From Bob’s Desk: Some things are just worth repeating

By Bob Bacon Have you ever been in a position where the person you are listening to is telling you the same, advice story or presentation AGAIN? You have heard it so many times you could repeat it yourself! When it happens to me it makes me crazy. I have been writing this column for […]

Elm Futures program wraps up for summer; three new Elm U graduates

By Paul Asselin This Summer we ran four (4) Elm Futures 4-Day Camps with a total of 19 students attending. One of the classes was a partnership with Gateway Regional in Huntington where interested students were able to choose electrical as a possible career path and attend our Futures Program.  All of the students that […]


In this month’s employee spotlight, we chat with Samantha LaPlante, who has been working at Elm in some capacity since she was just 15 years old! Q: How long have you been working at Elm?  A: In 2016, I started working here when I was 15 turning 16. I’ve been working for Elm for eight […]

Engineering’s collaborative robots the focus of three projects in August

By Mike Holmberg Engineering is wrapping up three robotic projects this month. Here’s a closer look at each of them… 1. Bonide – Using Elm’s “PALIT” Collaborative Palletizer – Bonide manufacturers of a rodent repellent product for Home Depot called MoleMax, we are providing a conveyor to organize 10 lb. bags of Repellent into groups […]

Incredible day for annual family picnic; work anniversaries and more

We couldn’t have asked for a nicer day for last Saturday’s family picnic at Sonny’s Place in Somers, CT! Along with delicious Southern BBQ, guests received an activity card good for four hours of go-carts, mini golf, virtual reality, arcade, gyroscope, screaming eagle, climbing walls and more. Here are some photos from a great gathering: […]

Safety Department visits number of job sites during OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week

The Safety Department and Management would like to thank everyone for their participation in the 2023 OSHA Safe+ sound week! The Safety Department was on the road visiting different job sites, as well as Elm University, holding stand-downs to promote Mental Health Awareness in the workplace. We know this is a difficult subject to discus, […]

Elm invests in equipment to make your job safer, easier and more efficient

By Tim Rzeszutek Continuing to do the basics is driving growth and requiring us to keep investing. Working safely, doing business with integrity, providing timely high-quality service and continuing to evolve are the company values that have been and continue to keep fueling our success! Below is a list of items we have added with […]

ONE Development adds mini excavator to the fleet and more

2022 Kubota KX040 mini excavator featuring: Dig depth 11’ Lifting capacity 3000lb 40 hp Diesel Enclosed cab with heat, a/c, and radio w/ Bluetooth Hydraulic thumb Hydraulic angle grader blade (4-way) Pre-plumbed dual auxiliary hydraulic lines down the stick Rubber tracks operating weight of 9,885lbs 1’ and 2’ wide digging buckets 3’ wide grading bucket […]

Elm Electrical, Inc. Named Rockwell Automation Machinery Safety Solution Partner

Westfield, MA, October 22, 2016 – Elm Electrical Inc, a system integrator specializing in industrial automation, announced that it has demonstrated the requisite expertise and experience to become a member of the Rockwell Automation Machinery Safety System Integrator program. Qualified members of the program represent an elite group of system integrators that pass a thorough […]