Mesta Electronics was founded in 1977 by John N. Mandalakas, a highly recognized electrical engineer and innovator who started a consulting firm to meet the demand for electrical inverter designs and other cutting-edge industrial electronic controls. Since it s founding, the company has evolved into a high-tech design and quality manufacturing facility specializing in sophisticated power inverters, high-frequency induction heating inverters and uninterruptible power supply systems. Recent introductions include an active harmonic filter, MESTA Digital Power Factor and Harmonic Manager and a line synchronous energy converter, to be utilized with fuel cells and other various energy sources. Mesta has served demanding clients such as IBM, Westinghouse Science and Technology Center, Carnegie Mellon University Field Robotics Institute and Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Motorola and Siemens. Headquartered in North Huntingdon, Pa., the company is privately owned and employs nearly 15 people.