Workplace safety: the cornerstone of our business
February 1, 2018
Workplace safety: the cornerstone of our business Providing a safe work environment for our employees is a point of pride at Solomon Corp. Our safety program, along with producing high quality-work and environmental integrity are the cornerstones of our business. Solomon has packaged many industry best practices, tools, and approaches as a response to our specific...
Diagnosing and solving gassing issues on wind farm transformers
January 18, 2018
In the late 1980s, wind farms were built in nearly every state to accommodate the country’s focus on developing its renewable energy resources. In recent years, there has been renewed emphasis in the U.S. to increase its renewable energy output and reduce its overall carbon footprint. This presents a challenge because 20 to 30 percent...
Solomon Corporation enters strategic partnership with Niagara Transformer
January 12, 2018
Solomon Corporation has entered into a partnership with Niagara Transformer that will have immediate effects on our business and offers long-term opportunities to expand our footprint and market penetration. “We have been evaluating options to expand our power transformer capabilities for several years,” said Mitch Sweigart, Business Development Manager. “Within the past year, partnering with...
Honoring Solomon’s veterans
November 9, 2017
Veterans stand in defense of our freedom. They stand in harm’s way every day so that we can sleep peacefully at night. Our nation wouldn’t be what it is today without them. Not only should we recognize veterans and those currently serving, but we must remember their sacrifice. Freedom isn’t free; someone had to fight...
Save time and money with oil processing as part of your transformer maintenance
October 5, 2017
Oil is the lifeblood of a transformer. If the oil level is low, contains excessive moisture or gasses, or is otherwise compromised, it is necessary to either replace the oil with new oil, which can be expensive, or regenerate the oil to like new condition to ensure that it is running at peak performance. Without...
Avoid outages with regular infrared testing
September 7, 2017
In addition to selling and refurbishing electrical transformers, Solomon provides an extensive list of full-service maintenance and testing. One of the services we provide is infrared testing, which we recommend be done on an annual basis. Any equipment with current flowing through a wire can benefit from IR testing. Infrared examines the thermal picture and...
“New” program improves efficiency, quality and safety
August 2, 2017
Saying that we’re starting a program called “Nearly New” is kind of a misnomer. After all, Solomon Corporation built its business on recycling components and refurbishing transformers. Kinneth Hurst, Solomon Corp Distribution Design Engineer, explained, “It’s not ‘Nearly New’ in the sense that we haven’t been supplying high quality rewound transformers in the past,” he...
Solomon Corp announces new acquisition and alliance
June 30, 2017
Solomon Corporation is excited to announce a new acquisition and alliance that will have both immediate effects and long-term benefits for customers and employees. Solomon is acquiring the assets and employees of the KEC Apparatus and Testing Division from Kansas Electric Cooperatives leading the organizations to form an ongoing alliance. Solomon Corp has had relationships...
Transportation department focused on environmental compliance and service.
May 24, 2017
Our customers can face a number of challenges, including human error and natural disasters that can cause their equipment to fail. To meet our customers’ demands, Solomon Corporation’s transportation department is available all day, every day, to ensure that they experience as little downtime as possible. Transportation Manager Roderick Williams oversees the department, which consists...
Solomon Opens New Coil Winding Center
May 4, 2017
The New Winding Center opened up in April. This Winding Center is equipped with state-of-the-art aluminum winding machines; these will be used to keep up with our growth and increased demands. Solomon purchased additional winding machines to offer the same quick turn-around times that customers have come to expect. The addition of two new machines...