Inventor of the Alligator Clip
Mueller Electric Company is a manufacturer and distributor of products and assemblies used primarily in the electronic test & measurement markets. Mueller Electric was founded in 1908 by Ralph S. Mueller. Mueller is best known as the inventor of the “Alligator Clip.” The company holds numerous patents on test clips and other devices. Mueller Electric has grown its business internally and by acquisition (J.S. Popper, Crane Connectors). Current products include clips, test leads, jacks, plugs, cable assemblies, terminals, connectors, and many varieties of custom products/assemblies. Located in Akron, Ohio, Mueller sells to national electronics distributors, OEMs, and authorized resellers.