With its current 32 substations in operation and soon to add another 12 subs to its portfolio, The Garland Power and Light (GPL) became the largest customer of SMARTest in the state of Texas. GPL, which maintains a well organized paper-based inspection and asset tracking system, selected SMARTest to augment its current inspection system and provide compliance related reports instantly. The management of GPL believes that the comprehensive asset tracking, inspection, and maintenance record keeping, and document management system of SMARTest will provide them with reliable and accurate asset maintenance information quickly.
City of Garland is a large city northeast of Dallas and is a part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 226,876, making it the eighty-seventh most populous city in the United States of America and the twelfth most populous city in the State of Texas.
In 2008, Garland was ranked #67 on CNN and Money magazine‘s list of the “Top 100 Places to Live”