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Dawn Misko Remembered

EASA Customer Service Specialist worked at the association for 20 years On April 4, we lost a wonderful person and recognizable face in the EASA community. EASA’s own Dawn Misko, a customer service specialist for 20 years, passed away at age 48, the association announced Monday on its Facebook page.

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InGrained in Stone

Grainger honored by University of Illinois The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s College of Engineering will become The Grainger College of Engineering, recognizing a new $100 million gift from The Grainger Foundation and more than $300 million in total support, after consultation with the Chancellor’s Joint Advisory Committee on Investment, Licensing, and Naming Rights and […]

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NEMA Updates

2018 updates to MG1 published in late March The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) recently published 2018 updates to ANSI/NEMA MG 1 Motors and Generators. NEMA’s flagship Standard, MG 1 assists users in the proper selection and application of motors and generators, and contains practical information concerning performance, safety, testing, and manufacture of AC and […]

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When Automate Spring

Every other year, all things robotic take over McCormick Place in Chicago Automate 2019 was in motion this week at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Despite a breath of spring brought to Chicago to start off the week, the show also ushered back in some autumn weather. No matter—the quintessential robotics and automation show—which runs alongside material […]

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2019 EASA Convention Schedule

2019 convention in Las Vegas figures to be one of the best yet Vegas, baby, Vegas! The schedule for the 2019 EASA convention, at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, is officially out. First, here’s EASA’s daily agenda at a glance, beginning with Saturday, June 29th: • Registration Desk Open (8:00 – 5:00 pm) • Pre-Convention […]

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Hannover Messe 2019

World’s largest industrial trade fair runs April 1-5 in Germany It’s that time again. April doesn’t just mean fools, showers, and Easter…Hannover Messe is upon us. The world’s greatest trade show (I had ‘arguably’ in there, and decided not to argue with myself) kicks off for another full week this coming Monday. From manufacturing to […]

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Trucking and Braking

Research touted as breakthrough for trucking industry The American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) and testing body PIT Group announced March 17 the organizations will be conducting joint research projects on fuel-savings and emerging braking technologies that include electromechanical systems. The two groups announced in September 2018 they had formed a strategic partnership […]

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Chiming in for Office

Former shop owner running for House seat in N.C. A former electric motor repair business owner is running for office in North Carolina. Chimer Davis Clark, Jr., owner and founder of Kimeplex, Inc., of Newport, N.C., announced this month he’ll run for U.S. Congress seat in the third district of the eastern part of the […]

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Brithinee Contract On Docket

The Southern California outfit continues to thrive in its element Hesperia, a city in Southern California, listed a number of municipal items on its city council docket this week. One of them includes a familiar industry name. Brithinee Electric is awaiting approval on a contract for electric motor repair in the community, which lies just […]

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Mersen Scopes a Record

Electrical equipment company chosen for largest telescope project Mersen, the manufacturer of electrical power equipment and advanced materials, has announced that it will be taking part in the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) project run by the European Southern Observatory (ESO), helping to complete the fifth and final mirror for this giant future telescope, which is […]

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