Tag Archives: New Jersey

A Greener Garden

N.J. establishes Office of Climate Action and the Green Economy, comprehensive goals If any state should be striving to be “green”, it’s the Garden State. From Newark on Tuesday, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced an investment of more than $100 million in clean transportation projects aimed at improving air quality and reducing the effects […]

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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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N.J. Gives Fair WARNing

Notification period now 90 days, part-time employees now counted New Jersey became the first state to draft legal requirements for laid off employees this month, due to take effect in July of this year. The law expands upon the original WARN Act of 1988, and will increase prenotification time and require severance pay in “certain […]

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PumpMan Going Coastal

Holdings company acquires Bartley Pump to expand in California PumpMan is continuing to make acquisitions and attempt to grow since entering the fold of Soundcore Capital Partners around this time last year. Saddle Brook, N.J.-based PumpMan Holdings LLC, the parent company of the original PumpMan namesake based in Southern California, announced August 31 it has acquired […]

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Precision on Display

Grand opening of industrial showroom at New Jersey shop An established electric motor facility in north New Jersey has added a brand new showroom to its premises. Precision Electric Motor Repair (Clifton, N.J.) held a grand opening Wednesday of its 2,500-square foot industrial showroom, connected to a shop already spanning 35,000 square feet. The new […]

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Jersey, Sure

The Garden State: Junctions, hard work, and…ospreys?  PATCO trouble. Recent transit delays at a critical junction on the East Coast involved the damage and subsequent replacement of over 20 motors—along with a unique, unforeseen issue for maintenance professionals to troubleshoot. The PATCO (Port Authority Transit Corporation) Speedline, which links Philadelphia’s SEPTA system to South Jersey via […]

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Safety & Health Concerns Abound

Grave reminders from accidents in New Jersey; UK There will never be a painless way for us to be reminded of the many safety concerns that come with the territory of hard work and the difficult responsibilities of manual labor. Sadly, two news items from the past week have provided harsh reminders of the worst […]

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