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Electrical Apparatus August 2015

Electrical Apparatus August 2015

The closing date to reserve advertising space in the August 2015 issue is Wednesday July 15, 2015. Space may be available after the closing date. Call 312-626-2316.

The closing date for the September issue will be  Friday August 14, 2015. The September 2015 issue will include “The Three C’s of Specification Writing”, CWIEME Chicago 2015 preview, multi-generations in the workplace, and personal protective gear.

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2015 Electrical Apparatus Service Association Convention

We bring you a comprehensive report and photographs about the convention of the Electrical Apparatus Service Association held in San Antonio in June. Our editors who were there have the lowdown on the highlights.

Lone Star Armature and Electrical Workplace Standards

Formerly Loyd Armature Works, San Antonio, Tex.-based Lone Star Armature Works is a growing shop.Its co-owners, Matt McShan and Bryan Myers, recently purchased 3.5 acres on which they plan to build a state of the art facility to accommodate growth.The new facility will be designed to suit the most efficient, quality driven way to repair a motor.

Electrical safety standard continues to evolve

Although the process by which the National Fire Protection Association’s “Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace” continues to be refined, Engineering Editor Richard Nailen explains that the standard continues to be dogged by imprecise language.

Summaries of featured technical articles can be found on the Web site.

Upcoming Highlights -American Water Works Association

Trade shows  We’re covering the American Water Works Association annual “Uniting the World of Water” conference in Anaheim, CA with a review and more photos as well as the San Diego SDEG conference focusing on the utilities sector.

Accounting   Having a good idea for a new business isn’t enough. You also need capital. Contributing Editor William Wiersema explains how to get it in “Funding for start-ups.”

Smart Grid The more “intelligent” industrial systems become, the more vulnerable they are to disruptive attacks. Engineering Editor Richard Nailen explains the measures being taken to protect the Smart Grid against those who would do it harm.

Reader Profile Meet Dale Olson, owner of Montana Electric Motors in Butte, Montana.Mr. Olson worked for Westinghouse and one other shop before he established his company in 1992.Montana Electric Motors currently serves customers in a variety of industries, including copper and talc mining, sawmills, municipalities, and others.Off the job, Olson has a wide range of interests, including mentoring, boating, and golf.

Advertising News

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Special offer!  For a limited time, your Training and Education classified advertisement can be as low as $25 per ad an ad in the August EA, with a promotional $5 per line rate for this issue only. For more information on classified advertising call 312-626-2316. More advertising tips on the Electrical Apparatus blog.

Department News

More on the subjects that interest and inform EA readers! Fast Forward by Bill O’Leary will examine “the cloud.” Cloud computing has emerged as the dominant method for data storage. How can businesses get the most out of the cloud? The article will also outline the security risks and other drawbacks. Safety & Health by Joseph Hoff will examine hydraulic safety as it is of relevancy to electromechanical maintenance and repair and the electrical aftermarket.Colin Bonner, of the Hydraulic Safety Authority of Canada, will offer some insights that could be beneficial to some working in electromechanical maintenance and repair and the electrical aftermarket. Press releases and other material suitable for editorial consideration in our Departments and Columns may be emailed to eamagazine at barks dot com.

More Than Motors:

Electrical Apparatus is the premier monthly magazine covering the fields of electromechanical and electronic application and maintenance. For more information about our magazine or to request a media kit, contact our advertising department – email kweller at barks dot com or telephone 312-626-2316



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