Beckwith Electric Celebrates 50 Years of Business

Largo, Florida – January 30, 2017 – Beckwith Electric, a leading power systems protection, automation and control solutions company, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

Robert Beckwith founded the company in 1967 in his garage near Chicago, Illinois, and his son Thomas Beckwith joined him in 1970. In 1972, the company relocated to Largo, Florida, to serve the needs of the expanding business. The company is a privately-owned, family business, and Tom Beckwith is presently CEO with his 28-year teammate, Dr. Murty Yalla as President.

Beckwith Electric’s core principal is “Products defined by you, refined by Beckwith.” The Beckwith Design Review Board, comprised of R&D, Sales, Marketing, and Corporate Management Engineers meets regularly to process and convert customer ideas into products with elegant simplicity. Beckwith Electric also owes a great deal of success to its remarkable workforce, which goes above and beyond every day to ensure that Beckwith solutions meet stringent quality standards. In addition, Beckwith employees have bolstered this success by providing stellar customer and engineering support over the past five decades.

“Everyone at Beckwith Electric is extremely proud of reaching our 50th year anniversary,” said Tom Beckwith, CEO of Beckwith Electric. “The fact that we have prospered and grown as a 100% Made in the U.S.A. Company is a tribute to our employees and customers. We continue to build on our solid reputation for excellence in providing solutions to the electric power marketplace and look forward to another 50 years in business.”

Beckwith is celebrating its company achievements with events and functions that show our appreciation for company employees, sales partners, and customers we have worked with over the years.


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.

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