Tag Archives: electric motor repair

Blackstone Forms Repair Division

BHGE subsidiary continues to expand in 2018 It’s been a while since a Canadian company has graced this newsletter. It just so happens this one is a familiar name; one that’s been here before. Blackstone Industrial Services, the Alberta-based rotating equipment services company, has expanded its role in support of its customers and BHGE for […]

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Thomas “Ricky” Wright, Jr.

Lifelong employee of Electric Motor Shop in Wake Forest passes away This week, EA’s thoughts are with Electric Motor Shop, of Wake Forest, N.C., as it mourns the passing of one of its keystone members: Thomas Richard “Ricky” Wright, Jr., who passed away November 4. A native of Wake Forest, Ricky graduated from Wake Forest […]

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Original Recipe

Kentucky’s EMI moving to new location in Henderson A long-running motor shop in Kentucky officially moved into a new facility. Electric Motors, Inc., of Henderson, Ky., has been at it for nearly 70 years. 2018 has seen the company make its biggest move…without leaving the American town it occupied for that period. The ribbon-cutting pictured […]

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Lima’s 95th

A longstanding Ohio armature shop celebrates a milestone In 1923, Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge both sat as President. The New York Yankees played their first game in the original Yankee Stadium. Warner Brothers film studio was established in Hollywood. The first issue of Time Magazine was published. Equally significant, in our eyes, Lima […]

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Pumps in Phoenix

In the prototypical American “oasis” city, pumps are the nervous system Another September, another acquisition for PumpMan. The Saddlebrook, N.J.-based company originated in Southern California prior to being bought by Soundcore Holdings in 2015. Its West Coast presence was bolstered through that acquisition, and the pump service and maintenance company added multiple locations since. It […]

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Canadian Acquisition

Wolseley Canada acquires James Electric With EA‘s October international issue about to hit the press, this important international acquisition comes at the perfect time, and not far from home. Keith Strachan, general manager, Wolseley Canada Western Region recently announced the acquisition of James Electric Motor Services, a market leader in the sale of pumps and […]

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Inspiring Hiring

Baltimore’s EMR offers tips for training and staffing We all know one of the most pressing issues facing service companies is that of staffing. Who to hire? Where to find skilled workers? How to attract, have a discourse with, and understand Millennials? As companies across the U.S. grapple with these questions, Electrical Apparatus is constantly […]

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Drones & EVs

Are the most robust markets for electric motor applications, says report Due to miniaturization in engine technologies, passing regulations for drone usage from the FAA (Federal Aviation Association) and the emergence of battery-powered plug-ins for automobiles, the global market for electric motors is advancing, according to a new report from BCC Research released Wednesday. Drones […]

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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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40-Year Man

CEM Industrial’s Joe Guzy celebrates a long and successful career CEM Industrial Supply in Coldwater, Michigan. With a full line of fasteners and hardware showcased at the “front of the house”, this jack-of-all-trades business also does full service electric motor and pump repairs…and it doesn’t stop there. Rentals are available, as are specialty welding and […]

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