SynapSense Corp. Names PRIDE Industries 2011 Supplier of the Year

Roseville, Ca. Jan 9, 2012 - PRIDE Industries, a leading local manufacturer and service provider was recently named the SynapSense 2011 Supplier of the Year. Folsom, Ca.-based SynapSense Corporation is a leading provider of energy efficiency-focused data center infrastructure management solutions that deliver unparalleled visibility, resiliency and energy optimization in the world’s leading data centers. PRIDE Industries was selected for its overall technology, service, quality, cost, and supply management results.

As a social enterprise, PRIDE Industries fulfills its social mission of creating jobs for people with disabilities through its own businesses and by partnering with others in the community. Providing first-rate manufacturing and service solutions to business and government, PRIDE’s ISO-certified service offerings include electronics and medical device manufacturing, as well as a comprehensive range of contract packaging, fulfillment and supply chain solutions.

PRIDE Industries provides Folsom based SynapSense with full turn-key contract manufacturing, value-added engineering support, logistics and warehousing services for their wireless environmental monitoring, power metering and energy solutions products.

PRIDE Industries helps to keep SynapSense product costs competitive with comprehensive supply chain management, precise account management, flexible and reliable forecasting processes, and a rigorous focus on component price reductions.  PRIDE’s superior quality manufacturing processes, innovative solutions to complex manufacturing challenges, outstanding process engineering and ability to scale were also cited in the award recognition.

“SynapSense is truly lucky to work with a world-class manufacturer who is competitive with overseas manufacturing costs, yet maintains the flexibility and real time communication enabled by their location right here in Northern California - just a few minutes from SynapSense headquarters,” said Sean Bell, SynapSense Director, Hardware Engineering.

About PRIDE Industries

PRIDE Industries is a nonprofit organization meeting the manufacturing, supply chain, logistics and facilities service needs of business and government nationwide while creating meaningful jobs for people with disabilities. Operating in 11 states and the nation’s capital, PRIDE employs more than 4,500 individuals, including more than 2,500 people with disabilities. Headquartered in Roseville, Ca. PRIDE ranks as the fourth largest manufacturing and service company in the greater Sacramento region. For more information, visit: www.prideindustries.com.