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Our Mission

On Spec. On Time. On Budget. Whether it’s sustaining or value engineering for older legacy products, or coming up with innovative ideas for new products, at WRC it’s our daily mission to deliver the electronic control, I/O and network communications products and expertise our customers can trust to complete their custom electronics projects on spec, on time, and on budget.

Specializing in providing electronic solutions to Automation industry OEMs since 1991, WRC combines concept, design, layout, prototyping, testing, production, sub-system assembly and life-cycle sustaining engineering services to deliver the optimal solution for OEMs serving the Aerospace and Industrial Automation industry.


Open Network Technologies

  • Ethernet – EtherNet/IP
    • Modbus/TCP, BACnet/IP and OPC UA custom order
  • DeviceNet
  • CAN bus protocols
    • J1939 and CANopen as a custom order
  • ModBus
  • Allen-Bradley Remote I/O link (blue hose)
  • Optomux and Pamux

CAN-Bus Extenders

  • Supports all CAN application protocols – DeviceNet, CANopen, J1939 and others
  • Copper and fiber (multi & single-mode versions)

Intrinsic Safety

  • CAN bus barrier
  • IS I2C sensor nodes


I/O Systems and Technologies

  • Filtering and isolation
  • Specialized Rockwell series 1492-compatible mounting boards for Rockwell rack-mounted I/O modules

Analog Signal Conditioning

  • Analog I/O circuits and sensor inputs
    • mA, mV, and V
    • RTD, T/C
    • Potentiometers
    • Strain gage
  • Filtering and isolation

Specialized Mounting Boards Rockwell Automation / Allen-Bradley Cabling and Boards

  • Interface to multiple DIO PLC cards

Networked I/O Subsystems

  • Distributed I/O
  • I/O multiplexing


Custom-Engineered Solutions – Products and Services

  • Customize existing WRC products to meet your needs
  • Full custom design to meet your unique requirements
  • Rapid prototype development
  • Industries Served
    • Industrial control and factory automation
    • Commercial building automation
    • Aerospace electronics & DO-160 expertise


Technology Expertise

  • Serial communications-RS-232, RS-485, RS-422, ASCII, Modbus
  • Fiber–multi-mode, single-mode
  • CAN bus and CAN protocols–DeviceNet™, J1939 and CANopen, Custom protocols
  • Ethernet– General Ethernet, EtherNet/IP™, Modbus/TCP
  • Industrially hardened input/output circuits
  • Power electronics and power switching
  • Low-power sensor/actuator interfaces
  • Brushed and brushless motor control
  • Intrinsic Safety

Strengths & Capabilities

  • Requirements collaboration and specification creation
  • Embedded firmware/software development
  • PCB/hardware design and layout
  • Product life cycle support and obsolescence management
  • Cradle to grave project management
  • Rapid prototype development
  • DO–160 Expertise
  • Custom electronic packaging
  • Six-Phase Stage Gate Product Development Process
  • Electro-mechanical design (2D, 3D)
  • RoHS conversion and compliance, CE/UL
  • High-mix, low-volume SMT and through-hole mfg.
  • Conformal coating and potting



If you’re an OEM, smaller, lighter, more reliable are words you hear everyday. At WRC we understand the challenges you’re facing when it comes to serving the Aerospace and Industrial Automation industries.

Whether it’s sustaining or value engineering for older legacy products, or coming up with innovative ideas for new products, at WRC we have the electronic control, I/O and network communications expertise you can trust to get your custom electronics project off the ground fast.

Located in Akron, Ohio next to the Akron Fulton Airport, WRC has been part of the Akron high technology community for over 25 years. The world’s top companies trust WRC as their electronic solutions partner. Let us show you why. Contact your local WRC representative or call us direct today!