On entering vocational school, Zavier Alicea was beset by all the doubts and uncertainties that face all kids. That first step was so important. He had some 20 study programs to choose from. Say, carpentry, culinary arts, automotive engineering, communication studies – all of them tempting, but were they what he wanted? He selected robotic […]


Any number of lively arguments have been advanced, pro and con, over the use of robots in the workplace – philosophical, economic, ethical. But nothing argues in favor of robots like the sheer agony of the bad back. Enter ELM Electrical’s Collaborative Robotic Palletizer. “Collaborative” – working safely with human beings. “Palletizer” – a robot […]


At ELM Electrical, the CEO calls them — collectively and warmly — a “culture.” One manager describes them as a “great team,” while another says with finality that they are merely “the life and blood.” The word “employees” would be the conventional designation, and at ELM, on any day, they can be found venturing into […]

ELM Apprenticeship Program
HAPPY HOLIDAYS from all of us at ELM

We want to wish happiness to everyone during the holiday season! From September through December, ELM employees have participated in a number of engaging activities and community outreach, some of which we’d like to highlight here: ELM employees baked 8 giant trays of apple crisp for the Westfield Senior Center’s Harvest Happenings Luncheon                ELM has […]

ELM Employee Spotlight: Marwan Al Masri

For Marwan Al Masri, the kid from Lebanon, beset by the uncertainties of youth, the pieces of his life kept falling into the right places at the right times, like an amazing puzzle composing itself. They first arrived when Marwan was out of high school and trying to get on with his education. The family […]

ELM’s Apprenticeship Program

“And we did that for project purposes,” Project Manager Tim Rzeszutek was saying of a particular area of ELM Electrical’s vigorous and demanding Journeyman Apprentice Education Program. “But we also saw a lot of value just because we were giving ’em in-house training that was more focused on what we do. “Ultimately,” he added, “it […]

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 […]

Gould Construction Institute Announces S.T.E.P. Award Winners – Elm Electrical, Inc. Named S.T.E.P. Award Recipient

Woburn, MA – May 14th, 2015 – The Gould Construction Institute (GCI) congratulates Elm Electrical, Inc., located in Westfield, MA, for recently being named a Gold Safety, Training, and Evaluation Process (S.T.E.P.) Award recipient at the 11th Annual GCI Safety and Education Dinner held at the Montvale Plaza in Stoneham, MA. For GCI, the S.T.E.P. […]