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Night in Day

Electrical engineer in Oregon builds eclipse-catered house August 21st is a big day…with a little bit of night. The most complete solar eclipse in recent memory will glaze its way right across the United States like an award-winner’s ribbon, carving an almost perfect diagonal pathway from Oregon to South Carolina. One electrical engineer in that […]

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All-Purpose

Oregon repairman opening auto-industrial shop An Oregon man is aiming to fill a niche in his small hometown between primary auto repair and the few motor repair shops that have long turnaround from an over-saturation of clients. Moving back to his hometown after 20 years in the big city (Denver, Colo.), Marcus Sutfin has returned […]

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Robotics Team Missing

Six members of Burundi team may have voluntarily fled to Canada A team of six high-school age students was reported missing following a national robotics competition that took place in Washington, D.C., this week. The FIRST Global Challenge 2017, held Sunday through Tuesday of this past week, included six members of the Burundi robotics team […]

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North by Northwest

Onward and upward for an internship program in Washington state Northwest Motor Sales & Services, is raising two birds in one nest: addressing the skills gap and providing options for young adults in difficult situations. The Longview, Wash., motor shop has recently engaged with a program from Goodwill Industries and Workforce Southwest Washington that provides internships […]

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Helwig Brushes Up

Company makes strategic organization changes Helwig Carbon Products, Inc., the Milwaukee-based supplier of carbon brushes and holders for electric motors, announced Wednesday of several strategic changes in their organization “to position the company for growth and to better serve customers.” Citing changes in the industrial marketplace and the electric motor and generator markets, Helwig ushered […]

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Solo Cooperatives

Solomon Corp. forms strategic alliance in Kansas A company that specializes in repair, remanufacture, and disposal of transformers and other electrical equipment for utilities and industry—Solomon Corporation— has formed a strategic alliance with Kansas Electric Cooperatives of Topeka, Kansas, as part of what it calls a large-scale expansion project. According to company officials, under terms […]

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Precision on Display

Grand opening of industrial showroom at New Jersey shop An established electric motor facility in north New Jersey has added a brand new showroom to its premises. Precision Electric Motor Repair (Clifton, N.J.) held a grand opening Wednesday of its 2,500-square foot industrial showroom, connected to a shop already spanning 35,000 square feet. The new […]

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Pull Up a Chair

Former Siemens CEO will head up board at utilities efficiency company Eric Spiegel, the former Siemens CEO and noted STEM program supporter, has been appointed the new chair of Clearesult’s board of directors. The Austin, Tex.-based energy efficiency company, which works closely with utilities, announced the appointment in a press release Tuesday. Spiegel has an […]

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Dynamic Dom

Dynamatic hires Ron Dombrowski as Regional Sales Manager Dynamatic, the Sturtevant, Wisconsin-based drive manufacturer, has hired Ron Dombrowski as the newest addition to its staff, the company announced in a press release Tuesday. Mr. Dombrowski will take over the duties as Regional Sales Manager of South Central United States including: Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and […]

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Entrepreneurs Give Back

Rommel Electric owner donates $5.5 million Owner David Rommel of Rommel Electric Co., based in Eden, Maryland, has achieved quite a lot since taking the reins from his father in 1976. He now owns engineering and construction companies with his surname, not to mention a Harley-Davidson outfit and a string of ACE hardware stores. Hence, […]

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