Tag Archives: controls

Koontz-Wagner

Parent company to shut down; no impact on electrical contracting business The parent company of Koontz-Wagner Custom Controls has shut down the business that traces its South Bend, Ind., roots to 1921, the South Bend Tribune reported. In a news release Wednesday morning, Williams Industrial Services Group, formerly known as Global Power Equipment Group, said […]

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Solcon Joins Premier

North American distribution will be under new entity, Solcon Solutions Monroeville, Pa.-based Premier Automation has partnered with Solcon Industries to form Solcon Solutions. Electrical Apparatus spoke with Walter Dollard, managing partner of Premier Automation, on the partnership, which developed through the companies’ past experience together. “Solcon was looking to have more of a partnership with someone in the […]

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Survival of the Fitbits

New startup joins the fray of expanding IoT market Since the inception of the Internet of Things, industrial companies rushed en masse to produce products that can connect workplace machinery in the era of the cloud and smartphone. The resulting subsection—the Industrial Internet of Things (iIOT)—is already home to products from familiar companies: Ludeca, Dynamatic, Flowserve, Regal […]

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Welcome to Motors 101

Baldor’s introductory courses can get your staff started There are still openings left for two basic courses being offered by Baldor Electric Co. The Fort Smith, Ark. manufacturer is offering introductory courses on a range of technical subjects that can be essential for an incoming workforce. “Introduction to AC Motors” and “Introduction to Drives” still […]

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Recovery Through Reconditioning

PEARL aids in Harvey’s aftermath by restoring vital electrical equipment As another part of the country braces for the impact of a second deadly hurricane this weekend, those in Texas and Louisiana along the Gulf Coast are only beginning to pick up the pieces and attempt to recover from Hurricane Harvey’s devastation. While this is […]

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Open Valve for Pentair

Emerson buys valves & controls business for $3.15 billion Emerson Electric appears to be restructuring its image, one move at a time. In its third transaction this month, the St. Louis-based factory equipment maker said last week it would purchase the valves & controls business of Pentair for $3.15 billion. It demonstrates a continued departure […]

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Bosch Rexroth records slight gains in 2012

Bosch Rexroth, a global provider of drive and control technology with U.S. offices in Charlotte, N.C., reported its 2012 sales revenue. Generated sales revenue totaled about $8.5 billion (6.5 billion EUR), the highest value in the company’s history. Also, growth perspectives for global machinery and plant construction remain positive for the long-term, according to the […]

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Bosch Rexroth launches eBook digital catalog for mobile devices

Bosch Rexroth, a supplier in the field of drive and control technologies, has developed the Rexroth GoTo eBook, an informational tool for engineers and OEM project managers on the go. Optimized for the iPad, it combines all current GoTo Focused Delivery Program catalogs into a digital format, with added features such as embedded videos, touchscreen […]

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