For over 50 years, the Magnum® name has stood for wire connection custom solutions, superior service, and the most comprehensive selection of barrier-style terminal blocks in the industry. Originally known as USD -- Underwriters Safety Device.
In 1987 Cooper Bussmann - MAGNUM Operations (formerly Bussmann Circuit Components) located in Chicago, Illinois was acquired by Cooper Bussmann located in St. Louis, Missouri. Cooper Industries is a Fortune 100 company with headquarters in Houston, Texas.
Cooper Bussmann - MAGNUM Operations boasts the industries' most complete selection of barrier style terminal blocks which is anchored by the MAGNUM® brand. For more than two decades, MAGNUM has been a leading name in single row terminal blocks. Through the years, MAGNUM has continued to enhance their existing product line with the addition of the Euro-Mag® European style terminal blocks. Other products include double row terminal blocks, junction blocks, power distribution blocks, and the CONNECTRON® brand of 35mm din rail sectional terminal blocks. Cooper Bussmann continues to introduce versatile and innovative designs in the terminal block field. In addition to UL recognition and CSA certification, Cooper Bussmann became the first U.S. manufacturer of barrier style terminal blocks with IEC compliance.
Once a product need is identified, an innovative team of design engineers works closely with the customer to discuss their needs. This enables our team to design and develop custom products tailored to meet specific customer requirements.
MAGNUM helps you get a jump on the competition! By utilizing an in-house Model Shop and state-of-the-art technology such as advanced computer aided design (CAD) and ProE, MAGNUM has the ability to reduce the time it takes to move from a concept to a prototype. Functional prototypes are available in weeks, not months, which enables our customers to get a jump on their competition. Our design engineers also take advantage of electronic mail to transfer files back and forth, which greatly reduces time in the design process.
MAGNUM also utilizes a complete in-house UL and CSA qualified testing facility. This saves our customers valuable time a nd money by eliminating the costly expense and red tape involved in gaining agency approvals.