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                Merlin Gerin, Power Measurement and Telemecanique: new packaging and nameplate markings, same great performance

                 
                 

                FAQs

                Why are the packaging and product nameplate markings changing?

                • Schneider Electric is introducing a new graphic identity to position ourselves in the global marketplace as a solutions provider.  The new packaging and product nameplate markings will strengthen the alignment of Merlin Gerin, Power Measurement and Telemecanique brand names to the visual identity of Schneider Electric.

                Will product design and functionality remain the same?

                • Yes.

                Will dimensions, lot sizes, and weight remain the same?

                • Yes.

                Will part numbers, UPC codes and CSA markings remain the same? 

                • Yes.

                Will products carrying the new marking be interchangeable with existing product in the field?

                • Yes.  The product design remains the same.  Only the markings will change.

                Will warranties remain the same? 

                • Yes.  The products will still be guaranteed under the Schneider Electric warranty.

                What does the new packaging look like? 

                • The new packaging prominently displays Schneider Electric’s logo and product name, printed in green on a white background.

                What does the new nameplate marking on Merlin Gerin products look like? 

                • The front of the product carries the Schneider Electric logo.
                • The side of the product carries the Merlin Gerin logo whenever there is enough space to allow us to do so (all Merlin Gerin products except Multi9).
                • The product range name (e.g. Multi9) will be printed on the label.

                What does the new nameplate marking on Power Measurement products look like? 

                • The front of the product carries the Schneider Electric logo.

                What does the new nameplate marking on Telemecanique products look like? 

                • The front of the product carries the Schneider Electric logo.
                • The side of the product carries the Telemecanique logo whenever there is enough space to allow us to do so.
                • The product range name (e.g. TeSys) will be printed on the label.

                Will this affect product size, design or functionality? 

                • No

                When did the packaging start to change?

                • The newly designed packaging started to be phased in as of July, 2008. For detailed timelines, please contact your Schneider Electric representative, agent or authorized distributor.

                When will the product nameplate markings change?

                • Power Measurement products started to change over to the new nameplate markings in January, 2009.
                • New Merlin Gerin and Telemecanique nameplate markings started to appear in the second quarter of 2009.
                • For detailed timelines, please contact your Schneider Electric representative, agent or authorized distributor.

                Will all the packaging change at the same time?

                • No. Various manufacturing locations started to phase in the new packaging in July, 2008. For detailed timelines, please contact your Schneider Electric representative, agent or authorized distributor.

                Will all the nameplate markings of these products all change at the same time?

                • No. 
                • Merlin Gerin and Telemecanique products were phased in starting in the second quarter of 2009.  For detailed timelines, please contact your Schneider Electric representative or authorized distributor.


                Does this change affect Federal Pioneer or Square D product packaging or nameplate markings? 

                • No.