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Anniversary Gift

Schneider makes $750K donation to its 20-year partner We may have questioned Schneider Electric a bit when discussing their new remote maintenance platform two weeks ago, but the latest news from the company is nearly infallible. Schneider renewed its partnership with Habitat for Humanity this year, marking the 20th year of their commitment to making affordable […]

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Canadian Expansion

ABB, IPS team up to tackle markets in three provinces ABB and IPS have entered into a partnership for the sale and service of motors and drives to customers in Western Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. IPS is now fully trained on selling, engineering and servicing ABB motors, drives, switchgear and related products, per a September 22 press release […]

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Moir Company Closes

A 60-year, family-operated business in Maine that epitomized the era The Moir Company, the Maine-based service center and longtime advertiser in Electrical Apparatus, has permanently closed. The winding operation was well known and respected in the electromechanical industry. The company was started in 1960 primarily to rewind power tool armatures and fields. Over the years, it […]

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Henson Named Division Head

Executive began his career at Baldor in ’97 as part of drives/motion control team ABB’s Motors and Generators division has named Jesse Henson president of their U.S. business. Henson, who has been with the company for 23 years, leads the team responsible for marketing, designing and manufacturing ABB and Baldor-Reliance industrial electric motors in the […]

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Morgan Advancements

Sells Allentown assets for Diamonex business, aims for job creation with advanced ceramics Morgan Advanced Materials made two significant—if under-the-radar—announcements this month. The Windsor, United Kingdom, manufacturer (which has over 20 U.S. locations) said Tuesday it has sold the assets of its Allentown, Pennsylvania facility to Best Engineered Surface Technologies, LLC. The former Morgan location […]

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Jay Industrial Flexes Muscle

The Birmingham-based service and manufacturing business has acquired a service center in North Alabama. Jay Industrial Repair, the Birmingham, Ala., service center and manufacturing outfit, has acquired Flanders Electric Motor Service, Inc.’s Muscle Shoals Regional Service Center, the company announced in an August 31 news release on its website. The purchase reportedly further increases Jay […]

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They Came To Baghdad

GE Grid Solutions strikes major contract with Iraqi government Peak demands for electricity generally occur during the extreme seasons, a trend compounded by social distancing practices worldwide in the summer of 2020. General Electric knows this, and isn’t limiting its scope to its home turf. Two new agreements have been signed between GE Grid Solutions […]

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Earthquake-Resistant Transformers

Swiss manufacturer unveils new design to prevent network failures, damages Earthquakes, whether mild or severe, pose a threat for transformers in operation. To make sure the transformers will not move or fall in case of an earthquake, and thus cause network failures or damages such as oil leaks, R&S Rauscher & Stoecklin, the Swiss manufacturer, designed […]

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UV Lightmaker Staying on Long Island

Spectronics stays “onshore”, retains workforce Spectroline fluorescent dyes and UV lamps are used to check for fluid leaks in power plants, nuclear reactors, oil pipelines, and industrial facilities. The company’s products were even used on the original U.S. space shuttle in 1969. Parent company Spectronics has been family-owned for three generations since its founding in […]

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Has Precision Winding Found the Airborne Antidote?

Concrete evidence of airborne transmission is disputed. It’s good to see a product from a trusted source. PWI, the Wichita, Ks., manufacturer, says it has developed a virus neutralizing system for use in fighting airborne contaminants aboard commercial aircraft. The device, called Biotek Shield, is designed to be installed in the air conditioning systems of […]

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