PALATINE, Ill., Sept. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced the grand opening of its new manufacturing location in Livermore, California. The facility will serve as a West Coast hub for the U.S. Services team, offering improved customer service for Schneider Electric's local customers while also supporting the production of Schneider Electric's portfolio of modernization products, including direct replacement circuit breaker designs and custom designs.
Schneider Electric's Livermore facility will offer application and design engineering, switchgear modernization solutions, motor control center retrofill solutions and custom switchgear and solutions. Customers will experience reduced lead times thanks to increased proximity, access to local engineering support for on-site measuring and inspection and synchronized operating hours.
"We are delighted to announce the opening of our new manufacturing facility in Livermore," said Udaya Devineni, Senior Vice President of U.S. Services, Schneider Electric. "By going west, we are able to better serve our customers on the West Coast and provide them with the resources they need to successfully implement modernization solutions."
The facility will support Schneider Electric's broad array of products and solutions designed to help buildings and facility managers easily retrofit and modernize existing building system installations. Schneider Electric's modernization products and engineering services ensure building owners and operators are making informed decisions about modernization to help buildings run optimally, even as technologies become outdated or obsolete.
"We are thrilled to welcome Schneider Electric Services to Livermore and are pleased that the company has selected our community as the foundation of its West Coast presence," said Livermore Mayor John Marchand. "We are excited to engage with Schneider Electric and develop a long-term relationship between the company and the community."
The new facility will incorporate Schneider Electric's vision of providing services and solutions that enable engineers, contractors and facility managers to improve energy efficiency while enhancing safety, productivity and electrical system reliability. The facility will be located at 6611 Preston Avenue, Suite A, in Livermore, California. Tours of the facility are available for interested customers. For more information, please contact Ray Palama, Services Operation Manager, Schneider Electric at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Schneider Electric
As a global specialist in energy management and automation with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Non-residential & Residential Buildings, Industries & Machines Manufacturers, Utilities & Infrastructure and Data Centers & Networks. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the company's 170,000 employees achieved revenues of 30 billion US dollars in 2014, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.
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