Emerson Network Power reports that recently acquired Avtron Loadbank will integrate into its ASCO Power Technologies business.

Avtron Loadbank is a designer and manufacturer of high-quality load banks and other testing systems for the standby power generation, uninterruptible power supply (UPS) and other power equipment industries. With more than 50 years of experience, Avtron Loadbank, through its Avtron and Froment brands, offers a complete solution to testing power supply systems, including advanced data acquisition, control, and monitoring systems.

“Avtron Loadbank will complement Emerson’s ASCO sales, support and service in business-critical markets such as hospitals, data centers and water treatment facilities,” said Armand Visioli, president of Emerson Network Power’s ASCO Power Technologies business. “Consulting engineers, contractors and other channel partners now can benefit from a full range of equipment designed to protect facilities from operational discontinuity in the event of an electrical supply interruption.”

Jeff Gwinnell, president of Avtron Loadbank, said, “When power failure is not an option, ASCO power switching and controls and Avtron load banks are the answer. With our acquisition of Froment in 2010, we are the clear global leader in load banks. As part of Emerson Network Power, we see terrific potential to broaden our customer base even further and offer the best products in the industry to customers world-wide.” he added.

In terms of technology, ASCO controls design expertise will facilitate integration of Avtron controls into Critical Power Management Systems for a range of standby power applications.

The breadth and depth of ASCO worldwide sales will broaden the customer base for Avtron and help enhance coverage of Avtron products in developing regions.

ASCO applications and engineering support will provide closer project management and problem-solving expertise to customers needing answers quickly, especially for highly customized standby power systems.

ASCO service also will bring Avtron closer to customers and, specifically, provide customers with faster response to help optimize equipment availability and operational efficiency.