Motivair Corporation Awarded 2016 Outstanding Supplier by Cray Inc

Motivair Corporation, manufacturer of The ChilledDoor® Rack Cooling System and mission critical cooling systems, today announced it was the recipient of global supercomputer leader Cray Inc.’s 2016 Outstanding Supplier award.  Motivair was recognized because of its innovative cooling solutions and integration with Cray’s supercomputers, as well as advancements in the HPC cooling industry.

The inaugural award recognizes exemplary achievement and excellence from a supplier over the last twelve months.  Nominations for the award are submitted by Cray’s senior level procurement team and then reviewed by Cray’s executive team.  Nominees are evaluated based on the following criteria: quality and strategic value to Cray’s customers, level of service and support provided by the Supplier, relationship and responsiveness with Cray at all levels, ability to meet capacity and delivery goals, business and product performance, product ingenuity and financial stability.

Motivair has supplied Cray with ChilledDoor® Rack Cooling Systems and Coolant Distribution Units for some of the world’s largest supercomputing projects, including the Met Office and most recently, the Centre for Modelling and Simulation (CFMS).

“We are very excited to present Motivair Corporation with the 2016 Outstanding Supplier of the Year award,” said Brian Henry, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Cray. “This award represents the ‘best of the best’ in the supercomputing industry and that’s what Motivair has demonstrated to our organization through its ingenuity, quality and technical support.”

The award was presented by Cray’s Brian Henry at this year’s SC16 show in Salt Lake City, UT at Cray’s annual supplier meeting.  Accepting the award was Motivair Corporation’s President and CEO, Rich Whitmore.

“We are honored to have this award bestowed upon our organization.  For our team to be recognized by an industry-leading organization, such as Cray, is a phenomenal accomplishment.  We look forward to continuing our long-term partnership with Cray to provide superior cooling solutions for the global supercomputing industry,” said Whitmore.


About Cray Inc.
Global supercomputing leader Cray Inc. (Nasdaq:CRAY) provides innovative systems and solutions enabling scientists and engineers in industry, academia and government to meet existing and future simulation and analytics challenges. Leveraging more than 40 years of experience in developing and servicing the world’s most advanced supercomputers, Cray offers a comprehensive portfolio of supercomputers and big data storage and analytics solutions delivering unrivaled performance, efficiency and scalability. Cray’s Adaptive Supercomputing vision is focused on delivering innovative next-generation products that integrate diverse processing technologies into a unified architecture, allowing customers to meet the market’s continued demand for realized performance. Go to for more information.

About the ChilledDoor® Rack Cooling System
The ChilledDoor® Rack Cooling System, a product of Motivair Corporation, is a leader in high efficiency and high density server rack cooling systems for small, medium and larger data centers.  A trusted leader in developing advanced server cooling technologies, The ChilledDoor® Rack Cooling System and its ancillary support products and services provide innovative and dynamic new ways to cool both legacy and new data centers. Learn more about ChilledDoor® products and services at

About Motivair Corporation
Motivair Corporation, based in Buffalo, NY (USA), is a globally recognized supplier of speciality chillers and cooling systems providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, public and private sectors around the world.  For more information, visit

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