Customized Solutions

Product Modification & Assembly Services
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We don’t just sell products – we customize and add more value to them before passing them along to you.

Van Meter’s customized solutions help contractors:

  • Increase staff efficiency to save time and money
  • Eliminate excess material handling
  • Get the right materials exactly where they’re needed – when they’re needed
  • Ensure safety for staff in the field

Let a Van Meter expert modify your wire, cable, enclosures, controls, VFDs, wire harnesses, and combination motor starters so you can spend more time getting the job done – and less time assembling and packaging pieces.

  • 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

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Our facility maintenance solutions help contractors manage product obsolescence, reduce downtime, and ensure jobsite safety.

We’ll make sure your contractor supplies are performing as expected, as well as being maintained properly, so you can make the most of your investment. 

Customers measure performance based on how quickly, efficiently, and safely you finish your work.

With Van Meter’s facility management and construction solutions by your side, you’ll be more organized, have the tools required for proper equipment installation, and the precautions in place to protect everyone on the jobsite.

From heavy-duty handholes and meters to safety gear and inventory management options, we’re ready to set you up for success.

  • ENERGY UTILITY
  • HAZARDOUS LOCATION SOLUTIONS
  • ONSITE INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
  • SAFETY
  • TOOLS & METERS
  • WIRE & CABLE

ENERGY UTILITY

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.

SAFETY

Protecting your staff is the first step toward ensuring safety, keeping your costs and liability down, and preserving your reputation. Our advanced safety tools, products, gear, and solutions can help you do just that – as well as improve operation and increase efficiency and productivity. Van Meter works with you to reduce jobsite risk and improve safety outcomes.

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

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The majority of today’s low-voltage technology systems run on the network (or will in the future).

Van Meter has the contractor supply solutions you need to wow your customers. Integrating technology solutions on customer jobs can give them better control of lighting, HVAC, alarms, security, and other building systems. We’ll guide you to the building intelligence solutions that reduce operating expenses, cut down on manual labor and manpower, decrease downtime, and improve communication for your customers.

  • GEAR AUTOMATION
  • LIGHTING
  • SECURITY & ACCESS CONTROL

GEAR AUTOMATION

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.

LIGHTING

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.

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

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