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One for the books

Machine tool orders reach 20-year high The largest three month total since April 1998! Manufacturers are cheering October’s record breaking order revenue for manufacturing technology: $467 million in October boosted the Q3 three-month total to $1.6 billion. Equally impressive, the year to date total of  $4.5 billion year-to-date is up 24 percent from 2017’s corresponding […]

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Family business turns 100

ACE Equipment Company is celebrating its centennial 2019 will be a big year for the Herans of Cleveland, when their family owned industrial equipment manufacturing company turns 100. The ACE Equipment Company was established in 1919 by  George and Nina Sherrer In 1962, Bob Heran, husband of George and Nina’s daughter Jean Sherrer, took over the business. In […]

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Motor mount magic

A new patent for Overly Hautz Overly Hautz Motor Base Company, a manufacturer that has made fabricated motor bases and rails for more than 80 years, is announcing its latest achievement: US Patent 9,973,056, entitled “Motor Mounting Assembly and Method of Manufacture.” The new mechanism adds additional ease of use, increased durability and reliability to O-H’s line […]

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Solar Golf Carts

Another market trends toward renewable energy The introduction of solar-powered golf carts is one of the major trends being witnessed in the global golf cart market 2018-2022. With prices of electricity, petrol, and gas rising, end-users have begun using solar-operated vehicles, including golf carts. Solar-operated golf carts require minimal maintenance costs and source solar energy […]

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Motion For No Recess

This company takes its name seriously Motion Industries really has that shark mentality. And that doesn’t mean shark in a business sense, necessarily—more so that it embodies its own name. The company has been in constant play this month, as if settling down would stop it dead in the water. MI has appointed Hal Midkiff […]

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Sponsored Content: New EA advertiser opportunity

Barks Publications, Inc., publishers of Electrical Apparatus magazine and its supplements, is excited to announce that we will be offering sponsored content as an advertising opportunity of which our print advertisers can take advantage and allowing them to share their white papers and technical work in their own words. The sponsored content will be published […]

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Inspiring Hiring

Baltimore’s EMR offers tips for training and staffing We all know one of the most pressing issues facing service companies is that of staffing. Who to hire? Where to find skilled workers? How to attract, have a discourse with, and understand Millennials? As companies across the U.S. grapple with these questions, Electrical Apparatus is constantly […]

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Danfoss Acquires Axco

Addition of Finnish company broadens mobile electric portfolio Danfoss has acquired AXCO-Motors, a Finnish producer of large electric motors and generators. The move adds to its mobile electrification portfolio, as well as broadening its presence in the off-highway and marine markets. Danfoss noted that it is pursuing “solutions that reduce emissions and provide efficiency and […]

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Market Day

New forecast released and available for purchase The “Motor Repair and Maintenance Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. A BusinessWire press release was issued July 19. These reports are used throughout the industry and can be integral to bookeeping and inventory projections. The […]

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Special Event: Brewers Game

If you missed Friday night’s ballgame, no need to panic For one of its special events, which have become a hit over the years in association with its host cities, EASA is offering discounted tickets to a Milwaukee Brewers baseball game at Miller Park (which was featured as the cover story for the May issue […]

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