Tag Archives: motors and generators

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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Droplet Like It’s Hot

Precipitation power hits its stride in the hydro generation world This one isn’t for the cynics out there. Scientists from the City University of Hong Kong say their water droplet-based electricity generator allows a very high energy conversion efficiency with a thousand times more power density than other electric generators. No, it probably won’t have […]

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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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Greener Harbours

Seafaring airline pledges to convert entire fleet to electric The world’s largest floatplane-only airline, according to CleanTechnica, Harbour Air will be the first seafaring airline to convert its complete fleet of de Havilland Beaver, Otter, Twin Otter aircraft and lone Cessna Caravan to electricity. These 41 vintage aircraft will be converted to reach a longer […]

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NEMA Updates

2018 updates to MG1 published in late March The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) recently published 2018 updates to ANSI/NEMA MG 1 Motors and Generators. NEMA’s flagship Standard, MG 1 assists users in the proper selection and application of motors and generators, and contains practical information concerning performance, safety, testing, and manufacture of AC and […]

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Beloit-Tightening

Regal to sell drives & systems business Regal Beloit announced that it agreed to sell its highly engineered drives and control systems business (Regal Drive Technologies) for an undisclosed amount. The other party to the transaction is an associate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. Regal Drive Technologies is primarily engaged in manufacturing starters, engineered controls […]

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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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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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High Voltage Hipots

New portable AC hipot released from upstate N.Y. company Upstate New York-based company High Voltage, Inc., a test equipment manufacturer that produces over half its inventory for the export market, announced the release of a new CE marked portable AC hipot this week. The new portable can be used for testing switchgear, vacuum interrupters, and […]

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Danfoss Acquires Axco

Addition of Finnish company broadens mobile electric portfolio Danfoss has acquired AXCO-Motors, a Finnish producer of large electric motors and generators. The move adds to its mobile electrification portfolio, as well as broadening its presence in the off-highway and marine markets. Danfoss noted that it is pursuing “solutions that reduce emissions and provide efficiency and […]

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