• Control Panel Choices That Protect Your Biggest Investments

    July 12, 2017
    Machinery and human resources are our biggest investments. Whether you’re an executive, an engineer, or both, we understand how important it is to you to protect the people and machines that are the lifeblood of your business.   When it comes to the control panels that govern the operation of machines and processes, it is […]

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  • A Tale of Two Switches

    May 31, 2016
    Perhaps the most important attribute for pilot devices used in industrial automation applications is long-term reliability. Although pushbuttons, selector switches, and indicating lights may be some of the simplest components found in many automation systems, their proper functionality is a requirement for correct operation of the entire system. Even the least expensive pilot devices will […]

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  • World Domination: How to Manufacture Global Motor Control Devices

    April 19, 2016
    How do you manufacture a product that might travel anywhere? Motor control devices need to work no matter the voltage, the person installing them, or the country where they end up. They also need to abide by safety codes, including overload capabilities and enclosure standards. ⇨ c3controls’ motor control products are designed & engineered in […]

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  • Remarkably Small. Noticeably Brighter.

    February 1, 2016
    New & Improved 13mm Pilot Lights. As an industry leader in pilot devices, our new 13mm pilot lights build upon our tradition of quality and innovation. Compact in size and rated for Type 1, 2, 3, 3R, 4/4X, 12 &13 and IP20, these 13mm pilot lights deliver a quality, availability and price combination that is […]

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  • What does it take to be the best electrical controls manufacturer on the planet?

    May 29, 2015
    It takes a relentless commitment to produce breakthrough innovations in product and business processes that are unmatched in the industry. Innovations you can use to grow your business.

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  • Motor Control Basics: There’s a lot out there, but it doesn’t have to be confusing.

    May 29, 2015
    Motor control products in North America fall into one of three categories: National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA); International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), and Definite Purpose (DP). NEMA devices have been around longest. IEC devices are compact and less expensive, and DP devices are found in HVAC systems and equipment, and household appliances, like your washing machine. […]

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