We read with interest a recent post on Automation.com about one company's reinvention of the push button. According to the post, the new push button system is "designed for faster and more efficient installation of devices like selector switches, keyed switches and potentiometers."
Here at UCEC, we enjoy seeing a new take on an "old" technology. As a company that has heartily embraced new control panel technology, innovation is in our DNA.
May your day be filled with fresh ideas and new technologies to explore!
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At UCEC, every year we strive to do better than the last. It’s this pursuit of innovation that’s kept us in business for more than half a century and what will sustain us into the next one. Today, we’re sharing a topic that might be one of the least exciting, but one of the most critical for your business’ success: process improvement.
Pharmaceutical facilities are another interesting environment where our panels operate. They’re regulated by the FDA, handle very potent and oftentimes dangerous chemicals, and are responsible for creating medicines to exact specifications that people rely on to treat their maladies. Knowing that, it’s no surprise that pharmaceutical facilities have high standards when it comes to both safety and cleanliness.
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This year, UCEC is celebrating its 60th year as a control panel shop. Over half a century later, the world’s demand for control panels is still high and the primary function of the panel has remained the same, but almost everything else has undergone some change. Vice President of Business Operations, Evan Coulter, takes us through some of the major changes in creating quality control panels at a fair price.
Building quality control panels is a team effort. At UCEC, each of our control cabinets is created by the collaborative efforts of seven dedicated teams. These skilled craftsmen work closely with the client and each other to create a client roadmap that will ultimately deliver a custom control panel at a fair price.
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At UCEC, we build control panels to most efficiently serve the needs of our customers. That means ever control panel we build is different than the last. Despite this, there are some elements that make every control panel similar. In this article, we detail the most common components found in electrical control panels and the traditional best practices of control panel layout.