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Falcon Wins Finalist in Control Engineering’s
2018 Engineers’ Choice Awards

SSG Industrial UPS with Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery Takes Honors in the
Power – Energy, Power Protection, UPS category


IRWINDALE, Calif. – October 12, 2017Falcon Electric, Inc. a leader in online UPS and backup of mission-critical applications, announces that the judges of Control Engineering magazine have given Falcon’s SSG Industrial UPS with Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) battery the 2018 Engineers’ Choice Finalist Award. The 31st annual Control Engineering Engineers’ Choice Awards shines a light on control, instrumentation and automation products, revealing the best of those introduced in 2017.

Falcon’s new 1.5kVA to 6kVA SSG Industrial Wide-temperature UPS models with LiFePO4 battery, raise the bar in UPS operational life, reliability and convenience. LiFePO4 batteries provide double the service life, faster charging, smaller size and weight, longer backup times and higher safety than UPSs with valve regulated lead-acid (VRLA) batteries or other lithium technology. Falcon’s SSG UPS design with LiFePO4 battery significantly reduces battery replacements and cooling requirements, providing a lower total cost of ownership (TCO) with superior power protection for automation, control and instrumentation systems.

These SSG rackmount models are UL 1778, UL 508 listed to operate in temperatures from -20°C to 55°C (-4°F to 131°F) offering the safest and highest level of power protection in industrial environments.

The magazine’s subscribers will vote online for the winner at on the New Products for Engineers webpage beginning today. Voting closes on December 19, 2017. Winners and honorable mentions will be announced on February 8, 2017 online and in the print issue of Control Engineering magazine.

For more information on the award-winning SSG UPS product family, contact Falcon at 800-842-6940 or email In addition, follow Falcon on Twitter @FalconUPS.

About Falcon Electric
Headquartered in Irwindale, Calif., Falcon Electric, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of award-winning power protection and conversion solutions.  For 30 years, Falcon has been dedicated to offering the latest in technology, superior engineering standards and unmatched technical support and customized solutions.  Falcon manufactures online UPSs, including industrial and high-temperature UPSs, as well as other rugged power conversion solutions.  These products are used in industrial automation and military/aerospace applications, as well as scientific labs, computer, telecommunications and other industries that demand the highest product reliability to meet their critical power needs.  For more information about Falcon Electric and its innovative products, visit