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SBCS Headquarters

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

Santa Barbara

California

A LEADER IN AUTOMATION SINCE 1976

Santa Barbara Control Systems (SBCS), a California Corporation, is the leading manufacturer of automatic controllers in the US, under the trade name of the CHEMTROL® line.

SBCS is heaquartered in Santa Barbara, California in a modern 8,000-square foot corporate building located near the US 101 Freeway and the Santa Barbara Airport. To see maps of our location, please Click here.  Use the zoom feature to change the scale of the maps and BACKUP to return to this site.

From its beginning in 1976, SBCS has been a leader in chemical automation with numerous technical papers on Oxidation-Reduction Potential (ORP) technology. The company maintains an ongoing research and development program, including a laboratory for research on water chemistry.

In 1978, SBCS developed cyanuric acid-compatible controllers for pools and spas. In 1986, the company introduced the first true ORP/pH controller specifically designed for swimming pools and spas.

In 1990, the CHEMCOM® system - the first remote monitoring system designed for swimming pools - was installed on pools operated by the Chicago Parks Department.

In 1996, the company introduced the CHEMTROL® PC Programmable Controller, the first fully integrated controller combining in a single unit all the different controls for chemical automation, water balance, filter backwashing and heating.

In 2003, the company introduced a revolutionary new PPM SENSOR with a selective membrane for direct readings of Free Chlorine in water without interference from cyanurates or oxidizers.

With over 50,000 CHEMTROL® controllers installed worldwide [See References], the company has always placed a strong emphasis on product reliability, ease of use and friendly customer service including toll-free technical support and free training seminars for dealers and pool operators.

All controllers are covered by a unique 5-year electronics warranty and are supported by the large network of CHEMTROL® Qualified Dealers in the U.S. and other countries.

This is why engineers and architects all over the world specify CHEMTROL® controllers for their most demanding applications.

Jacques Steininger

Dr. Jacques M. Steininger
Board Chairman
Languages: English / Français

Pablo Navarro

Pablo F. Navarro,
President
Languages: English / Español

Bryan Crump

Bryan Crump
Quality Assurance Manager
Languages: English / Español

Nader Shweyk

Nader Shweyk
IT Manager/Engineering Program Manager
Languages: English / Arabic

Karen Grigsby

Karen Grigsby
Office Manager

Joe Osuna

Joe Osuna
Accounting
Languages: English / Español

CUSTOMER SERVICE

Ron Akin

Ron Akin

Rick Cummings

Rick Cummings

Dave Button

Dave Button

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