Joint distribution of high voltage circuit breakers announced

Toshiba International and Pennsylvania Breaker announce joint distribution of high voltage circuit breakers.

Houston, TX -- Circuit breakers: Toshiba International Corporation (TIC) has announced a joint agreement with Pennsylvania Breaker (PAB). The strategic alliance brings the high-voltage (HV) circuit breakers of PAB to international markets including North America through the well-established distribution network of the TIC Transmission & Distribution Division and other Toshiba T&D Group companies.

PAB is a U.S.-based manufacturer of HV circuit breakers now including Toshiba-branded 72 KV, 145 KV and 245 KV families of HV ANSI dead-tank circuit breakers. PAB is solely focused on the design and manufacturing of HV circuit breakers using robust and easy-to-use components. PAB’s HV circuit breakers are designed and built in the U.S. using state-of-the-art technology such as computational fluid dynamics, finite element analysis and 3-D CAD layout design systems.

“With Toshiba’s more than 125 years of experience in power transmission and distribution, PAB now has greater access to the global utilities market,” said Chuck Mosca, Chief Operating Officer for PAB. “PAB welcomes this opportunity to provide our superior performing breakers with unlimited reach while collaborating on new energy service technologies.”

With global experience in product development, engineering and construction, Toshiba provides a full range of energy services up to and including full turnkey project delivery. The TIC Transmission & Distribution Division offers a comprehensive array of HV products such as Gas Insulated Switchgears, Gas Circuit Breakers, Disconnect Switches and Power Transformers. All products offered are internationally accredited with Type Test Certificates conforming to IEC/ANSI standards and safety. Toshiba’s commitment to quality, safety and reliability gives strength in achieving a foothold in the competitive global HV power equipment market.

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