UL Certification: What and Why?

by Tom Adams Since 1983, we have enjoyed a strong relationship with Underwriters Lab, and we take great pride in our ability to put the UL certified sticker on the control panels we build. But do you know what that certification means and why it’s important? Virtually all cities and states require a third party…

Products vs. Solutions Part 3

By guest blogger Patrick Bunn In my first post, I shared a story about my experience researching different fitness trackers. I talked about how the chief complaint regarding the two products I researched centered around the lack of sufficient customer service. In my second post, I talked about customer service and how it relates to…

What is Automation EPC?

By Vice President of Sales and Marketing Greg Graves Many products have a brand name that is synonymous with the product function so that no explanation is needed as to how it works. The point at which a company achieves such brand recognition is when differentiation has truly been created. When I worked for a…

Products vs. Solutions Part 2

By Guest Blogger Patrick Bunn In my last post, I shared a story about my experience researching different fitness trackers. I talked about how the chief complaint regarding the two products I researched centered on the lack of sufficient customer service. I stated that in the end I didn’t purchase either product. Why? Because having a…

Products vs. Solutions

by Guest Blogger Patrick Bunn Recently my wife asked for a new fitness tracking device. She has been so happy with the device I gave her that she has indirectly convinced me that I should get one as well. I began doing some research to find which device would be the best fit for me.…

Shop Team Implements Improvements

In the spirit of innovation and continuous improvement, our shop established a team tasked with looking at ways to make the panel shop more productive. Starting in January, the team looked at all aspects of operations with an eye toward changes that would improve safety or quality, or provide a monetary payback. Over the months…

Purpose and Values

Purpose To provide automation products bundled with quality engineering and construction services that contribute the most long-term value for customers and society. Core Values 1. Trust We become worthy of trust by doing what is right; we act with integrity and honesty in all situations. We treat others with respect, knowing all people are created…

Understanding Your SCADA System Components

By Guest Blogger Andrew Green SCADA  systems are easily classified as one of the greatest data acquisition methods to have ever been invented. The ability to gather data from various distances, translate to a user-friendly format, and combine the points into a viable action plan is extraordinary. Ultimately, SCADA enables anyone to measure process performance and…