Tag Archives: motors and generators

Tempels of Zoom

Company known for its steel moving into German EV market Tempel, the Chicago-based producer of electric steel laminations for motors, generators and transformers, announced July 7 the opening of a new office for sales, strategic planning and engineering in Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany. The new office opens with the intention of giving Tempel a platform to explore its […]

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He’s Heating Up

Generator wins Edison Award Ideally, a campout would include all parties turning off all electronics and going off the grid for the weekend to be one with nature. That’s a stretch in today’s world—try having a camping trip without someone checking their phone. With that in mind, it’s no wonder this next product won a popular award. […]

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Bosch Sells Unit

Bosch sells motors and generators unit to China; announces earnings Speculation and rumor. They even permeate the world of motors and generators…at least when it comes to multi-million dollar business deals. Just over a month ago, Motherson Sumi’s billionaire owner Vivek Chaand Sehgal hinted during an interview that he was considering a purchase of Bosch’s motors […]

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Another Round? No Thanks

Leroy-Somer layoffs in Tennessee Another round? No, thank you, I’ve had enough. In a working-class Utopia, corporate structure would resemble a bartender-patron relationship. In reality, employees don’t get a choice. Here’s the latest chapter in a series of unfortunate layoffs in America: from a Leroy-Somer plant in Lexington, Tennessee. 63 employees in Lexington are expected to […]

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Where There’s Smoke

Questionable usage of motors and generators causes fire at Utah residence Motors and generators being used independently by residents at a home in Sandy, Utah caught fire and caused extensive damage to the dwelling, the displacement of the inhabitants, and potential danger to surroundings on Sunday, March 25. While the reason for personal use of […]

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Motherson Connection?

Supposed bid for Bosch’s mo/gen division: $600m Motherson Sumi, the multinational auto components company based in India, could be continuing a spree of acquisitions. The company is reportedly mulling a $600 million purchase of Bosch’s starter motors and generators unit. Billionaire owner Vivek Chaand Sehgal—who set a revenue target of $18 billion for Motherson Sumi by 2020—would […]

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Tromco Nabs Repair Job

Minnesota electric outfit to handle first stage of pump house repair project Everyone feels better when a local business gets awarded a local project. Especially when it cuts costs and averts further downtime. In upstate Minnesota, where lakes are sometimes more frequent than towns, let’s consider 25 miles a ‘local’ radius.  Chisholm, Minnesota-based Tromco Electric will be responsible […]

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Industry News

Sometimes there’s just too much going on. If ‘Mergers & Acquisitions’ were a weekly edition, all of us would die of boredom. However, when important companies make decisions, money moves around, and new ideas come on the market, it can’t be left alone. That’s why the ‘Industry News’ block saves the day every month or […]

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Hello, Old Friend

U.S. and EU collaborate for new standards In an EA interview with motor efficiency expert Ben Ehmcke back in August, some of the things brought to light were the disparity between motor design efficiency in Europe and here in the United States. Ehmcke divulged what many in his circle already knew—that the U.S. has lagged […]

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Arch-eology

Renovation on St. Louis’ Gateway symbol includes new motors & generators For the Gateway Arch to function in full effect, it requires power generation. Although the structure was built primarily as a monument to commemorate the vision of Thomas Jefferson and St. Louis’ role in the westward expansion of the United States, it also had to have […]

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