Mission Accomplished

Enclosure Modifications Made Easy

Manufacturing and designing industrial control systems has been the focus of Mission Controls Company for the last 40 years. They do work for a variety of industries, from Food Processing to Semiconductor, Biotech, Agriculture, Pharmaceutical, Water/Wastewater and Utility industries.

Previously performing enclosure modifications in-house, Mission Controls has been very successful, but some projects demand more. Customers requiring several control panels in a short amount of time, means that Mission Controls has to go through the long, labor-intensive process of making all the cuts themselves before installing control components.

Instead of tying up manpower on physically modifying a large number of enclosures, Mission Controls partnered with their supplier Buckles-Smith Electric.

Buckles-Smith has been supplying Mission Controls with enclosures for years. Just recently, Buckles-Smith acquired an enclosure machining tool called the Enclosure Modification Center (ModCenter).

Buckles-Smith and Mission Controls worked together for a solution for enclosure modifications.

Time-savings and increased flexibility, the ModCenter automates the process of drilling, tapping, and milling enclosures– all while providing quality work.

Because of the long-standing relationship between Mission Controls and Buckles-Smith, the transition from just ordering enclosures to having them modified was easy.

“Buckles-Smith was easy to work with,” said Jason Wells, Mission Controls Lead Engineer. “They are in-tune with what we want. We order the parts through them, they do the modifications and we get the project to our customer on time.”

Just Made Sense

Buckles-Smith’s dedicated ModCenter team has been crucial in creating a smooth transition.

“Their team is familiar with controls and automation; not just push buttons, but with HMIs and PLCs. They are able to take our drawings and translate them into an actual modification.” According to Jason Wells, “Buckles-Smith allows us to focus on the design of the control systems and we let Buckles-Smith handle the material.”

“When we need a lot of enclosures modified and we need them done quickly, Buckles-Smith has been fast and reliable to work with.”

Enclosure Modifications: Man vs Machine

Buckles-Smith was easy to work with; they are in-tune with what we want. They do the modifications and we get the project to the customer on time.

Jason Wells
Director Systems Engineering
Mission Controls Company

When it comes to modifying enclosures, Buckles-Smith provides a quality solution.

About Mission Controls Company
Mission Controls Company professionally engineers and manufactures industrial controls for automation systems.  Providing innovative solutions to complex control problems. www.missioncc.com

About Buckles-Smith Electric
Founded in San Jose in 1939, Buckles-Smith is the largest independent electrical supplier in Northern California.  Buckles-Smith provides its customers with broad local inventory, next day delivery/same day pick-up, technical support, training seminars, and inventory management.

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