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Jenkins Adds Two Industry Veterans

Charlotte service center adds experience, “fresh thinking” with two industry experts Jenkins Electric, the 114-year-old Charlotte-based service center, has good news. Led by Iain Jenkins, a third generation president “who is focused on growth and solving industry problems,” per Crystal Bristow, the company’s vice president of marketing, Jenkins just made its next step in solving […]

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Linear Function

Add a capital ‘H’ and you’re anything but ‘unstable’. Brad Hunstable and his budding company, Linear Labs, just keep on racking up accolades. If you look at the press coverage, both the man and the motor he pioneered are anything but the world contained in his last name—”unstable”—in fact, that capital ‘H’ rings of reliability. […]

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Helwig Hire-Ups

Kulkarni’s 15 years of experience cause for promotion Helwig Carbon Products, Inc. announced the promotion of Nitin Kulkarni to the position of vice president of business development September 22. In his new role, Mr. Kulkarni will be responsible for “overall business development that covers engineering, customer support, plus sales and marketing,” Helwig said in an […]

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No Small Hires: Southwire

Fernando Esquivel named executive VP of HR Noted wire manufacturer Southwire welcomes Fernando Esquivel as its new executive vice president of human resources, the Carrollton, Ga., company said in a press release on its blog September 18. Esquivel’s “multi-faceted background aligns well with the company’s values and culture,” Southwire said, adding that through his leadership, […]

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Signs of Growth @ Tekwell

Company has three service centers in Tennesee, Georgia; announces seven new appointments Tekwell Services, the Tennessean motor repair operation, announced the always-encouraging addition of jobs to the company September 16. Tekwell, which has three main locations in Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Cartersville, Ga., “is growing rapidly” per a press release sent to Electrical Apparatus, and added […]

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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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Goodenough for a Lifetime

Nobel prize winning inventor of lithium-ion battery, 97, still looking forward How about this for a resume? See below: Dr. John B. Goodenough, Professor, Cockrell School of Engineering, UT-Austin -Invented lithium-ion battery -Served as military meteorologist, U.S. Army, WWII -Oldest Nobel Prize winner -Still working at age 97 Education -Undergraduate degree, Yale University -PhD, Physics, […]

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Early Executive Status

Manufacturing operation in small-town Ohio provides example of climbing the ladder Ericson Manufacturing, the WIlloughby, Ohio producer, announced that Brian Earl as its new vice president of sales and marketing in a September 10 press release. Earl will spearhead Ericson’s expansion into new markets and oversee the overall marketing and sales strategy for the organization. […]

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Recognition for Motors, Money

Sarah Lauber of Douglas Dynamics wins Wisconsin Award An executive with considerable experience in the industrial electric motor industry won mainstream recognition this week. Douglas Dynamics, the Milwaukee manufacturer and upfitter of work truck attachments and equipment, announced Monday that Sarah Lauber was named among the Milwaukee Business Journal’s 2020 Chief Financial Officer of the […]

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Sharp Departs

Emerson executive joined company in 1996 Emerson announced August 13 that Robert T. Sharp, executive president of its Commercial & Residential Solutions business, is leaving the organization as he pursues new opportunities. Changes at Emerson Electric – Robert Sharp, executive vice president of the Commercial & Residential Solutions Division, is leaving to pursue other opportunities. […]

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