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Capitol Electric

OKC repair operation to expand Capitol Electric Motor Repair, Inc., of Oklahoma City, has gained approval for an adjusted expansion plan, the Journal Record reported June 20. Capitol Electric Motor Repair has been in business since 1964, selling, servicing and supporting all types and sizes of electric motors & generators, controls, and related driven equipment. […]

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AWEA Annual Report

10th edition released today, free download for AWEA members The 10th edition of the AWEA U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report is now available for download. It is free for AWEA members. This comprehensive 160+ page report containing more than 100 charts and graphics covering the latest and most relevant industry trends, market rankings, and […]

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Koyo Shutdown

Bearings company’s Cleveland area facility to close JTEKT North America Corp., the company formed from the merger of bearings manufacturer Koyo Seiko and Toyodo Machine Works in 2006, is closing its facility in Westlake, Ohio, the company said in a WARN letter to the state. The company last year announced plans to close the Westlake […]

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Golden Rule

Early bird rates ending soon for inaugural Colorado conference The first ever Distributed Energy Conference will take place this October 15-17 in Golden, Colorado. Early bird rates for the conference will end this Saturday. View rates and register here at the conference’s website. The Distributed Energy Conference is the only event that brings together utility-scale […]

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Record In Store?

PG&E proposal would ink over triple the amount of Tesla’s Australian array Pacific Gas & Electric, California’s main utility and one of the largest suppliers of power in the country, is eyeing a record in the energy storage world with a bold proposal. The company wants to convert three natural gas plants into battery storage […]

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Motor Fair

Motortronics acquires Fairford Electronics Motortronics, the Clearwater, Fla.-based manufacturer of solid-state AC motor controls and motor protection products, will acquire British soft starter specialist Fairford Electronics for an undisclosed sum., the companies announced June 24. Providing a range of complementary low voltage IEC soft starters, the Ivybridge, U.K.-based business hopes to support Motortronics growth plans […]

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Eatons of Changes

Deja vu? Brickhouse promotion from two weeks ago followed by two this week Just two weeks after a separate announcement of executive transition, power management company Eaton today announced leadership changes to its electrical sector’s sales and marketing organization. Molly Murphy has been named senior vice president of North American sales, and Jeff Krakowiak has […]

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GE Whiz

Ongoing changes at General Electric may make one’s head spin Like a jet engine emblazoned with the company’s logo being installed on a 747 aircraft, the ideology, approach, and structure of General Electric Co. remain in a constant spinning motion. Don’t be alarmed if it’s making your head do the same. GE has been in […]

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40-Year Man

CEM Industrial’s Joe Guzy celebrates a long and successful career CEM Industrial Supply in Coldwater, Michigan. With a full line of fasteners and hardware showcased at the “front of the house”, this jack-of-all-trades business also does full service electric motor and pump repairs…and it doesn’t stop there. Rentals are available, as are specialty welding and […]

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He’s a Brickhouse

Eaton names new Electrical Systems president Power management company Eaton today announced that Brian Brickhouse has been named president, Electrical Systems and Services Group, effective July 1. Brickhouse will succeed Bill VanLandingham, who is retiring after 33 years of exceptional service. Brickhouse will lead Eaton’s teams that provide industry-leading global solutions, deep application expertise and […]

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