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Tim Breen Remembered

Sudden passing of Motion Industries president Birmingham, Alabama-based Motion Industries was hit with devastating news this week. On Monday, the company announced the sudden passing of Tim Breen (pictured below, right), its current President and CEO. “Motion Industries has lost a great leader and the world has lost an amazing human being,” said Motion Industries […]

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Tragic Accident

Arizona family dies due to heating malfunction Carbon monoxide is inferred as the likely cause of death in a tragic fatal accident at an Arizona cabin where a family of four were found dead last week, including a three and four year-old. Police deputies are waiting on official feedback from medical examiners—but have said they […]

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In Memoriam

Remembering two professionals from our industry August “Augie” Sunnen, 96, of Chatham, Ontario, died April 25 at Meadow Park Nursing Home in Chatham. Mr. Sunnen was the proud owner of Sunnen Products Ltd., of St. Louis, also operating the Canadian division, Guspro Inc., which was established in 1932 and distributed and manufactured Sunnen honing products for over 50 […]

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Dave Gebhart, EASA Engineer

Design expert served EASA for 35 years Electrical Apparatus is saddened to learn of the death of Dave Gebhart, an engineering and design expert for EASA (Electrical Apparatus Service Association), as well as a regular contributor to one of our longest running departments: Let’s Solve Your Problem. Below is the official statement of remembrance from EASA, including […]

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Energy CEO McClendon dies in car accident

Aubrey McClendon, co-founder of Chesapeake Energy Corp., died Wednesday in a car accident in Oklahoma City, police said. He was 56. Reuters first reported the story. His death came just one day after the U.S. Department of Justice indicted him for allegedly violating antitrust laws by colluding to rig bids for oil and gas acreage while he […]

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