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Inspiring Hiring

Baltimore’s EMR offers tips for training and staffing We all know one of the most pressing issues facing service companies is that of staffing. Who to hire? Where to find skilled workers? How to attract, have a discourse with, and understand Millennials? As companies across the U.S. grapple with these questions, Electrical Apparatus is constantly […]

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Dark Side Of The Sun

A recent storm in Hawaii reveals the plus-minus of rooftop solar Downpours from Tropical Storm Lane battered Hawaii in late August, and the highly touted solar industry there, recently championed for being one of the first sustainable systems to power an entire state, felt it had dodged a bullet. 13,000 Hawaiian Electric (HECO) customers lost […]

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Partners in Printing

Siemens and EOS accelerate additive manufacturing EOS, a technology supplier in the field of industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, and the multi-faceted company Siemens continue their close collaboration to further accelerate additive manufacturing technology (commonly known as 3D printing) and application. The current cooperation includes the areas software, automation and drive technology and […]

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Hurricane Florence

Utilities in the Carolinas brace for an unpredictable storm Hurricane season is upon us again, and a new region is threatened this September. The Carolinas, which were last impacted severely by Hurricane Matthew in 2015, evacuated coastal areas earlier this week expecting an overnight landfall of Hurricane Florence in the early hours of Thursday morning. […]

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Units of VFDs

Foreign company strengthens presence in U.S. With Electrical Apparatus‘ international issue approaching next month, it’s always a good idea to keep foreign companies on your radar. Here’s an instance of a company with origins in the Middle East that is strengthening its presence in the United States through the launch of a new product line […]

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ISM Report

A manufacturing record punctuates sector’s hot streak The Institute of Supply Management, headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, released its latest report on American economic activity, and it contains a manufacturing record that punctuates the sector’s recent hot streak. According to the latest Manufacturing ISM Report on Business, economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in August, […]

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Gov’s Training Hub

Labor Dept unveils Apprenticeship.gov On August 30, the Department of Labor unveiled a new facet of its workforce initiative, a digital training hub called Apprenticeship.gov. Just in time for Labor Day weekend (I hope you all had a good one!), the website is a one-stop resource mainframe compiled by the Labor Department following years of […]

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Danfoss Acquires Axco

Addition of Finnish company broadens mobile electric portfolio Danfoss has acquired AXCO-Motors, a Finnish producer of large electric motors and generators. The move adds to its mobile electrification portfolio, as well as broadening its presence in the off-highway and marine markets. Danfoss noted that it is pursuing “solutions that reduce emissions and provide efficiency and […]

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IMTS 2018: Full House

IMTS will occupy all of McCormick Place Sept. 10-15 Now that we’ve gotten through a summer of anticipation, IMTS is finally almost here. The powerhouse convention comes back to Chicago’s McCormick Place for another year, with everything from cobots to IoT connectivity solutions for the shop floor. Also, it looks like the organizers saved some […]

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Old King Coal

Phasing out, across America and abroad Coal-fired power plants, as well as their nuclear cousins, have been shutting down in recent years. This is no secret. Many more have been forced into early retirement at an increased rate over the last five years, especially, due to the rise of renewable energy resources, environmental regulations, and […]

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