Powersmiths is now a proud member of Socomec Group; a family owned French based company and a global leader in low-voltage power switching and energy performance. Socomec has been taking great measures to expand their presence in North America.
These efforts include augmenting its portfolio by attaining North American based manufacturing centers of excellence, and growing through the acquisition of exceptional companies such as Powersmiths.
Founded in 1922, SOCOMEC is an independent industrial group with a workforce of 3,700 experts spread over 28 subsidiaries in the world. Our core business: the availability, control and safety of low voltage electrical networks serving our customers’ power performance. The Socomec Group’s independence ensures control over its own decision making, respecting the values advocated by its own family shareholders and shared by its employees.
100 Years of Excellence
SOCOMEC is proudly celebrating our 100 year anniversary in 2022 and has been operating as an independent, family-run company since the beginning.
NORTH AMERICAN PRESENCE
Socomec Group; a family owned French based company and a global leader in low-voltage power switching and energy performance, acquired 3 North American companies less than 10 years after opening its first United States subsidiary in 2009, Socomec Inc. In an effort to enhance their product offer, Socomec Group strategically chose to extend its portfolio by attaining North American based manufacturing centers of excellence, and to grow through the acquisition of exceptional companies such as Boltswitch, Continental Control Systems, and Powersmiths. From these acquisitions, Socomec North America is able to offer a wide range of robust UL and CSA listed solutions to our partners and customers. Socomec is proud to have innovative capabilities in order to adapt our product to the many emerging markets in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Socomec provides the most innovative solutions to ensure the energy performance of electrical installations. Manufacturing industrial switches, metering and monitoring equipment as well high-quality power systems.
Boltswitch specializes in bolted pressure contact and pullout switches. They are a US leader in the switchboard component market and developed the first UL listed Fused Power-Circuit devices.
CCS designs and manufactures metering devices, current transformers and custom energy measurement solutions, suitable for use in commercial, industrial and residential applications.
Powersmiths specializes in innovative power distribution, metering and integrated product solutions that advance your buildings’ energy performance.
A commitment to continual investment in R&D allows the company to adapt products to the ever-changing demands of today’s market. Socomec North America has expertise based on 4 technologies that brings Innovative Power Solutions to the performance of electrical installations:
- Power Switching – Managing power and protecting people, equipment and installations
- Power Monitoring – Improving the energy performance of buildings and installations
- Power Conversion – Maximizing power quality and availability
- Energy Storage – Meeting the challenge of energy transition
Additionally, Socomec is committed to the Expert Services associated with these technologies, to enhance performance in terms of security, availability and efficiency of energy.