KMC Controls Named One of CRN’s Internet of Things 50

KMC Controls announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named KMC Controls to its 2018 Internet of Things 50 list, which recognizes companies whose innovative offerings are helping connect objects, computing devices, infrastructure, data storage and data analytics that will transform our everyday lives.

For nearly 50 years, KMC Controls has helped facilities achieve higher levels of energy efficiency and indoor environmental quality by automating and controlling building systems. KMC is an independent American manufacturer of automation and technology solutions for system integrators, system distributors, and OEM partners. KMC Controls’ IoT solution for the building automation market, KMC Commander, is a secure, open and scalable platform designed to help businesses affordably solve immediate problems while providing a long-term solution for their IoT strategy.

“KMC Controls is honored to be recognized by CRN as one of the 2018 Internet of Things 50,” said KMC Controls CEO Richard Newberry. “Innovation is in our blood. From our founding, we have strived to be at the forefront of new technologies. KMC Commander, our IoT solution, is an extension of this, an easy-to-use, secure platform allowing users to track, trend and trigger building data from anywhere.”

“The companies on CRN’s 2018 Internet of Things 50 list are leading innovation at every IoT connection point, from the capture and analysis of data to the response initiated at endpoint devices,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “CRN is pleased to recognize these vendors for bringing partners cutting-edge hardware, software and security portfolios, as well as an evolved understanding of how that technology fits with solution providers’ unique knowledge of the IoT market—enabling holistic, high-performing solutions that break new ground.”

The Internet of Things 50 list will be featured in the April issue of CRN and on at


About KMC Controls

Founded in 1969, KMC Controls is an American manufacturer of open, secure, and scalable Internet of Things (IoT) and building automation solutions. From secure hardware devices to smart and connected software, KMC delivers embedded intelligence and optimized control. KMC is committed to providing innovative and intuitive solutions from responsive and supportive people. By teaming up with leading technology providers, KMC’s solutions help their customers increase operating efficiency, optimize energy usage, maximize comfort and improve safety. Learn more at


About the Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.