Megger

About Megger

For over 100 years, Megger has been the premier provider of electric test equipment and measuring instruments for electrical power applications. The trademark was first registered in May 1903 and is jealously guarded by the company. Although they are best known for their world famous range of insulation testers, Megger provides a full service solution to meet your electrical test and measurement needs. Their products provide testing solutions in the most critical maintenance areas including cable fault locating, protective relay testing, and power quality testing. With such a diverse product offering, Megger is the single source for electrical test and measuring instruments. Megger's product offering spans 30 distinct product groups with over 1,000 specific products. Circuit breaker test sets, watthour meter test equipment and protective relay test instruments were formerly manufactured under the Multi-Amp brand. The company was first in the development of a completely automatic, software driven protective relay test system in 1984. High quality instruments used for testing and maintaining transformers, batteries and underground cables, were formerly manufactured under the Biddle brand. Among other innovations, Megger introduced the first commercial cable fault locator in 1950. Manufacturing insulation testers from 1kV to 10kV is where Megger started, and the Megger brand name is so well known today that maintenance professionals often incorrectly use it as a verb when they refer to doing an insulation test on wiring. This famous brand name dates back to 1889, when the first portable insulation tester was introduced with the MEGGER brand name on it. The firm enjoys an outstanding reputation in the areas of ground testing, oil testing and a wide variety of electrical contractor maintenance tools such as multimeters portable appliance testers and clamp-on meters. The most recent addition to Megger's range is an innovative range of instruments for testing telecommunications and data integrity. Working with both copper and optical technologies, and collaborating closely with the major industry players, the firm has developed easy to use products to keep the costs of test and measurement down and productivity up. In addition, Megger operates the renowned AVO Institute Training Institute, which offers top rated training for electrical maintenance and safety through the network of Megger offices, and STATES Terminal Blocks and Test Switches, a name asked for by many major electric utilities. For over 65 years, test technicians and engineers have depended on States products to provide easy access to wiring on panel boards and switchboards, eliminate wiring reconnection errors and save operator time. Manufacturing and Marketing on a Global Scale Megger products are manufactured at sites in Dallas, Texas; Valley Forge, Pennsylvania and Dover, England. Sales and technical support offices are also maintained across the U.S. and Canada, as well as in Mexico City, Mexico; Dover, England; Paris, France; Mumbai, India, and Bahrain. Through a global network of several hundred sales representatives, product literature and user manuals in seven languages, and product software with multilingual display, Megger can work with its customers locally, anywhere in the world. Setting the Standard for Quality All Megger products meet the highest standards for quality, reliability and safety. Their facilities are certified to full operational requirements of the ISO 9001 quality standard, with the Dover site also certified to ISO14001, the international environmental standard. Megger is constantly striving to improve their quality assurance position with input from periodic audits by independent experts required for continued ISO 9001 certification. They then make adjustments and refinements in responsibilities and procedures to make sure your experience with Megger is always world class.
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