PdMA Corp. to host motor shop assessment workshop

PdMA Corp., a Tampa, Fla., provider of predictive maintenance (PdM), condition monitoring, and electric motor testing instruments, will host a motor shop assessment and motor repair interpretation workshop.   It is designed for motor owners, motor repair shop personnel, trainees, advance motor maintenance and repair technicians. Employees in the following positions will also find the workshop beneficial: reliability […]

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Advertising Tip of the Month #10

Flexible Scheduling Deciding an advertising schedule can be daunting as you consider magazine content, industry events, company events or promotions, budget, and other factors. By looking at editorial calendars, you can gain an idea of the issues that would most benefit your advertising schedule as well as being able to choose the issues you wish […]

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Power transmission/motion control industry shows growth

The Power Transmission Distributors Association Business Index reading for the second quarter was 68.7, up from the 1Q2014 reading of 63.6. Survey participants’ expectations for the entire year remained the same from the previous quarter at 6% growth. The index reading indicates the rate of change compared with the previous period. Readings above 50 indicate growth […]

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AETI sells American Access Technologies to Fabricating Technologies

American Electric Technologies, Inc. (AETI), a Houston supplier of power delivery products for the global energy industry, today announced it completed the sale of its American Access Technologies (AAT) business to Fabricating Technologies, LLC on August 15, 2014 for $2.3 million in cash. The sale did not include AAT’s real estate which was leased to […]

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September EA Preview: Let’s Get Organized

You don’t need to wait for spring to do your cleaning. Fast Forward for the September issue of Electrical Apparatus Magazine will provide helpful tips on how to organize your office and computer. Organization is incredibly important for running a successful business in that it can save time and eliminate embarrassing situations like losing an important piece […]

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ISA Manufacturer Index up, Distributor Index down

Economic expansion continued for members of the Industrial Supply Association, according to the August ISA Economic Indicator Report (EIR). However, the Manufacturer and Distributor Indexes moved in opposite directions for the third straight month. “The ISA Manufacturer Index rose from 61.5% in June to 61.8% in July, while the Distributor Index decreased from 68.6% in June […]

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NAED and RepFiles partner to produce sales and marketing app

 The National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) and RepFiles, LLC, a developer of mobile applications for professionals, have launched a mobile app now available in the Apple App Store and Google Play. With the NAED edition app, distributors can access the most current sales and marketing content from different manufacturers, sales agencies, or their own company from […]

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Research on Possible New Photovoltaic Technology

In the July issue of Electrical Apparatus, Engineering Editor Richard L. Nailen writes that “research continues into ways of enhancing array efficiency and reliability” while “the advent of the Smart Grid has increased the need for more effective means of integrating renewable energy sources into distribution systems” (29). The article goes in depth on the […]

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GE to modernize grid for Aberdeen, Mississippi

GE’s Digital Energy business and the City of Aberdeen announced plans to implement GE’s Solutions as a Service (SaaS) technology. SaaS is a cloud-based, fee-for-service grid management system that enables small- and mid-market utilities to build modern and interconnected grids. “Aberdeen was seeking an opportunity to empower customers to become more engaged with their electric […]

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EIS acquires Insulation and Wires

EIS, Inc., an Atlanta distributor of process materials and specialty wire and cable and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Insulation and Wires, Inc. (IWI), based in Oklahoma City, Okla.  IWI distributes and fabricates process materials used in electrical OEM, motor repair, and energy markets […]

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