Tag Archives: electric motor repair

Historic Motor Shop Damaged in Fire

As if things weren’t tough enough already. The world of embattled repair service operations suffered insult to injury May 12 when a historic Pennsylvania motor shop was destroyed in a fire that ultimately displaced roughly 100 residents in the area. As firefighters from 58 departments in four PA counties worked to contain the fire that […]

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Worldwide Acquires Louis Allis

A bold move after 119 years: Two motor expertise companies team up to better serve their industry See? There are still business transactions happening this spring. WorldWide Electric, the Rochester-based developer, importer, and distributor, announced March 2 that it has acquired Louis Allis, the well-known specialty motor company based outside of Birmingham, Alabama. For Louis […]

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IPS Acquires PEMW

South Carolina-based servicer makes eighth acquisition since 2008 If you look at the time frame of the last twelve years, IPS has been on quite a roll. Integrated Power Services (IPS), the North American service and repair solutions provider for industrial electric motors, generators and mechanical power transmission components, has acquired Precision Electric Motor Works, […]

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Piqua Electric Closes

Ohio shop closes after 60 years of success in the Dayton area As a Texas company celebrated 75 years in the business over Labor Day weekend, another, similar business was forced to shutter its doors in small town Ohio, over a thousand miles away. Piqua Electric, of Piqua, Ohio, a town of about 20,000 people […]

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L&S Adds Garber to the Team

Garber Electric bought by L&S, combining two industry stalwarts in Midwest  Two Midwest-based industry stalwarts, well-versed in the world of electrical repair and maintenance, are now part of the same team. Look out, heartland! Garber Electric, the Ohio-based contractor, was bought by L&S Electric, the well-known Wisconsin-based repair operation you may have seen in the […]

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EBM-Papst: New Ribbon

German fan specialist invests $37 million, expects 200 jobs in Tennessee plant opening In an industrial park near Johnson City, Tennessee, ebm-papst has acquired 30 acres (12 hectares) of land and plans to invest USD 37 million for the expansion of a new plant. The fan specialist has also acquired 30 acres (12 hectares) of […]

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Brithinee Contract On Docket

The Southern California outfit continues to thrive in its element Hesperia, a city in Southern California, listed a number of municipal items on its city council docket this week. One of them includes a familiar industry name. Brithinee Electric is awaiting approval on a contract for electric motor repair in the community, which lies just […]

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ICC’s New Additions

The woman-owned small business is proving to be a force with job creation ICC International, the industrial commutator experts from Maryville, Tenn., added eight new employees to its ranks in the past 30 days. Not only is it always special to see job creation in our industries, but EA readers familiar with this company will […]

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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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