McMorris Rodgers Applauds Expansion of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories in Eastern Washington

Washington – Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Vice Chair of the House Republican Conference, released the following statement today in response to expansion plans announced by Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, a manufacturing firm headquartered in Pullman, WA:

“Today’s announcement by CEO Ed Schweitzer shows how Eastern Washington is a global leader in cutting-edge, 21st century energy innovation and manufacturing, and that federal policies need to encourage and support this type of entrepreneurial leadership and dynamism.”

SEL announced today that the company has over 160 career opportunities open, and rolled out plans to build a Solution Delivery Center in Pullman, Washington.

In a statement, SEL CEO Ed Schweitzer said in part:

“These are exciting times for SEL and I am positive about the future…even in the face of unprecedented political and economic uncertainty …we create our future through hard work and innovation.  We’ve been saving up our money, and now it’s time to start building!”

SEL serves the electric power industry worldwide through the design, manufacture, supply, and support of products and services for power system protection, monitoring, control, automation, and metering.  SEL offers unmatched local technical support, a worldwide, ten-year product warranty, and a commitment to making electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical.


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