Maintenance and reliability seminars in November

All-Test Pro, an Old Saybrook, Conn., manufacturer of portable instruments for the testing of electric motors, is offering one-day maintenance and reliability seminars. Attendees will learn learn from industry representatives on how electric motor testing programs, vibration analysis and ultrasound testing can combine to reduce downtime and increase profitability. “Increasing uptime and decreasing the cost of […]

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ICP market research shows positive attitudes but low awareness of industrial distribution among Millennials

New market research was recently commissioned by Industrial Careers Pathway, to find out about attitudes of Millennials toward careers in industrial distribution. “As the Millennial generation expands their ranks in the workforce, understanding their attitudes is a vital aspect of the work of ICP in helping meet the need for a skilled industrial distribution workforce […]

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Advertising Rate Card Update

Preparing for 2015: New Rate Card The Barks Publication rate card has been adjusted for the 2015 year to better reflect the differences between the available sizes and colors. The new rate card will go into effect with the January 2015 issue. Renewing or beginning your advertising schedule with the 2015 ElectroMechanical Bench Reference or […]

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NEMA and Orgalime release joint recommendations for U.S. and EU trade agreement

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and its European counterpart, Orgalime, announced their agreement on a joint statement of recommendations to the U.S. and European Union (EU) as they seek to negotiate a free trade agreement known as the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The joint position paper was endorsed formally by U.S. and EU […]

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Record attendance at CWIEME Chicago

This year’s Coil Winding, Insulation, and Electrical Manufacturing Exhibition (CWIEME) Chicago welcomed a record number of visitors and exhibitors from across North America. Held September 30 – October 1, CWIEME Chicago grew by 40% this year with more than 45 new suppliers in the motor, generator, transformer and energy sectors. The two-day show at Chicago’s Donald E. […]

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PEARL certifies first electrical reconditioning technician

The Professional Electrical Apparatus Recyclers League’s (PEARL) Technician Certification program certified Adam Tappe, a 22-year veteran at National Switchgear, a Lewisville, Tex., provider of power distribution equipment and services, as its first Level 1 electrical reconditioning certified technician. Tappe began as a shop technician in 1993 before moving to sales, where he works today. “By taking the PEARL technician […]

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Industrial supply distributors and manufacturers see growth in September

The October ISA Economic Indicator Report (EIR) from the Industrial Supply Association showed that business expanded at a faster pace in September than in August. “The ISA Distributor Index increased from 65.1 in August to 76.8 in September, while the ISA Manufacturer Index improved from 59.0 in August to 60.5 the previous month,” said Bryon […]

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November EA preview: Stop the Spam

Fast Forward in the November issue of Electrical Apparatus Magazine will tackle that pesky problem in your e-mail known as spam. Spam is unsolicited, in other words “unwanted,” messages that are sent in large quantities. The individuals who send spam are known as “spammers” who deliver nearly identical messages to a vast list of recipients. Also […]

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B&K Precision donates lab equipment to California college

B&K Precision, a Yorba Linda, Calif., manufacturer and distributor of precision test and measurement instruments, has outfitted the test benches in an electrical and computer engineering lab at Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) with all new, state-of-the art equipment.  The company’s donation will benefit more than 500 students each year at BCOE through the technical hands-on training […]

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PTDA adds eight new members

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA), a Chicago-based association for the industrial power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distribution channel, recently welcomed eight new member companies: Distributor Member Intech Bearing Inc. (Houston, Texas) is a distributor of bearings, belt and chain drives, clutches and brakes, linear motion products, and PT accessories. Learn more at http://www.intechbearing.com. Manufacturer Members Bervina […]

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