The MCI Advantage

40 Years
Building Panels

240,000 ft2
Facility

70+ Skilled
Panel Builders

24 Electrical & Mechanical
Engineers

15,000 Panels
Built Per Year

MCI Control Solutions - Manufacturing Capabilities

MCI's capabilities begin with an in-house team of engineers and designers who are highly experienced in creating control solutions for numerous industries and applications. We bring many other capabilities to the table as well. These capabilities and advantages add value for our customers --and they have helped us become a global leader in the industry.

Efficiency & Automation

MCI has the second largest panel shop in the United States. The state-of-the-art full 5S facility is fully automated with the best manufacturing equipment available. These advantages offer our clients streamlined efficiency and automation which results in the ability to manufacture products on a large scale with smaller lead times, reduces cost, and delivers higher quality products. MCI gives our customers options that are unable anywhere else in the world and allows us to meet or exceed our client's exact needs precisely and rapidly.

Komax Wiring

Komax Advantage

The industry places the highest demands on the flexibility of automated wire assembly, requiring that it be possible to process many different cables and terminals without changeovers, for batches of any size. Our Komax Machine automates the processes for batch or sequential production without the need for changeovers, cutting the manufacturing time by up to 50 percent.

Wiring Automation

Perforex Machining

Perforex Advantage

Designed specifically for panel building and switchgear manufacturing to optimise the machining of enclosure panels and cases in the workshop and boost efficiency. Perforex machining centres can automatically create holes, threads and milled surfaces in the workpiece. All standard materials used in enclosure manufacturing, such as steel, stainless steel, aluminium and copper, and many more may be machined with unparalleled precision.

Machining Automation

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Sercarex Cutting

Sercarex Advantage

The Sercarex cutting machine is designed to produce straightened, precisely cut, and close tolerance length pieces from wire, tubing or narrow strip material. Cuts are to length and it cuts wire fast, accurate and leaving clean, burr-free surfaces. The machines are designed and produced by meticulous tool and die makers as a precision automation tool.

Cutting Automation

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State-of-the-Art Facility

Facility Advantage

MCI has the second largest panel facility in the United States. The 240,000ft² facility employees over 70 highly skilled panel builders and 24 Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. The state-of-the-art technology is second to none. MCI manufactures 15,000 control solutions per year in the centrally located facility in Dallas, TX.

Manufacturing Capability

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Engineering & Development

MCI's dedicated team of 24 electrical and mechanical engineers are experienced in creating first-class control solutions that meet NEC, UL/CUL Listed, and CSA certification standards that meet our customer's exact requirements for a wide variety of industries and applications. MCI closely works with our customers from concept through manufactured products. Our engineering and design team provides customers with complete solutions for products, services, and support.

Engineering Capabilities

Design Advantage

MCI has a team of highly skilled and dedicated engineers who work with our customers from design through delivery. This gives MCI the added capability to design and manufacture electrical enclosures that other UL Listed control panel manufactures can't offer. MCI also has the capability to serve global markets that meet industrial standards for other countries.

Development & Production

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Industry Certifications

Certified Advantage

MCI is a UL508a certified control panel shop whose certifications cover Industrial control panels for the US and Canada. Our certifications extend to packaged pumping systems, portable power distribution units as well as control panels and assemblies for hazardous locations. MCI is also ISO 9001:2015 certified to meet quality standards across a wide range of applications and industries.

Global Standards

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Quality & Support

Our quality managers partner with customers from beginning to completion of each project to keep our focus on customer requirements and standards. And along with our quality solutions that deliver superior performance, we provide customers added value through continuing support. MCI ensures quality through rigorous testing, to make certain every control solution meets every specification. Our customers can feel confident our products are the best available through a manufacturing process that meets or exceeds global standards certification processes.

Quality Control

QC Advantage

MCI delivers exceptional products through rigorous quality control standards and testing. The services offered and the products manufactured by MCI are tested to ensure that engineered solutions meet and exceed certification standards and perform exceptionally well in intended environments and applications. Attention to quality is MCI's number one priority which enables us to maintain an optimal level of service..

Quality Inspection

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24/7 Support

Support Advantage

MCI's mission and central principle --Meeting our customers' requirements, every requirement, everytime are key elements of our success and our number one priority. MCI offers continuing customer support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. From concept through final delivery and field maintence, MCI is committed to it's ongoing support.

Ongoing Support

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Remote Monitoring

Monitoring Advantage

Our communication technology provides unprecedented and instant access to your complete control system while allowing remote updates and troubleshooting from the MCI technical staff. MCI remote capabilities also offer alerts, notifications, and reports. Enjoy these conveniences from any smart phone or mobile device..

Mobile Devices

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Enclosure & Structural

MCI offers an extensive selection of Standard, pre-engineered enclosure platforms that can be cost-effectively modified to accomidate requirements of many applications. MCI also offers specialized enclosures that may involve harsh environments, special erogonomic considerations or other unique specifications. MCI structural racks are designed to your specifications with High-Strength structural steel C-Channel and/or I-Beam support to protect your control panels.

Custom & Standard Enclosures

Enclosures Advantage

MCI offers a complete line of standard control solutions. Standard solutions include wall mounted, floormounted, freestanding, HMI's, Consoles, and desktop console enclosures. MCI also offers complete customized solutions. Options for custom enclosures include special materials, enhanced environmental ratings, special dimensions, special human interface applications, and many other options.

Custom Modifications

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Trumpf Laser

Laser Cutting Advantage

Motor Controls new TruLaser 3030 laser cutting machine with CO2 lasers combine high performance with cut quality that is second to none. The TruFlow laser, which is robust and reliable, will create extremely smooth cutting edges which generally do not require post-processing. Due to compact machine dimensions and a simple operating concept, our TruLaser 3030 is the perfect overall package for the production of your laser-cut parts.

TruLaser 3030

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Automated Welding

Precision Advantage

MCI's automated welding system increases the quality and speed in the welding process. These advantage give MCI the ability to decrease production times, provides consistency in the quality of manufactured products, no breaks in production, and helps conserve manufacturing materials. These advantages translate to faster delivery times, high quality product, and lowers the final cost to our customers..

Production Automation

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Structural Capabilities (Racks & Skids)

Specialty Advantage

Structural Racks are designed and built to your specifications with High-Strength structural steel C-Channel and/or I-Beam to support and protect your control panels. MCI structural rack solutions are hot dipped, galvanized, or painted with a Sun Shield to meet your requirements. MCI also offers high quality, powder coated skids built to your exact specfications..

Exact Specifications

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Powder Coating

Protective Advantage

Powder coating does not have a liquid carrier, it can produce thicker coatings than conventional liquid coatings without running or sagging, and powder coating produces minimal appearance differences between horizontally coated surfaces and vertically coated surfaces. Because no carrier fluid evaporates away, the coating process emits few volatile organic compounds (VOC).

Painting Automation

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Graphics & Branding

MCI's in-house graphics and printing department offers clients capabilities that truly customizes our products. Options include custom logos, custom labels, wiring labels, laser engraving, vinyl overlays, and many more advantages which add the perfect touch to any control solution. Our team of designers work closely with customers to ensure design needs are met and function as intended.

Printers

Graphics Advantage

MCI's in-house, state-of-the-art graphic shop offers advantages unmatched in the industry. MCI provides customers with the ability to print custom logos, tamper resistant back panel labels, full-color vinyl overlays, and many other custom media. MCI utilizes laser engraving for precision graphics etched into high quality steel for truly unique control solution customizations.

Laser Engraving

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Wire Labels

Identification Advantage

MCI offers it's customers features that make complicated electronex easy to understand and identify various wiring components in a control soultion. Some of these capabilities include: Terminal block markers (most manufacturers), Wrap-around wire markers, heat shrink labels, and more labelling options. These advantages are how MCI delivers quality products to our customers.

Simple Upkeep

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