Standby / Emergency Backup Generators Indispensible Business Commodity During Natural Disasters

by AaronEquipmentCo17. March 2011 15:12
Backup Generators Indispensible Business Commodity During Natural Disasters Aaron Equipment Company Reminding Business Owners of the Importance of Being Prepared Chicago, IL – March 17, 2011 – In the wake of a natural disaster that is being hailed as the worst crisis for Japan since World War II, millions of Japanese citizens are learning just how much havoc an unexpected event can wreak. Having backup generators in place could have averted some of the devastating after effects that resulted from the earthquake and tsunami. In particular, it could have insulated them from the widespread power outages. Aaron Equipment Company, a leading provider of new, used and reconditioned process equipment, including backup generators, is encouraging American businesses to learn from the situation in Japan by assessing their own disaster recovery plans. Earlier this week, the Bloomberg news service reported that millions in Japan were still without power five full days after a crippling earthquake and tsunami rocked the city of Tokyo. The official count of electrical outages was “about 1.3 million households.” To make matters worse, in an effort to save electricity, on March 14, Tokyo Electric announced that it would be starting “scheduled power outages in parts of the greater Tokyo area.” Needless to say, the economy in the Japanese nation is at a virtual standstill. That same day, the Air Self-Defense Forces prepared for the worst at a nuclear power plant in the north of Tokyo by transporting generators there. As the world watches, they can only hope that these after-the-fact initiatives don’t prove to be a case of too little too late. They can also take heed from Japan’s plight and arm themselves with a backup generator now – before such a calamity strikes closer to home. “Disasters like the tsunami in Japan and Hurricane Katrina are a wakeup call to business owners. They can lead to extended periods of time without utility power that knock out a company for days, even weeks,” explains Aaron Equipment Company. “But even everyday events like thunderstorms, unusual weather, brownouts and blackouts can wreak devastation on a business’s productivity. Having an emergency / stand-by / back-up power generator set installed can keep a company running business as usual under even the most unusual of circumstances. A generator set can run an entire facility as well as its servers, computers, phone systems, lights, air conditioners, machinery and all its electrical devices.” Business owners who are taking a second look at their own disaster readiness in light of the situation in Japan can see all of the used generators, new generators and automatic transfer switches Aaron Equipment Company has to offer.

Used Caterpillar Extended Warranty

by AaronEquipmentCo20. January 2011 10:23
Cat will extend the warranty on any of their natural gas and diesel generator sets up to 20 years from original date of shipment that have averaged 500 hrs or less run time per year. Plans range between 1 and 5 years. All plans require a CAT inspection and may also require a load bank test.

New Diesel Generator Sets

by AaronEquipmentCo1. June 2009 13:54
Until recently larger diesel generator sets delivery time was as long as 12 months due to delivery of the engines. Engine availability is the key component in generator set lead time. Once the engine is on hand the entire generator set can be packaged / assembled typically in 1-2 weeks. For these reasons we decided to inventory a New 300kW diesel generator set New Cummins 300kW and a New Cummins 500kW diesel generator set New Cummins 500kW we also have a variety of engines 200kW and under in order to provide a quick turn around. [More]

Well Known Generator Manufacturers

by AaronEquipmentCo21. April 2009 14:08
CAT, Caterpillar, Cummins, Detroit Diesel, GM, Jenbacher, John Deere, Katolight, Kohler, Generac, Mitsubishi, Onan, & Wartsila New and Used Generator Set Inventory

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