UL 508 Electrical Control Panels

JHFoster works with top suppliers to provide the most modern electrical products needed to design custom and UL-rated cabinets. We are an in-house UL 508A certified control panel shop that designs and has the resources to help install electrical panels for your business. The type of enclosures we build are for indoor/ outdoor industrial applications ranging from non-metallic, mild steel and stainless steel – all built to NEMA 4X, 4, and 12 standards. 

In addition to supplying the control panels, JHFoster offers design services, panel manufacturing and support for all types of applications. 

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We supply Electrical Control Panel product knowledge in these areas:

  • PLC
  • HMI 
  • Radio & telemetry
  • Servo/stepper drives 
  • Electric actuators 
  • Network communication devices
  • Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) 
  • Pressure transmitters 
  • Electronic proportional air regulators 
  • Encoders 
  • Sensors 
  • Temperature controllers 
  • Safety components

What Will a Panel Do for Your Business?

Electrical control panels do exactly what they sound like. They control mechanical processes electrically. These panels help you change from inefficient processes to more efficient ones to save you money. Control panels simplify production, ensure quality materials and accurate machining. Even more, control panels increase production, ensure safety, and improve efficiency and reliability. They can even keep existing equipment operating with reduced breakdowns. 

In What Industries Can Panels Improve Safety?

Nearly every industry can benefit from electrical control panels. However, the most common industry control panels are used in is manufacturing. Here are a few common applications where electrical control panels have been known to keep people safe:

  • Filling
  • Food
  • Material handling
  • Product testing
  • Compressor controls
  • Pneumatic circuit controls
  • Motor controls
  • Relay panels
  • Timeclock/timer based control

Additional Resources

Download our PDF to learn more about our Panel shop and what we can design for you.

Check out our Podcast on Electric Control Panels.

Read our Case Study that shares challenges and solutions.

For more information on Electronic Controls, contact us to discuss your electrical control panel needs, or set up an appointment to visit our UL 508A control panel shop in Eagan, Minnesota.

John Henry Foster distributes these products shown as well as evaluates, designs, engineers, integrates and services the entire system.


Motion & Mechatronics

  • Rotary/Linear Motion
  • Sizing/Consultation
  • Motors/Drives/Control
  • Robots
  • Conveyors

Sensors & ID

  • Presence
  • Inductive/Capacitive
  • RFID/Bar Code
  • Safety


  1. Networks (LAN/WAN)
  2. HMI/Web Panel
  3. Remote Access/Monitor


  • Horizontal Millin – 5 axis
  • Vertical Milling = 5 axis
  • Turning (up to 14″)
  • Swiss Turning (approximately 3 – 20 mm)
  • CAD Solidworks
  • Gibbs & Surfcam


  • UL508A Certified Panel Shop
  • Control Panel Build
  • Enclosures
  • Value Added Sub Assemblies: Pneumatic, Mechanical, Electrical, Build to Print
  • Horizontal Millin – 5 axis
  • Vertical Milling = 5 axis
  • Turning (up to 14″)
  • Swiss Turning (approvximately 3 – 20 mm)
  • CAD Solidworks
  • Gibbs & Surfcam

Request More Information

Contact us today at 855.688.0065 or email us and one of our certified technicians can walk you through which electrical control panel is right for your specific application.
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