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									                     G&W Electric Company - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

      Reference Code: GDAE43952SA                                                                                        Publication Date: MAY 2011

      3500 West 127th Street                Phone             +1 708 3885010                           Revenue           NA
      Blue Island, IL                       Fax               +1 708 3880755                           Net Profit        NA
      60406                                 Website           www.gwelec.com                           Employees         325 (Estimated)
      United States                         Exchange                                                   Industry          Alternative Energy

      Company Overview
      G&W Electric Company (G&W Electric) provides innovative solutions to the electric power industry. Its major products include
      load and fault interrupting switchgear, automatic circuit reclosers, SCADA and distribution automation products. Its product
      portfolio is classified into various transmission and distribution products namely, padmount switchgear, vault switchgear,
      overhead switchgear, reclosers, automation products, current limiting system protection, cable accessories and junction bars.
      The company also provides consulting services for customer assistance with product installation or system troubleshooting.

     Key Executives                                               SWOT Analysis
               Name                          Title                G&W Electric Company, SWOT Analysis
      John D. Mueller             Chairman                        Strengths                     Weaknesses

      Gus Mumtzis                 Vice President,
                                                                   Diversified Product Offering               Private Ownership
                                  Western Region
      Randy Rowan                 Vice President, Central          Certified Quality Systems                  Legal Issues
                                  Region
      Chuck Steinmetz             Vice President,
                                  Midwest Region
                                                                  Opportunities                              Threats
      Ellen Barag                 Vice President,
                                  Northeast Region
                                                                   New Product Launch                         Competitive Threat from Large
      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary
      Research, GlobalData                                                                                    Players
                                                                   Growing Wind Energy Sector
                                                                                                              Volatility in Raw Material Prices
     Key Competitors
      Lapp Insulators Company LLC
                                                                   Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
      Schneider Electric SA
      Powell Industries, Inc.
      EPDL Limited
     S&C Electric Company
      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary
      Research, GlobalData




     Recent Developments
      Apr 06, 2011:                          ComEd, Illinois Business Owners Testify About Economic Benefits Of Grid Modernization
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData




G&W Electric Company - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                                              Reference Code: GDAE43952SA

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      Table of Contents
      Table of Contents........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
      List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
      Section 1 - About the Company ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      G&W Electric Company - Key Facts .............................................................................................................................................................................. 4
      G&W Electric Company - Key Employees ..................................................................................................................................................................... 5
      G&W Electric Company - Major Products and Services ................................................................................................................................................ 6
      G&W Electric Company - History ................................................................................................................................................................................... 7
      G&W Electric Company - Locations And Subsidiaries................................................................................................................................................... 9
            Head Office.............................................................................................................................................................................................................. 9
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................................... 9
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 11
      G&W Electric Company - Business Description........................................................................................................................................................... 11
      G&W Electric Company - SWOT Analysis ................................................................................................................................................................... 13
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
            G&W Electric Company - Strengths ...................................................................................................................................................................... 13
                  Strength - Diversified Product Offering ........................................................................................................................................................... 13
                  Strength - Certified Quality Systems ............................................................................................................................................................... 13
                  Strength - Extensive Research and Development Capability ......................................................................................................................... 13
            G&W Electric Company - Weaknesses ................................................................................................................................................................. 13
                  Weakness - Private Ownership....................................................................................................................................................................... 14
                  Weakness - Legal Issues ................................................................................................................................................................................ 14
            G&W Electric Company - Opportunities ................................................................................................................................................................ 14
                  Opportunity - New Product Launch ................................................................................................................................................................. 14
                  Opportunity - Growing Wind Energy Sector .................................................................................................................................................... 14
                  Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Energy Demand ........................................................................................................................................ 14
            G&W Electric Company - Threats.......................................................................................................................................................................... 15
                  Threat - Competitive Threat from Large Players............................................................................................................................................. 15
                  Threat - Volatility in Raw Material Prices ........................................................................................................................................................ 15
                  Threat - Legal and Political Frame
								
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