About MidStates Controls

Founded in 1984, MidStates Controls has a reputation for providing well-designed and reliable control systems. We create custom turnkey systems for manufacturing automation —from design to implementation—and provide ongoing support. Systems integration encompasses all major control products.

Share your challenge with us: Increased production? More complexity? Better control? Sleeker interface? More useful information? We have the creativity and expertise to design your system for optimal efficiency and cost-effective operation. You receive the automation you need today and our assurance of support for tomorrow.

Whether you are implementing a new control system, expanding a current system or upgrading an obsolete system, we can help. Clients tell us . . . our service sets us apart from other providers. In fact, most of our business comes through referrals from satisfied long-term customers.

Randy Friesema


Randy Friesema – President

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Brian Gahart

Vice President

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Cale Kollman

Control System Engineer

Cale Kollman – Control System Engineer

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Patrick Marsolek

Automation Engineer

Patrick Marsolek - Automation Engineer

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Tyler Fritz

Automation Engineer

Tyler Fritz - Automation Engineer

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Robert Friesema

Automation Engineer

Robert Friesma - Automation Engineer

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