ROMAC Press Releases

ROMAC Selected As New Southern California Rep for Electrical Contact Manufacturer Hoyt Corp.
ROMAC, supplier and manufacturer of electrical gear for industrial and commercial installations, was recently selected as the new Southern California representative for electrical contact manufacturer Hoyt Corporation (Englewood, NJ).

Southern California Electrical Market Loses Industry Veteran, Keith Phillips

July 2, 2012 (Commerce, CA) ­­– ­The electrical industry in Southern California lost an important colleague on Thursday, June 29, 2012. Keith Phillips, who has been a local institution for electrical distributors and contractors for more 30 years, passed away last night of apparent heart attack.


ROMAC HRC Announces EZCan Line of Modular Custom Electrical Enclosures

ROMAC Hardware Resource Company (HRC), a division of ROMAC that manufactures mounting hardware kits for molded case circuit breakers (MCCBs), announces its new line of UL-listed EZCan™ modular custom electrical enclosures.

ROMAC PCI Builds MV Switchgear for Prescott Solar Power Plant in 8 Weeks

OEMs told Prescott Solar Power Plant engineers it would take 24 weeks to build a 1200A MV photovoltaic switchgear; ROMAC PCI did it right in eight weeks.

ROMAC PCI Switchboard Retrofit Helps Keep West-Coast Amusement Park Turnstiles Turning

November 11, 2011 (Commerce, CA) -- A major West Coast amusement park needed to upgrade three 800-A switchboards that served the front gate office and a nearby exhibit to meet higher available interrupt current (AIC) ratings and bus bracing ratings as a result of a nearby substation upgrade.
ROMAC PCI’s design engineers suggested a complete interior retrofit using the existing UL-listed BullDog enclosures, but with a completely new interior based around new solid-state Cutler-Hammer circuit breakers, new bus, and all associated brackets and conductors.
Electric Industry Veteran Bill Archer Returns to ROMAC’s Inside Sales Team

ROMAC, supplier of custom, new, and surplus electrical equipment for industry, welcomes back Bill Archer as an inside sales representative. Mr. Archer returned to ROMAC in August 2011 after working for the past three years with another electrical-supply house in the Southern California area. His electrical specialties include industrial fuses, air- and molded-case circuit breakers, and transformers, in addition to a strong background in general industrial electrical equipment.

ROMAC Adds GE, Cutler-Hammer, Siemens Molded Case Circuit Breaker Mounting Kits

ROMAC Hardware Resource Company (HRC), a division of ROMAC that manufactures mounting hardware kits for molded case circuit breakers (MCCBs) and EZCan universal enclosures and associated mounting kits, has added eight new mounting kits to its product line, including kits for several popular GE, Cutler-Hammer, and Siemens panel/MCCB configurations.

Rich Marinelli to Retire After 27 Years of Sales at ROMAC

Rich Marinelli, inside sales and circuit breaker specialist for ROMAC, will retire at the end of November after 27 years of faithful service.

ROMAC Switchgear Retrofit Saves Abbott Laboratories More than $1 Million

Aging switchgear at Abbott Laboratories’ nutritional supplement packaging plant in Casa Grande, AZ, was causing unplanned downtime, thanks to 70 aging and poorly designed Sylvania SSPB draw-out circuit breakers. The problem had grown so bad that engineers dreaded the quarterly rotation of their eight substations because they would have to manually reset each breaker, adding several hours to the rotation. Looking for a solution, Abbott contacted industrial electrical supply specialists ROMAC (Commerce, CA) to see if there was a way to retrofit the existing switchgear and avoid relocating and replacing the entire switchgear set – a cost of more than $1 million.

Switchgear Expert Joins ROMAC Engineering Staff

ROMAC, supplier of custom, new, and surplus electrical equipment for industry, is pleased to announce that veteran switchgear design engineer Howard Scott has joined the engineering staff of Power Controls Inc. (PCI), a ROMAC division that specializes in custom electrical service equipment for industrial and commercial installations. 

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