Current Electric was established in 1982 and is the leading manufacturer of Current and Voltage Transformers in South Africa, in June 2008 the business was acquired by ACTOM (Pty) Ltd (previously known as Alstom). The product range comprises of Current Transformers up to 33kV and Voltage Transformers up to 22kV for use in medium voltage reticulation products.
Current Electric has a very strong design capability, all products are designed in house and tested to the internationally accepted IEC standard. As well as extensive standard product ranges a vast number of special application Current and Voltage Transformers are supplied to individual customer specifications. The factory is situated in Knights, Germiston and is equipped with modern plant and test equipment using world class manufacturing methods.
Product is supplied to all of the Medium Voltage Switchgear OEM’s in South Africa, switchgear repair companies, electrical distributers and directly to end users. Export forms a significant portion of the turnover of the business and sales take place to international OEM’s, agents and other customers in Australia, Germany, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan and Singapore.