Sommers Generators’ Customers Receive “Birthday Gifts” For 75th Anniversary

Tavistock, ON – “Canada’s Power House in Generator Systems” recently marked the conclusion of its 75th anniversary with customer gifts and a celebration overseen by three generations of its founding family.

The Sommers family and management join to recognize 75 years of Canadian leadership in the electrical power and service industry: (left to right) Patrick Sommers, Kaye Sommers, Kenneth Sommers and Chris McGregor.

The Sommers family and management join to recognize 75 years of Canadian leadership in the electrical power and service industry: (left to right) Patrick Sommers, Kaye Sommers, Kenneth Sommers and Chris McGregor.

Sommers Motor Generator Sales Ltd. has been operating under the Sommers family since 1936. As part of its 75th anniversary commemorations throughout 2012, the company has been entering its customers from across Canada into a draw featuring a $2,000 “Green Egg” smoker grill package as its grand prize.

To draw the winning entry, Kaye Sommers joined her son, Kenneth Sommers, and her grandson, Patrick Sommers. Kaye Sommers founded Sommers Motor Generator Sales Ltd. with her husband, the late Wes Sommers in 1936, and maintains an active interest in the business. Kenneth Sommers, who recently celebrated 50 years with the firm, has served as President of the firm for many years while Patrick, as Vice-President of Operations, shares day-to-day leadership of the business with General Manager, Chris McGregor.

Following a brief ceremony in Sommers’ Tavistock showroom, Kaye Sommers announced that the winning ticket belonged to Cathy Buttella from Eastmain Resources of Orangeville, ON.

Tom Sargent Farms of Milton, ON and Sturdy Power Lines of Gilford, ON each won a runner-up prize of a SMG3000h portable generator. Six additional consolation prizes were awarded Bern Noseworthy, Conception Bay, Newfoundland; Foothills Electric, Calgary, Alberta; Schelegehome Farms, Shakespeare, Ontario; L&B Electric, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia;. Jacomeg Farms, Elora, Ontario and Tyler Vankessel, Arkona, Ontario.

About Sommers
Located in Tavistock, Ontario, Sommers Motor Generator Sales Ltd. has been a trusted name in generating, delivering and applying electrical power for over 75 years. Generator systems are Sommers’ only business.

Sommers offers a complete range of customized standby, PTO and off-grid generator power solutions. As a generator specialist backed by proven technical experience and the country’s most extensive aftermarket service and parts facilities, Sommers is the “Power House” to depend on in Canada.

For more information, contact Sommers at 1-800-690-2396 for the generator system specialist in your area or visit Sommers online at www.sommersgen.com.