MIDTRONICS Faire évoluer la gestion des batteries

Bienvenue chez Midtronics

Thank you for your interest in Midtronics and welcome to our website. This site is designed to offer information about Midtronics products and services and provide insight into our history, achievements, and unique corporate culture.

Focused entirely on Advancing Battery Management, Midtronics is a vibrant and successful company with a passionate leadership team. Our impressive growth in worldwide transportation and stationary power markets is rooted in the innovative spirit and dedication of all employees. The Midtronics team is held to high standards in personal integrity, responsiveness and professional excellence.

At Midtronics, we pride ourselves on the quality of our products and services, the depth of our experience, and the expertise of our engineering and product development teams. Midtronics is committed to working with our customers around the world to develop superior battery management solutions designed to address their unique needs.

Steve McShane
Founder & CEO

Founder’s Philosophy

Our founder’s philosophy represents the fundamental approach to business on which Midtronics was built. In all of our business practices we look to achieve the following:

  • Build trust, collaboration, and teamwork
  • Create customer value with our innovative technologies and exceptional service
  • Put quality before profits
  • Invest in people and the future of our business
 

Midtronics Core Values

Our core values are the translation of our Founder’s Philosophy into the actions and behaviors we expect of ourselves and each other. Midtronics believes the success of our business depends on building a team with strong values that include:

Curiosity

Our creative spirit is fueled by listening, experimenting, learning, and understanding.

Leadership

We act with courage, empathy, and conviction while taking ownership and empowering people to exceed expectations.

Integrity

We conduct business with respect, openness, honesty, and high ethical standards.

Partnership

We build strong, collaborative relationships that unlock great potential and unique value.

 

Midtronics Purpose:

faire évoluer la gestion des batteries

Midtronics will lead the way to improving how the world manages batteries. Our success will ensure sustainable, profitable business growth and opportunities for our engaged team and stakeholders.

By working closely together to create innovative solutions, we help our customers more effectively manage their business of providing reliable power storage and improving the battery user’s experience.

At Midtronics, our curiosity and passion drive us to discover and understand our customers’ battery-related problems. Our proven expertise and developing technologies create the world’s best battery management solutions and systems.

 

faire évoluer la gestion des batteries

The Midtronics tradition of industry-leading innovation continues, building on 30 years of collective knowledge in battery management. Every day, we’re applying that knowledge to make valuable improvements in battery and electrical service, warranty management, preventative maintenance, customer service and more.

Voici l'historique des progrès en matière de gestion des batteries au sein de Midtronics :

1984
Création de Midtronics par Steve McShane
1986
Introduced PowerSensor line of conductance testers for SLI batteries
1989
Lancement du premier testeur de batterie conçu pour les batteries stationnaires
1990
Established Midtronics b.v. European headquarters in The Netherlands
1992
PowerSensor OC612A – first conductance tester able to test discharged batteries before charging
1994
Premier outil OEM : PowerSensor Plus, Ford États-Unis
1996
PowerSensor Plus – the first conductance tester with automatic state of charge compensation for testing discharged batteries
1996
Micro390 : commande d'outil indispensable de Ford Europe. Invention du code de test de garantie
1996
Micro400 : premier analyseur numérique de conductance de batterie
1998
Lancement de l'analyseur de puissance stationnaire MicroCelltron en partenariat avec British Telecom. Premier produit de puissance stationnaire nécessaire pour les tests de batteries sur l'ensemble du réseau BT
1998
Micro500 : premier analyseur portable pour les batteries et les systèmes électriques, avec test électrique sans  ampérage.
1999
PowerLogic : premier chargeur de diagnostic pour le marché des pièces de rechange, en partenariat avec Johnson Controls, Inc.
2001
GR-1 : première plateforme chargeur à diagnostic pour les applications d'entretien automobile
2002
Batterie FGuard créée en partenariat avec l'entreprise japonaise Furukawa. Premier testeur de conductance embarqué pour les batteries automobiles
2002
Analyseur ED-18 pour la détection précoce, créé en partenariat avec Interstate Battery Systems of America. Premier outil de maintenance préventive des batteries
2003
Lancement de l'analyseur Celltron Advanced Midtronics. Permet d'analyser efficacement, facilement et rapidement les batteries télécom grand format
2003
Established Midtronics China, with headquarters in Shenzhen
2004
Développement de la technologie de conductance. Intégration de cette technologie dans l'analyseur Celltron Ultra, premier analyseur de batterie hautement insensible au bruit, conçu pour tester les applications UPS
2005
Plateforme de diagnostic électrique extensible EXP-1000. Innovations : technologie de conductance dynamique avec analyse approfondie, diagnostic de l'alternateur DSP et technologie de test des chutes de tension des câbles avec la technologie de conductance
2006
Poste de diagnostic électrique et de batterie GR8. Initialement créée en partenariat avec Toyota États-Unis, cette référence est désormais un outil d'entretien indispensable dans toutes les concessions automobiles du marché nord-américain
2007
Entered the automated remote monitoring market with the first in its class CellGuard wireless battery monitoring system
2008
Le système Celltraq, système de gestion de batteries d'entreprise, devient le premier outil de gestion des données intégré portable pour la surveillance et le test des déploiements de batteries de grande taille
2009
First multi-frequency analyzer, the Celltron Max, introduced to stationary power operators as a tool for managing reserve batteries as well as generator starting batteries
2010
Analyseur du système de batteries hybrides HYB. Premier testeur de batterie pour véhicules hybrides
2010
Lancement du modèle ED-18V3, en partenariat avec Interstate Battery System of America. Première utilisation de la technologie de communications cellulaires dans un analyseur portable de système électrique
2010
Acquired the assets of Lynai Data Inc. and its BatteryNet and FacilityWare products, pioneering service offerings in the battery data/field operations automation area
2010
Station de diagnostic GRX-5000 pour les modules de batteries des véhicules électriques : premier outil essentiel destiné aux équipementiers spécialisés dans les véhicules électriques, qui garantit une maintenance économique des modules de batteries de la Nissan LEAF
2010
Introduced Midtronics Battery Management Information System (BMIS), a customizable, web-based service that provides a centralized collection of battery and electrical testing data, data analysis, web-based reports, and automatic software updates for test equipment in the field
2012
Outil d'entretien GRX-​5100 pour les batteries des véhicules électriques et hybrides :​ premier outil pour la maintenance
et la décharge des batteries haute tension des véhicules électriques et hybrides
2013
As leaders in the growing stationary power industry, Midtronics and C&D Technologies agreed to jointly pursue new opportunities in battery monitoring and other battery diagnostic technologies
2013
Introduced the CELLTRON Advantage, a new portable battery analysis system that is the first in the stationary power industry to provide user-customizable features
2013
Introduced the DSS-7000 Battery Diagnostic Service System featuring advanced diagnostics, VIN-driven testing, full BMIS integration, and automated service applications via touch-screen tablet controller
2014
Midtronics named Chicago's "most innovative company" by Crain's Chicago Business
 

Technologies innovantes

Les piliers de Midtronics sont l'innovation et l'expertise technique. En 30 ans, l'entreprise a acquis un portefeuille conséquent de brevets et d'autres droits de propriété intellectuelle. Ces derniers sont au cœur des nouveaux produits et des nouvelles technologies destinés à une gestion efficace des batteries. En outre, les ingénieurs Midtronics s'efforcent en permanence de développer la technologie liée au test et à la charge des batteries. Notre créativité constante et notre application à créer et à améliorer notre technologie de base doivent nous aider à préserver notre position de leader dans le domaine des tests de batterie. Voici la liste de nos brevets américains. Un grand nombre de ces brevets est également repris dans les brevets et demandes de brevets au niveau mondial.

3,873,911
Appareil de test de batterie électronique
Inventeur : Keith S. Champlin

3,909,708
Appareil de test de batterie électronique
Inventeur : Keith S. Champlin

4,322,685
Automatic battery analyzer including apparatus for determining presence of single bad cell
Inventors: Charles E. Frailing, Thomas Dougherty, Richard Johnson

4,816,768
Appareil de test de batterie électronique
Inventeur : Keith S. Champlin

4,825,170
Appareil de test de batterie électronique avec mise à l'échelle de tension automatique
Inventeur : Keith S. Champlin

4,881,038
Appareil de test de batterie électronique avec mise à l'échelle de tension automatique pour déterminer la conductance dynamique
Inventeur : Keith S. Champlin

4,912,416
Appareil de test de batterie électronique avec compensation de l'état de charge
Inventeur : Keith S. Champlin

5,140,269
Testeur électronique pour évaluer la capacité de la batterie/cellule
Inventeur : Keith S. Champlin

5,343,380
Méthode et dispositif pour supprimer les signaux variables dans le temps sur des batteries soumises à des charges et des décharges
Inventeur : Keith S. Champlin

5,469,043
Méthode pour optimiser la charge des batteries plomb-acide et un chargeur interactif
Inventeurs : Jing-Yih Cherng, James K. Klang

5,572,136
Appareil de test de batterie électronique
Inventeur : Keith S. Champlin

5,574,355
Method and apparatus for detection and control of thermal runaway in a battery under charge
Inventors: Stephen J.McShane, Mark Hlavac, Kevin I. Bertness

5,583,416
Apparatus and method for step-charging batteries to optimize charge acceptance
Inventor: James K. Klang

5,585,728
Electronic battery tester with automatic compensation for low state-of-charge
Inventor: Keith S. Champlin

5,589,757
Apparatus and method for step-charging batteries to optimize charge acceptance
Inventor: James K. Klang

5,592,093
Electronic battery testing device loose terminal connection detection via a comparison circuit
Inventor: August G. Klingbiel

5,598,098
Electronic battery tester with very high noise immunity
Inventor: Keith S. Champlin

5,656,920
Method and apparatus for charging a lead-acid battery
Inventors: Jing-Yih Cherng, James K. Klang

5,757,192
Method and apparatus for detecting a bad cell in a storage battery
Inventors: Stephen J. McShane, Kevin I. Bertness

5,821,756
Electronic battery tester with tailored compensation for low state-of-charge
Inventors: Stephen J. McShane, Kevin I. Bertness, Keith S. Champlin

5,831,435
Battery tester for JIS standard
Inventor: Michael E. Troy

5,871,858
Anti-theft battery
Inventors: Jes Thomsen, Tore Rehnberg

5,914,605
Electronic battery tester
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

5,945,829
Midpoint battery monitoring
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,002,238
Method and apparatus for measuring complex impedance of cells and batteries
Inventor: Keith S. Champlin

6,037,751
Method and apparatus for charging batteries
Inventor: James K. Klang

6,037,777
Method and apparatus for determining battery properties from complex impedance / admittance
Inventor: Keith S. Champlin

6,051,976
Method and apparatus for auditing a battery test
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,081,098
Method and apparatus for charging a battery
Inventors: Kevin I. Bertness, Stephen J. McShane

6,091,245
Method and apparatus for auditing a battery test
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,104,167
Method and apparatus for charging a battery
Inventors: Kevin I. Bertness, Stephen J. McShane

6,137,269
Method and apparatus for electronically evaluating the internal temperature of an electrochemical cell or battery
Inventor: Keith S. Champlin

6,163,156
Electrical connection for electronic battery tester
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,172,483
Method and apparatus for measuring complex impedance of cells and batteries
Inventor: Keith S. Champlin

6,172,505
Electronic battery tester
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,222,369
Method and apparatus for determining battery properties from complex impedance / immittance
Inventor: Keith S. Champlin

6,225,808
Test counter for electronic battery tester
Inventors: Philip Varghese, Michael Cable, Michael E. Troy, David Lewis

6,249,124
Electronic battery tester with internal battery
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,259,254
Apparatus and method for carrying out diagnostic tests on batteries and for rapidly charging batteries
Inventor: James K. Klang

6,262,563
Method and apparatus for measuring complex immittance of cells and batteries
Inventor: Keith S. Champlin

6,294,896
Method and apparatus for measuring complex self-immittance of a general electrical element
Inventor: Keith S. Champlin

6,294,897
Method and apparatus for electronically evaluating the internal temperature of an electrochemical cell or battery
Inventor: Keith S. Champlin

6,304,087
Apparatus for calibrating electronic battery tester
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,310,481
Electronic battery tester
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,313,607
Method and apparatus for evaluating stored charge in an electrochemical cell or battery
Inventor: Keith S. Champlin

6,313,608
Method and apparatus for charging a battery
Inventors: Phillip Varghese, Kevin I. Bertness, Stephen J. McShane

6,316,914
Testing parallel strings of storage batteries
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,323,650 B1
Electronic battery tester
Inventors: Kevin I. Bertness, Jamey L. Butteris

6,329,793
Method and apparatus for charging a battery
Inventors: Kevin I. Bertness, Stephen J. McShane

6,331,762
Energy management system for automotive vehicle
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,332,113
Electronic battery tester
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,351,102
Automotive battery charging system tester
Inventor: Michael E. Troy

6,359,441
Electronic battery tester
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,363,303
Electronic battery tester
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,377,031
Intelligent switch for power management
Inventors: Samy Karuppana, Aly Jetha, Jes Thomsen

6,392,414
Electronic battery tester
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,417,669
Suppressing interference in AC measurements of cells, batteries and other electrochemical measurements
Inventor: Keith S. Champlin

6,424,158
Apparatus and method for carrying out diagnostic tests on batteries and for rapidly charging batteries
Inventor: James K. Klang

6,437,957
System and method for providing surge, short and reverse polarity connection protection
Inventors: Samy Karuppana, Aly Jetha, Jes Thomsen

6,441,585
Apparatus and method for testing rechargeable energy storage batteries
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,445,158
Vehicle electrical system tester with encoded output
Inventors: Kevin I. Bertness, Michael E. Troy

6,456,045
Integrated conductance and load test based electronic battery tester
Inventors: Michael E. Troy, Kevin I. Bertness

6,465,908
Intelligent power management system & head lamp life extender with daytime running light control
Inventors: Samy Karuppana, Aly Jetha, Jes Thomsen

6,466,025
Alternator tester
Inventor: James K. Klang

6,466,026
Programmable current exciter for measuring AC immittance of cells and batteries
Inventor: Keith S. Champlin

6,469,511
Battery clamp with embedded environment sensor
Inventors: David J. Vonderhaar, Kevin I. Bertness

6,495,990
Method and apparatus for evaluating stored charge in an electrochemical cell or battery
Inventor: Keith S. Champlin

6,497,209
System and method for protecting a cranking subsystem
Inventors: Samy Karuppana, Aly Jetha, Jes Thomsen

6,507,196
Battery charge indicator
Inventors: Jes Thomsen, Tore Rehnberg

6,534,993
Electronic battery tester
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,544,078
Battery clamp with integrated current sensor
Inventors: A.J. Palmisano, Kevin I. Bertness

6,556,019
Electronic battery tester
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,566,883
Electronic battery tester
Inventors: Kevin I. Bertness, David J. Vonderhaar

6,586,941
Battery tester with databus
Inventors: Kevin I. Bertness, Stephen J. McShane

6,597,150
Method of distributing jump start booster packs
Inventors: Kevin I. Bertness, Ronald J. Ortiz

6,621,272
Programmable current exciter for measuring AC immittance of cells and batteries
Inventor: Keith S. Champlin

6,621,314
Kelvin clamp for electrically coupling to a battery contact
Inventors: Kevin I. Bertness, Jamey L. Butteris, Daniel C. Cox

6,633,165
In-vehicle battery monitor
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,635,974
Self-learning power management system and method
Inventors: Aly Jetha, Samy Karuppana, Jes Thomsen

6,696,819
Battery charge control device
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,707,303
Electronic battery tester
Inventors: Kevin I. Bertness, Jamey L. Butteris

6,871,151
Electronic battery tester with network communication
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,885,195
Method and apparatus for auditing a bettery test
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,906,522
Battery tester with battery replacement output
Inventors: Kevin I. Bertness, William G. Sampson

6,906,523
Method and apparatus for testing cells and batteries embedded in series / parallel systems
Inventors: Kevin I. Bertness, Keith S. Champlin

6,909,287
Energy management system for automotive vehicle
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,913,483
Cable for electronic battery tester
Inventors: Harvey A. Restaino, Edward J. Amato

6,914,413
Alternator tester with encoded output
Inventors: Kevin I. Bertness, Michael E. Troy

6,930,485
Electronic battery tester with battery failure temperature determination
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,933,727
Electronic battery tester cable
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

6,941,234
Query-based electronic battery tester
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

7,081,755
Battery tester capable of predicting a discharge voltage/discharge current of a battery
Inventors: James K. Klang, Gregory P. Fang

7,106,070
Broadband low-conductance cables for making kelvin connections to electrochemical cells and batteries
Inventors: Kevin I. Bertness, Keith S. Champlin

7,154,276
Method and apparatus for measuring a parameter of a vehicle electrical system
Inventor: Kevin I. Bertness

 

Midtronics ISO 9001 Certification

Gestion de la qualité. Amélioration continue.

Midtronics s'engage à fournir aux clients des produits innovants, rentables et fiables, et des services livrés à temps qui satisfont, voire dépassent, leurs besoins.

Le but du système de gestion de la qualité de Midtronics est d'améliorer continuellement les processus, afin de fournir des produits et des services que nos clients considéreront comme les meilleurs sur notre secteur. Nous avons commencé à formaliser les processus en 1997, pour nous conformer à la norme ISO-9001:1994. Nous avons reçu notre premier certificat de qualité pour cette norme par la certification DNV. En 1999, nous avons obtenu la certification QS-9000:1998.

Our current quality management system is based on ISO-9001:2008 (US) and ISO-9001:2015 (EU), and our team utilizes aspects of TQM, Cost of Quality, Lean, and other quality management tools to advance continuous improvement.

Midtronics US ISO 9001:2008 Certificate
Midtronics EU ISO 9001:2015 Certificate