Monthly Archives: October 2020

Sunbelt Power Controls: Another Happy Customer

Posted October 8, 2020 by Pepper Hastings

Categories: Blog, IIDM Behind the Scenes

Did you know Innovative-IDM specializes in wastewater and other water flow applications? One of our lines is Sunbelt Power Controls -- off-the-shelf and custom pump control panels and systems. We just helped a local university with their parking lot runoff application. IIDM's Sunbelt specialist Dean Morris helped the customer with the project.

From:  James
Sent: Wednesday, October 7, 2020 1:09:25 PM
To: Dean Morris <>
Subject: Thank You

Dean I want to think you so much for all the help you have been in the past and this week with our pumps and controls. This new warning system you suggested for us is going great and will save us many headaches in the future. Thanks for coming out and making sure everything was installed correctly too.

Look forward to working with you more in the future. Jim.

Plumbing Supervisor



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Custom Parker Actuators for Platform Guardrail Application

Posted October 7, 2020 by Pepper Hastings

Categories: Uncategorized

This worker platform will be retrofitted with new, custom Parker actuators.

We are supplying some custom Parker actuators to one of our customers. Their project was to rebuild this platform structure where workers balance helicopter blades -- adjusting the pitch of the blades on a helicopter rotors.

The actuators lift and lower the guard rails where operators make their adjustments to the rotors.  The installation is near the ocean. Innovative-IDM worked with the customer to specify sealing to stop intrusion and epoxy coating to reduce the risk of corrosion from the salt spray in the air.

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SMC + IIDM = Chicago Branch Drive-Thru Picnic

Posted October 6, 2020 by Pepper Hastings

Categories: Blog, IIDM Behind the Scenes

Innovative-IDM recently was authorized to stock and distribute SMC pneumatics components in the Chicago market. Innovative-IDM in Carol Stream on Monday hosted its SMC brethren for an outdoor, drive-by cookout, complete with individually wrapped brats, dogs and burgers.

IIDM neighbors also dropped by to enjoy the cooking of Ed Hyer and Chicago branch manager Tim Mueller. SMC even brought over a few product samples which no doubt created lively lunchtime conversation.

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