Interview with Jay Shekelton
James (Jay) Shekelton III is an owner, CEO, and President of The H-J Family of Companies, a global leader in the manufacturing of switchgear, electrical, and transformer components.
The H-J Family of Companies was founded on the very principles that set it apart today – the desire to supply customers with the highest quality products delivered on time at a competitive price
The H-J Family of Companies is a global leader in the manufacture and supply of products to the heavy electrical industry. These components support the transformer, switchgear, regulator, reclosure, and breaker industries, along with specialties in the utility market. Founded in 1969, H-J is headquartered outside of St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Today, H-J continues to be the leading supplier of distribution transformer bushings, connectors, and associated components in North, Central, and South America. The company maintains a global presence with offices operating in locations including Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, India, Mexico, the Philippines, Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, and throughout the United States, allowing H-J to serve domestic and international customers. H-J employs state-of-the-art manufacturing technology producing a wide range of insulating components and non-ferrous castings such as brass, bronze, copper, and aluminum. As an engineered solutions company, H-J has vast expertise in designing and manufacturing custom products to meet customer needs.