Tag Archives: transformers

A Bluesy Note

ABB to discontinue production in St. Louis; 120 jobs lost ABB announced Monday that it would discontinue production at its St. Louis facility, where power transformers are made, as part of a larger realignment to its power grid business. The Swiss engineering group’s Power Grids division has dropped by 9 percent in 2017, making it […]

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Plant Closings

Oregon transformer firm on the brink with 110 jobs on the line As many who follow manufacturing news closely know, plant closings are a regular occurrence. Electrical Apparatus tries our best to keep you posted on all of them. With the hopes that we can make most of these newsletters encouraging, and not depressing, we […]

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Atlanta Supply Auction

USESCO (ATL) closing after 30 years, auctions supplies Atlanta-based electrical wholesaler U.S. Electrical Supply is closing its doors after more than 30 years and will be selling its remaining inventory in an auction, the date of which has been pushed back due to hurricane-related weather in the southeast. The original two-day auction was set for September […]

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Recovery Through Reconditioning

PEARL aids in Harvey’s aftermath by restoring vital electrical equipment As another part of the country braces for the impact of a second deadly hurricane this weekend, those in Texas and Louisiana along the Gulf Coast are only beginning to pick up the pieces and attempt to recover from Hurricane Harvey’s devastation. While this is […]

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“The Shop”

Georgia powerhouse celebrates 100 years Sometimes a less quantifiable measure of success is the respect of one’s community. For Southern States LLC, which just reached 100 years of high-voltage power transmission and distribution servicing, attaining a nickname in local circles had to amount to a lot. Folks in Hampton, Georgia simply call it “The Shop”. […]

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Siemens releases Power Engineering Guide 7.0

Siemens has released the Power Engineering Guide Edition 7.0, a manual for anyone involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electrical energy, from system planning to implementation and control. It is designed to assist engineers, technicians, planners and advisers who support students, trainees, electrical engineering teachers and energy technology teachers, including university lecturers. The guide […]

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