The Oilers were hosting an NFL Monday Night Football game in the 80’s when they lost an 800 amp circuit breaker. U.S. Switchgear delivered a breaker 3 hours before the game, saving the evening.
In 2005 Hurricane Katrina destroyed the New Orleans area. U.S. Switchgear worked with Entergy Utilities in fast tracking the rebuilding of substations with reclosers and switchgear.
When a Northern Minnesota Utility was having recloser issues, U.S. Switchgear was onsite immediately assisting in expert recloser repairs restoring power before the winter months.
During the 1980’s, the U.S. steel market was collapsing, due to movements to China. U.S. Switchgear assisted many Steel Companies in reclaiming millions of dollars from surplus electrical.
From California to New York and East Chicago to Houston, U.S. Switchgear has saved refineries, chemical and process companies millions of dollars in downtime, by supplying them with immediate new and obsolete equipment.
The Hoover dam was constructed many decades ago and has an abundance of obsolete electrical. When an important distribution breaker failed, U.S. Switchgear was there with an immediate replacement.
When major offshore oil companies off the Gulf Coast and overseas were in need of distribution and control equipment, U.S. Switchgear was at their heliport immediately with replacement breakers saving oil production hundreds of thousands of dollars an hour with downtime.
When wind farms in Palm Springs, California were in dire need of new circuit breakers for protection, but needed more funds, U.S. Switchgear assisted in purchasing their existing breakers that helped reclaim tens of thousands of dollars towards their new equipment.
When the electrical infrastructure in the Port of Houston needed updating before serious failures, U.S. Switchgear was contacted and we assisted in reclamation and supplying pertinent facilities with new equipment for the upgrading of the Ports electrical infrastructure.
When a major earthquake hit Mexico City in 1985, U.S. Switchgear partnered with Surplus First in purchasing and supplying electrical equipment to immediately assist in rebuilding Mexico City’s infrastructure.
When the Las Vegas Strip began booming in the 80’s, U.S. Switchgear was there assisting in electrical upgrades and reclamation.
When a major power plant in Oklahoma was in immediate need of obsolete medium voltage breakers in order to alleviate costly downtime, U.S. Switchgear immediately delivered a replacement saving hundreds of thousands of dollars an hour in downtime.