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  • Safety at the Forefront for A-iPower’s Commitment to the Portable Generator Manufacturers’ Association

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    Safety at the Forefront for A-iPower’s Commitment to the Portable Generator Manufacturers’ AssociationWe, at A-iPower, take generator safety very seriously. This is one reason why we’ve joined the PGMA or Portable Generator Manufacturers’ Association. We feel it is very important to participate in our group of peers to contribute and stay abreast of trends in safety, security and protection technology for the well being of our consumers

    What Is The PGMA?

    The Portable Generator Manufacturers’ Association (PGMA) is a trade association that seeks to develop and influence safety and performance standards for our industry’s products. The Association is also dedicated to educating consumers on the safe use of portable generators, and has developed the Take it Outside™ campaign to support its mission. Formed in 2009, PGMA members include major manufacturers of portable generators sold in North America and a significant majority of the industry.

    What is the Definition of a Portable Generator?

    “Portable generators” are engine-driven power generators that are intended for multiple uses and designed for portability, though not necessarily with wheels. Portable generators, by our definition, do not include trailer-mounted generators, generators in motor homes, generators intended to be pulled by vehicles, and standby or stationary generators that are permanently connected