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Top Power Industry Alliance Announces New Holding Company and Rebranding
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Electric Power Systems (EPS) and North American Substation Services (NASS), the industry-leading partnership in providing apparatus testing, engineering and design, repair, maintenance, commissioning, and equipment assembly services, is proud to reveal the development of holding company Voltyx, as well as a major rebranding, that reflects its future-oriented growth strategy.
This change was brought about during this year’s rapid expansion across the US following the merger of EPS and NASS in April of 2021, including the acquisitions of HART High Voltage out of Yuba City, CA, and Krause Power Engineering out of Chippewa Falls, WI. The family of companies also includes NOMOS Systems out of Quebec City, Canada, Transformer Lifecycle Services (TLS) out of Yuma, TN, and EPS Technology (EPST) out of Durham, CT.
The creation of Voltyx is in response to the evolving power industry landscape in which the market is pushing toward more full-service solution providers. In an interview, Daniel Niccum, President, commented, “Our clients are strained by the complex needs of supporting an aging grid with increasing demand based on broader electrification trends, while also transitioning toward modern, renewable generation systems. They are facing increasingly unique challenges while also dealing with shortages in workforce talent to address these challenges internally. The creation of Voltyx is our statement that ‘we hear you – and our family of brands has the staff, knowledge, and service portfolio to partner with you through whatever challenges you are facing.'”
Looking toward the future for clients meant rebranding the family of companies to share thatfuture-focus, while also showing a united commitment to the highest industry standards, led by a focused leadership team committed to providing innovative guidance and expertise. CEO Steve Reed explains, “Our companies have been serving the electrical grid for over 40 years, and now are we are positioned on the leading edge of a once-in-a-generation opportunity to modernize, monitor, manage, and maintain power infrastructure needs. Our reputation for safety, innovation, and service is built on a foundation of well-leveraged resources and competencies, enabling us to drive reliability back to our clients. Now is the time to take the best of who we are into the future.’
About Electric Power Systems
EPS offers over 40 year’s industry experience, service throughout the US, 24-hour customer service, and technical expertise in fi eld testing, engineering, electrical system trouble shooting, and maintenance of equipment up to 765kV for utility, industrial, and commercial clients. They are committed to providing a culture of safety and technical expertise as a way of ‘Setting the Standard of Excellence in the Power Industry.’ Their subsidiary Electric Power Systems International Inc (EPSII) is a full member of the International Electrical Testing Association(NETA).
North American Substation Services (NASS) is a nationally recognized provider of transformer and substation apparatus installation, services, and repair. Management and highly skilled field-based staff have received specialized training and are among the most experienced in the industry. NASS provides quality service and solutions that optimize the reliability of transformers and other substation equipment. They are renowned as a trusted resource in the substation field with established long-term relationships grounded in integrity, professionalism, and value.
About EPS Technology
EPS Technology is a NETA Certified, Independent Electrical Testing & Engineering Organization specializing in engineering design, commissioning, start-up, and maintenance testing for utility, industrial, transit, data centers, and commercial facilities. They are committed to promoting a culture of safe and reliable service as a trusted industry leader since 2007.
Transformer Lifecycle Services is an electric utility contractor specializing in Transformer and Substation Equipment installation and maintenance. They provide everything from new construction (turn-key) projects to assistance with existing maintenance requirements. TLS is a leader in servicing high voltage (69KV to 765KV) substation equipment with a reputation for high quality, reliable work, and a strong safety record.
NOMOS is the North American specialist in the design, electrical engineering, and custom manufacturing of control cabinets and electrical equipment for high-voltage equipment. Their reputation is based on large-scale projects carried out for the world’s largest manufacturers of power transformers and other high-voltage equipment.
Electric Power Systems Acquires H.A.R.T. High Voltage Apparatus Repair and Testing Co.
Yuba City, CA, October 25. Electric Power Systems (EPS), one of the largest and fastest growing companies in the independent power system testing and engineering industry, has acquired H.A.R.T. High Voltage Apparatus Repair and Testing Co (HART). The official announcement was made today at the EPS St. Louis headquarters. This acquisition continues EPS’s year-long rapid expansion across the US which has included joining with North American Substation Services (NASS) in Orlando, FL, Energis High Voltage Resources in Green Bay, WI, and Krause Power Engineering in Chippewa Falls, WI.
Steve Reed, CEO of EPS shared during a recent briefing “Partnering with Jim Wolfgram and his great team at HART provides EPS with an even stronger foothold throughout the West to enable us to grow with our customers as they invest in modernizing the electric grid. We are excited to welcome the HART team as we join together and continue to provide the safe, quality, and experienced service that customers have come to expect from both of our companies.”
The acquisition of HART fits into the EPS strategy of becoming the premier high-voltage electrical partner in guiding clients through the complex modernization of the electrical infrastructure, through vision, strategy, service, and support and delivering unwavering safety and reliability, now and into the future.
“EPS shares the HART values of exceptional service, innovative solutions, and client-first relationships. By joining forces with EPS we can now access more tools and resources to expand our expertise and available staff to support our clients. At HART we have always focused on understanding our customers’ needs and working diligently to fulfill those needs. Our team is excited for the opportunity to partner with EPS and NASS to continue to grow with our customers” said Jim Wolfgram, General Manager of HART.
About HART High Voltage Apparatus Repair and Testing Co.
HART was started in Yuba City CA in December of 1991. Today, they provide services to customers throughout California and Nevada including preventive maintenance, acceptance testing, transformer services, service contracts, and emergency maintenance with the mission to provide the ‘Next Generation of Service’ today.
About Electric Power Systems
EPS offers over 40 year’s industry experience, service throughout the US, 24-hour customer service, and technical expertise in field testing, engineering, electrical system troubleshooting, and maintenance of equipment up to 765kV for utility, industrial, and commercial clients. They are committed to providing a culture of safety and technical expertise as a way of ‘Setting the Standard of Excellence in the Power Industry.’ Their subsidiary Electric Power Systems International Inc (EPSII) is a full member of the International Electrical Testing Association (NETA).