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Sneak Peek!

A look at our December cover previews the upcoming issue

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Dual Sensor Thermometers

New product release from Ashcroft Respected testing company Ashcroft has released its latest product, the company told Electrical Apparatus this week. The Ashcroft Model K dual sensor thermometer combines two independent temperature sensing devices into a single instrument. It has applications in offshore oil rigs, water and wastewater facilities, HVAC, and more. See more details […]

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Nine in a Row

FANUC named top workplace once again Workplace safety isn’t easy in the best of times, so those honored for it during the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic certainly warrant recognition. FANUC America is one of those places, having recently been awarded one of the top workplaces in Michigan and Illinois by the Detroit Free Press. […]

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Get Your Safety On

New agreement on electrical construction from two safety bodies Safety organizations are easily lambasted. We showed you just a few weeks back: some folks have even taken to assembling full videos mocking OSHA. These groups can, frankly, be a pain in the butt—for industrial, construction, and electrical workers alike. However, in the end, they are […]

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Balmac To Close in 2021

40+ year Ohio manufacturer specialized in vibration equipment Regrettably, this week’s newsletter informs our readers of another shutdown: Balmac Inc., the well-respected Ohio manufacturer, was coming off 40+ years in the industry, but will close in 2021, EA has learned. A “proud U.S. manufacturer” of reliable, cost-effective vibration measurement instrumentation, Balmac started business in 1976 […]

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On the Mesa

An association for the times “Where manufacturing meets IT” is a resounding slogan in today’s world. As we familiarize ourselves with terms like “smart manufacturing”, “the Industrial Internet of Things” and “Industry 4.0”, it can be useful to have some help along the way. One organization out west has been quietly doing this since the […]

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Georgia (Southern) On My Mind

College expands technical, STEM programs into three new campuses Everyone feels a little like Ray Charles after last week. To quote the late great singer, “Georgia on my mind” applies to many Americans due to the contentious Senate race still to play out in the state—not to mention the presidential heat there that came down […]

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Transition Team

Biden, Harris announce energy, FERC leaders The current President of the United States may not have officially conceded yet, but his successor(s) are plowing ahead with transitional appointments. Joe Biden announced his agency review teams Tuesday, and the extensive list includes key overseers for the Energy and FERC departments of the incoming U.S. cabinet. The […]

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Colonial Times

Saw 3: Colonial adds new staff to both locations Colonial Saw, the Kingston, Mass., machinery sales and service company, added three new members to its ranks. Eddie Morales was hired as a service tech in the company’s Ontario, Calif., office. Morales was a member of the Woodworking Career Alliance (WCA) training program at Fontana High […]

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An August Figure

Gus Baechle, 35-year EASA leader, has died at 89 Electrical Apparatus is saddened to learn of the death of August “Gus” Baechle, a career electrical engineer and longtime EASA vice president, who passed away at the age of 89 on October 17, according to the Schrader.com rememberance website. Mr. Baechle (pictured below) was a veteran […]

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