March 28, 2023

Strategic Collaboration: UMP’s Commitment to Quality and Innovation in Data Center Supply Chain

The data center industry has grown exponentially in the last decade, with many companies focusing solely on the lowest cost provider. However, this short-sighted approach has led to a game of musical chairs with critical infrastructure equipment and has resulted in some suppliers going out of business. The most successful and mature companies have realized that their […]
March 28, 2023

Maximizing Energy Efficiency in Data Center Cooling: Exploring Innovative Solutions

In today’s age of rapid technological advancements, data centers have become an essential part of modern infrastructure. However, as data centers become increasingly prevalent, so do the challenges associated with maintaining their energy efficiency. One of the most significant energy consumers within data centers is the cooling system. The efficient management of cooling systems can have a […]
December 19, 2022

Maximizing Efficiency: Liquid Cooling Solutions for High-Performance Data Centers

Data center cooling is a crucial aspect of designing efficient data centers, especially with the increasing demand for high-density applications such as VR, AI, and AR technologies. To achieve the best results, data center infrastructure needs to leverage liquid cooling solutions. One of the most efficient systems available today is the AHCe, which has been successfully implemented […]
December 18, 2022

Three Principles for Successful Data Center Project Delivery

Principles of Successful Data Center Project Delivery are discussed in “Voices of the Industry”.  “Voices of the Industry” is Data Center Frontier’s weekly column featuring guest articles by data center executives on the front lines of innovation and market dynamics.  This week’s article is a contribution from UMP’s Global Director for Strategy, Harold Simmons, in which he […]
December 14, 2022

The Unique Project Management Ability of UMP as Applied to Data Centers

Large scale data center companies has experienced tremendous growth during the last decade. Some of these providers are strictly focused on the lowest first cost provider and as a result beat up their suppliers and are surprised when these companies cease to exist a few years later. This leads to a game of musical chairs with regards […]
December 8, 2022

How a Lean Culture Led to Collaboration with the Largest Companies in the World

One of the continual pursuits in business is to deliver greater value to the customer.  At UMP we have done this for over 40 years.  One of the key mechanisms that we have used in order to deliver superior quality products   is through the implementation of lean manufacturing.  Since the late 1990’s this has been an intentional […]
December 8, 2020

Arizona Data Centers

Many large scale data center providers now have facilities in the East Mesa Technology Park as well as the Goodyear, Arizona and Surprise region. These projects are in part, no doubt, to the great work done back in 2013 by the Arizona Data Center Coalition, in helping to get AZ HB 2009 passed and put into A.R.S. […]
October 2, 2020

Meeting Global Supply Chain Needs: UMP Data Center Cooling

The mission critical infrastructure in the United States and Globally has expanded at an unprecedented pace over the last decade and especially the last five years. One of the reasons for this has been in preparation for the wide scale adoption of 5G technology. The interplay and connection between the edge and the large scale epicenter data […]
December 18, 2018

Data Centers and the Evolving CRAH Market

In recent years the data center market has  had a disruptive transformation when it comes to the size of the computer room air handlers.  It used to be that CRAHs were sized predominantly in smaller footprints, but with the unprecedented advent of large scale data centers the CRAHs have increased in size. UMP is regularly seeing requests […]