5 Things You May Not Have Known About SEFCOR

SEFCOR has been designing substation connector solutions since 1971.  They offer welded, bolted and compression fitting and connectors that have been the industry standard spanning more than 4 decades.   With over 20,000 standard and special designs available, SEFCOR already has a connector for most applications.  Here are 5 more that you may have missed! (1).  PRE-FABRICATED PRODUCTS –   SEFCOR manufactures pre-fabricated bus runs with welded expansions, terminals and other connector requirements.  They also fabricates pre-assembled A-frames, jumpers and outriggers to suit each customer’s individual needs. This provides easy field installation and can help lower the total man hours required for the job. (2).  SEFCOR’s EHV fittings / connectors are available for 230, 345, 500 and 765 kV Applications.  They arrive ready to install for corona free applications. These connectors require little to no field prep as all surface areas have been properly finished during the manufacturing process. (3).  SEFCOR INNOVATES – Their dive into 3D modeling has proven to be a benefit for many customers. With in-house 3D modeling software, they are able to provide models to suit your engineering and designing needs.  If you need it, they can design and build it! (4).  SEFCOR SPECIFIES – Because of the depth of their engineering and technical support department, SEFCOR can confidently help you select the right connector for virtually any application. They also assist with general technical information, installation instructions, current ratings, and drawings. (5).  SEFCOR DELIVERS – They have built a solid reputation around fast, accurate deliveries. They routinely fill your rush requirements and offer after-hours emergency service. With an on time shipping rate exceeding 99% and a commitment...

Power Sales Group Attends the 84th International Conference of Doble Clients

The Power Sales Group Team will be attending the International Conference of Doble Clients – March 12th to 17th in Boston, MA. The goal of the conference is to bring together your peers in the power industry to discuss the pressing topics that impact your job. Visit our manufacturers at their booths:  Sefcor Booth 221 and Southern States Booth 610. There will be technical presentations and discussions throughout the event. Some of the topics to be addressed at this year’s conference are: Apparatus Diagnostics Asset Management, ISO 55000 Animal Mitigation Replacement Strategies for Aging or Troubled Assets Partial Discharge Use of Natural Ester Operating Concerns IEC 61850 Troubles and Failures and What We can learn from them Focusing on your safety concerns   Register or find out more about the conference...

Southern States offers new Mobile Switching Solutions

Southern States, LLC has a long history of innovation in the high-voltage switch business. Some of their recent innovations include highly reliable capacitor switching products and a definite-purpose reactor switch for utility substation applications. Another recent innovation is Southern States High Voltage Mobile Solutions. This allows our customers to deploy power switching equipment easily and quickly to a needed location. Main Benefits of High Voltage Mobile Solutions: Quick deployment Simple set up Emergency restoration Small, flexible designs Fits existing substations Ideal for temporary configurations No DOT permitting needed Planned bypass outages Highly adaptable Please click this link for more detailed information. http://www.southernstatesllc.com/services/61-High-Voltage-Mobile-Switching-Solutions Video: Mobile Switching Solutions -one of many HV switching innovations from Southern...

Uticom and Modern Compliance Graphics

Most of us in the Industry remember “MR. OUCH”.  This grumpy lightning bolt monster was used as a means to alert the public on Warning and Danger signs and labels.  Did you know that this character has been out of compliance for nearly 10 years? Uticom Systems has provided custom signs, labels and marking systems since 1988.  Uticom’s value to the electric utility industry is found with their Compliance Monitoring Process (CMP), a process that provides clients with a fully integrated program aimed at reducing potential liability through effective and compliant hazard alerting graphics. Contact us at sales@power-sales.com for information. Click here for a Uticom Compliance Brochure...

PLP Introduces “Universal” Insulator

Preformed Line Products (PLP) manufactures a complete line of polyethylene distribution insulators, in both tie-top and vise-top configurations. All products are made right here in the USA! PLP has expanded this product line to include a “universal” vise top insulator, for both jacketed and bare conductors, at 15, 25 and 35 kV. PLP has decades of experience with guy and conductor grips, and has coupled this very reliable “grip” technology with the polyethylene insulator family to provide a product with industry-superior mechanical ratings. Click for Product Spec Sheet  For more info, check out the video below, or contact Power Sales Group for more...

Power Sales Group at DistribuTECH 2017

The Power Sales Group Sales Team will be traveling to San Diego to attend DistribuTECH 2017 – January 31st to February 2nd 2017. The team will spend time with customers and our manufacturers who are bringing new innovation which is currently powering and continuing to shape the smart grid. Visit our manufacturers at their booths: AMSC Booth 731, G & W Electric Booth 3626, Novatech Booth 1523, Schneider Electric Booth 3012, Southern States Booth 3347 and Southwire Booth 1215.  http://www.distributech.com/index.html   Why attend DistribuTECH, a Video...

IEEE / ESMO – September 12th – 15th Columbus, OH

“ESMO is the premier event for electric utility professionals, contracting, construction and consulting companies who are interested in the hands on solutions for the engineering, construction, operation and maintenance of the world’s power delivery systems.” Event Page Indoor Exhibits Monday and Wednesday at the Greater Columbus Convention Center – 400 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio Be sure to visit the manufacturers we represent to see some of the greatest innovators in the industry: Booth 205 – Classic Connectors Booth 211 – Rapid Rail International Booth 303 – Hughes Brothers Booth 313 – Preformed Line Products Booth 502 – Sediver Booth 503 – Laminated Wood Systems Click for Floor Plan   Outdoor Exhibits / Demonstrations Tuesday and Thursday (transportation provided from the Convention Center to AEP’s Bixby Station outside of Columbus) Our Manufacturers’ Demonstrations: Classic Connectors – a Haverfield Aviation crew will install a ClampStar connector from a platform attached to the aircraft. Laminated Wood Systems – demonstrating wood pole reinforcement using the PoleEnforcer Spliced Reinforcement System. Preformed Line Products – demonstrating solutions to conductor motion caused by Aeolian vibration and galloping. Sediver – Inspection of HV line insulators and applications of RTV coated glass to avoid washing. Full list of Outdoor...

SEDIVER – New American Plant Nears Completion

Since the early 60’s, Sediver (Toughened Glass Insulators) has been serving US Utilities with outstanding service and performance. Today, more than 15 million Sediver insulators contribute to the reliability of miles of high voltage transmission lines up to 500kV from coast to coast. World-class 130,000 sqft manufacturing facility in West Memphis, Akansas Capacity to produce over 2 million glass insulators per year Cutting Edge Center of Technical Expertise Commissioning by the end of 4Q16. Plant under construction:                 For more information on our state of the art plant, please view the video below:...

Classic Connectors – ClampStar units now available for Overhead Shield Wire (OHSW).

ClampStar OHSW units are a permanent repair fitting composed of an attachment head, which connects to the OHSW and a connecting link that attaches to the tower bracket.  The connecting link is available in either an insulated or non-insulated design based on the application.  A customer bracket is included to anchor the assembly to the tower.  This unit serves as an OHSW “safety catch” to prevent the shield wire from falling onto the energized conductors or substation bus below.  (see attached). ClampStar Specs and Stats Please see the link below which demonstrates a ClampStar installation at the last ESMO...

Sales Support Specialist Opportunity

Power Sales Group Inc., a manufacturer’s representative firm specializing in sales of medium-voltage and high-voltage equipment to electric utilities, industrials, and specialized contractors in the Northeastern US, is seeking a full-time Sales Support Specialist to join our company. Power Sales Group, Inc. has a set of principles that define how we operate and we are seeking people that will thrive in our environment.  Our goal is to be the most effective sales organization in our chosen market.  We will seek to provide business solutions for our customers, while being guided by the following principles: Work toward total customer satisfaction Promote the strength of our manufacturer’s Do the right things for customers and employees. This position involves working closely to support our Senior Inside Account Manager in a dynamic sales environment. Responsibilities: Prepare quotations, process orders, and assist customers with after sales issues via phone and email. Communicate with manufacturers to obtain information for customers. Assist the Inside Account Manager in preparing sales reports for customers. Enter heavy volume of orders in Salesforce.com and uploading necessary documents. File order acknowledgments and invoices while checking for accuracy. Manage and prioritize daily email and tasks. Understand order process and assist with initiatives to improve the process and systems. Requirements:   Associates or Bachelor’s Degree 2+ years of experience in customer service Able to multi-task and proactively prioritize Attention to detail Proficient in working with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel and Word) Aptitude for mastering new software applications, such as Salesforce.com Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills Strong organizational skills   Benefits: Great hourly rate Significant employer contribution to health insurance Paid vacation...