What started out as a research initiative at the University of Pretoria in the 1980s became a group of
innovative engineers advancing and improving on the latest technological trends. Led by Dr Gilmer
Klintworth, MECALC has become one of the foremost designers and manufacturers of data acquisition systems in
the world, crucial to markets where exceptional development and production quality are essential.
MECALC’s commitment to the highest possible level of creativity, appropriateness, quality, performance and
style leads us to continually invest in our world leading team. Today this team consists of around 100
people, of which around 30 are electronic, computer and mechanical engineers, all focused on producing
To date, we have over 150,000 ICP® voltage, temperature, strain, fatigue and sound channels
predominantly used in space, aerospace, consumer, precision equipment, power and process, automotive and
education/research industries which need to measure dynamic data. With over 10,000 multi-channel systems
sold, we rank among the best in the world.