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May 23, 20232 min read

Harris acquires the PowerManager business from Salt Creek Software and NMPP

Ottawa, ON, May 22, 2023 Harris, a global vertical market software provider, adds to its utilities portfolio with its acquisition of the PowerManager software suite.

The PowerManager software suite are products created through the partnership between Salt Creek Software and the Nebraska Municipal Power Pool (NMPP), both based in Lincoln, Nebraska. The two organizations have worked as partners to successfully develop and assist municipalities and utilities with software business needs since the late 1990s. Since then, over 170 municipalities and utilities throughout the United States have trusted PowerManager with managing their utility billing needs.

Mitch Mullins, Chief Executive Officer of Salt Creek Software stated, “We are thrilled that PowerManager is joining the Harris Utilities Group, and that our software will enter a new chapter. This acquisition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team and NMPP’s. Under Harris’ world-class leadership, PowerManager will be able to offer its innovative solutions to even more customers, and drive greater success in the market.”

Bob Poehling, Executive Director of NMPP agreed,  “As NMPP looked to the future, we wanted to ensure our member utilities receive for years to come the excellent software solutions and service they have come to expect.  Harris is a great fit to lead PowerManager to the next level and ensure user fulfillment of business-essential tools.”

Harris Portfolio Leader, Dana Lendorf-McCarthy, confirmed, “We welcome PowerManager to our growing family of innovative utility software solutions with open arms. With this acquisition, we are expanding our expertise, resources, and capabilities, enabling us to better serve our customers and drive growth in the industry. We believe that the talent and technology of PowerManager will create unparalleled value for our customers."

PowerManager will continue to support its customers, old and new, under the industry expertise of inHANCE Utilities, and will complement the Impresa Utility Billing and Customer Information System.

For further information, contact:

Dana Lendorf-McCarthy 
Portfolio Leader
Phone: (802) 865-1170 ext. 882297
Email: DLendorf-McCarthy@harriscomputer.com



About PowerManager

PowerManager is the business/utility software co-developed by Nebraska Municipal Power Pool and Salt Creek Software. PowerManager software is designed for seamless integration between programs to maximize efficiency and includes functionality for utility billing, accounts receivable and payable, payroll, service order management, and more.

About N. Harris Computer Corporation (Harris)

Harris acquires software companies, manages them using industry best practices, and builds them for the future. Through acquisitions, Harris has grown tremendously since its origins in the private, utility, education, government and healthcare sectors. Harris operates more than 200 businesses worldwide, in more than twenty industries. Harris is an operating group of Constellation Software Inc. (TSX: CSU), one of North America's most active software acquirers. CSI's head office is in Canada.