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For more than 30 years, Artisan Controls has been a recognized leader in the electronic timing and controls industry. Artisan has supplied the United States Government and the industrial marketplace with more than 3000 types of timers and control devices for rugged environment such as railroad equipment, material handling, portable heaters, conveyor systems, lubrication machinery, food service equipment, elevators, HVAC, vending equipment, waste management, industrial and movie theater lighting. Most of Artisan's "standard products" are available for immediate shipment either factory direct or through more than 300 major distribution locations throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.. Artisan's commitment to its customers has earned us a reputation for Quality, Performance, Reliability and Service.


Artisan's innovative product design, superior quality and attention to safety has allowed us to apply the UL, CUL, CSA and CE approval marks to many of our standard and custom products. Artisan has designed timers and/or controllers for recognized industry leaders such as Westinghouse, General Electric, AT&T, NASA, Martin Company, North American, Amtrak, NJ Transit, Bombardier, and the United States Government.


In June of 1959, Chester Waldvogel and Joseph Pieczynski founded the Electronic Products Corporation (EPC) of Baltimore, Maryland. The sole purpose of which was to design, manufacture, and sell electronic timing devices.


In June of 1964, Daniel Drench, President of Artisan Electronics Corporation of New Jersey purchased EPC and relocated the merged company to New Jersey where it has remained ever since. Joe Pieczynski was appointed the manager of the EPC division of AEC, and was later elected Vice President of AEC.


Artisan's products are also sold through a network of National Sales Representatives. This extremely capable and well trained team of representatives have allowed for continuity of product development by matching and coordinating the right product to the customer's specific application.


By 1980, Artisan was using the microprocessor as a component part in timers that "talked". Since then the custom microcontroller chip has become a commonplace component in our product design.


In January of 1987, a management team led by Joe Pieczynski and Lou D'Alessandro purchased the EPC Division of Artisan Electronics naming the new company "Artisan Controls Corporation"... a brand "new" 28 year old company.


In January of 1998, Artisan elected its corporate counsel of 7 years, John D. Murray, as its President and CEO. Assisted by Executive Vice President of Manufacturing, Lou D'Alessandro, Artisan is now poised for success in the 21st century. Today, Artisan maintains its corporate headquarters in Parsippany, Morris County, New Jersey. The company also maintains a satellite office in Austin Texas, where its co-founder and chief electrical engineer, Joe Pieczynski, continues to design state of the art products. As a result of this pool of talent, Artisan continues its leadership role in the development and manufacture of standard and specialized timing and controlling devices for its customers. Artisan hopes that you will join our ever growing family of satisfied customers by ordering our products today.