PARSIPPANY, N.J.— Electronic Drives and Controls, Inc. (EDC), recently achieved certification by the Control System Integrator Association (CSIA), meeting the highest industry standard for successful management of a control system integration business, the company said in a release.

Electronic Drives and Controls is a control system integrator and field service company for industrial automation and drive technology. The certification establishes that EDC meets the highest level of technical and business performance standards in providing innovative control system integration and field service work for industrial automation and drive technology, according to the release.

“Congratulations to Electronic Drives and Controls on their successful CSIA re-certification. This is a testament to their serious commitment to continuous improvement,” said Jose M. Rivera, CEO of CSIA, in the release. “We commend the entire team for this important accomplishment. By supporting the CSIA Certification program, Electronic Drives and Controls is not only advancing their company, they are also elevating the playing field for the entire control systems integration community.”

The CSIA is a global trade association that seeks to advance the industry of control system integration. To achieve CSIA certification, a company must demonstrate a commitment to delivering the highest level of quality, performance, and reliability by meeting or exceeding the CSIA Best Practices and Benchmarks guidelines in 10 key areas, encompassing technical and business aspects of operation. A third-party auditor conducts an intensive review to confirm that the comprehensive CSIA Best Practices and Benchmarks have been implemented in 10 key areas, such as general management, human resources management, business development and sales management, financial management, project management, system development lifecycle, quality management, technical management, and other supporting activities.

“As a longtime CSIA member, we have deeply integrated the CSIA Best Practices and Benchmarks into our culture,” said Bud Dillard, president of Electronic Drives and Controls, in the release. “Having successfully achieved the rigorous CSIA certification allows us to demonstrate to our customers that our sound business practices and strong technical proficiency substantially reduce their project risk.”

Electronic Drives and Controls ( said in the release that it has the engineering capability to design, build, start, and service projects that range from simple to sophisticated. Its team of engineers and technicians is said to have “great depth of experience integrating new control systems and breathing life into older equipment.” Electronic Drives and Controls’ large field service team specializes in AC and DC drives, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and factory automation.

In addition to its certification as a Siemens Solution Partner and a Rockwell Automation Recognized System Integrator, EDC is a factory authorized and factory trained service center for more than 40 drive brands, the company said. The family owned and operated company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Parsippany.

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