Who Are We?

Who Are We?

Our focus

Socomec is an electrical equipment design and manufacturing company, specializing in low voltage energy performance in terms of safety, service continuity, quality and energy efficiency.

An independent manufacturer

Founded in 1922 by French native Joseph Siat, Socomec Group has been at the forefront of electrical component manufacturing for nearly 100 years. As a family owned company, Socomec has always been committed to innovation and quality, which has resulted in solid and continuous growth. With eight manufacturing sites and a long-standing presence in more than 80 countries, including in the USA and Canada, Socomec has garnered a worldwide reputation as a premier manufacturer, specializing in energy performance of low-voltage electrical installations.

A commitment to continual investment in R&D allows the company to adapt products to the ever-changing demands of today’s market. Socomec has expertise based on 3 technologies that brings Innovative Power Solutions to the performance of electrical installations:

Power Switching  Power Switching – Managing power and protecting people. equipment and installations

Power Monitoring  Power Monitoring – Improving the energy performance of buildings and installations

Power Conversion Power Conversion – Maximizing power quality and availability

Expert Services Expert Services – Audit, asset management, financing, enabling available, safe and efficient energy

Additionally, Socomec is committed to the Expert Services associated with these technologies, to enhance performance in terms of security, availability and efficiency of energy.

A family owned company

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. With 30 subsidiaries located on five continents, Socomec pursues international development by targeting industrial and service applications where the quality of its expertise makes all the difference.

The vision of a specialist

As a manufacturer with complete control over its technological processes, Socomec is unlike the more general providers; the Group is constantly improving its fields of expertise in order to offer its clients increasingly customized, appropriate solutions.

Socomec in North America

The North American subsidiary opened in 2009 and covers all the operations in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Socomec, Inc. is headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts where the Finance, Human Resources, Sales, Technical and Marketing departments are housed. In 2016, Socomec,Inc. opened an office on the West Coast in Livermore, California to support the growing business on the West Coast.

The North American logistical operations are based in Peabody, Massachusetts and Los Angeles, California where Socomec’s UL and CSA products are managed and distributed. This inventory consists of:

  • Fusible and non-fusible disconnect switches
  • Enclosed disconnect switches
  • Transfer switches (Manual and Non-automatic)
  • Metering and monitoring solutions
  • Single-phase UPS
  • Energy Storage solutions

Socomec, Inc. is focused on OEM’s, panel-builders, and integrators that service the market segments of Industry, Buildings, Data centers and Renewables energy. We have “innovative” capabilities to adapt product to the many emerging Markets.
Our North American subsidiary has worked aggressively to expand our product offering of UL and CSA products, as a result, we are able to offer a customized and robust solutions to our partners and customers.