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The world’s most automated control panel builder

Design Ready Controls makes control panels and wiring harnesses for commercial and industrial customers, serving original equipment manufacturers in multiple markets. It is the world’s most automated control panel builder, and the leading supplier of control panels and wiring harnesses in North America. The company has achieved industry leadership in engineering capabilities, process efficiencies, national presence, and responsive service—all through innovation.

Design Ready Controls was established in 1989 through a radio station giveaway credit card. In the 30 years since, the business has expanded by an average of 20 percent per year. From one employee in a garage, it has grown to more than 400 people in four locations.

In addition to its headquarters and flagship production building in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, Design Ready Controls has plants in Oregon, Oklahoma, and Virginia. The company follows best practices in supply chain management and pursues continuous improvement in systems from collaborative engineering to process automation to communication accuracy.

Design Ready Controls has always pursued improvements in accuracy, reliability, safety, and speed. The company invests in automation and training to help production employees achieve consistently high-quality results. Every project is inspected and documented at critical stages, and every control panel receives 100 percent full function testing.

Company engineers have expertise in electrical and mechanical panel design, communication protocols, programming, and development. The strategic use of robotics and software helps enhance human skills, and a single point manufacturing flow means each function in the building process is performed without handoffs.

Advances in technology such as virtual reality, 3D printing, artificial intelligence, and automation require new and different skills. Design Ready Controls helps people get the education and training they need to qualify for more interesting and rewarding careers. The company provides multiple pathways for new employees to succeed in manufacturing.

Design Ready Controls has a culture of curiosity, creativity, combined with consistent hard work that has elevated continuous improvement from a competitive requirement to a way of life.

Design Ready Controls

9325 Winnetka Avenue N. Brooklyn Park
MN 55445

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