ECD - Electrical Control Distributors

ECD is an integrated distributor. We distribute automation, control, motion, and mechatronic products as well as value added services. Value added services include UL 508A and UL 698A Listed Panel Shop, Custom Electrical Control Design, Electrical & Mechanical 2D & 3D drawings in Solid Works, PLC & Drive Programming Services, VFD Startup Services, Remote Equipment Trouble Shooting Services, custom pre-assembled T-Slot aluminum profiles, custom rail assemblies, kitting and more. ECD has a large inventory of automation and control products in stock and ready to ship.

  • Large on-site inventory
  • In-stock inventory ships within 24 hours
  • Personalized service & technical support
  • Factory trained personnel
  • Value-added services
  • UL508A & UL698A Custom Control Panels

ECD is not simply a product distributor, we know what we sell. ECD personnel have industry experience and are factory trained. We have the capability to take an idea and make it a reality, from the components to a design to a fabricated UL Listed control panel. By offering innovative products and expert engineering all in one place, working with ECD saves you time and money!

Contact ECD today regarding your next automation project.

Our story

ECD was founded in 1992 by Mary and Fred Schwan as a distributor of products and value-added services for the fabrication and maintenance of Electrical Control equipment. We are located in Crystal Lake, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. ECD has grown steadily over the years by being a knowledgeable resource and problem solver for our customers. We partner with our manufacturers and take great pride in being a preferred distributor.