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Touchless Locating

Cut Your Locating Costs in Half

Get your cable locates done in a fraction of the time and save your money!

Cable Monitoring

Detect Damage Before It's Too Late

Gain insight on your cable, address problems early, & avoid costly outages and replacements.

Norscan Turns 35!

35 Years of Innovation

This summer, Norscan turns 35 years old!

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Outside Plant Map

How does our equipment work in your Outside Plant? Check out our interactive map to find out!

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cable locating

Accurate locates are a critical step in preventing cable damage. Traditional methods, however, are labor intensive and can quickly escalate costs.

Norscan’s patented technology makes cable locating easier and safer – and takes half the time!


cable monitoring

A network outage is extremely costly – in terms of damage to your cables and your reputation.

Norscan’s monitoring system is the only way to reliably detect problems with buried cables so you can prevent outages and make informed maintenance decisions.


product development

Your competitive advantage lies in bringing better, more cost-effective products to market.

As your innovation partner, Norscan will help transform your ideas into products that customers love. We’re with you all the way – from concept to commercialization.

Latest News

Introducing André Granger, new President & CEO of Norscan Instruments

Norscan Instruments is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. André Granger as President & CEO as of April 25, 2016.

5 Ways to Extend the Distance of Your Cable Locate Signal

Tired of going into handhole after handhole to setup and takedown your portable cable locator transmitter? Frustrated with the short distance your locate signal travels? Check out these 5 helpful tips to extend the distance of your cable locate signal.

Our Customers

The Norscan product offering definitely adds visibility to our buried cable infrastructure and, considering the total cost of implementing the FTTH network, the cost to implement the Norscan system was less than 1% of the entire FTTH installation.

-Gary Spear, Columbus Telephone Company