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Danfoss Acquires Axco

Addition of Finnish company broadens mobile electric portfolio Danfoss has acquired AXCO-Motors, a Finnish producer of large electric motors and generators. The move adds to its mobile electrification portfolio, as well as broadening its presence in the off-highway and marine markets. Danfoss noted that it is pursuing “solutions that reduce emissions and provide efficiency and […]

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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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Siemens Cuts Back

Power and Gas, Drives Divisions affected; most cuts will occur in Germany Heads up. Siemens is making cutbacks, and about half of them will fall in its home terrain. The German manufacturing conglomerate announced early Thursday of 6,900 jobs to be cut worldwide. They come mainly in response to shifts in the energy, process industries, […]

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Drives on Ice

Danfoss sponsors Champions Hockey League Danfoss, the Danish manufacturer, already has a solid pre-existing relationship with the sport of ice hockey. The company’s cooling technologies are used in ice rinks in various countries. It just recently bulked up the bond with hockey on a marketing level when it secured a sponsorship package for the Pan-European Champions […]

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Movin’ on Hupp

Electric motor dynasty moves to newer, bigger facility Things have gotten smaller over the last 100 years. Electronics, mainly (computers, phones, cameras), but also cars, food portions, even jeans— everything has been downsized for convenience and comfort. For the most part. In manufacturing, however…bigger is still, often, better. So if you’re Kevin Hupp, the fifth generation of […]

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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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LUDECA releases machine train alignment video

LUDECA, a Doral, Fla.-based provider of laser alignment, vibration analysis, and balancing equipment, has released the second video in a series of ‘Crash Course Videos,’ titled “Machine Train Alignment.” The video provides background knowledge along with tips and procedures for efficiently completing the alignment of multiple-element drive using laser alignment equipment. You can view it […]

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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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