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White Paper detailing how Panduit and Pentair Offer Best Practices and Tools To Help Achieve Up to 40 Percent Space Savings

September 5, 2013, TINLEY PARK, IL
Panduit Corp., a global leader in Unified Physical InfrastructureSM (UPI)-based solutions, and Pentair Equipment Protection, with its leading Hoffman® brand of electrical enclosures, today announced control panel best practices and tools.  These defined methods help manufacturers achieve greater performance, become less susceptible to EMI noise, gain up to a 40 percent space savings and implement best-in-class equipment protection and infrastructure management.

The new white paper “Control Panel Optimization – Five Key Elements to Consider: Space Optimization, Noise Mitigation, Environmental Protection, Security and Safety” helps define best practices and solution tools that will enable system integrators, panel designers and builders to enhance five elements common in the control panel development process and end use lifecycle. This white paper and more detailed information on the five key elements identified are being presented in the coming months at

White Paper Highlights

Panduit and Pentair’s Hoffman brand will co-author five additional white papers to expound on the critical concerns on optimizing control panels in the coming months.The intent is to provide actionable guidance, tips, and tools to streamline processes while delivering innovative solutions that reduce costs and improve overall life cycle performance.

This joint effort is part of a unique partnership that leverages the quality, service, and innovation of two leading global brands to address the latest design challenges associated with equipment protection and infrastructure management for industrial automation networks and control systems.

About Panduit:
Panduit is a world-class developer and provider of leading-edge solutions that connect, manage and automate the physical infrastructure. Panduit Unified Physical Infrastructure℠ (UPI) based solutions help customers integrate core business systems for a smarter, unified business foundation. Our robust partner ecosystem, global staff, and unmatched service and support make Panduit a valuable and trusted partner. (

About Pentair Equipment Protection:
Pentair’s Equipment Protection business is a leading provider of worldwide product and service solutions for enclosing, protecting and cooling electrical and electronic systems. Its industry-leading brands—Hoffman®, McLean®, Schroff®—provide a broad variety of standard, modified and engineered solutions to the commercial, communications, energy, general electronics, industrial, infrastructure, medical, and security and defense markets. For more information, visit

About Pentair Ltd.
Pentair Ltd. ( delivers industry-leading products, services and solutions for its customers’ diverse needs in water and other fluids, thermal management and equipment protection.  With pro forma revenues of approximately $8 billion, Pentair employs more than 30,000 people worldwide.