SPX Transformer Solutions

SPX Transformer Solutions is one of the largest U.S. manufacturers of medium and large power transformers and a valued supplier of transformer accessories including a line of Transformer Health Products®, LTC and breaker components and complete transformer service solutions for the transmission and distribution of electric power.

SPX Transformer Solutions, Inc. (formerly Waukesha Electric Systems, Inc), is one of the largest U.S. manufacturers of power transformers and a valued supplier of complete transformer service solutions, components and replacement parts as well as a variety of substation-applicable training classes for all skill levels including a large number of comprehensive LTC maintenance courses. We employ approximately 1,000 people throughout the United States and operate manufacturing facilities at our headquarters location in Waukesha, WI as well as Goldsboro, NC and Dallas, TX.

Waukesha® Transformers

SPX Transformer Solutions designs, manufactures and tests a complete line of medium power self-cooled transformers rated from 2 to 100 MVA with primary voltages through 345 kV. Our large power product line includes transformers that are top rated to 1200 MVA, 345 kV.

Our modern transformer manufacturing operations utilize sophisticated computer-controlled equipment and test systems, complemented by a well-trained, experienced work force to produce high quality power transformers that meet stringent customer demands. SPX Transformer Solutions also has one of the shortest production cycles in the industry, which allows the SPX Waukesha team to respond quickly to customer delivery and installation requirements.

* Waukesha, Wisconsin Manufacturing Facility — 421,000 sq ft:

To meet growing industry needs, a $70 million expansion was recently completed that enables this facility to manufacture units with a power rating over 1000 MVA. An additional 35,000 sq. ft. facility in Waukesha, WI is dedicated to manufacturing and training where we focus on maintaining the company’s reputation for quality and technology leadership.


* Goldsboro, North Carolina Manufacturing Facility — 171,500 sq ft:

SPX Transformer Solutions’ Goldsboro transformer manufacturing plant contains state-of-the-art manufacturing and computerized scheduling systems that enable production of medium power transformers that meet the highest industry standards. The engineering team, using 3-D computer-aided design tools, develops innovative designs that meet changing utility and industrial product needs.


Waukesha® Service

SPX Transformer Solutions can provide complete transformer service solutions for almost any manufacturer’s units including installation, relocation, testing and engineering assessments; oil processing, dryouts and retrofills; corrective and preventative maintenance; load tap changer field retrofits and repairs. With a growing number of mobile vacuum oil purification units, several pieces of auxiliary equipment and semi tractor/crane combination vehicles, SPX Waukesha maintains one of the largest fleets of specialized transformer service equipment in the United States. This large, modern equipment base along with our vast number of skilled personnel located strategically across the country, allow us greater flexibility, faster response times, reduced installation hours and lower costs while helping us provide efficient, safe and high quality service to our customers.

Waukesha® Components and Training

SPX Transformer Solutions’ components group operates a 33,000 square foot manufacturing, testing and training facility in Dallas, Texas as a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for most major current and obsolete load tap changer (LTC) and oil circuit breaker brands as well as being the original manufacturer of a line of Transformer Health Products®. Additionally, we offer a variety of LTC services including maintenance training, failure analysis reporting and complete overhauls at this location. By demonstrating a continued commitment to utilizing new materials and technologies to fuel the development of new products and solutions, SPX Waukesha has also built a strong reputation as an industry leader in legacy unit support and design enhancement.

Our Training group, also headquartered in the Dallas facility, provides comprehensive training solutions for today’s engineering and technical field personnel. By taking a hands-on approach, our customers experience technical procedures, practices and problem-solving techniques on the actual equipment they will later encounter in the field. We strive to keep a correct balance between classroom studies and hands-on interactive activities, to understand the why as well as the how, to build confidence and expertise in the students that are entrusted to us.