J.R. Merritt Announces New Rep Group in the Southwestern U.S.

J.R. Merritt Controls announces new rep group in southwestern USA

Leading industrial controls manufacturer J.R. Merritt Controls, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of TEC Sales as the company’s new manufacturer’s representative in the Southwest U.S. region. With 7 office locations spread across the Southwest, TEC Sales will cover Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, and New Mexico. This additional resource further demonstrates J.R. Merritt’s commitment […]

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Choosing the Right Joystick for Off-Highway Applications PT. 2

Choosing the right joystick for off-highway equipment part 2

Getting a handle on choosing the most reliable joystick for highly demanding off-highway applications requires a lot of careful consideration. In part 1 of this series, we explored key considerations, including function, application and space.  Now it’s time to dive further.   Protect Against the Environment Wherever your off-highway / construction machinery is headed, the […]

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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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