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June 2, 2020 by Blair Haas
The purpose of this blog is to inform people about our electronic enclosures and to give guidance on issues that they may encounter in their search for the right product.  My goal is to write a blog at least every…
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…
March 18, 2020 by Blair Haas
As a newly defined elderly person (like most people, I have assumed it is much older than I am), I am adjusting to a different life as CEO of Bud Industries, an Electronic Enclosure company who is working from home. …
February 6, 2019 by Blair Haas
Let’s Chat. As we prepare to launch our new Bud Industries Electronic Enclosure Website later this spring, we have begun to turn on a few new features. The most exciting is a chat feature. Long used on retail and consumer…
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 5, 2018 by Blair Haas
As I noted in an earlier blog, 2018 marks Bud Industries 90th year as a manufacturer of electronic enclosures. As we have evolved through the years, we have been blessed to build on our business relationships and turn them into…
February 1, 2018 by Blair Haas
Many customers would be surprised to know that Bud’s Steel NEMA Boxes are among its best sellers.  When customers think of Bud’s NEMA/IP rated offerings, they typically think of either polycarbonate or fiberglass boxes, the original protected products that Bud…
November 9, 2017 by Blair Haas
Nowhere is a picture better at telling a story than in describing Bud’s IP and NEMA plastic Boxes.  Even better is a video and we have just updated our videos on the popular NBF and PN series boxes.  While in…
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…
July 19, 2017 by Blair Haas
Here is a new infographic from Bud Industries on the five easy steps to select a factory automation enclosure Bud has a very broad range of products that meet NEMA and IP standards in all materials ranging from steel to…
May 26, 2017 by Blair Haas
Bud has a new Infographic that proves how easy it is to have Bud provide you with a modified electronic enclosure.  Don’t risk improper modifications by a local source or your “back room” when it is so easy and so…
May 24, 2017 by Blair Haas
While tens of thousands of customers enjoy our electronic enclosures each year, it is likely that they never think about the people who create those products that they use  This week, and for that matter, this year, is an exciting…
April 12, 2017 by Blair Haas
For those of us in the Electronic Enclosure Industry, there is nothing more beautiful than a well-executed modified electronic enclosure.  In fact, the holy grail of enclosures is how to provide the modifications as fast as an off-the-shelf standard product. …
March 29, 2017 by Blair Haas
In this blog, I often try to relate the idea of learning more about Bud Industries and electronic enclosures to key events in my life.  Alas, my mother passed away about 10 days ago after a long illness and it…
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…
January 30, 2017 by Blair Haas
While most immediately think of Bud Industries when they have an enclosure need, people often don’t think of Bud for the final touches such as NEMA Glands.  So what is a NEMA cable gland?  Put simply, when a hole is…
October 18, 2016 by Blair Haas
While all of us in Cleveland are caught up in Indians Fever, it is exciting for us to realize that one of our NEMA 4 enclosures makes the live experience at many stadiums so much better.  It was not too…
August 19, 2016 by Blair Haas
Everyone knows that Bud is the industry’s favored supplier of electronic enclosures, but did you know that Bud is now a top supplier of  Breadboards as well?  Bud first approached this market with several enclosures for the raspberry pi development…
July 20, 2016 by Blair Haas
Bud’s NF Series Value Priced Fiberglass Enclosure I am often asked questions about Bud’s Fiberglass enclosure line, the NF and NFL series as engineers try to understand the differences between various types of plastic enclosures as well as why one…
June 21, 2016 by Blair Haas
My marketing team tells me that all of my blogs should be about Electronic Enclosures but it is impossible to be sitting in suburban Cleveland Ohio and not write about the Cavs winning the NBA championship.  For those who have…
April 29, 2016 by Blair Haas
Today’s engineers are often very well trained in everything that is needed for tech from the latest embedded systems to the internet of things. However, it can be the simpler things that trip them up, such as dealing with an…
March 30, 2016 by Blair Haas
Bud’s ATX series of ATEX Rated Enclosures Why would Bud introduce an ATEX rated Enclosure? Enclosures are designed for two purposes, protection and beauty. Often, when we think of protection, the focus is on external issues, causing testing to levels…
January 8, 2016 by Blair Haas
Bud Industries ran an incredibly successful contest in 2015.  With interest at an industry high rate, we asked people to take a pop quiz to demonstrate how quickly Bud can modify our standard product line.  With a 5-6 day leadtime, we…
November 19, 2015 by Blair Haas
New products are always exciting for us here at Bud. In the coming weeks, this blog will be highlighting some of the significant new product areas and sharing with you the key features and benefits of the diverse group of…
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…
August 26, 2015 by Blair Haas
As many of you may know, I joined this industry with a background in marketing rather than engineering. While I grew up enmeshed in the enclosure field (my Father and Grandfather were industry veterans), my initial tech knowledge was somewhat limited. I…
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…