PRODUCT & SERVICES
- ENERGY AUDITS
- INDUSTRIAL LIGHTING
- POWER DISTRIBUTION
- POWER QUALITY
- RENEWABLE ENERGY
Manufacturing plants are ripe for energy-efficiency improvements; after an energy audit from Van Meter, you’ll know exactly where to focus so you can make the biggest impact on energy usage and utility bills.
Whether you’re looking for interior or exterior lighting, we have lamps, ballasts, fixtures, and controls for industrial environments. Through extensive lighting solutions, lighting audits, and lighting design services, Van Meter’s lighting specialists can help your manufacturing plant maximize energy savings while also improving lighting quality.
When your manufacturing plant needs power distribution equipment, such as panel boards, transformers, switch gear, and circuit breakers, we can get you these power and industrial supplies that will best support your plant’s power distribution capabilities to ensure safety, reliability, and efficiency. If you have any questions about power distribution, or a problem you’re hoping to solve, we can help with those, too.
Power quality and power factor correction services can cut electrical use and curtail your plant’s demand charges. Van Meter’s power quality solutions maximize the efficiency of your manufacturing plant’s electrical system so it can deliver consistent power. If you don’t want to deal with the consequences of power dips, spikes, surges, outages, or other disturbances, we’ll help you put equipment in place to ensure smooth, clean, reliable power.
Renewable energy can help manufacturers reduce their carbon footprints and take advantage of inexhaustible natural resources to power an entire manufacturing plant. Van Meter’s renewable energy team can help you determine which renewable energy option will offer your plant the most benefit, help you find available rebates and incentives to reduce upfront costs, and calculate potential long-term savings.
Building Intelligence & Networks
- AUTOMATION & CONTROLS
- INDUSTRIAL NETWORKING
- SECURITY & ACCESS CONTROL
AUTOMATION & CONTROLS
Manufacturing automation and control solutions, such as PLCs, PACs, and HMIs, help program and configure your manufacturing plant’s automation equipment. Optimized automation and control solutions can help reduce cycle time, eliminate product waste, and improve productivity.
When you have industrial networking infrastructure to provide manufacturing decision-makers with real-time visibility and insight into operations, you can empower everyone to make smarter, faster decisions. Convergence of networking components on the manufacturing floor requires a professional strategy for seamless integration. From wireless networks to remote monitoring and access, these solutions from Van Meter can help you create an integrated manufacturing environment where sensors, machines, and other equipment are networked together. This will help you get to market faster with less downtime, as well as adapt to changing demands.
SECURITY & ACCESS CONTROL
Helping manufacturers minimize loss and comply with regulations, Van Meter’s security solutions are designed to mitigate security risks, reduce theft, control access, maintain quality, and preserve profitability. From video surveillance to electronic access control solutions that provide 24/7 protection, you can maintain quality and safety while still protecting against threats.
Facility Management & Construction
- BUILDING & PLANT MRO/FACILITY MAINTENANCE
- INDUSTRIAL TOOLS
- 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 manufacturing plant’s maintenance budget. When your industrial supplies perform as expected, and are maintained properly, you experience increased system and machine reliability, as well as reduced downtime and equipment failure.
Van Meter’s industrial tools and supplies will keep everything in your plant running smoothly, from the assembly line to the production floor. As a result, you’ll see lower operating costs, greater production flexibility, consistent quality, and efficient tracking and tracing.
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.
- NATIONAL ACCOUNTS
- ONSITE INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
- TECHNICAL SUPPORT
With regional and national reach on service and price, we can offer national manufacturers the benefits of working with an extremely large distributor – but without feeling like you’re talking to a call center when you have questions. We have the supplies and resources to serve manufacturers on a national scale while still offering personal, customized support.
ONSITE INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
The parts and equipment to keep your manufacturing plant operating at top performance are right at your fingertips with Van Meter’s onsite inventory management solutions:
- Jobsite trailers stocked with the industrial supplies you need most. We’ll check inventory levels and restock regularly to prevent back-and-forth warehouse trips.
- Customized mobile cribs (inventory supply boxes) are filled with the industrial supplies you specify, and then delivered to wherever they’re needed within the manufacturing plant.
- Managing your manufacturing plant’s industrial supply inventory; we’ll organize all industrial supplies and then regularly check and replenish stock.
Van Meter’s Technical Support Center partners manufacturing plants with trained specialists who help with industrial supply support, technical troubleshooting, and onsite assistance. This team also creates custom training sessions that provide hands-on experience and tips on using a variety of industrial supply solutions. Want to learn more? Just ask – and we’ll develop specialized education just for you.
Product Modification & Assembly Services
- COMBINATION MOTOR STARTER PRODUCT ASSEMBLY
- CUSTOM WIRE & CABLE SERVICES
- ENCLOSURE MODIFICATION & PRODUCT ASSEMBLY
- KITTING & LOGISTICS
COMBINATION MOTOR STARTER PRODUCT ASSEMBLY
We’ll use our large in-stock inventory to configure, build, and deliver your motor starter products fully assembled to your specifications.
CUSTOM WIRE & CABLE SERVICES
Wire and cable can be modified to meet jobsite specifications; Van Meter adds time-saving features that reduce material handling and cut installation time in half, and then bring the wire and cable to you.
ENCLOSURE MODIFICATION & PRODUCT ASSEMBLY
We can ship fully assembled enclosures and server cabinets, eliminating the need to reference several product numbers and 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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