Nancy John joins Solomon as Field Services Director
April 10, 2019
Bringing 10 years of leadership experience in the transformer distribution industry, Nancy John joined the Solomon team in February 2019 as the Director of Field Services. “We’re expanding our field service team to all of our service centers, which will give us virtually full coverage from the Northeast, Midwest, and Southeast down to the Southwest...
Solomon buy-back program helps customers’ bottom lines
February 13, 2019
Helping our customers improve their bottom lines is part of the services that Solomon Corporation provides. The buy-back program allows customers that need temporary power to purchase transformers for temporary use. We will buy it back when they’re finished. “For some time, we’ve been discussing the program, and it’s been in place partially. It’s just...
Solomon battles elements to replace voltage regulator in mountain location
February 8, 2019
No matter what the problem, no matter what the conditions, when one of Solomon Corporation’s clients present a challenge, our employees rise to the occasion. In early January, our Decatur, Tennessee, location received a call from a co-op that provides power and broadband services. During maintenance, its technicians discovered that a regulator in its substation...
Why you should consider making the switch from mineral oil to FR3
December 3, 2018
Recently, power companies and large industrial and commercial end users are making the switch from mineral oil to FR3. Solomon Corporation can provide reconditioned equipment, or can retrofill your existing electrical equipment – including transformers, with FR3 fluid, replacing standard mineral oil. When you consider the many benefits, FR3 can provide a safer, more cost-effective...
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...