New enterprise brings together leading energy technology firms

ETO Planet Selected by ABB Automation as Master Distributor in New York State

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y, June 29, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - ETO Planet (Energy Technology Optimization) announced today that its Control Associates division is now an authorized ABB "full line" distributor in eastern New York State, western Vermont, Western Massachusetts and western New Hampshire. Control Associates is an authorized reseller of premier ABB product lines including Baldor motors, ABB variable speed drives, ABB automation and control products, and the complete line of 200,000 Thomas and Betts electrical products. ETO Planet and Control Associates are now able to supply customers with even more premium product options to increase efficiency, reduce operating costs and lessen environmental impact.

"We are thrilled that ABB has selected Control Associates as an approved reseller of automation and control components, drives, motors and electrical products," said William Pels, Vice President of ETO Planet. "ABB is ETO Planet's newest anchor line manufacturer, and ABB vast offering allows our partners and clients to bring added value and options, as well as lower costs, to all of their power generation projects."

ETO Planet is a newly formed brand designed to bring together expertise from leading energy technology optimization providers, including: Steam Plant Systems, an engineering and design firm specializing in industrial burners and boilers, and controls and automation; CHX Systems a heat recovery manufacturer of unique corrosion resistant condensing heat exchangers for corrosive renewable energy fuels; Control Associates, an automation and controls distributor for over 30 leading manufacturers; and Sofame Technologies, which has developed award winning energy efficient direct-contact industrial heat recovery, and water-heating equipment and expertise, for over thirty years.

By offering engineered solutions and technology upgrades on a turn-key engineering to operation basis, ETO Planet enhances boiler room and power plant bottom lines, as well as environmental performance.  ABB is one of the many manufacturers that Control Associates and ETO Planet represent.

About ETO Planet (Energy Technology Optimization)

"Powering a Green WorldTM"

ETO Planet is a leading energy technology optimization provider.  By offering turn-key engineered solutions and upgrades, ETO Planet enhances boiler room and power plant performance by reducing operating costs and environmental impact, while increasing reliability, efficiency, safety and compliance.  In addition to selling boilers, hot water generators, and leading edge condensing stack economizers, ETO Planet designs automation and control systems.  ETO Planet performs safety and compliance audits, field services, and delivers operator training courses. ETO headquarters is in Clifton Park, NY, with a plant located in Warnerville, NY. Visit ETO Planet online at

About ABB

ABB ( is a leading global technology company in power and automation that enables utility, industry, and transport & infrastructure customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in roughly 100 countries and employs about 135,000 people.


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