Largo, Florida – August 16, 2019 – On Friday, August 16, Beckwith Electric hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for its corporate expansion in Largo, Florida. The new expansion provides additional space to support the increase sales to multiple utility customers of the protection, automation and control system for recloser, switch, sectionalizer and advanced distribution automation applications. The ceremony also included an announcement that an additional 50,000 square feet will be added as part of continued expansion to support growth.
To commemorate the occasion, Pam Bondi, former Florida Attorney General; Karen Seel, Pinellas County Commissioner; Kathleen Peters, Pinellas County Commissioner and former member of the Florida House of Representatives; Chris Latvala, member of the Florida House of Representatives; Caroline Gosselin, Senior Vice President of the Florida Chamber of Commerce; joined Tom Beckwith, Beckwith Electric CEO, and Tom’s Wife Liddora Beckwith, to cut the ribbon and open the building up to Government Officials and invited guests.
Beckwith Electric continues to expand and grow, creating more jobs in Pinellas County, boosting the Florida economy and supplying the Electric Utility Industry with advanced solutions to meet the challenges of the evolving power system.
Beckwith Electric’s Smart Grid Solutions provide:
- Energy Efficiency
- Peak Demand Reduction
- Ability to Integrate and Host Greater Penetrations of Distributed Energy Resources (DER)
- Cyber Security
Thank you to our guests, employees of Beckwith Electric, and families who participated in our celebration of growth and our dedication to pro-high tech jobs, pro-Florida and pro-cutting edge Smart Grid Technology!
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.
Visit Beckwith Electric online at www.beckwithelectric.com, follow on Twitter at Twitter.com/beckwithcompany or connect on Facebook at Facebook.com/BeckwithElectric.
For more information, contact:
Beckwith Electric Communications