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August EA preview: The benefits of workaholism

In the Reader at Ease for the August issue of EA, learn how Stephen Zavodny benefits from taking his job home. Zavodny, of Phoenix, Ariz.-based SN Tech, Inc., designs variable speed drives at the company’s Fort Wayne, Ind. facility. His responsibilities include hardware and software design. As a result of his insatiable desire to learn […]

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EA preview: A market in every customer

Read about some companies in the electromechanical maintenance and repair industry that customize products and services to fit the specific needs of the market. For instance, at the request of a customer, one company in particular makes winding and mechanical modifications to a locomotive generator, ultimately transforming it into a motor that drives a metal […]

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July EA preview: Dartmouth students collaborate on pump design in Haiti

In the July issue of EA, meet Robert Cholnoky, who studied engineering sciences at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. This past winter, he visited Haiti, currently the poorest nation in the western hemisphere. Along with three fellow classmates, Cholnoky performed site assessment as part of a project whose objective is to determine the most cost-effective […]

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EA preview: Plenty of opportunity in pump service and repair

Some motor service, repair and sales shops are expanding their business into new markets. In some cases, these businesses are providing pump service, repair and sales – specifically, for municipalities. It is a potentially lucrative market – not to mention a natural crossover for some businesses since many pumps are integrated electric motor and pump. […]

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May EA preview: Motor shop owner knows how to excel in free time

Meet Darrell Johnson in the Reader at Ease column for the May 2013 issue of Electrical Apparatus Magazine. Johnson is president of Greenville, Tex.-based Johnson Electric Motor Co. He knows how to excel both on and off the job as evidenced by his interest in drag racing. Read more about Johnson’s passion for drag racing […]

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May EA preview: Wellness programs can have real impact

The Safety & Health column in the May 2013 issue of EA looks at wellness programs and how both employers and employees can derive benefit from the implementation of wellness programs, which can enhance productivity and profitability. Ultimately, wellness programs can contribute to the improved financial position of an organization. Read more in our upcoming […]

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