UK manufacturer of portable electrical test equipment for conventional and renewable generation, Megger Group, is to acquire US-based Baker Instrument Company.

Colorado-headquartered Baker makes electrical motor test equipment for condition monitoring and predictive maintenance and is owned by SKF Group.

Megger chief executive Jim Fairbairn said: “We are excited to acquire a recognised industry leader with equipment and online testing capability that will complement Megger’s product range. We look forward to working with the Baker team to drive continued growth and innovation.”