Powin Energy Announces Strategic Partnership with Largest Wholesale Buying and Marketing Group in North America

Aug 16, 2011, 11:45 ET from Powin Corporation

TUALATIN, Ore., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Powin Corporation (OTC BB: PWON), an Oregon-based OEM and direct manufacturer, said today that Powin Energy, its wholly-owned subsidiary, has signed an agreement to market its renewable energy and energy efficient lighting products through the largest wholesale buying and marketing group in North America, Affiliated Distributors (AD).

AD is comprised of more than 530 independent distributor companies topping 3,000 locations in the U.S. and Canada. AD's membership commands $20 billion in sales across six industries: electrical supplies; industrial supplies; plumbing supplies; HVAC equipment and supplies; drywall and drywall related products, and pipe, valves and fittings.

"We are extremely pleased to join Affiliated Distributors' vast network of independent distributors and look forward to providing cost effective renewable energy and energy efficient lighting solutions to this network.  This agreement gives us immediate exposure to a key target market, the electrical distributor sector, that would have taken years to attain without this agreement," said Michael S. Morse, Vice President of Operations for Powin Energy.

Powin Energy is an industry leader in the manufacture and distribution of wind, solar, battery, LED and fluorescent lighting products as well as custom OEM parts for the renewable energy and energy efficient lighting industries.  To learn more about Powin Energy, please visit www.powinenergy.com .

About Powin Corporation

Powin Corporation was founded in Tigard, Oregon in 1990 by Joseph Lu, a Chinese-American, and has grown into a large international distributor of more than 2,000 original equipment manufacturer products annually as well as being a direct manufacturer.  It leases two plants in Oregon and contracts with six in Mainland China and two in Taiwan. It is also expanding manufacturing in Mexico.  For more information please visit:  www.Powin.com.

Contact:

Powin Corporation
Michael S. Morse
mikem@powinenergy.com
503.598.6659 X127

Paul Knopick
E & E Communications
pknopick@eandecommunications.com
949.707.5365

SOURCE Powin Corporation



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