Border States Electric is one of the largest independent electrical and communications distributors in the United States. The company specializes in providing products, services and support to the agriculture, automotive, banking, commercial real estate, beverage, computer, electronics, food processing and paper industries. The products offered by the company include programmable controllers, operator interface devices, motor controls, variable speed drives, energy monitoring and measuring systems, control system software and power quality products. It also offers proximity and photo-switch controls, distribution equipment, underground locators and fault finders and power distribution equipment. The company specializes in system protection, transmission system products and design, street lighting design technology and distribution automation. Border States Electric maintains a location in Brooklyn Park, Minn.