MGC History

History

1914

March 19, MOSER-GLASER & Co. was founded, situated in the city of Basle. Main business: development, production and marketing of small transformers up to 4 kVA.

1921

Birth year and first supply of newly developed 8 and 15 kV power transformers.

1922

First delivery of dry type instrument transformers for indoor application for the Swiss railway company, 15kV & 66 kV.

1939

May 2nd. A joint stock company was formed and renamed to MOSER-GLASER & Co. Inc.

1944

Development of porcelain isolated voltage transformers.

1946

December 20. The factory moved from Basle to the new location in Muttenz.

1947

Major breakthrough in the field of insulation materials: first delivery of 20 kV epoxy cast resin insulated instrument transformers, SILESCA®, completely developed by MGC. Manufacturing of 500 & 1000 kV test transformers and 380 kV oil isolated voltage transformers.

1958

Launch of the bushings and busbars technology, DURESCA®, based on the RIP (resin insulated paper) technology.

1982

New SF6 insulated instrument transformers, GASCOIL® were developed and produced by MGC MOSER-GLASER AG.

1990

New SF6 insulated busbar system, GASLINK®, was developed and produced in co-operation with Siemens.

1996

MGC MOSER-GLASER AG  developed a new partially insulated busbar system, TIRESCA®.

2001

Takeover by the company Pfiffner Messwandler Inc., Hirschthal, Switzerland.

2004

New product range transformer bushings TRAVESCA®.

2004

90 years anniversary.

2005

New facility in Kaiseraugst.

2006

Start of the new product line Transformer bushings with RIP insulation and direct molding silicone insulator.

2009

Facility extension with additional production area.

2010

Successful launch of the 245kV transformers bushing.

2013

New 750kV transformer for Test laboratory, new winding machine and Folios plotter.