Delivering Predictive Profitability to its customers by embracing its Quality policy of “Meeting the Customer Specifications”, “Delivering on Time”, and “Continual Improvement to Reduce Costs”.


PCX Corporation Ships High Performance Modular Data Center System to Major University in Northeastern United States

RALEIGH, N.C. (December,  2015) – PCX is pleased to announce that they just recently shipped a high performance modular data center system to a major university in the northeastern United States.  The system was a standalone modular data center equipped with a 375kW UPS system designed for nine (9) minutes of full load run time, FM200 fire suppression, and capable of housing 17 racks, at up to 20kW per rack.  The cooling for the system included rear door heat exchangers for the individual racks and “in-row” cooling to maintain equipment temperature, all supported by an external 120-ton N+1 chiller system.  The entire system was delivered complete from design to install in under 18 weeks.


PCX: An Important Prefab Datacenter Company That You May Not Have Heard Of

August 27, 2015 – PCX has been silently riding the growing adoption of prefabricated modular (PFM) datacenter facilities. The company has decades of expertise in integration and packaging of electrical and mechanical equipment, which has helped it win orders to build modular facilities. PCX does not currently sell PFM datacenters under its own brand, or directly to end users, but acts as an original design manufacturer for systems integrators and OEMs.

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Past Professional Construction Services President Joins PCX Corporation Board

   Bob Strickland brings strong engineering and management experience to position.

RALEIGH, N.C. (July 25, 2015) PCX Corporation, a leading provider of prebuilt electrical and mechanical solutions, has named Bob Strickland to its board of directors. Strickland is president of RSS Services, a construction-consulting firm he founded after retiring as president of PCS, Inc., one of Northeast Ohio’s leading construction management firms with offices in Ohio and West Virginia. As a LEED accredited professional, Strickland provides value-added design and construction phase services to clients. LEED is said to be the most widely used green building rating system.

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The Ruhlin Company Saves Money and Increases Quality with PreBuilt Solution from PCX

August 11, 2014 – The Ruhlin Company has seen an increase in the use of prefabrication in construction over the last 10 years. Typically, it is being utilized in the healthcare and research & development fields to increase speed and quality of the installed components.

On a recent project, The Ruhlin Company was intrigued by the opportunity to prefabricate the construction for the control room and electrical components of the power house.

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PCX Corporation Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Registration

July 1, 2014 – PCX Corporation, a leading provider of prebuilt electrical and mechanical solutions, is pleased to announce that it has achieved registration to ISO 9001:2008, with design.

The ISO 9001:2008 quality management standard was developed and published by the ISO and establishes an effective quality management program for manufacturing companies. Important components of ISO 9001:2008 include customer satisfaction, establishing processes for continuous improvement, and compliance with applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, all of which PCX values highly. PCX’s Quality Policy is to “meet the customer specifications, deliver on time, and continually improve to reduce costs”.

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GE Mebane Holds Customer Day Event

June 11, 2014 – On Tuesday, June 10, GE’s Industrial Solutions business celebrated local business collaboration with its customer, Clayton, N.C.-based PCX Corporation. The Customer Day, hosted by GE’s Power Equipment business at its Mebane manufacturing facility, highlighted GE’s successful relationship with PCX, also a local flagship business and employer.

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