Lakeland Engineering Equipment Company is a leading electrical component distributor in the Midwest, dedicated to relationship-first sales. Lakeland offers a vast product line of electrical control components, solenoid valves, drives, switches, motor controls, PLCs and HMIs, explosion-proof components and more, from over 65 industry-leading suppliers. But we’re much more than a distributor. We have an extensive team of resources including product experts, certified drives specialists and programming engineers – many with over 30-years of industry experience. Lakeland prides itself on delivering exceptional customer service and application assistance with in-person support and on-time delivery.
Lakeland Engineering Equipment Company Collaborates with Lenze and Red Wing Shoe Company to Standardize on a Variable Frequency Drive Solution throughout their Manufacturing Plant
Red Wing Shoe Company was searching for a variable frequency drive (VFD) that would be adaptable enough to standardize on throughout their entire manufacturing floor. The VFD needed to be user-friendly and easy to program. Most importantly, their machines required a VFD that provided torque capabilities that would in-turn enhance operator safety.
Lakeland Engineering Equipment Company collaborated with Tim Schneider, Mechanical Design Engineering Specialist and Lakeland’s Lenze representative to select the Lenze SMV Drive and correctly wire and program the drive to meet the needs of Red Wing Shoe Company’s manufacturing process.
Lakeland Engineering Equipment Company and Acrotech, Inc. Automate “Most Sophisticated Roll Bending Machine”
Acrotech, Inc. came to Lakeland Engineering Equipment Company in search of specific electrical components and automation expertise for a custom roll bending machine Acrotech was building for a new OEM customer. The machine needed to be automated to meet the customer’s specific requirements and goals, including a higher-level of machine operator safety and material rolling in one continuous pass. Having bought from Lakeland before and knowing the type of service, expertise, and resources that the Lakeland team had, Acrotech called on Lakeland to find the best solution that would fit their customer’s needs. Together with Lakeland’s team of resources, they were able to provide Acrotech with a fully-automated solution inclusive of the requirements outlined by their customer.
Valley Craft Engineers Custom Cabinet Manipulator with a Motor Control System Supplied by Lakeland Engineering Equipment Company
Valley Craft Industries was approached by a large manufacturer to design and engineer a customized cabinet lift to enhance the safety and efficiency of their manufacturing process. With specific requirements including the cabinet manipulator’s rotation, contact points and start and stop speeds, Valley Craft selected Lakeland Engineering to provide a complete motor control system and ensure their customer’s needs were met. With Valley Craft being new to VFD technology, Lakeland helped them overcome these barriers and collaborated with their engineering team to complete their customer’s vision.
Acer Engineers Automated Material Feed System Supplied with Electrical Components from Lakeland Engineering Equipment Company
Acer Inc. was developing their first automated material handling system based on pneumatics/vacuum. They knew there was a need for this type of machinery within the truss industry and began developing this system. The Ranger required a complete motor control system and a laser measuring scanner. Being unsatisfied with a distributor they had worked within the past, and having previous ties to Lakeland, Acer again looked to Lakeland Engineering Equipment Company to find solutions for a complete motor control system and an advanced laser.
Industry & Products Line Cards
Lakeland Engineering Equipment Company has been the Midwest’s leading ASCO distributor since 1952. We are proud to offer our customers over 2,000 ASCO SameDay and 50,000 ASCO 5Day products including valves, kits and re-build kits. Valves to control the critical flow of air, gas, water, oil and steam in applications spanning numerous industries.
We are proud to offer our customers the complete line of Honeywell MicroSwitch products designed to provide superior interlocking and position monitoring. With Lakeland, you have a partner that’s knowledgeable with the Honeywell product line. Lakeland has been a distributor of Honeywell for more than 60-years.
We specialize in providing tailored solutions for water and wastewater treatment facilities, along with the service and support to calibrate, install and maintain your equipment.
Lakeland Engineering Equipment Company has expanded our inventory of Marathon Special Products fuse holders, power blocks and terminal blocks as well as PULS Dimension, Piano and MiniLine power supply series. These top selling additional electrical components have been added in-stock and are available now to best meet the growing needs of our customers.
Lakeland distributes electrical motor control components, custom and standard UL label metal enclosures, explosion proof and fiberglass enclosures, variable frequency drives, PLCs and HMIs, sensing products, transformer and power supplies, enclosure heating and cooling products, circuit protection devices, panel labeling and graphics, and connection products from industry leading manufacturers.
Lakeland is a leading provider and installer of indoor and weatherproof outdoor security cameras and camera systems. Our cameras are custom-built and come in both dome and bullet camera models. They include all the great features you need to keep your business safe and secure. Call for pricing.