Business Briefs for the Week of Feb. 5, 2007

MGE UPS Systems, EMCOR Hyre, IronPlanet

  • Costa Mesa, Calif.-based MGE UPS Systems recently invested $1 million into expanding its Customer Test Center. The expanded facility encompasses more 25,000 square feet, including 28 test bays with a total electrical capacity of 12MW.

  • Highland, Ind.-based EMCOR Hyre Electric recently formed an alliance with Global Lighting Solutions, Naples, Fla., to provide installation services for all Global projects in the Indiana and Illinois market area. Customers interested in learning more about the Guaranteed Performance and Service Program may contact EMCOR Hyre at (219) 923-6100 or Global at (239) 591-0007.

  • Pleasanton, Calif.-based IronPlanet, an online auction house for used construction equipment and trucks, finished the fiscal year by passing $600 million in recorded public transactions since its first auction in April 2000. Last year, IronPlanet held 27 online auctions that resulted in more than $163.5 million in gross sales, a growth of more than 30% over the previous year.
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