UAI continues rapid growth with addition of third-quarter contract signings


Huntsville, Alabama, Oct. 30, 2002 — UAI (Utility Automation Integrators, Inc.) continued its rapid growth in the third quarter of 2002 with the addition of 12 clients and signing of contracts totaling $4.2 million.

S.K. Chauhan, Chairman and CEO of UAI, said the company’s client base now stands at more than 80 utilities located from the Pacific Northwest to Florida’s Gulf coast. “We are very excited about the continued growth we are enjoying and welcome our most recent clients to the UAI family,” he said.

UAI’s third-quarter signings include: Palmetto Electric Cooperative, Hilton Head, SC; City of Ed Dorado Springs, MO; Flint Energies, Reynolds, GA; Jo-Carroll EMC, Elizabeth, IL; City of Portland (OR) Water; Jackson Purchase, Paducah, KY; High West Energy, Pine Bluffs, WY; Taylor Electric, Merkel, TX; Ralls County EMC, New London, MO.; Boone EC, Colombia, MO; Roanoke EC, Rich Square, NC; and Athens Utilities Gas Department, Athens, AL.

Utilities signed will be implementing UAI’s UtilityCenter(tm) technology to meet specific needs for facilities, field engineering and/or outage management. UAI is also providing GPS field data collection or data conversion services to establish The DigitalUtility(tm), an ESRI-based intelligent, electronic map of each client’s service area.

Chauhan said a flurry of sales activity for the fourth quarter 2002 points to tremendous close to the year for UAI. “The people of UAI have worked diligently to build the most comprehensive AM/FM/GIS technology available,” he said. “Utilities are realizing the importance of digitizing system information and putting the tools in place to use that information to make daily operations more efficient.”

UAI employees more than 100 people from its headquarters in Huntsville, AL and regional offices throughout the U.S. and Caribbean.

Utility Automation Integrators was founded in 1994 as a utility system integration firm dedicated to provide electrical engineering and GIS/GPS consulting software services. Today, UAI is the leading developer of AM/FM/GIS mapping software for utilities while retaining the consulting, implementation and technical support services.

Headquartered in Alabama, UAI has regional offices in several states throughout the United States. Our goal is to provide engineering professionals with an integrated suite of GIS application software and services that meets the operational needs of utilities. Visit our web site at www.uai.com for more information.

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