FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | October 16, 2018
BATON ROUGE, LA and SAN JOSE, CA – Champion Technology Services Inc., a leading industrial automation and control systems integrator, and Crocus Energy, Inc., an innovative energy AI and IoT software company, today announced a partnership to offer a [first of its kind] AI and IOT digital solution to help industrial facilities and other large consumers of energy optimize their electric distribution systems to save energy, improve power quality and increase reliability – quickly, easily, and without the demand for retrofits.
Through the partnership, Champion Technology Services will provide best-in-class integration and other project services to deploy Crocus Energy’s Power Saver™ software throughout North America. “We are excited to be able to work with Crocus to deploy their energy efficiency software for industrial manufacturers,“ said Mehrdad Ghorashi, President of Champion. “The ability to reduce energy costs, combined with the potential to use AI and other machine-learning technologies to drive efficiencies in facility maintenance is a compelling proposition for manufacturers all over North America.”
Crocus’ Power Saver™ is the first software solution to gather a facility’s electricity data to build a digital twin, or model, of the electric distribution system. Using this digital twin, it provides optimization recommendations and maintenance insights to save energy and reduce costs – all without the need for complex, costly, and lengthy audits or retrofits.
Using their expertise in distributed control and data acquisition systems, Champion will provide project management, integration, commissioning and support for Power Saver™, allowing customers to realize maximum value and reliability from the solution.
“Champion has a proven track record of delivering successful automation projects. Their history and growth show a dedication to excellence that few automation system integrators can match,” said Jeremy Wilson, VP of Sales and Marketing at Crocus. “We are excited to partner with such a company – and are excited to offer our customers the concept-to-completion service that makes Champion a leader in their sector.”
About Champion Technology Services, Inc.
As a leading systems integrator, Champion Technology Services, Inc. provides industrial automation solutions from concept through completion – and beyond. Clients benefit from the full commitment of certified professionals working to meet their specific operational needs. Holding a variety of industry and manufacturer partnerships, we leverage these resources while seeking the solution that best fits our clients’ needs – independent of platform or technology. With numerous offices across the Gulf Coast and Rockies, Champion holds project experience in nearly all 50 states, as well as internationally. To learn more, visit: www.ChampTechnology.com
About Crocus Energy, Inc.
Crocus Energy is developing the next generation of AI and IoT industrial software solutions – using energy data to optimize and transform industrial operations. Our Power Saver™ software uses machine-learning to optimize the electric distribution systems at large industrial sites and campuses, saving our customers millions of dollars on their electricity bills. To learn more, please visit www.crocusenergy.com or follow @CrocusEnergy on Twitter.