Tag Archives: EASA

George Flolo Awarded

Chicagoland native wins EASA’s highest honor EASA’s Exceptional Achievement Service award is the highest honor the association offers. 2018 recipient George Flolo is in safe company. Since its inception in 1997, the esteemed award has been given to industry legends—and we don’t use that word lightly—such as Frank Leonard (Electro-Mechanical Corporation, Bristol, VA, 2012); E. […]

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Excuse Me, Officer

EASA announces 2018-19 international officers The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) recently announced new international officers for the 2018-2019 administrative year. The new officers are: Chairman of the Board: Gary Byars of Heavy Machines, Inc., in Memphis, Tenn. Vice Chairman: Brian Larry of Larry Electric Motor Services, Ltd. in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.Secretary/Treasurer: Jerry Gray of […]

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Spring Into Seminars

EASA announces 2018 educational schedule The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) announced its Spring 2018 educational seminar schedule Monday, January 22. This year’s training options will hit three major American cities from mid-April to early May, covering essential, concrete electric motor repair topics from the world-renowned international trade organization consisting of approximately 1,800 electromechanical sales and […]

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EASA As Pie

EASA Accreditation Program reaches milestone of 105 The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) Accreditation Program provides assurance to electric motor owners that repairs performed at accredited facilities conform to industry standards and maintain the reliability and efficiency of the repaired motor. There currently are 105 locations worldwide that have been approved as EASA Accredited Service […]

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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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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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