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Press Release

World-Class Transformer Manufacturer, Pacific Transformer, Joins CMTA

Oct 4, 2023

Sacramento, Calif. –The California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA) welcomed Pacific Transformer to the organization. Pacific Transformer, located in Anaheim, California, designs and manufactures custom transformers and magnetic products from prototype through full production.

“Pivoting towards the future of manufacturing is necessary to keep-up with the ever-changing landscape of needs across the globe,” said Lance Hastings, CEO & President of CMTA. “Pacific Transformer has established themselves as a market leader for custom transformers – and its products are in more things than you can imagine.”

For over 40 years, Pacific Transformer has shipped more than 40 million world-class transformers and has garnered a reputation for its innovative designs, exceptional build quality, and unequaled customer service. Its products are integrated into everything from medical magnetics used in hospitals around the world, audio transformers powering Disneyland and the most discerning musician’s equipment, to critical components that are relied on by the United States Armed Forces. Their manufactured products aren’t just limited to this world; they also worked with NASA to help build elements that would power the Mars Rover.

“While Pacific Transformer has been designing and constructing custom solutions for over four decades, we are excited to be on the vanguard of a new wave of California manufacturing,” said Justin Richardson, Owner, CFO of Pacific Transformer. “With our deep-rooted expertise in charging infrastructure for electric vehicles, battery conditioning, and other electromechanical applications for military and aerospace, we are in a unique position to lead the charge in the Green Industrial Revolution.”

With both California headquarters and international facilities, Pacific Transformer guarantees clients a successful, on-time order. All of its facilities are also ISO9001 Certified.


About CMTA

The California Manufacturers & Technology Association has advocated for pro-growth laws and regulations before the California legislature and administrative agencies since 1918. The total output from manufacturing in California is $300 billion per year, roughly 10 percent of the total economic output of the state. Manufacturers employ 1.3 million Californians paying wages more than $25,000 higher than other non-farm employers in the state. For more information, visit CMTA’s website.

About Pacific Transformer
Since 1981, Pacific Transformer has remained a market leader in the field of custom transformers, magnetic engineering, and power transformer design. For 42 years, the USA-based manufacturer has shipped more than 40 million world-class transformers and has garnered a reputation for its innovative designs, exceptional build quality, and unequaled customer service. 

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