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From a young age, Carl Basler was fascinated by electricity. He began electrical work in a shop in his father's garage in the small industrial town of Highland, Illinois. In the early 1940s, he turned this passion into a business, rewinding and repairing electric equipment.
Began manufacturing power supplies and rectifiers.
Introduced first solid-state voltage regulator. Thousands of SR regulators are still in service.
Sold first solid-state protective relay for the oil-exploration and drilling industries.
Began manufacturing layer wound Class 2 transformers for remote low-voltage control circuits.
Developed our first static excitation system to control large utility-scale electrical power generation.
Revolutionized the design of Class 2 transformers by introducing bobbin winding with welded lamination, spray impregnation, and base-plate construction.
Opened a facility in Taylor, Texas, which now manufactures sophisticated protection, control, and regulation products.
Received patent for first microprocessor-based voltage regulator.
Expanded our transformer manufacturing capabilities by opening a plant in Mexico.
Introduced the first of a family of DECS (Digital Excitation Control Systems).
Introduced BE1 numeric multifunction protective relaying systems.
Introduced our first microprocessor-based multifunction genset controller, the DGC-2000.
Expanded our large-scale excitation systems line with the addition of the ECS2100 model.
Expanded our international operations by establishing our sales / technical center and manufacturing facility in Suzhou, China.
Continued expansion of the international divisions by opening a sales / marketing / technical support office in Singapore.
Introduced the high-performance DECS-250, the next generation in microprocessor-based voltage regulators and the flagship of our DECS family of regulation products.
Acquired a full-service plastic molding company to provide a stable supply base for plastic parts and to expand our product offering.
Introduced the DECS-2100 digital excitation control system for the power generation industry to enhance and improve the performance and reliability of utility-level power generation facilities.
Celebrates 75th anniversary in 2017
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