Washington, D.C. – October 6, 2020 – The Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship has named Beckwith Electric, headquartered in Largo, Florida, as the U.S. Senate Small Business of the Week.
Founded in 1967, Beckwith Electric introduced the first solid state LTC Transformer control in 1968 and was the first to develop the multifunction microprocessor protective relay in 1981. Today, thousands of Beckwith power generation and distribution products help protect utilities and power systems around the world. Beckwith has become a leader in creating unique Smart Grid protection, automation, and control solutions to correctly respond to the challenges presented by high penetration of solar and wind power and distribution automation.
Beckwith products, all 100% designed and manufactured in Largo, Florida, U.S.A., provide Distribution Automation Solutions with lightning-fast ethernet communications, power quality analysis, embedded cybersecurity, and monitoring of equipment failure issues. Beckwith’s success starts with its employees and their commitment to the quality of their products and solutions.
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), said “Today, it’s my honor to recognize Beckwith Electric Company of Largo, Florida as the Senate Small Business of the Week. Beckwith has evolved into a leader in electric power transmission innovation, creating products for power systems around the world. Their cutting-edge technology makes them an important part of our country’s critical infrastructure industrial base.”
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About Beckwith Electric
Founded in 1967, Beckwith Electric introduced the first solid state tapchanger control in 1968, and was the first to develop the microprocessor protective relay in 1981. Today, Beckwith Electric has thousands of protection and control units in service worldwide, with a reputation for cutting-edge technology, defined by its customers and refined by Beckwith. This success starts with Beckwith Electric Employees and their commitment to quality in the products, all 100% designed and manufactured in Largo, Florida, U.S.A.
Beckwith’s field-proven smart distribution automation controls for transformers, regulators and capacitor banks incorporate unique control strategies, advanced microprocessor architecture and cyber security compliant communications. Power systems protection solutions include generator, transformer, feeder, recloser and distributed generation applications. Specialized synchronizing and motor bus transfer systems are also offered.
Beckwith Electric’s customers include power utilities, heavy industrial and large institutional markets, and their consultants.
For more information, contact:
Beckwith Electric Communications