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About MEDC

Designers and manufacturers of alarm, signal, control and notification equipment since 1975, MEDC has developed a range of products specifically designed for harsh environmental conditions and where there is a risk of explosion due to the presence of flammable atmospheres both offshore and onshore.

The extensive range of manual, visual, audible alarms and loudspeakers has been developed in close collaboration with customers to deliver the best combination of performance and safety.

Through its vast global presence, technical sales force and engineering experts, MEDC meets the demanding standards of a multitude of industries.

Based at Sutton in Ashfield, Nottingham in the UK, MEDC is part of Eaton's Crouse-Hinds Business, currently employing around 180 people.

Product Specification & Certifications

MEDC specialises in custom finished products to specific requirements. The full product range totals over 100 items, all of which are appropriately certified to internationally recognised standards, eg ATEX/CENELEC, UL, ULC, CSA, FM, SGS, CUTR, INMETRO, Chinese (CQST), CCCF, PTB and IECEx.

MEDC holds the International Quality Assurance Standard, ISO9001, which covers all company activities from design and development, to manufacture, sales and after sales service.

In addition to the above certification, MEDC products have approval from The Ministry of Defence, British Gas and UK Coal Mining.

Design & Development

MEDC's in-house design and development team includes mechanical, electrical and electronic specialists. 3-D CAD is used extensively throughout the design process. MEDC will undertake a bespoke design, certify and manufacture programme. Products developed include Gas Detectors, Control Enclosures, Flame Monitors, Vehicle Locators and Fork Lift Truck Electrical Systems.


At MEDC our in-house manufacturing capability includes CNC machining centres supported by CAD/CAM and co-ordinate measuring, electrical assembly and test, specialist painting and CNC engraving. The importance placed on manufacturing all goods in-house enables us to give an extensive range of options on all products and to manufacture bespoke equipment to customers precise specifications.

Committed to protecting the environment

Eaton believe every company has a duty to conserve energy, reduce waste and adopt eco friendly policies. That’s why we’ve implemented objectives to ensure all of our business units can reduce their impact on the environment. We apply the same principles of energy efficiency and waste reduction throughout the life cycle of our products, from sustainable design processes and recyclable packaging to fast, efficient installation and ease of maintenance.

By thinking about how our products are used by our distributors, installers and end users we aim to provide environmentally friendly products that deliver significant energy and labour savings for our customers.

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