Noratel North America Inc, a Europe-based transformer manufacturer, has located its U.S. headquarters in Charlotte. The new location will be at 2015 Ayrsley Town Boulevard, Suite 202. For more than 86 years, Noratel has been producing transformers in one form or another. What began as a local manufacturer of radios and loudspeaker systems is today an international group of 16 companies in 12 countries with more than 2,300 employees. Noratel is a global supplier for transformers and reactors, has worldwide sales of approximately $140 million and offices located in Europe, Asia and now North America. The firm’s products include 1-phase transformers and reactors (water and fan cooled); 3-phase transformers and reactors (water and fan cooled); Toroidal transformers and chokes (water and fan cooled); HF transformers, medical power supplies, DC power supplies, current transformers, aeronautical ground lighting series transformers and unit assembly services. You may click the following link for product details: http://en.noratel.ezpublish.no/ Noratel expanded to Charlotte because of good infrastructure with an international airport, an attractive business environment, a convenient time zone to Europe, reasonable living costs and proximity to many of their customers’ headquarters. Noratel’s Charlotte office will provide sales and technical support services with the possibility of local stocking. In the next phase, the company will consider production within the U.S. The Charlotte Chamber and North Carolina Department of Commerce assisted Noratel with expansion planning.