In the production of vehicles, parts and assemblies, manufacturers deploy a tremendous amount of automation to achieve the necessary throughput and cost. This automation drives the need for a wide variety of electrical and electronic enclosures and cooling technology to protect the control systems and processes. And managing these complex automation projects requires that suppliers be flexible in their manufacturing and service capabilities and able to meet demanding delivery schedules to assure on-time completion of the entire program.
Pentair Equipment Protection customers in the Automotive market manufacture the machinery that produces vehicles. All aspects of vehicle production - from stamping the sheet metal, welding bodies and frames, painting, assembling, conveying, testing and producing all of the parts and assemblies used on the vehicle - require automation equipment. As a result, the variety of enclosure sizes and types needed is extremely broad. Pentair Technical Products Hoffman brand of electrical enclosures and accessories and McLean air conditioners offer customers the variety needed to meet virtually any application. And, when needed, we supply customized products that match customers' exact requirements. Our Modification Services offering allows customers to order standard catalog products modified to their needs with changes like holes and cutouts, special paint colors, size changes, and pre-assembled accessories so products arrive ready to be integrated into the equipment. This saves customers valuable time, reduces overall schedule risk and eliminates labor cost.