Choosing the Right Joystick for Off-Highway Applications PT. 1

Choosing the right joystick for off-highway / construction machinery applications part 1.

From unforgiving environmental conditions to repetitive, high-duty-cycle functions, manufacturers of off-highway / construction equipment face a variety of unique challenges. When you factor in cramped vehicle cabs and the need to accommodate for varying operator styles, choosing the right joystick for the job becomes an essential piece of the puzzle – especially as the industry […]

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Inspection Tips for Crane Joysticks & Chair Systems

Regular crane inspection is essential and required to maintain safe and efficient operations. With the complexity and scale of most cranes (i.e. overhead, gantry, foundry, ship-to-shore, straddle, etc.), the joysticks / master switches and operator chair systems often receive less attention during inspection due to the many other structural, mechanical, and electrical components that are […]

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J.R. Merritt Partners with Upper Midwest & Great Lakes Region Rep Group

Mercer RPM - Upper Midwest & Great Lakes Region Manufacturer's Rep

J.R. Merritt Controls, Inc. continues to expand our local field service network with the addition of Mercer RPM, Inc. of Delafield, Wisconsin as manufacturer’s representative in the U.S. Upper Midwest and Great Lakes region. Mercer RPM will cover North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan Upper Peninsula and Northern Illinois. A product of the 2015 merger of respected manufacturer’s […]

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Introducing NW Series Safety Maintenance Switches

NW Series Safety Maintenance Switches

Custom-Designed Rotary Switches for Safety Maintenance Work J.R. Merritt Controls, Inc. is please to introduce NW Series Maintenance Switches to North American markets. These custom-designed capsulated rotary switches have been proven over decades of use under extreme environmental conditions throughout Europe. They have been utilized everywhere that a rugged, durable switch is required, from cement factory […]

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New Operator Chair System Combines the Ultimate in Adjustability and Control

Introducing Merritt Synergy Operator Chair Systems

Introducing Merritt Synergy Leading industrial controls manufacturer J.R. Merritt Controls, Inc. has introduced its latest innovation in operator chair systems. Merritt Synergy systems combine the ultimate in adjustability and control to bring ease-of-use, comfort and productivity to new heights. These heavy-duty systems are engineered for continuous use in a variety of machine and industrial cabin […]

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J.R. Merritt Expands Service to Southeastern Region with New Rep Group

J.R. Merritt Expands Service to Southeastern Region with New Rep Group

Leading industrial controls manufacturer J.R. Merritt Controls, Inc. is pleased to announce its continued field expansion with the addition of The Thomas Agency of Birmingham, Alabama as manufacturer’s representative in the United States Southeast region.  Serving the heavy industrial market since 1957, The Thomas Agency will cover Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee for the Connecticut-based […]

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