In November 2018, Sulzer acquired Brithinee Electric of Colton, California. Through this acquisition, Sulzer expands its electromechanical services business into Southern California and gains access to the Californian wind, cement, water and wastewater markets with established offerings and customers. Sulzer provides customers with high-quality services, repairs and upgrades from our electromechanical expertise - worldwide and round the clock.
Raising the standards with Sulzer Colton Service Center

Motor and generator repairs

As a recognized leader in the electric motor repair industry, Sulzer uses innovative repair methods and the highest quality materials. With substantial removal and re-installation costs related to the repair of generators, including wind generators, you can trust Sulzer for high quality repairs that provide longer generator life through the following motor rebuilding capabilities:

  • Rewinds with inverter voltage spike resistant insulation system
  • Computer-assisted winding data check and redesign
  • Vacuum-impregnation with 100% solids polyester resin
  • Electrical testing and evaluation
  • Testing and repair of stator core-iron laminations
  • Complete in-house machine and fabrication shop
  • Dynamic balancing
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New motor sales

Finding the best value and solutions for your motor needs could sometimes mean acquiring a new motor. We carry only the best in electric motors because of our dedication to high-quality and we will consult with you in delivering the motors you need, when you need them.

Colton motor sales
Electrical control panels and systems

Custom electrical control panel systems

Well-designed control systems can increase productivity and lower overall costs, and because we stand behind every control system we build, you can count on lower servicing costs over the life of the system. Trust your motor control systems to the people who know motors best. With experienced design team, we can build and install the exact solution you need.

From minor service calls to digital upgrades, count on Sulzer to evaluate and service your current panels. We appreciate the opportunity to earn your trust, whether it’s troubleshooting, making repairs, or upgrading your controls.


  • Variable frequency drives – factory authorized Toshiba and Square D
  • Programmable logic controls
  • Man/machine interfaces and operator stations
  • Solid-state motor starters

Motor controls

  • Low voltage solid-state controllers
  • Low voltage vacuum starters
  • Low voltage electro-mechanical starters
  • Medium voltage vacuum starters
  • Variable frequency drive systems

Components and accessories

  • Adjustable speed drives
  • Low and medium voltage vacuum contractors
  • Solid-state motor overload relays
  • Voltage-sensing relays

Customized control panel fabrication

  • Motor control centers
  • Stand-alone motor controls
  • Operator-interface and instrumentation panels
  • Full documentation “as-built” at time of delivery
  • UL508(a) and UL845 certification

Motor class training

At Sulzer, we know that a better-educated motor user is a better motor user, so we are pleased to offer a variety of classes to assist you and your company at our facility in Colton, CA. See the agenda and register for current class offerings.

 California C10 contractor’s license number: 1015737


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