600 women professionals surveyed for manufacturing study

The Manufacturing Institute surveyed 600 women professionals in manufacturing for a recent study. “Women in manufacturing study: Exploring the gender gap” contains views on how to recruit, retain and advance talented women. “Through STEP Ahead, hundreds of women from all levels of manufacturing have been recognized for excellence and leadership in their careers,” said Jennifer McNelly, […]

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Fear not! “Electrical Systems Maintenance for Dummies” now available

We’re all familiar with the “…for Dummies” how-to book series and now you can add electrical maintenance to the mix. John Wiley Publishing, has published “Electrical Systems Maintenance for Dummies” by Lynn Hamrick, PE, from Shermco Industries. The book could be a primer for any company, facility or industrial entity that needs to ensure that […]

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HK 3D and 3D Systems enter into international 3D partnership

Not to be a shameless shill or anything, but I wrote about 3-D printing in the issue of October 2014 issue EA, and the technology continues to be on the rise as news hit yesterday of 3D Systems entering into a reseller agreement with HK 3D, Warwickshire, U.K. This is an international partnership, as HK 3D, […]

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New TRAINING Category for Classified Advertising!

The July issue, our annual training feature, of Electrical Apparatus will include the new Training category in the classified advertising section. The training classified lineage advertisements help companies to share their upcoming events in front of readers. For the July and August issues only: Run a training event classified ad in either the July or […]

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Rice University students create energy-generating knee brace

Brace yourselves for this: Engineering students at Rice University, Houston, Tex., have created an energy-generating knee brace, with hopes that it may help power artificial hearts. First off, sorry for the bad brace pun. Secondly, the device is a modified medical brace that generates power with every bend of the knee — every bend! The […]

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A Taste of Electric Power

The Electric Power Expo was last week and hey, it was a good time! The show, which took place at The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill., brought together manufacturers and distributors of electrical testing products, conveyor products, controls, turbines, pumps, transformers, the list goes on and on. Conferences were held before, during, and […]

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Precision electric motor market on the rise

Who doesn’t love in-depth market analysis? This particular forecast may brighten the day of precision motor manufacturers and distributors. According to market research firm Report Buyer, the demand for precision electric motors (brushless) is expected to rise due to the replacement of out-dated low efficient electric motors with highly efficient precision electric motors. In addition, the […]

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May EA preview: Franchise your business

Fast Forward in the May issue of Electrical Apparatus Magazine will give you a few reasons to consider the franchise business model. With a history that dates back to the 1850s when Isaac Singer implemented the process to his sewing machine business, franchising is when a one company or individual (a franchisor) gives another individual (a franchisee) […]

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Wind Turbines vs. Hurricanes: Stanford professor says turbines win by knockout.

According to computer simulations by Professor Mark Z. Jacobson, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Stanford University and director of its Atmosphere and Energy Program. offshore wind farms with thousands of wind turbines could have drained the magnitude of three real-life hurricanes. If true the turbines significantly decreased hurricane winds and accompanying storm surge, possibly preventing billions […]

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Did you know that Baldor revamped its Web site?

Well, they did. Baldor Electric Co., a Fort Smith, Ark., manufacturer of industrial electric motors, recently unveiled a new Web site with stronger search and download capabilities. “Each visitor to the site is looking for different data, so we want to take each visitor to the needed information in the fewest clicks possible,” said Tracy […]

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