Mounting milestone: Solar FlexRack hits 1,000 installs after doubling tracker sales in 2021

Solar FlexRack

Solar FlexRack hit an installation milestone this week: reaching 1,000 solar installations. The big, round number shows both how much this division of Northern State Metals has grown and how much solar trackers are in demand — as nearly half of those are solar tracker projects.

“We’re proud of our team’s ability to not only adapt to the tremendous obstacles the pandemic has brought, but to excel in spite of them by continuing to efficiently and cost effectively supply our reliable products in a myriad of use cases, climates and terrains,” said Mike Herman, Director of Operations at Solar FlexRack. “We could not have supplied these 1,000 projects in a little over a decade without the expertise of our dedicated field and other support services team, and the strong relationships we have with our repeat solar developer and EPC partners.”

Versatility has helped. Solar FlexRack solar mounting solutions have now been installed in nearly all 50 U.S. states and five countries globally, in a variety of terrains – from 80 California farm projects to more than 300 weather-challenged sites in Canada, the Northeastern United States, the Caribbean and over 100 landfill projects.

“Due in part to the deep technical experience of and financial backing from Northern States Metals, which is nearing its 50th anniversary, we have been able to continuously test and improve our full suite of racking and tracker products over the past decade to meet the changing needs of our customers and partners,” said Ken Mack, President and CEO at Solar FlexRack. “We will continue to adapt and innovate to meet the changing needs of our customers and the challenges of the marketplace and we look forward to building upon this momentum in 2022 and the years to come.”

Solar FlexRack currently has several hundred MWs of solar tracker and mounting projects in its pipeline and anticipates a continued rapid expansion throughout the continent in the coming year.

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