Contemporary Controls – Ccontrols

Contemporary Controls is a leading manufacturer of unique and innovative products for the industrial and building automation industries leveraging technologies such as BACnet, Cellular, Ethernet, IoT and Modbus. For more than 45 years, Contemporary Controls has been designing and manufacturing the system building blocks for networking, integrating and controlling where performance and reliability are key. Contemporary Controls is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, USA with additional locations in China, Germany and the United Kingdom, serving the Americas, EMEA and APAC.

Ccontrols designs and manufactures the system building blocks for networking, integrating and controlling automation processes where performance and reliability are important. Their products are built upon open technologies such as ARCNET, BACnet®, Controller Area Network (CAN), Ethernet, Modbus®, Niagara Framework®, and Sedona ― typically found in the building, energy, and industrial automation industries. Two design teams, one in the US and one in China, cooperate with other design resources to develop proprietary products under the Contemporary Controls brand or the brand of their OEM customers.


Ccontrols was established in 1975 as a system integration and consulting business focusing on microcomputer and PLC applications. They specialize in the BMS network and gateways. By providing high-quality industrial BACnet gateways and routers they fill a large need in the market. Contemporary Controls develops, manufactures and markets innovative networking and control products to the benefit of their automation customers worldwide.

Ccontrols customers

Their customers are systems integrators, contractors, mechanical and controls OEMs seeking simple and reliable networking and control products from a dependable source. With headquarters based in the US, they have wholly-owned operations in the UK, Germany and China with self-manufacturing in the US and China. With over 45 years in business, four locations around the world serving the Americas, EMEA and APAC, and a reputation for service and technical support, Contemporary Controls is committed to making your automation projects successful.