Beckwith Electric receives the Florida Governor’s Sterling Challenger Award
Largo, Florida – June 6, 2012 - Beckwith Electric, a leading power and automation technology company, was the recipient of the Florida Governor’s Sterling Challenger Award at the 2012 Florida Sterling Council’s Award Banquet on Friday, June 1 at the JW Marriott in Orlando, Florida. Issued by the Florida Sterling Council, the Challenger Award bases its benchmarks on the National Malcolm Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence. Founded in 1992, the Florida Sterling Council assists organizations in using proven standards of excellence as a guide to making improvements that generate better operations, customer value, and overall results.
Sterling's Annual Conference, exclusively designed to teach participants how to elevate performance and increase productivity, offers an exceptional professional development experience. Over 500 executives and professionals gathered at this event for a one-stop source for education and information.
This special achievement reflects Beckwith Electric’s world-class performance capabilities and highlights our commitment to quality and business excellence," said Tom Beckwith, CEO of Beckwith Electric.
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About Beckwith Electric
Beckwith Electric is the leading provider of innovative solutions for Smart Grid Volt/VAr Optimization and Conservation Voltage Reduction. These smart grid strategies provide huge energy savings and free up critical electric power system capacity. Beckwith’s field-proven smart controls for transformers, regulators and capacitor banks incorporate the latest technologies in microprocessor architecture and communications. Features include real time power quality metering capable of detecting damaging harmonics, sags, swells, faults, and sub-synchronous transients with massive nonvolatile memory for data recording. Communications options include 128-bit encrypted Bluetooth for laptop connection in the field from the comfort of a fleet cab, and true Ethernet capability allowing multiple concurrent sessions using DNP, Modbus, and IEC 61850 for remote access.
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 Electric is ISO 9001 certified and was recently awarded the 2012 Governor's Sterling Award - Florida's top honor for performance excellence. For more information, please visit the Beckwith Electric website at www.beckwithelectric.com. Follow us on Twitter at Twitter.com/beckwithcompany or connect with us on Facebook at Facebook.com/BeckwithElectric.