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Brooks Utility Products Introduces Keyed Barrel Lock with Advanced Security Features to Prevent Meter Tampering, Reduce Energy Theft

Posted Tuesday, January 23, 2018

NOVI, Mich. (January 23, 2018) – Brooks Utility Products, a supplier of electric metering products for the utility industry for 145 years, is excited to introduce their newest meter security product, the Keyed Barrel Lock, to increase meter security and prevent meter tampering and energy theft.


Metering has significantly evolved over the past five decades and, with the advent of smart metering, so has energy theft. “Billions of dollars are stolen from utilities annually,” says ...

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Brooks Utility Products Introduces the Banana Jack Test Switch

Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017

NOVI, Mich. (October 16, 2017) – Brooks Utility Products, a supplier of electric metering products for the utility industry for 144 years, is proud to introduce the Banana Jack Test Switch, an innovative product designed with customer safety as the top priority.  The safety and security of banana plugs can now be used on test switches for electric meter testing. 

Banana Jacks offer a more secure and superior electrical connection of field test equipment to the test switch compared with...

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Brooks Utility Products Group Announces Leadership Transition

Posted Monday, September 11, 2017

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI - September 11, 2017

Brooks Utility Products announced today that Kevin Koder has joined the company as President replacing Jeff Hanft effective November 3, 2017.  Jeff Hanft who has led the company since 2003 plans to retire and move to South Carolina to spend time with his wife in their new lake home. Hanft will continue to work on a part time basis as Executive Director of Brooks Utility Products.

Kevin Koder has already begun his transition and upon Hanft’s retirement...

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We Are Moving...On To Bigger and Better Things!

Posted Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Farmington Hills, MI

May 16, 2017


RE:  Brooks Utility Products Is Moving to Expanded Facility in Novi, Michigan


Dear Valued Customer,


We are pleased to inform you that Brooks Utility Products is relocating its headquarters and manufacturing operations from Farmington Hills to a new, larger and upgraded facility in Novi, Michigan. 

The new facility, just three miles from our current location, is 40 percent larger, allowing us to serve you better.  The additional space...

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Brooks wins “Best of the Best” award for new product catalog - Updated product catalog recognized as top “Literature/Selling Piece” by tED Magazine

Posted Monday, October 10, 2016

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (September 29, 2016) – Brooks Utility Products, a supplier of electric metering products for the utility industry for 143 years, has won the “Best of the Best” marketing award in the “Literature/Selling Tool category” from The Electrical Distributor, also known as tED magazine. Brooks was honored for their new catalog, which was reorganized and updated to better serve Brooks customers.


“Brooks redesigned, reorganized, and rewrote its...

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