February 8, 2016

UMP to provide energy-efficient cooling system to a brand new manufacturing facility for Western United States

An international storage manufacturer is completing construction of its new Western United States Regional Headquarters. The site will be home to a 420k sq.ft.facility, including 280k sq.ft. of space for product manufacturing and distribution. The plastic storage container manufacturer will also conduct product research and development on site for several of its divisions, including commercial LED technology, […]
November 9, 2015

AFCOM Arizona Luncheon at UMP

AFCOM Arizona, a local chapter of the leading national association for data center and facilities management, recently hosted a panel discussion luncheon at UMP.  Under the title, The Silicon Desert, a select group of distinguished panelists, addressed the present and the future state of big data trends in Arizona.   Pictured Below from left to Right:  Moderator Rob […]
September 18, 2015

Data Center Frontier’s Executive Roundtable ends with a focus on Data Center Cooling

Data Center Frontier’s Executive Roundtable ends with a focus on Data Center Cooling Yesterday, Data Center Frontier concluded their inaugural Data Center Executive Roundtable, a quarterly feature showcasing the insights of thought leaders on the current state and the future of the data center industry. The Global Director of Strategy from UMP (United Metal Products), Harold Simmons,  was asked […]
September 15, 2015

UMP Participates in Data Center Frontier’s Executive Roundtable

UMP recently contributed to the Data Center Frontier’s Executive Roundtable for 3Q, 2015, called “The State of the Data Center”. Data Center Executive Roundtable is a quarterly feature showcasing the insights of thought leaders on the state of the data center industry, and where it is headed. In this inaugural 3Q, 2015 roundtable, UMP’s Global Director of […]
June 22, 2015

The Art and Science of High Efficiency Data Center Cooling

As a manufacturer, who provides some of the largest data centers in the world with energy efficient cooling solutions, it is  evident that the data center industry has become one of the most energy conscious sectors in business (contra the  James Glanz New York Times Piece).  The UMP design team regularly meets with very large data center […]
June 20, 2015

Total Cost of Ownership for Data Center Cooling Equipment: A Third Component in the Metric

In a mature industry it is easy to assume that there is not much differentiation between the top suppliers.  The HVAC industry is one of the market sectors in the global economy that is fairly mature and has a lot of competitors.  How are owners, engineers, and contractors to differentiate between the various suppliers?   Often times […]
May 9, 2015

Product Highlight: The CR-ERA for Data Center Cooling

The UMP Data Center Cooling division has been at the leading edge of the mission critical environment for the last several years.  The precipice that led to UMP devoting their energies to the data center space came back when ASHRAE raised the recommended supply air temperatures to the data center space back in 2008.  UMP was able […]
January 15, 2015

Evaporative Cooling for Data Centers (even for Enterprise & Colo Data Centers)

Data Center Owners and Operators are constantly looking for ways to reduce the total cost of ownership of their facilities.  Some cutting edge technology companies have adopted direct evaporative cooling as the technology of choice to cool their data centers.  This is in large part due to the significant reduction in PUE that evaporative cooling provides which […]
June 24, 2014

United Metal Products® Announces New Branding for DC Solutions: UMP Data Center Cooling™

United Metal Products recently made a formal announcement that they have a new logo and branding for their data center cooling solutions.  The new branding is UMP Data Center Cooling™.  The name UMP Data Center Cooling™ helps to eliminate any confusion that some in the data center industry have had with the full name United Metal Products.  […]
May 19, 2014

Custom Air Handlers for Manufacturing Facilities

United Metal Products has manufactured custom air handlers, evaporative coolers, and energy recovery systems for over 35 years in the Phoenix, Arizona area.  The reach of our solutions is global and we have been a significant provider of cooling solutions for data centers, health care facilities, and manufacturing facilities.  We have provided some of the largest companies […]