Blog Category: Electronic Enclosure

June 18, 2020 by Blair Haas
During this crazy business era, one product area that has thrived has been our Server Rack Series, the SRP.  In this time of endless binge watching, video game marathons, and even remote learning for students (my 9 year old grandson…
June 18, 2019 by Blair Haas
One of the most consistent questions that Bud Industries receives deals with the best materials for a NEMA or IP rated enclosure.  Bud provides Nema and IP rated boxes in almost every material including steel, stainless steel, abs plastic, polycarbonate,…
November 29, 2018 by Blair Haas
Max Haas founded Bud Industries in 1928 and created an industry legend Tomorrow is an important date in the history of Electronic Enclosures.  On November 30, 1928,  Bud Radio, the predecessor of Bud Industries, was incorporated by my Grandfather, Max…
October 30, 2018 by Blair Haas
Last week’s ECIA Executive Conference was a fascinating blend of strong speakers, special commemorative moments and great networking.  Bud Industries has been a member of the Electronics Industry trade associations for generations, first in electrical components for radios and then…
October 16, 2018 by Blair Haas
Finding a Bud Industries electronic enclosure is a quick and easy process that can be done 24/7.  Just check out all of the great features on Bud’s website.  Let’s say you are looking for a stainless steel NEMA box that…
June 12, 2018 by Blair Haas
Much has changed in the electronic enclosure industry since Bud Industries was founded 90 years ago in 1928. At that time, in fact, we did not even manufacture enclosures, but our first product related to radio antennae. As our company…
October 6, 2017 by Blair Haas
How can the best Electronic Enclosure Website be made even better?  Simply by making it even easier to use and more user friendly.  One of the best features of the Bud Industries website is the “search by size” widget that…
March 16, 2017 by Blair Haas
March Madness is the most exciting time of the year, even for an Electronic Enclosure Manufacturer like Bud Industries.  While it is estimated that the economy will lose up to $4 billion in productivity due to this amazing basketball spectacle,…
July 5, 2016 by Blair Haas
As we celebrate the Fourth of July Holiday week, I am brought back to what this holiday means for Bud Industries.  As a country of immigrants that promises opportunity for all, I think of my Grandfather’s story which reflects the…
June 9, 2016 by Blair Haas
Bud’s versatile BRP 19″ Cabinet Rack It is often said that buying an electronic enclosure is technologically simple.  Just know your required dimensions and materials and your selection becomes only a matter of style.  However, for many, navigating the terms…
February 3, 2012 by Blair Haas
Although I have been involved with the electronic enclosure industry for nearly 40 years, I continue to be amazed at the variety of applications which require these enclosures.  The application space has expanded significantly since we introduced NEMA 4x Fiberglass…
January 27, 2012 by Blair Haas
While a picture is said to be worth a thousand words, we have all learned that in today’s world, video is even more “valuable.”  From celebrity reputations that are made or damaged to either positive or negative police actions, the…
January 20, 2012 by Blair Haas
When selecting an enclosure, often an engineer is focused on the aesthetics of the box, looking to the “shell” to help create an attractive device to promote in the market.  This is especially true in a consumer type product where…
January 13, 2012 by Blair Haas
Perhaps one of the most confusing standards for an engineer to follow is NEMA ratings as it relates to enclosures.  It would be natural to consider that the higher the NEMA rating, the greater the protection.  This is definitely not…
December 21, 2011 by Blair Haas
As the year winds down, I often review what I have done this year and ramp up my plans for next year.  If you do that, high on your list has to be ways to streamline the supply chain, or…
December 16, 2011 by Blair Haas
This is the first real posting on the new Bud Industries Blog.  Why have I decided to start a blog?  Does the world really need one more?  I think it does and there are several good reasons why.  First, any…