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EASA to present 12-part vibration webinar series

Who’s excited for some webinars!? The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) has you covered. Starting in September, Gene Vogel, EASA pump and vibration specialist, will present a 12-part Vibration Webinar Series.  These webinars will be presented from 10-11:30 A.M. (Central) on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for six weeks, beginning Tuesday, September 22. The last half-hour of […]

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Did you know that Baldor revamped its Web site?

Well, they did. Baldor Electric Co., a Fort Smith, Ark., manufacturer of industrial electric motors, recently unveiled a new Web site with stronger search and download capabilities. “Each visitor to the site is looking for different data, so we want to take each visitor to the needed information in the fewest clicks possible,” said Tracy […]

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NEMA offering motor efficiency regulation webinars

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Motor & Generator Section will host a series of webinars in April related to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) motor regulation, which takes effect on June 1, 2016. The DOE recently amended Section 431 of the federal energy code covering the efficiency of electric motors. The NEMA Motor […]

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March EA preview: Podcasts for engineers

Fast Forward the March issue of Electrical Apparatus Magazine will feature engineering podcasts. The ability to subscribe and listen to an episode at your discretion gives podcasts the leg-up over traditional radio. It’s this convenience factor that has allowed podcasting to flourish, providing entertaining and informative content to listeners on their work break or during their […]

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Cybersecurity expert warns not enough being done to protect infrastructure

In wake of the widespread Sony hack, cybersecurity is grabbing headlines. According to Steve Mustard, industrial cybersecurity expert at the International Society of Automation, inadequate training and a culture of complacency among many owners and operators of critical infrastructure are significantly raising the risks of highly damaging cyberattack throughout the world. Mustard went on to say that […]

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IMTS 2014 Preview

  All of next week, the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) will be taking over Chicago. This bi-annual conference & exhibition is one of the largest industrial trade shows in the world, featuring 1,900 exhibitors and 100,000 visitors. Companies exhibiting at this event are from a wide-range of manufacturing industries. From machining and industrial automation to gear generation and […]

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July EA Preview: E-learning for the electromechanical industry

Fast Forward for the July issue of Electrical Apparatus will spotlight the various e-learning options that are available for electromechanical employees. E-learning is a form of education that uses electronic media like audio and video through devices such as computers, tablets, webcams, and smartphones. It’s an inclusive term synonymous with multimedia learning, computer-aided instruction, and Web-based […]

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NEMA debuts new online standards store

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) debuted its new online storefront for purchasing NEMA standards. The store’s interface is easier for customers to interact with and features a more robust searching capability, according to NEMA. “We’re constantly trying to improve the standards purchasing process,” said NEMA assistant vice president Paul Molitor. “Regular visitors to our standards […]

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June EA preview: Online message boards for electrical engineers

The June issue of Electrical Apparatus Magazine will include a Fast Forward column on online message boards. Message boards, or Internet forums, are online discussion sites where people can communicate on a variety of topics through posted messages. If at least two people are interested in discussing a subject, odds are there is a message board for it—politics, […]

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Siemens and McAfee extend partnership to provide online security for customers

The Siemens Industry Sector and McAfee, a provider of security services and a division of Intel Security, are extending their partnership to enhance the security offerings for industrial customers to protect against rapidly evolving global cyber threats. This partnership utilizes the depth of both companies’ security portfolios and further enhances the joint effort started in 2011. […]

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