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Creators Wanted

NAM unveils highly-anticipated campaign to reduce skills gap The National Association of Manufacturers has been busy in February, but it did more than just honor Ivanka Trump this month. The organization, along with its workforce and education partner The Manufacturing Institute, unveiled its “Creators Wanted” campaign Wednesday, an “unprecedented, nationwide” effort to reshape America’s perception […]

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IBEW Endorses Biden

Key union support includes almost a million electrical workers It’s still early, but Joe Biden could be feeling the pressure. Near-complete results of the Iowa caucuses—traditionally the Opening Day of general election polls—had Biden at under 16% Thursday, trailing Pete Buttigeig, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren for the Democratic nomination. It comes as less of […]

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AHR 2020

Sights and sounds from this week’s HVAC/R convention in Orlando The International Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigerating Exposition (AHR) held its annual convention in Orlando this week. Electrical Apparatus‘ Managing Editor Selena Cotte and Advertising Director Naomi Clark were both in attendance this year at booth 9204—and hustling to and fro on the trade show […]

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EMCW moves to Florida

February show will be co-located with Magnetics 2020 and Motor & Drive Systems 2020. Following the October death of Richard Duke, long-time president of the Electrical Coil Winding & Manufacturing Association (EMCWA), the organization has decided to relocate this year’s EMCW Conference and Expo to Orlando The show will be co-located with Motor & Drive […]

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Remembering Richard Duke

Known and respected throughout the electrical manufacturing industry We were saddened to learn via EMCWA (The Electrical Manufacturing & Coil Winding Association) that Richard Duke, who served as the association’s president, died October 21, 2019. In an obituary from the Eddy Funeral Homes, Dick is remembered as a man of many talents, who “pursued a […]

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Hurricane Dorian

Electrical workers around the country team with funding efforts to provide Dorian aid In response to the widespread destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian, Atlantis, Paradise Island and Brookfield Asset Management (“Brookfield”) announced last week a $3 million pledge to benefit Hurricane Dorian relief efforts. Electrical workers from around the country are traveling to the Dorian-affected […]

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3-D Scanners At Work

The EV Tech Expo in Michigan this week has more than just batteries & cars This week’s Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Show, paired with its sister show The Battery Show in Novi, Michigan outside Detroit, is a hotbed for the latest in EV technology and the power sources that go with it. The latest […]

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Rocket City: On the Hunt for Mars

Marshall Space Flight Center will usher in Artemis program NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine was joined August 16 by U.S. Representatives Mo Brooks and Robert Aderholt of Alabama and Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, to announce that location’s new and prestigious role in leading the agency’s Human […]

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Right to Repair: Related

Ongoing developments related to the movement Following up on EA‘s “Right to Repair” issue of June 2019, there are some interesting, ongoing developments related to the movement. North Carolina. In North Carolina, the Department of Insurance head issued a statement/memorandum warning against “steering” towards particular auto repair shops. Here is the original document text. Under-the-radar […]

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EASA 1: Advertisers

These booths are made for walkin’ to Electrical Apparatus is proud to feature some of the top names in the industry in our pages every month! Click here for our online calendar listing of EA advertiser names, with links to their websites. And of course, don’t forget to stop by the booths of the following […]

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