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Toshiba Realignment

Four divisions: Infrastructure, Energy, Electronics, Information/Communications Toshiba is splitting its corporation into four subdivisions, the company announced Monday. The decision follows Toshiba’s nuclear division—Westinghouse—filing for bankruptcy March 29. The four subsidiaries will be infrastructure, including water treatment and railways; energy, including thermal and nuclear power; electronics, including data storage; and information and communications. These will take effect in July, […]

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Westinghouse Files

Emblematic electric company enters Chapter 11 bankruptcy The words ‘electric’ and ‘pioneering’ are synonymous with Westinghouse. The company, started by George of the same surname in 1886, was at the forefront of the implementation of electricity as an industry and household regularity. More recently, it had operated as Toshiba’s nuclear branch; the company’s vaunted pressurized […]

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Transformation

70-year old coil winder brings valuable experience Bill Anderson, a western Pennsylvania resident and seasoned coil winder, embodies that age-old notion that any of us can always come back home. In his case, a return was mutually beneficial for him and a local business. Anderson’s first go-round in Sharon, PA (27 miles from his native Sandy Lake) […]

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March EA preview: Machine Products Corporation celebrates 57 years in Dayton

In an Ohio city that once was the center of manufacturing, Machine Products Corporation has stood the test of time. Not only did the city of Dayton, Ohio host companies like General Motors and Westinghouse, but a slew of manufacturers –silk, musical instruments, clothing, and industrial equipment–called it home. The March issue of Electrical Apparatus has more on […]

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