Static Electricity Control (SEC) and Lightning Protection EPC (LPEPC) in conjunction with Alltec, Meech & Newson Gale, specialise in the supply, service & maintenance of earthing & bonding, static electricity control and surge/lightning protection equipment across the industrial sector. With the provision of on-site testing and training programs and access to SEC/LPEPCs testing and simulation facilities, our clients are able to better understand their earthing, static electricity control and lightning  related issues and specify/design the appropriate earthing, static electricity control and lightning protection equipment for their application or process. Saving considerable costs as a result of misdiagnosis or incorrectly specified or installed earthing, static electricity control or lightning protection equipment.


Established in 1993

Static Electricity Control (SEC)

and Lightning Protection EPC (LPEPC) have developed a reputation for technical application knowledge and outstanding customer service.


Static Electricity Control & Lightning Protection EPC represent the culmination of over 30 years of service and dedication to the industrial sector by Doug Hale & Jim Sutcliffe.


Whilst Jim worked within the electrical and automation industry during the 1970s and 1980s, it wasn't until 1993 that he established Static Electricity Control. Manufacturing processes had changed considerably during this period. Increase in production speeds, product innovation and consumer demand resulted in an increase in the issues associated with static electricity. SEC  became an integral part of the industrial landscape.


In 2013 SEC and Meech Australia Static Control (MASC) was purchased by NOVELLA GROUP PTY LTD.


SEC & LPEPC pay homage to Doug & Jim and recognise the important contribution they have made to the static electricity control industry.

In 2016 at the Static Electricity and Lightning Conference Jim Sutcliffe was awarded the "Lifetime Achievement Award" for his dedication and service to the Static Control Industry. Well done Jim.


In 2013 SEC & LPEPC moved from its' Carrum Downs VICTORIA site, to a purpose built warehouse in Somerville Victoria, with group training, testing and maintenance facilities to further assist our clients.

In 2015 SEC were apponited the exclusive distributor for Newson Gale equipment in Australia and Oceania excl NZ.

In 2017 Novella Group established Lightning Protection EPC. Able to provide turnkey lightning protection solutions including construction in all parts of the world.

In 2018 SEC were appointed exclusive distributor for Alltec LLC lightning protection equipment in Australia and Oceania incl NZ.


SEC operate in all countries across South East Asia, OCEANIA including Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Fiji and the Pacific Islands.