ABC’s BattleBots has support from the welding and motor industries

It’s great and all that robots can help assemble complex machinery, but it’s even greater when they fight! ABC’s BattleBots showcases such battles on Sunday nights at 9 P.M./8 P.M Central. This series follows a group of tech-minded competitors who design and operate remote-controlled armed and armored machines. The machines are designed to fight in an […]

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August EA preview: Welcome to the cloud, your best solution for data storage

Look up – because that’s where all your information lives. For the past few years, cloud computing or its more popular label – “the cloud” – has been the home for data storage. “Fast Forward” will take a look at what the cloud can do for your business and what problems could arise from adopting this […]

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NAED Women in Industry Forum hosts record number of participants

The National Association of Electrical Distributors hosted its annual Women in Industry Forum in Denver June 23-25, and saw a huge turnout. This year 272 women attended the forum where they participated in educational sessions for their professional and personal development. There was a different approach to this year’s event. NAED introduced 17 college students from […]

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Crompton stock rises after electric motor contract

Crompton Greaves (CG), the Indian manufacturer of power transmission and generation products, is having a good week. Yesterday its parent Avantha Group Company CG signed a global supply agreement with French cement provider Lafarge for electrical motors. CG has been providing the cement industry with electric motors for various applications, including unique construction of slip-ring, twin drive slip-ring and double squirrel cage […]

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July EA preview: A community saves one of the few electricity programs in the U.S.

July is our annual training issue and this year will feature an article on the impact of a high school electricity program in Chicago. Last summer, administrators with Simeon Career Academy High School decided to cut its electricity program due to budgetary concerns and lack of interest. The program’s teacher, Latisa Kindred, along with the International […]

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EASA Show in San Antonio!

The August issue of Electrical Apparatus will feature the post-show photos and reviews of the 2015 EASA Convention in San Antonio, TX. Here are some snapshots of the show to hold you over until August.

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EASA Show 2015 Day One

It may have been pouring outside but there was a party going on indoors at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio. Here’s a little taste of the first day on the exhibit floor at the EASA Show. Be sure to check out our upcoming August issue for full post show coverage.     […]

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San Antonio EASA 2015 Attractions

San Antonio is at the cross roads of history and cultures. Right outside of the San Antonio Convention Center is a hub of activities for the attendee and family. Some nearby attractions are the Riverwalk, historic St. Joseph’s Church, the Alamo, and a wax museum. The May issue of Electrical Apparatus magazine detailed sites to see, restaurants […]

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EASA to present 12-part vibration webinar series

Who’s excited for some webinars!? The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) has you covered. Starting in September, Gene Vogel, EASA pump and vibration specialist, will present a 12-part Vibration Webinar Series.  These webinars will be presented from 10-11:30 A.M. (Central) on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for six weeks, beginning Tuesday, September 22. The last half-hour of […]

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The Gund Co. acquires custom gasket fabricator PressCut Industries

The Gund Company, a St. Louis materials manufacturer, has acquired PressCut Industries. PressCut custom fabricates gaskets, seals, o-rings, thermal interface and shielding materials from foam, sponge, felt, cork, rubber, and carious other materials. The companies’ combined capabilities will support a larger number of markets that utilize similar, vertically integrated materials and products. In addition to expanding the number and […]

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