S&C Electric Company is a global provider of equipment and services for electric power systems. Founded in 1911, the Chicago-based company designs and manufactures switching and protection products for electric power transmission and distribution.
S&C's products help deliver electric power efficiently and reliably. Some are used to switch circuits—others minimize damage to equipment in the event of a fault or reduce the area of an outage by automatically rerouting power flow. S&C's sophisticated power-quality products can deliver uninterrupted power for an entire facility, for crucial process industries. In addition, S&C offers a wide range of engineering, laboratory, and testing services for electric utilities and commercial, industrial, and institutional power systems.
S&C provides solutions for customers worldwide, and has engineering offices and manufacturing facilities in Chicago, Illinois; Franklin, Wisconsin; Alameda, California; Duvall, Washington; and Orlando Florida. S&C subsidiaries operate in Toronto, Canada; Wales, United Kingdom; Melbourne, Australia; and Suzhou, China.
The company runs its core business processes on Oracle Database
, Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12
, and Oracle Fusion Middleware
. As an industrial manufacturer, it is focused on optimizing efficiency and productivity, even when it comes to getting the most from its Oracle investment, including licensing configurations. In 2012, S&C worked with Oracle License Management Services
to review its Oracle licensed assets.