On average, we produce over 60 custom electronic control panels per month

John Henry Foster’s in-house UL 508A certified control panel shop has been engineering and designing control panels to fit customer specifications for over twenty years. Enclosures are built for indoor/outdoor industrial applications ranging from non-metallic, mild steel and stainless steel – all built to NEMA 4X, 4, and 12 standards.

Our engineer staff offers over 100 years of combined experience that work closely with you through the complete process of project design to installation and continued support on an as needed basis. We are equipped to assist with high or low custom volume requirements.


  • Custom panel design
  • Assist with project layout
  • Process control design
  • Selection of components
  • AutoCAD based electrical schematics


  • Various NEMA rated control panels
  • Built to UL 508A & NEC specification
  • Capable of high volume
  • Modification and upgrade of existing control panels
  • Ability to install on customer machines in-house
  • Tested to customer specifications


  • Highly trained and knowledgeable staff
  • Wiring installation assistance
  • Onsite startup and training
  • Programming support on numerous HMI & PLC platforms
  • Instrumentation/sensor set-up and integration


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


  • 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

Download our electrical controls flyer in PDF format

For more information on Electrical Controls, please contact our automation department at 651.452.8452 or visit us at John Henry Foster, 3103 Mike Collins Drive, Eagan, MN 55121, jhfoster.com.

As a leading provider of premium quality compressed air and automation solutions since 1938, John Henry Foster delivers customized automation products and design-to-build solutions to clients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota and northern Iowa. Our talented and innovative employees serve customers in virtually every industry that utilizes motion control technology and power generation.

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