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Friends in High Places

City Machine grabs brief audience with POTUS We might have finally found someone who has the president’s ear. City Machine Technologies, regular EA page occupier, advertiser, trade show frequenter, and industry veteran, was able to to score a brief audience with President Trump last week, per a picture and accompanying caption on the company’s Facebook […]

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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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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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All in the Family

Five employees retire from Dreisilker totaling 151 years of combined service For many of those in the electromechanical repair industry, Dreisilker Electric Motors of Glen Ellyn, Illinois outside Chicago is a familiar name. The family-owned business has a rich history in the Midwest and beyond, going back over 60 years. It is, simply, one of […]

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WEF Scholarships

Recipients of 2018 Singapore Water Week scholarship announced Six utility leaders have received scholarships to attend the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2018. The scholarships will “help recipients break down international barriers, accelerate technology transfer, and create an understanding of innovative policy options to advance resource recovery across the water sector,” Alexandria, Va.-based WEF said […]

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Surf Rover

‘Surf rover’ engineered to collect coastal data after 30 years Engineering students at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville have invented a ‘surf rover’ capable of collecting coastal data in droves, a landmark achievement in coastal engineering that was a long time coming for one professor. Jacksonville’s Channel 4 meteorologist Rebecca Barry reported on […]

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Planes to Pedals

Aircraft mechanic-turned-electric bike salesman While the electric vehicle industry continues its ascent, one subsection gaining a decent amount of traction in recent years is the electric bike arena. It seems as if every variety of vehicle is being electrified nowadays, generally in the interest of greater efficiency. With electric bikes, there comes an intriguing upside […]

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Training Graduates

Denmark (S.C.) Technical honors five new grads American Zinc Recycling recently honored five graduates of the electromechanical industrial maintenance program taught on-site by Denmark Technical College. Not that Denmark. This one’s in South Carolina. Every Friday during working hours, a few of AZR’s employees attended classes taught on-site by Stephen Mason, associate vice president for […]

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Altra Magnetic

$3 billion industrial-automation merger surprises Wall Street Braintree, Mass.-based Altra Industrial Motion Corp., the global manufacturer and marketer of electromechanical power transmission and motion control products, announced Wednesday that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved a definitive agreement to combine Altra with four operating companies from Fortive’s Automation and Specialty platform (“Fortive A&S”) in […]

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