1825 transformers delivered in record time to Florida Panhandle
November 12, 2018
Stellar history gave CEO Tom Hemmer the confidence that Solomon Corporation’s workers could answer most any call for help. They’ve done it many times. But the performance earlier this fall in the wake of Hurricane Michael, moved company standards into the stratosphere, and left the boss bedazzled. The Solomon-based company has built a reputation of...
Solomon sponsors International Lineman’s Rodeo
October 26, 2018
Solomon Corporation celebrates the contributions linemen make to our communities every year. We sponsor the International Lineman’s Rodeo (ILR), a competition that focuses on lineman safety. This year’s event was held on Saturday, Oct. 13, in Bonner Springs, Kansas. The event is the culmination of a four-day event held in the Kansas City area, and...
Growing channel partner relationships helps increase company footprint
October 2, 2018
In the past year, Solomon Corp has experienced significant growth in the business attributed to our channel partners, which are electrical distributors that sell into the power distribution market. We think this is testament to our commitment to customer service and sustainable growth. The company maintains a mid-sized direct sales force that focuses on the...
Solomon teams with innovative partner to help customers protect their investment
September 17, 2018
Innovation drives Solomon because it offers the potential to make our processes more efficient and save our customers money. Although we strive for it in-house, we constantly look for it outside our four walls in other areas of the industry. And we’re excited about a new partnership that has developed recently, which can have a...
Solomon Corp achieves high quality rating from Olin
August 30, 2018
Solomon Corp recently received an excellent performance rating from Olin Brass, one of our major consumers of our copper chops. As part of its supplier quality control program, Olin sends ratings to vendors twice a year. The mid-year score is determined by the amount of material accepted versus the amount of material rejected. From January-June...
Solomon Corp expands its footprint with new acquisition
August 13, 2018
Solomon Corporation recently completed an agreement with A-Line E.D.S. to acquire Dakota American Transformers (DAT). Located in Flandreau, South Dakota, the acquisition will allow Solomon Corp to expand its geographic footprint and service territory. DAT specializes in repairing, reconditioning and remanufacturing transformers, voltage regulators and reclosers. The new acquisition will add critical capacity, inventory and...
Solomon Corp’s Jen Wood appointed to industry board of directors
June 25, 2018
Solomon Corporation is pleased to announce that Jen Wood, Director of Partnerships for Large Utilities has been appointed to the Investment Recovery Association (IRA) Board of Directors. The IRA promotes the professional management of surplus assets, working with utilities and industrial businesses to help aid in revenue generation from the sale of obsolete equipment. Solomon Corp...
Solomon completes transformer design for data center in Washington state
June 22, 2018
At Solomon Corp, we say yes when presented with a challenge. Capstone, a division of Salcido Enterprises in Wenatchee, Washington, presented our engineers with a unique challenge. And we came through with a unique solution. The company needed units built for its bitcoin data-mining centers. Data center servers produce a high level of harmonic distortion,...
Keep your employees safe with additional electrical training
May 21, 2018
Providing a safe workplace is the number one priority for Solomon Corp. That extends from each of our locations to our customers as well. At the end of the day, we want everyone to go home safely. The company offers training courses for customers in all areas of the industry, including electric utilities, educational facilities,...
KEC and Solomon Corp sponsor State FFA Degree awards
May 8, 2018
Kansas Electric Cooperatives (KEC) and Solomon Corporation have a long history of supporting the Kansas FFA Association. Both organizations have been involved with the FFA for more than 30 years. This year, the two organizations are co-sponsoring the State FFA Degree. It is the highest honor a state can bestow on a student, and only...