The Ellies range includes power-generation products such as generators and power inverters. The 2008 acquisition of Megatron Federal added power management and electrical switchgear and mini-substation manufacture and supply —this continues to be a key component of the group especially as exports to Africa soar.
Megatron Federal is based in Chloorkop, Gauteng with nine sales executives located throughout Southern Africa and their manufacturing unit operates from 5 production facilities.
Megatron Federal has a sales and marketing division, staffed by qualified sales personnel, to aggressively market and service the entire Southern African region, to become acknowledged as the preferred supplier of medium voltage switchgear used in the electrical industry, by using Ellies (Pty) Ltd’s existing infrastructure we can offer delivery and back-up of all our products throughout the region. Megatron Federal is also a supplier of a wide range of quality ancillary equipment and materials used in the medium voltage, H.V. industry and OHL reticulation.
Utilising over 200 specialised personnel in the manufacture and repair of medium voltage switchgear, Megatron Federal is the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) for the Hawker Siddeley vacuum switchgear and spare parts supply.
Megatron manufactures the following items:
Medium voltage withdrawable switchgear;
Sheet metal products for the M.V. electrical industry.
Key products imported and distributed:
SF6 Medium voltage switchgear up to 36kV
Overhead line hardware
Test equipment and tools
Power transmission projects
Key services offered:
Encompassing electronic load balancing, solar geysers, photo voltaic solar, lighting and globes.
The division specialises in project management, supply and design and renewable energy solutions to corporate, government and retail.