Building Intelligence & Networks
- AUTOMATION & CONTROLS
- INDUSTRIAL NETWORKING
- SECURITY & ACCESS CONTROL
AUTOMATION & CONTROLS
Van Meter industrial supply solutions not only offer automation products, but also use automation technology to design and create open-architecture, connected enterprises in food and beverage applications. Automation experts test and evaluate your unique situation, and then engineer and customize an automation technology solution that streamlines processes, guarantees quality, and improves safety so every department benefits.
Implement industrial networking technology with Van Meter’s help to get real-time operations visibility for decision-makers throughout the supply chain. The right networking solution can provide access to food and beverage plant performance analytics to prevent unnecessary downtime and possible violation with regulatory requirements.
SECURITY & ACCESS CONTROL
To keep manufacturing and distribution processes secure, Van Meter offers a variety of security and access control solutions that protect employees, facilities, assets, and critical control points. From monitoring and video surveillance to electronic security solutions that provide around-the-clock protection, you can maintain food and beverage quality and safety while protecting against intrusion and other threats.
Facility Management & Construction
- BUILDING & PLANT MRO/FACILITY MAINTENANCE
- HAZARDOUS LOCATION SOLUTIONS
- INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIES
- WIRE & CABLE
BUILDING & PLANT MRO/FACILITY MAINTENANCE
Van Meter’s facility maintenance solutions help you manage product obsolescence, reduce downtime, and gain control of your maintenance budget. When your industrial supplies perform as expected, and are maintained properly to make the most of your investment, you’ll see improvements to equipment reliability, business continuity, and manufacturing capacity.
HAZARDOUS LOCATION SOLUTIONS
If one of your food and beverage projects involves a hazardous location, you can count on Van Meter to provide industrial supplies for these hazardous situations and classified areas, with explosion-proof capabilities and the ability to handle extreme temperatures, moisture, and dust and dirt.
Lower costs, greater production flexibility, consistent quality, and efficient tracking and tracing – meet any challenge when you’ve got the right industrial tools from Van Meter to use in your food and beverage plant.
To keep costs and liability down while protecting staff and assets, safety is paramount in a food and beverage plant. Van Meter’s advanced safety tools, products, gear, and solutions can help improve safety protection, but also expand operations, provide comfort and flexibility, and increase efficiency and productivity. Our expertise and capabilities in arc flash prevention and safety help you reduce jobsite risk and improve safety outcomes so you can lower injury rates and eliminate hazards.
WIRE & CABLE
Our in-house wire and cable inventory is Iowa’s largest. Eliminate the hassle of having to order (and then wait) for the wire and cabling your food and beverage plant needs: What you need is already in our warehouse. We can also save you time on wire and cabling projects by customizing your order and adding time-saving components to speed up installation.
PRODUCT & SERVICES
- ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS
- ENERGY AUDITS
- INDUSTRIAL LIGHTING
- POWER DISTRIBUTION
- POWER QUALITY
- RENEWABLE ENERGY
ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS
Does your parking area need to accommodate electric vehicle charging? We’ll determine whether your existing electrical infrastructure supports these systems, help you find incentives to reduce capital costs, determine the best placement for your electric vehicle charging stations, and evaluate how many stations you’ll need.
Van Meter’s energy audits will provide you with solid understanding of how your food and beverage plant uses energy. Once you know how and where energy is used, we’ll help you take specific steps to reduce energy use.
Whether you’re looking for lighting supplies to meet non-food-zone areas, splash zones, hazardous locations, or conditioned storage spaces, we’ve got the lamps, ballasts, fixtures, and lighting controls you need. Van Meter’s lighting specialists can ensure that your food and beverage plant has the best lighting layout possible based on your unique environment; we’ll conduct lighting audits to find no- and low-cost ways to reduce lighting energy use.
If a power distribution project is planned for your food and beverage company, Van Meter is there from conceptual design through completion. With a large selection of in-stock power distribution equipment, such as panel boards, transformers, switch gear, and circuit breakers, we’ll get you whatever industrial supplies you need to support your plant’s power distribution and ensure safety of personnel, reliability of equipment, and ultimate efficiency.
Our power quality and power factor correction services decrease electrical consumption and minimize demand charges. Voltage dips, sags, swells, under-voltage, and interruptions are all possibilities – and they all negatively impact food and beverage manufacturing. But when you use Van Meter’s solutions to maximize the efficiency of your food and beverage plant’s electrical system to deliver power, you’ll experience reduced utility bills and fewer power system losses.
A remarkable 79% of food and beverage companies surveyed by Ceres have plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and shrink carbon footprints. Renewable energy can help you reach green power goals by taking advantage of natural resources to produce energy that can used throughout a food and beverage plant. Van Meter’s renewable energy team helps you determine which renewable energy option will work best, help you find available rebates and incentives to reduce upfront costs, and determine potential renewable energy ROI and savings.
- NATIONAL ACCOUNTS
- ONSITE INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
- TECHNICAL SUPPORT
With regional and national reach when it comes to service and price, we offer national food and beverage companies all the benefits of working with an extremely large distributor – but without the feel of talking to a call center when you need assistance. We have supplies and resources to serve food and beverage companies on a local or national scale, but still offer personal, customized support – no matter what.
ONSITE INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
Imagine if all the industrial supply parts you needed for your food and beverage facilities were always exactly where you needed them – and they never ran out. When you select one of Van Meter’s onsite inventory management solutions, we make it happen:
- Jobsite trailers stocked with industrial supplies you need most. We’ll check inventory levels, and restock them regularly to prevent you from making trips back to the warehouse.
- Customized mobile cribs (inventory supply boxes) filled with the industrial supplies you specify, then delivered to wherever they’re needed within your food and beverage plant.
- Managing your food and beverage industrial supply inventory; we’ll organize all industrial supplies and regularly check to replenish stock.
Van Meter’s Technical Support Center knows food and beverage facilities, and is available to connect you with trained specialists for application support, technical troubleshooting, and onsite assistance. We will also customize training sessions for hands-on learning and demonstrations that explain how to make the most of industrial supply solutions.
Product Modification & Assembly Services
- COMBINATION MOTOR STARTER ASSEMBLY SERVICES
- CUSTOM WIRE & CABLE SERVICES
- ENCLOSURE MODIFICATION & ASSEMBLY SERVICES
- KITTING & LOGISTICS
COMBINATION MOTOR STARTER ASSEMBLY SERVICES
From our large in-stock inventory, we will configure, build, and deliver motor starter products fully assembled to whatever specifications you require.
CUSTOM WIRE & CABLE SERVICES
Van Meter adds time-saving features to wire and cable, reducing material handling and cutting installation time in half.
ENCLOSURE MODIFICATION & ASSEMBLY SERVICES
We can ship fully assembled enclosures and server cabinets so you don’t have to put them together. You’ll also save time by not having to reference several product numbers or make separate parts purchases.
KITTING & LOGISTICS
Van Meter bundles products into customized kits so you receive the parts you need when you’re actually ready for them.
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