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Motion to Compel

Motion Industries makes EIS its ‘Electrical Specialties Group’ Motion Industries has officially enlisted the services of its favorite cousin. The Birmingham, Ala.-based distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts is one of four prized subsidiaries of Genuine Parts Company (based in Atlanta). Motion has operated GPC’s industrial arm since 1976, alongside NAPA (automotive), S.P. […]

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Train Derailment

Fatal Amtrak crash in Washington state exposes safety oversight An Amtrak train derailed in Dupont, Wash., along the Cascades route just outside Olympia and Tacoma, on Monday morning, killing three people and injuring more than 70. There were about 80 passengers total on board. Seven crew members were on duty. In the process of derailing, it […]

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Seattle requires electrical service providers to comply with PEARL standards

Seattle has become one of the first major metropolitan areas to include electrical reconditioning standards developed by the Professional Electrical Apparatus Recyclers League (PEARL) as a requisite for new electrical testing, assessment, and remanufacturing services. Earlier in August, the city announced it was seeking to contract for these services and the invitation to bid specified that […]

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