- February 20 , 2024
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“Nobody gets an engineering degree to work at Van Meter.” At least that’s according to Elliot Paulsen, Van Meter’s Field Services Manager (and engineer). After all, engineers want to design bridges, buildings, electric cars and space shuttles. So why do Paulsen, and several other engineers, continue to work at an electrical distributor like Van Meter? Should more engineers consider a career in distribution? Check out these five reasons to pursue an engineering career at an electrical distributor like Van Meter, and see if it could be a good fit for you.
Van Meter Inc. is now one of the first electrical distributors in North America authorized by Rockwell Automation to participate in its new Information Solutions Value-Added Reseller (IS VAR) program. The collaboration between Rockwell Automation and Van Meter is designed to guide customers through modernizing their manufacturing operations with an expanded information technology and software-related product portfolio.
Companies implementing a cybersecurity program need to have a clear agenda and know the tools available. Four approaches and products are highlighted.
You might know that a commercial lighting control system can help your business reduce energy usage and cost, but how do you know which system will give you the best results? Keep reading to learn more about the important features of four popular lighting control systems to help you decide which one is right for you.
With Panduit’s lifetime replacement warranty, your investment is forever secure if something happens to your printer. That’s not the only exciting reason to use Panduit’s industrial label printers though. Learn about the unlimited warranty and four other reasons to use the PXE™ family of mobile printers.
Do you have a wire puller that can keep up with your largest wire pulls? With a 10,000 pound peak pulling force and continuous pulling rating of 7,000 pounds, the Maxis XD10 Extreme Duty Cable Puller is built to handle your most extreme wire pulls without slowing down. Watch Adam Bayliss, contractor services specialist, demonstrate how to set up the XD10 for an overhead wire pull, or follow our step-by-step guide below.
While we never want to depend on emergency lighting, it’s necessary for keeping our public spaces safe when the power goes out. Planning an effective emergency egress lighting system that meets egress lighting requirements is tricky though. What electrical lighting standards should you follow? How much light do you need under normal and emergency conditions? Are emergency lights required in every room? To help you out, here are five steps you can take to ensure an effective emergency egress lighting system on your next project.
The circuit breaker you need is not in stock. You’re looking for breakers online and find one available, and it’s even half the price. Huzzah! It’s your lucky day, right? Well, buying circuit breakers is like a lot of other things in life—if it seems too good to be true, it probably is.
Looking for ways to make investing in solar energy more affordable? What if I told you there is a way to supplement up to 50% of your project costs? As part of the Inflation Reduction Act, REAP grants are helping agricultural producers and small businesses supplement costs on their renewable energy investments. What is REAP? Who is eligible? How do you apply? Follow this guide to apply for a REAP grant on your next solar project.
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