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Custom Control Panels for the industrial market since 1978

Cates designs and builds custom control panels for the industrial market. As UL 508A and UL 698A panel builders with over 40 years of experience, we build quality panels at a competitive price and deliver according to the promised schedule. We have worked with customers to design and fabricate many unique and complex panels over the years.

Panel Designs from Simple to Complex or Unique

Experience With a Wide Range
of Custom Panels

  • Full range from junction boxes to purged, hazardous location panels
  • Backed by engineering department with decades of design experience
  • Experience designing and building many unique and complex panels
  • AutoCAD® electrical design

We Build Quality Panels

  • Custom control panels
  • Motor Control Centers (MCC)
  • Enclosed drive packages

In-House Custom Engraving

  • Custom laser engraving for labeling equipment to meet any requirement
  • Front and reverse engraved phenolic tabs, allum tags, metal tags

On Time Delivery

  • Our goal: Every panel on time, every time.
  • We’ll contact you to ensure we understand
  • your specifications
  • Bar-coded panel tracking shows your order
  • status
  • Large shop allows us to add resources to finish projects on time

Competitive Pricing

The size of our shop allows volume purchasing, and our Lean Manufacturing efficiencies drive costs down. We pass these advantages on to you as lower prices!

Why Control Panel Quality Matters

Industrial control panels stay on job sites for 10-15 years! Quality is important to uptime and maintaining a project’s planned lifecycle.

At Cates we take meticulous care in building each panel – they are built to perform and last.

Cates Quality Panels

  • Ease of maintenance, faster troubleshooting due to clean design, wiring & component labels
  • Thorough testing of every component
  • Verification & documentation of certified
  • standards
  • Detailed AutoCAD® documentation • 1-Year Parts and Labor Warranty

Check Out Our Custom Control Panels

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