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Meramec Instrument Transformer Co., a Cuba, MO based manufacturer of high quality instrument transformers for the electric power industry, including the electric transmission, distribution and generation markets, has been named a “Hero of American Manufacturing” by the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standard and Technology – Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP).

The company was nominated by Missouri Enterprise, the organization that manages the NIST MEP program in Missouri.

According to Dusty Cruise, President and CEO of Missouri Enterprise, the “Heroes of American Manufacturing” video series captures the imagination of the American public and celebrates the small- and medium-sized manufacturers that are succeeding with the help of their local MEP centers.

 The Meramec video can be viewed at

The series of videos shines a spotlight on what's happening in select world class manufacturing plants across the country. It focuses on the leaders and workers who are making high quality products that improve daily life, the jobs and the contributions these manufacturers provide their communities and the nation's economy.  It shows the relationship between the MEP Center and client—helping to tell the story of what makes MEP unique as a private-public partnership.

Meramec Instrument Transformer Co. produces some of today’s most sophisticated and dependable current transformers for high and medium voltage equipment used in the electric power industry.  Meramec custom designs instrument current transformers to accurately measure the flow of electricity in the grid and other electrical systems for metering and equipment protection purposes.

Meramec’s key customers include OEMs of high voltage and medium voltage circuit breakers, manufacturers of large power transformers, and producers of medium voltage switchgear. Meramec also proudly serves utility companies with the desire to upgrade existing equipment and systems.    

The company is committed to continuous improvement and preparedness for the future. Because of that, the company focuses on new product development; is ISO 9001:2008 registered; and is a proud partner in the Green Supplier Network.      

For more than 45 years, Meramec has established itself as an industry innovator that is consistently focused on product quality, technical support, customer service and turnaround times. Meramec products are designed, manufactured and produced completely in the U.S.A. with raw materials sourced in U.S.A.  Meramec’s goal is to always exhibit the very highest of regard and professionalism to its customers, the public and the environment.

Missouri Enterprise is an organization comprised of experienced manufacturing and business management professionals who directly deliver hands-on business and technical services to help small and medium-size manufacturing companies transform themselves for profitable growth today and success in the next generation and beyond.

It provides manufacturers with access to new technologies, training and, most importantly, hands-on assistance in five broad areas: Continuous Improvement; Business Growth; Supplier Development; Workforce; and Sustainability.  Missouri Enterprise clients realize significant increases in customer satisfaction, sales, quality and profitability along with material and labor savings.