Boardman Transformers Ltd | About Us

Boardman Transformers is a company with a rich history in the design and manufacturing of power transformers, control transformers, and wound products. Established in Manchester in 1955 by Ralph Boardman, the company has seen a generational succession with Martin Boardman taking over and, subsequently, Paul Boardman becoming the current Managing Director. Over the years, the company has maintained its dedication to meeting the specific requirements of its customers.

As an independent company, Boardman Transformers has earned a strong reputation for producing high-quality transformers that provide exceptional performance. With over sixty years of experience in the industry, they have continued to uphold their commitment to delivering reliable and efficient transformer solutions to their clients. This commitment to quality and customer satisfaction has been a hallmark of the company's success throughout its long history.

Customer service continues to be key to the ongoing success of our business, along with:

  • ability to react quickly to customer requests;
  • a company-wide ethos of high standards in manufacture;
  • being competitive on price, both for UK and international customers;
  • a commitment to investing in manufacturing equipment, including advanced automated CNC welding, winding and processing machinery;
  • investing and developing the skill-set of our workforce;
  • operating a lean and efficient manufacturing model;
  • meeting and exceeding recognised quality standards;
  • reliability and consistency in everything we do.

This ethos also extends to supporting our clients, our distribution partners and their customers to ensure they get the best service from Boardman Transformers and the products which bear our name.


Paramount to us is the performance and safety of our products; we manufacture for many different market segments, all with standard or industry-specific design and testing accreditation which we consistently achieve.

cCSAus Transformers

Boardman Transformers are accredited to manufacture 25VA to 5kVA Control Transformers that meet the standards and requirements of the Canadian CSA Standard and the American UL Standard. This indicator means that the product is certified for both the U.S. and Canadian markets, to the applicable U.S. and Canadian standards, including UL, ANSI, ASME, ASTM, ASSE, CSA, NSF.

The cCSAus mark means that products have been widely tested for safety and performance, and is a mark of quality assurance recognized widely across the U.S.A. and Canada.

The cCSAus Marks mean that a product has been tested and meets applicable standards for safety and/or performance, including the applicable standards written or administered by the:

  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  • Underwriters Laboratories (UL)
  • Canadian Standards Association (CSA)
  • National Sanitation Foundation International (NSF)
  • and other additional accredited bodies.

If you would like to discuss specific accreditation's applicable to your industry or product, please Contact Us in the first instance and we shall endeavour to provide any information you require.

Our team are also well versed with special requirements and can consult with design engineers who may not be experienced with the particular requirements for the transformers they require.

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