SPX unveils expanded manufacturing facility in Wisconsin

SPX Corp. (NYSE: SPW) on April 12 unveiled its expanded SPX Transformer Solutions Inc. manufacturing facility in Waukesha, Wisc.

The SPX Transformer Solutions facility was expanded approximately 50 percent in order to increase SPX's capacity to manufacture large power units for the North American power grid.  Initiated in 2010 at a total cost of approximately $70 million, the expansion created more than 200 construction, engineering and skilled manufacturing jobs in Waukesha and the surrounding community.

With a total of 432,000 square feet and additional crane capacity now up to 500 tons, SPX's facility extends SPX's capacity to manufacture the medium and large power transformers utilized by electric utilities, independent power producers and independent transmission operators.

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