Tag Archives: EASA

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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Fred Jenkins, 89

Jenkins Electric co-founder, longtime EASA member leaves lasting legacy Fred Cline Jenkins, one of the founders of Jenkins Electric, of Charlotte, N.C., and longtime EASA member, died on May 11, 2016. He was 89 years old. In 1960 Fred Jenkins and his brother, Ed, took over Armature Winding’s Industrial Equipment Repair and Motor Parts business and renamed […]

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Buzz From Toronto

2016 EASA Convention boasts new Accreditation Program Trade shows for the electromechanical service industry? Look no further than EASA’s annual convention, this year in Toronto. Considered a mecca of knowledge and innovation by many industry professionals, the convention seems to create a buzz and produce heightened excitement every year around this time. One of the main topics of […]

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The 20-Year Club

EASA’s longest-tenured exhibitors at year 75 of the convention The Electrical Apparatus Service Association’s annual convention has long since been recognized as one of the premier events for the electromechanical service industry, so it’s no surprise when companies return each year. “EASA truly appreciates its many loyal exhibitors. They contribute to the overall success of the […]

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Higgins/IPS join forces

Longtime Alabama servicer will now be under IPS umbrella The Dothan, Alabama-based Industrial Repair Center of Higgins Electric has been acquired by Integrated Power Services, the companies announced Monday. Higgins’ in-house Industrial Repair Center services include industrial balancing, air compressor service, fan balancing, AC/DC drive testing, vibration analysis, generator repair, and plating. Technicians at the […]

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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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EASA offering motor cleaning webinar

The Electrical Apparatus Service Association is providing a webinar titled Proper Motor Cleaning: Avoiding Damage to the Motor and the Environment. This session examines features, benefits, and drawbacks of both conventional and alternative methods of cleaning electric motors. Methods covered include: immersion tanks steam cleaning parts-washing machines pressure washers abrasives ultrasonic devices Environmental options for handling […]

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EASA announces first accreditation program for electric motor repair companies

The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) announced the global industry’s first program for accreditation of electric motor repair service providers. The EASA Accreditation Program provides assurance to electric motor end-users that “repairs performed at accredited facilities conform to industry standards and maintain the reliability and efficiency of the repaired motor.” These standards are contained in […]

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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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EASA webinars on organization and selling in September

The Electrical Apparatus Service Association has scheduled two webinars for September. On Sept. 18, EASA Technical Support Specialist Mike Howell will present “Let’s Get Organized: Reduce Waste & Optimize Productivity,” and on Sept. 25, Don Buttrey of Sales Professional Training, Inc. will present “The SELL Process: Pre-Call Planning.” Both will be presented from 12:00 P.M. […]

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