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Some Customers & Markets We Serve
Food Service Equipment
Pepsi/Lipton Partnership, IMI Cornelius, BKI, Blodgett, Nu-Vu, Hobart, KKO, Pitco-Frialator, Waring, Crescent Metal, ITW
GE Locomotive, Wabtec, Bombardier, Alstom, Amtrak, NJ Transit, NY Transit, Metro North, John Deere, Clark Equipment, Hitachi, Mitsubishi-Caterpillar, Komatsu, Columbia Air, BAE Systems, BT Prime Mover
Original Equipment Manufacturers
Eaton Electrical, Holophane, Wagner, Swagelock, Otis Elevator, Philips Medical, Carrier, Motion Industries, Greenwald, Varian, Raynor, Mestek, Alliance Laundry, L3 Communications
Army, Navy & Air Force
For more than 40 years, Artisan Controls Corporation has been recognized as the worldwide leader in designing and manufacturing of electronic timers and controllers. Founded by engineers, groomed by the US military, Artisan’s expertise includes the early design and manufacture of complex controllers for test firing secret explosives for the US military at Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico in the 1960s; controllers for test firing the Engines used by NASA in the Apollo Space program in the 1970s; controllers for industrial machinery, fans, HVAC and elevator systems in the 1980s; controllers for railroad brake and coupling systems and railroad switching heaters in 1990s; and more recently developing solid state controllers for disbursing lubricants on rails in remote locations, Emergency Lighting on US Amtrak passenger cars and state of the art Dimmers for movie theaters and controllers for conveyors and agriculture feed systems. Most recently in 2012, Artisan rolled out its Nex-GenLine of Cooking and Frying Controllers for the US Food Service Industry. 

To date, Artisan has engineered and manufactured more than 3,000 timers and control devices for fortune 200 companies like GE, Caterpillar, John Deer, Amtrak, Mitsubishi, Northrop, Bombardier, Pepsi/Lipton, Eaton, Standex as well as hundreds of smaller companies throughout North America. A majority of these are custom designed controllers for our customer specific requirements. All of Artisan’s controllers are designed and built in America to the highest industry standards, with a commitment of excellence in product quality, price and customer service. Artisan’s Solid State Controllers also offer GREEN energy, water and mineral savings when effectively incorporated into existing systems. 

Artisan’s products are utilized in a variety of industries including; Food Service and Cooking, HVAC applications, Emergency Lighting, Industrial Lighting, Movie Theater Dimmers, Railroad Equipment, Elevators, Material Handling, Heaters, Conveyor Systems, Lubrication Machinery, Vending Equipment and Waste Management to name just a few. Most of Artisan's "standard products" are available for immediate shipment either factory direct or through more than 100 major Distributors throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Artisan’s experienced Engineering Department is ready to service customer’s with the prompt design of custom products, including efficient assistance with UL, cUL, CSA and CE approval marks, if required.