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  • Founded in 1997, PEARL - The Professional Electrical Apparatus Recyclers League - is the professional trade organization of companies that supply quality surplus and remanufactured electrical equipment and apparatus.

    PEARL's members must meet strict technical, safety, and operational requirements; and are committed to the safe reconditioning and remanufacturing of electrical apparatus and equipment that has previously been in service.

    Membership in PEARL is offered to those who qualify as recyclers, vendors, and associates.
    Click here for membership information.

    The mission of PEARL is to create a marketable distinction in quality, safety, and integrity for PEARL members in the eyes of their customers.

    Safety of the product user is the highest priority for PEARL members. It is the driving motivation behind our standards and our work.

    PEARL collects, creates, and disseminates information, policies, procedures, and standards to ensure the proper recycling and reuse of electrical power equipment such as:
    PEARL Tecnical Standards are available in a printed manual or on a cd
    Inspect & Test and
    Reconditioning Standards
    CD or Printed Manual
      • circuit breakers
      • transformers
      • motors and generators
      • switchgear and switchboards
      • fuses
      • panelboards
      • motor control centers
      • magnetic motor starters
      • contactors
      • disconnect switches
      • bus duct
      • wire and cable
      • metal conduit, fittings & accessories
      • lighting
      • wiring devices
      • connectors
    motors fuses disconnect switches
    transformers circuit breakers motor starters
    switchgear conduit, fittings and accessories
    Click to download or view the PEARL Inspect & Test and Reconditioning Standards.
    PEARL is an ANSI Accredite Standards Developer and is seeking qualified individuals to review and provide input and comment on new standards and any revision to a standard. Click to learn more.
    Buying surplus or remanufactured electrical products from a PEARL member ensures that you are buying from a reputable company that meets PEARL's membership requirements and standards for safety, testing, and remanufacturing.

    Among other requirements, PEARL members must:

  • have annual sales exceeding one million dollars,
  • have a minimum of two million dollars in liability insurance, and
  • have at least three hundred thousand dollars in inventory.

    PEARL Inspected and Tested Quality Seal (green) PEARL Reconditioned Quality Seal (blue) Only product bearing the PEARL Quality Seal (blue or green) offers assurance that the product has been reconditioned or inspected and tested to PEARL Inspect & Test or Reconditioning standards.

  • PEARL sponsors an annual Electrical Safety, Reliability and Sustainability Conference & Exhibition which can be attended by anyone concerned with the safety and reliability of remanufactured and recycled electrical equipment and apparatus.

    Copies of our newsletter can be viewed online or downloaded for later viewing.

    Interested in becoming a member of PEARL? Have questions or need additional information? Please contact us.

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