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Tragedy in Illinois

Terminated worker at Henry Pratt Company in Aurora open fires in warehouse A terrifying incident at an Illinois valve manufacturing facility last week may cause manufacturers to rethink their managerial and security practices. Five victims were killed and six others wounded—including five police officers — in a shooting at an Aurora industrial complex February 16, […]

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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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Precision Expands

Birmingham location will house Coil & Rotor, High Voltage divisions Precision Coil and Rotor, the industrial service company dedicated to the manufacturing and rebuilding of component products for rotating electrical machines up to 13.8 kV, is expanding its high voltage division, the company announced in an October 17 press release sent to Electrical Apparatus. Precision […]

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Grand Salt Lake

H&E rental equipment grand opening in SLC September 6 H&E Equipment Services Inc., announced the relocation of its Salt Lake City branch to newly constructed facilities on the city’s South Avenue back on May 21st. After a summer of shining everything up, the grand opening of the  facility will take place September 6. The new […]

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Railcar Repairs

A manufacturing fixture is revamping a repair operation in Illinois Railroads helped the country develop as it spread westward—we know this. In the Midwest, particularly, a network of the earliest freight and passenger routes began to crisscross the landscape in the 1850s. One key junction was Danville, Illinois, where a railcar manufacturing facility was just […]

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Preformed Windings

Preformed Windings to employ 85 at ‘Bama factory We have a confirmed head count for the jobs being brought to the new Preformed Windings (Sheffield, U.K.) facility in Alabama: 85. Preformed Windings Inc. confirmed via press release February 9 that it will open a new manufacturing facility, its first in the United States, in Alabama. […]

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Going With the Grain

Bartlett Bearing opens branch in Grain Valley, Missouri Bartlett Bearing, the household industry name founded in 1951 in Philadelphia, has added another branch to its list of locations: Grain Valley, Missouri, outside Kansas City. Bartlett is a family-owned independent distributor of bearings and related components servicing the electromechanical repair market nationwide. The company’s corporate headquarters […]

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Fatal Explosion

Dissolved filter separator cap ignites at Austrian natural gas plant A fatal explosion at an Austrian natural gas facility caused one death and left at least 18 others injured Tuesday. The plant’s operator—Gas Connect—is a major natural gas distributor for several European countries. Countries including Italy, Germany, Hungary, Slovenia and Croatia are connected via the […]

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Irons or Woods?

Virginia Beach golf course set for manufacturing facility The subject of much community debate, a Virginia Beach area manufacturer of electromechanical batteries and military components is slated to build a new facility on a former golf course. Global Technical Systems, a Virginia Beach-based provider of advanced engineering solutions for the defense and homeland security industries, […]

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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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