Efacec to Service Power Utility and Industrial Markets

NORCROSS, GA--(Marketwire - May 8, 2012) - Efacec has made a significant investment into acquiring state of the art transformer service equipment and recruiting a highly-experienced team to provide top notch services to electrical utility and industrial markets nationwide.

Efacec now has full capability to provide the following services and products:

  • Power and distribution transformer installation, maintenance and testing
  • Core form and shell form transformer remanufacture and refurbishment
  • Load Tap Changer (LTC), cooler and control cabinet servicing, refurbishing and retrofits
  • Mobile substation installation, maintenance and testing
  • Electrical transformer parts and accessories

As a leading manufacturer of both core form (up to 450 MVA, 500 kV) and shell form (up to 1500 MVA, 500 kV) transformer technologies, Efacec is uniquely qualified to deliver services to the entire portfolio of transformer technologies in the U.S. Efacec's personnel are trained on all aspects of transformer design and construction to ensure that the team assigned to a project has the necessary tools and skills to complete the job safely, efficiently and on time.

"Considering the pressure utility and industrial customers are facing to maintain equipment performance on an aging infrastructure, now is the time to improve safety, restore reliability and extend the service life of power system devices," stated Efacec's Director of Services Eric Doak.

"With this investment we have expanded our offerings, not only with a much wider spectrum of services, but also with nationwide coverage including emergency response 24 hours a day and seven days a week," added Jorge Guerra, Efacec's Chief Operating Officer for North America Operations.

Efacec's service teams are located across the country. Its North America offices are located in Rincon and Norcross, Ga. Efacec has also established an office in Jackson, Tenn. that will be dedicated to the LTC and mobile substation businesses.

About Efacec
Group Efacec, formed in 1948, is a leader in the field of electricity. Based in Portugal, it employs almost 5,000 people in 65 countries. Efacec has been serving U.S. customers since 1998. In 2007, it established its headquarters for North America in Norcross, Ga. Its North American operations include three companies: Efacec USA, Inc., Efacec Power Transformers, Inc., and Efacec Advanced Control Systems (ACS.) More information is available at www.efacecusa.com.

Contact Information:

Media Contact for Efacec USA:
Terri Thornton
1+ (404) 932-4347

Efacec is providing new services and products to utilities and industries that use electrical transformers. Shown here -- installation of Efacec's 'disassociated phase' power transformer.