Archive for July, 2009

PressurePro Joins Forces with the City of Harrisonville to ‘Green’ City Vehicles.

Leader in TPMS enters into public/private partnership with hometown fleet to add savings & reduced emissions.

Harrisonville, MO USA: July 13, 2009: Advantage PressureProTM LLC is pleased to announce their partnership with the City of Harrisonville to help bring added savings and ‘green’ to the city’s fleet. PressurePro, based in Harrisonville, is a worldwide leader in Tire Pressure Monitoring noted for being a pioneer in the advancement of TPMS and other ‘green’ vehicle technologies. Taking on a new role for their local community, PressurePro will serve as the researcher, provider and distributor of not only their TPMS technologies, but of multiple products and offerings to assist the City in adding greater efficiencies to their adverse fleet of vehicles.

“By entering into this public/private partnership, the City of Harrisonville has taken its first steps in becoming an example for municipal fleet sustainability” stated Kevin Wood, Harrisonville’s Mayor. “The City of Harrisonville, whose fleet will act as a tester for the multiple ‘greening’ products working through PressurePro, will benefit from being at the forefront of the testing and implementation of cutting edge technology that can provide significant additions to savings and safety for our vehicles.”

By partnering with PressurePro, the City has immediately added years of experience and knowledge from a market leader with deep contacts and partnerships with numerous ‘green’ technology providers. Further, this partnership has positioned the City to become a leader in the utilization of these green technologies.

“This partnership places the City of Harrisonville with the likes of major cities known for being forward thinking with innovation and development, such as Los Angeles and New York,” stated Phillip Zaroor, President and CEO of PressurePro. “It is rare that you see a smaller municipality running with the likes of these major players and we are excited to assist our hometown in being aggressive with the addition of sustainability and savings to their vehicles.”

The first products slotted to be installed and tested on city vehicles are the Eco-Spin Fuel Optimizer and PressurePro TPMS solution. The installation will take place on Tuesday, July 14th at Colby’s Automotive in Harrisonville.   

July 27, 2009 at 3:14 pm 1 comment

PressurePro and enTIRE Announce Complete Monitoring & Management Package.

Leaders in TPMS and Tire Management Software partner their technologies to provide essential user reports.

Harrisonville, MO USA & Perth, Australia: July 14, 2009 – Advantage PressurePro, LLC and Vehicle Management Corporation Pty Ltd are happy to announce the introduction of their new enTIRE PressureAgent to the market. The PressureAgent, which interfaces PressurePro’s market leading Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems with Vehicle Management Corporation’s advanced Tire Management Software – enTIRE – reads, analyzes and reports tire pressure information. The enTIRE system compares pressure readings to the recommended pressure for each tire type and vehicle position. By providing customers with customizable software, users can now formulate alerts, readings, maintenance work orders and more, to suit their exact needs for greater safety and savings.

The first interface of its kind, the enTIRE PressureAgent offers tremendous additions of savings and safety for fleets through extended tire life, decreased downtime, improved handling and more.   Data is uploaded directly into Microsoft Excel™, to allow further analysis.

“Our uploading capability provides our customers with the ability to download historical pressure readings from each tire on a vehicle into enTIRE, which contains detailed information about the recommended pressure for each tire and axle”, said Mr. Mark Fernie, Managing Director of Vehicle Management Corporation.  “We were impressed with the simplicity of the PressurePro system which allows quick implementation on a fleet of vehicles with a robust pressure reading system.  We have also been impressed with the speed of additional technologies being developed by PressurePro.  The addition of this interface can provide the users of enTIRE an automated method of collecting pressure readings from their fleet, with minimal effort allowing them to improve the performance and life of each tire”

With the ability to report and alert based on each individual company’s needs, PressureAgent also allows users to track and log operational trends. From tire trends, such as performances in specific locations, heating and cooling trends and more, to driver practices, these trends provide further insight into individual fleets that can be used to improve performance and productivity.

“The old adage that knowledge is power holds true in the transportation industry,” said Phillip Zaroor, President and CEO of Advantage PressurePro. “From mining companies to rental fleets, having a deep understanding of how your vehicles are performing is not only key for success, it is essential, and we are happy to provide a tool that allows users the information they need to gain a deeper understanding of their vehicles.”

July 15, 2009 at 6:45 pm Leave a comment

PressurePro Joins with University of Michigan’s Solar Car Team

Leader in TPMS to bring added safety & performance to UM’s Solar Challenge Vehicle.

Harrisonville, MO USA: July 8, 2009: Advantage PressureProTM LLC and Distributor L&S Safety Solutions LLC are proud to announce their support and sponsorship of the University of Michigan’s (UM’s) Solar Car Team. UM’s Solar Car, which will be competing in this year’s World Solar Car Challenge and will be utilizing PressurePro’s market leading Tire Pressure Monitoring Technology to ensure proper inflation in their tires during the race.

“The Michigan Solar Car Team is excited to have PressurePro join our team as a sponsor,” said Steve Hechtman, 2009 Project Manager of UM’s Solar Car Team. “In our 1800-mile World Championship Race across Australia, even a single flat tire can mean the difference between first and second place. The PressurePro system will help our team prevent costly flats by monitoring the tire pressures of our Solar Car and support vehicles as we cross the Outback. We thank PressurePro for their support as our team hopes to bring the World Championship back to the US for the first time in over twenty years.”

UM’s Solar Car, which is powered entirely by energy from the sun, is designed solely by the University’s student-run organization to race in solar-powered vehicle competitions in North America and around the world. Dedicated to the development of alternative energy technologies, UM’s Solar Car Team is devoted to educating their community and supporters of such alternative energy programs.

“We are proud to sponsor the University of Michigan’s Solar Car,” stated Vanessa Zaroor, Marketing Director for Advantage PressurePro, LLC.  “Not only do L&S and PressurePro strive to aide advances in ‘greening’ transportation as well as supporting the further education of such advances to the public, but we want to assist and be part of a team to return the Solar Race title back to the U.S.A.”

UM’s Solar Car can be seen in action this October at the 2009 World Solar Challenge being held in Australia. The Challenge, which starts in Australian’s Northern Territory and ends in Southern Australia, consists of 3000 miles of racing over some of Australia’s vast, hot and most desolate lands.  To follow PressurePro’s travels with the University of Michigan’s Solar Car, visit http://solarcar.engin.umich.edu.

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July 8, 2009 at 6:18 pm Leave a comment


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