Blog Category: Plastic Enclosures

September 24, 2020 by Blair Haas
Bud’s Din Rail Multi-Board enclosures allows up to 3 boards and makes your connections quick and easy Bud Industries has a unique solution to mounting your PC boards on a din rail box.  Our new Din Rail Multi-Board Box is…
July 29, 2020 by Blair Haas
Nothing gets an enclosure manufacturer more excited than developing a new product like the PW series of ABS boxes.  Bud has just introduced these multi-purpose enclosures that are relatively small but pack a huge punch in the options they offer…
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…
December 19, 2019 by Blair Haas
As the year winds down and we look back on 2019, we have so much to be grateful for and to look forward to in our company and in the electronic enclosure world.  We also are proud of our ability…
November 25, 2019 by Blair Haas
We have often been asked to provide extra large plastic NEMA/IP rated enclosures and so we are delighted to introduce the NBG series.  While much is made of the ongoing reduction in component sizes, one concept that is overlooked is…
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,…
April 16, 2019 by Blair Haas
Continuing our review of our best-selling plastic enclosures, the Plastic Rack Mount Chassis is a definite winner.  Customers have been mounting equipment into 19” panel width cabinets and racks for nearly 100 years.  Often, rather than mounting equipment itself into…
April 4, 2019 by Blair Haas
Bud Industries Electronic Enclosures have many applications, but one of which we are quite proud is our association with Calsol, the UC Berkley solar vehicle team.  Calsol is made up of students from a variety of disciplines who develop Formula…
March 19, 2019 by Blair Haas
In my last blog, I noted how many plastic enclosures we have in our line. Many people think of us only as steel or aluminum electronic enclosure suppliers, but we are much more than that. In this blog, I will…
March 6, 2019 by Blair Haas
Bud Industries was founded with a focus on metal enclosures and rack, so people often forget that we have a broad line of plastic enclosures today as well. To do so is to risk overlooking one of the broadest lines…
March 1, 2017 by Blair Haas
Sometimes, here at Bud Industries, we take a look at some of our long term products such as our plastic rack mount chassis and are pleased to see that they are still as relevant today as they were when they…
October 28, 2015 by Blair Haas
We are always delighted when a customer sends us a photo of one of our enclosures in use.   It fascinates us to see the diversity in applications where electronics needs to be enclosed in industries of which we had no…
July 28, 2015 by Blair Haas
It is often the case in technology that innovations are often adapted for different applications than was originally anticipated. For example, when the first cell phones were invented, no one could foresee that smart phones would follow and when smart…
January 26, 2015 by Blair Haas
While the sports world is abuzz over whether Bill Belichick, Tom Brady, or a mysterious stranger ordered the Patriot’s footballs to be somewhat deflated, deflation, or shrinkage, is also an issue with plastic enclosures. Polycarbonate, while very durable and damage…
July 25, 2014 by Blair Haas
As we have mentioned in this blog before, Bud Industries recently celebrated its 85th anniversary.  There is something a bit disingenuous about a company that is so involved with the high-tech industry having survived and thrived as long as we…
August 20, 2013 by Blair Haas
We thought that we had heard of all of the potential unique applications for Bud enclosures.  With the advent of our NEMA enclosures that are sealed to keep out water and other environmental conditions, we were inundated with unique product…
January 18, 2013 by Blair Haas
The Freescale™ Freedom Development Platform Model FRDM-KL25Z is a development platform designed to work with other minicomputers such as the raspberry PI and other development boards such as the Arduino Uno. Bud’s new FBB-3665 enclosure has been manufactured to fit the…
August 2, 2012 by Blair Haas
This week, we had a milestone in Bud Industries history.  Ravi Jain, our Director of Engineering, retired after 41 years with our company.  I have spent a lot of time thinking about Ravi’s contributions to our company and also about…
July 20, 2012 by Blair Haas
As we go through one of the hottest and driest summers in Cleveland history and throughout the country, we all are looking for ways to be protected from the sun, heat, and those rare thunderstorms.  Whether it be to crank…
May 18, 2012 by Blair Haas
We recently attended the Electronic Distribution Show in Las Vegas in its new location at the Cosmopolitan Hotel.  As a new “hot spot” in Vegas, it drew a huge crowd to the show and to our meetings.  The highlight of…
April 20, 2012 by Blair Haas
By now, most of you have heard of the Raspberry Pi, a small micro-computer that is the size of a credit card.  Developed by the Raspberry Pi foundation with the mission of teaching students more about electronics, it has become…
March 9, 2012 by Blair Haas
It has been an exciting week here at Bud.  We are installing a new Customer Relations Manager system (CRM), we have just installed a new second generation VOIP phone system, and have begun to enjoy the fruits of our new…