Press Release

New RACO Box Support Plates Simplify Hanging Boxes in Overhead Applications

Hubbell RACO/TayMac/Bell
South Bend, Indiana November 3, 2020-- RACO introduces a new line of hanger supports for boxes. They also help position conduit exiting boxes. These new support plates provide flexible options for quickly hanging electrical boxes in commercial or industrial installations. RACO, part of Hubbell's Commercial Construction brands, provides innovative electrical products to commercial, institutional and residential markets.

RACO's new hanger supports are designed to simplify hanging boxes and positioning conduit in overhead applications. They also save materials compared to traditional suspension methods. The plates can mount in horizontal or vertical positions, suspended by a single standard 3/8" threaded rod. Bendable tabs are used to secure the plate in vertical mounting.

These Box Support & Conduit Positioning Plates are cULus Listed and constructed of 16 gauge galvanized steel. Multiple markings allow for easier box alignment. Holes and slots provide limitless options for clamp or strap installation. Pre-punched holes allow rear raceway access. No cutting is required.

Three models are available. Two different 12"x12" plates hold boxes from 4" square to 6"x6". Model 9112R is flat, while the 9112RL includes a lanced edge feature for easier mounting of one-hole straps. The 9118R model 18"x18" plate can hold multiple 4 square boxes or single larger boxes up to 12"x12".

RACO's new Box Support & Conduit Positioning Plates help save time while providing a clean, organized and strong installation. They are used in a variety of commercial and industrial applications. Availability begins October 2020. Find more information at

About Hubbell Commercial Construction
Hubbell's Commercial Construction business includes a suite of five brands that manufacture innovative, high-quality and cost-effective electrical products for a broad range of applications, including residential, commercial, industrial, OEM and MRO. RACO produces electrical boxes and fittings. TayMac creates "while in use" covers for outdoor electrical. Bell is the name contractors know for weatherproof boxes and covers. Wiegmann offers a complete line of electrical enclosures. Acme Electric manufactures power conversion and conditioning equipment.

Hubbell Incorporated is an international electrical and electronics manufacturer. The company's history of electrical innovation extends back to 1888. Founder Harvey Hubbell invented the pull chain light switch and the duplex receptacle. Corporate headquarters are located in Shelton, Connecticut.

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