Tag Archives: electric motor repair

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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Shermco Partially Bought

Widup, other management to retain ownership positions Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, announced June 5 that it has acquired Shermco Industries—one of the leading independent providers of electrical testing, maintenance, and repair services in North America and a name that rings out in the electrical apparatus industry—from funds managed by Oaktree Capital […]

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Crimson Ties

OTC of Columbus acquires South Carolina service center Ohio Transmission Corporation, an industrial equipment service provider and distributor headquartered in Columbus, OH, announces the acquisition of Crimson Electric, Inc., a company located in South Carolina. Founded in 1954, Crimson Electric is one of the older electrical apparatus service centers in the Carolinas. The company specializes […]

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A Unified Drive

A South African motor repair service defies the odds Unidrive Electric Motors has scored another major achievement with its appointment as the official repair and service center for Zest WEG Group’s low voltage motors division in South Africa. It is another symbol of credibility for a company that has defied the odds over the past […]

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Tekwell’s Addition

Tennessee shop adds ultrasonic cleaning unit Tekwell Services announced an important new addition Tuesday. The company has purchased a new custom-designed Stoelting Lewis Ultrasonic Cleaning Unit to enhance Tekwell’s in-shop electric motor repair service offerings for customers, it said in a press release May 15. This unit uses high frequency sound waves and a cleaning […]

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Right in the Midst

IPS opens new Des Moines location Integrated Power Services (IPS), the North American contributor to the service and repair of electric motors, generators, and mechanical power transmission components, has expanded its operations with a new warehouse and field service office in Des Moines, Ia. The facility addition brings the IPS service network to 28 locations […]

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All-Purpose

Oregon repairman opening auto-industrial shop An Oregon man is aiming to fill a niche in his small hometown between primary auto repair and the few motor repair shops that have long turnaround from an over-saturation of clients. Moving back to his hometown after 20 years in the big city (Denver, Colo.), Marcus Sutfin has returned […]

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Roberts Expands

Longtime Maryland motor shop opens second location Roberts Electric Motors, a Frederick, Md.-based business, has expanded, adding a second location in Boonsboro, Md, about 30 minutes up the road. The company will now have two centrally-located Maryland locations that can serve an area spanning from southern Pennsylvania to northeastern Virginia, as well as Washington, D.C. and Baltimore […]

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Lawsuit Follows Tragedy

Did NEC violations lead to a tragic teenage death?  An electric motor repair company is being sued for claims of negligence in a tragic North Carolina death. Rachel Rosoff died on Sept. 3 in a public pool where she worked, in the Heritage Point neighborhood of Raleigh, N.C. The 17-year-old lifeguard was electrocuted and drowned that Labor Day […]

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