If you have ever been on a job site or tried to order parts, you have probably realized that contractors and electricians have some—let's say creative—names for things. Slang terms can mean different things to different people, and it is especially important to make sure you know what product you are talking about when you are ordering medium voltage products. If not, things can blow up—literally!
Product Modification & Assembly Services
- COMBINATION MOTOR STARTER ASSEMBLY SERVICES
- CUSTOM WIRE & CABLE SERVICES
- ENCLOSURE MODIFICATION & ASSEMBLY SERVICES
- MATERIAL STAGING & KITTING
COMBINATION MOTOR STARTER ASSEMBLY SERVICES
Tell us which modifications you need, and we’ll use our large in-stock inventory to configure, build, and deliver your motor starter products fully assembled.
CUSTOM WIRE & CABLE SERVICES
We will modify wire and cable to meet your jobsite specifications, adding features that save you time and labor before we deliver your order..
ENCLOSURE MODIFICATION & ASSEMBLY SERVICES
We can ship fully assembled enclosures and server cabinets straight to the jobsite, eliminating the hassle of several product numbers and separate parts purchases.
MATERIAL STAGING & KITTING
Van Meter identifies products that can be bundled into customized kits so you receive the parts you need when you’re actually ready for them.
Facility Management & Construction
- ENERGY UTILITY
- HAZARDOUS LOCATION SOLUTIONS
- ONSITE INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
- TOOLS & METERS
- WIRE & CABLE
Working on a utility project? Our contractor supply solutions include heavy-duty handholes for convenient access to termination and branch points, innerduct in a variety of materials, and medium-voltage rubber goods. We also offer advice on how to properly install and work with these tools.
HAZARDOUS LOCATION SOLUTIONS
Don’t risk being unprepared for a project that poses potential safety hazards. You can count on Van Meter to provide contractor supplies for hazardous situations and classified areas, with explosion-proof capabilities and the ability to handle high temperatures and dust/dirt.
ONSITE INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
Van Meter’s inventory specialists will make sure you’re not waiting on parts by offering these onsite inventory management options:
- Jobsite trailers stocked with contractor supplies are left on your jobsite until work is complete. We’ll check inventory and restock regularly, saving you trips to the warehouse and providing a way to secure materials afterhours.
- Customized mobile cribs (inventory supply boxes) containing the contractor supply solutions you specified, delivered exactly where you need them.
- Managing your complete contractor supply inventory by organizing and regularly checking stock and replenishing it as necessary, handling any repairs, upgrades, or exchanges.
Protecting your staff is the first step toward ensuring safety, keeping your costs and liability down, and preserving your reputation. Our omprehensive portfolio of safety solutions, services and training can help you do just that – as well as improve operation and increase efficiency and productivity. Our lighting and electrical experts can assist in evaluating potential hazards and risks to find the right solution for you – your people and property.
TOOLS & METERS
Are you comfortable using and applying the contractor supply solutions you’ve purchased? No two jobs are exactly alike: Do you have the right tools for the job? We’ve got what you need to get any job done, and can also walk you through the best tools and meters for whatever project you’re working on.
WIRE & CABLE
With millions of dollars dedicated to keeping our in-house wire and cable inventory fully stocked, Van Meter offers Iowa’s largest selection of wire and cable solutions without having to order them – which means it’s ready to go right away. We can also customize and add more value to your wire and cable supplies before passing them along to you, saving you valuable time in the field. Van Meter can decrease contractor installation time by up to 50% with custom wire and cable services.
Building Intelligence & Networks
- GEAR AUTOMATION
- SECURITY & ACCESS CONTROL
When your jobs call for motors, controls, gearboxes, bearings, or any automation solution, we’ll get you the products you need fast for the conveyor systems, production lines, fans, machines, and other equipment you’re working on. We’ll also help you find automation offerings that integrate with other Van Meter solutions for an all-encompassing result.
Lamps and fixtures, lighting controls, lighting design services, lighting audits: The lighting products we offer as part of our contractor supply solutions quickly arm you with the supplies you need to finish a lighting project, whether it involves new construction or a retrofit. From our lighting design team to our project quotation specialists, we are here to support you with all of the latest lighting solutions.
SECURITY & ACCESS CONTROL
No matter what security challenge your customer expects you to tackle, Van Meter’s contractor supply solutions include surveillance cameras, access control, intercoms, parking control, biometrics, video management, and intrusion control so you can confidently carry out their security requirements.
Everything You Need to Succeed
No matter your question, big or small, we've got full-time, in-house, trained experts
who are on standby to provide everything you need to succeed.