Tag Archives: electromechanical

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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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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He’s a Brickhouse

Eaton names new Electrical Systems president Power management company Eaton today announced that Brian Brickhouse has been named president, Electrical Systems and Services Group, effective July 1. Brickhouse will succeed Bill VanLandingham, who is retiring after 33 years of exceptional service. Brickhouse will lead Eaton’s teams that provide industry-leading global solutions, deep application expertise and […]

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All in the Family

Five employees retire from Dreisilker totaling 151 years of combined service For many of those in the electromechanical repair industry, Dreisilker Electric Motors of Glen Ellyn, Illinois outside Chicago is a familiar name. The family-owned business has a rich history in the Midwest and beyond, going back over 60 years. It is, simply, one of […]

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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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Festovus

Automation company Festo expands Automation company Festo announced a major expansion to its Mason, Ohio facility Wednesday. Factory and process automation solutions provider Festo US announced plans Monday to invest some $90 million to expand its regional service and manufacturing center in Mason—a Cincinnati suburb and industrial hub—by 350,000 square feet, tripling the capacity of production, […]

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Mize on the Prize

What exactly is a connected customer experience platform? Mize, a leading provider of “Connected Customer Experience platform and service management software,” announced April 12 that Edax Inc., a business unit of Ametek, plans to optimize its field service management with Mize software. Edax will use the Mize connected customer experience platform and ‘Smart Blox’ for […]

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Innovation Station

New companies, innovative ideas, product releases When words like ‘efficiency’ and ‘solutions’ get oversaturated to the point of no meaning, and others like ‘groundbreaking’ and ‘innovative’ do the same, it’s easy to write off the thousands of press releases regarding new products that are distributed every day. However, if these aren’t given consideration, where would […]

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Training Graduates

Denmark (S.C.) Technical honors five new grads American Zinc Recycling recently honored five graduates of the electromechanical industrial maintenance program taught on-site by Denmark Technical College. Not that Denmark. This one’s in South Carolina. Every Friday during working hours, a few of AZR’s employees attended classes taught on-site by Stephen Mason, associate vice president for […]

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AeroMobile

Mobile, Ala., facility to double in area and employees AeroStar, an electromechanical company that maintains aerospace and aviation components, plans to expand its Mobile, Ala., facility in both workforce and square footage. The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce reportedly released information on the planned expansion March 1. Plans call for a 16,875-square-foot building to be added […]

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