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If you’re like us, you don’t just want to know the technical capabilities of the companies you partner with, you want to get to know the owners and understand their philosophy. Our blog is dedicated to giving you that insight, and the articles represent our philosophies and beliefs.

We invite you to get to know us and, as always, please don’t hesitate to contact us if there’s anything we can discuss.

Owner Tim Thorn celebrates 55th Birthday

Guess what day it is! Guess what Day. It. Is.

Today one of our owners, Tim Thorn, celebrated his 55th birthday, and we had a fantastic time celebrating with him. With the help of his wife […]

June 5th, 2019|Blog|

Braving the Polar Vortex

As a huge football fan, I’ve always been fascinated by the 1967 NFL Championship game between the Green Bay Packers and the Dallas Cowboys.  The game, affectionately known as the “ICE BOWL,” was contested at […]

January 30th, 2019|Blog|

A Few Words About ICC’s Family Philosophy

Family is a key component in our lives. Sure, we’re a place where quality comes first. However, we recognize the importance of family and quality of life. That’s why many people are floored by our […]

April 5th, 2018|Blog|

The ICC Control Panel Design Process

At The Industrial Controls Company, our specialty is designing and building electrical control panels for a multitude of industries and environments.  We can start with anything from an idea to a complete set of drawings/functional […]

November 28th, 2017|Blog|

ICC Manufacturing Workforce

The Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WMEP) helps businesses become more competitive and efficient. They help manufacturing companies in Wisconsin expand their capabilities to grow, be innovative, and achieve operational success.  WMEP’s blog provides news regarding […]

August 1st, 2017|Blog|

The Ultimate Environment of Responsibility

Do you have the entrepreneurial spirit?  Have you always wanted to run your own business but aren’t in a position to take the risk?  How about working in an environment where you’re treated in an […]

August 29th, 2016|Blog|

When Things Don’t Go As Planned

How We Adjust the Manufacturing Process to Improve Outcomes and Empower Employees
The old saying is that everybody makes mistakes, right?

Our answer to that at The Industrial Controls Company, Inc. is a resounding NO!

The employees at The […]

June 23rd, 2016|Blog|

ICC’s Company Credo

Every company has core beliefs, a set of guiding principles. Whether you call it a motto, slogan, tagline, mission statement, or company credo, the intent is to convey the company’s purpose to the rest of […]

March 28th, 2016|Blog|

Zen and the Art of the Power Tour

As a celebration for my 20th year in business, I decided to take my family on one of the most relaxing and enjoyable vacations I could come up with.  I realize this may conjure up […]

December 21st, 2015|Blog|

Top 5 Things to Look for When Outsourcing Your Process Controls

Whether you are at engineering capacity and simply ready to offload work or looking for process controls expertise, outsourcing your control panel design and manufacturing can be the right option. On one hand, giving up […]

November 12th, 2015|Blog|
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