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Trucking and Braking
Posted by Charlie Barks on March 21, 2019 at 7:29 pm

Research touted as breakthrough for trucking industry The American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) and testing body PIT Group announced March 17 the organizations will be conducting joint research projects on fuel-savings and emerging braking technologies that include electromechanical systems. The two groups announced in September 2018 they had formed a strategic partnership […]

Chiming in for Office
Posted by Charlie Barks on March 21, 2019 at 7:25 pm

Former shop owner running for House seat in N.C. A former electric motor repair business owner is running for office in North Carolina. Chimer Davis Clark, Jr., owner and founder of Kimeplex, Inc., of Newport, N.C., announced this month he’ll run for U.S. Congress seat in the third district of the eastern part of the […]

Major HVAC Acquisition
Posted by Charlie Barks on March 21, 2019 at 7:17 pm

HomeServe continues its M&A streak with CroppMetcalfe acquisition HomeServe, the provider of service plans, repair and installation services for the home, announced its acquisition of CroppMetcalfe in a March 13 press release. The move has major implications in the HVAC home repair industry due to the merging of two very different companies that were formerly […]

Brithinee Contract On Docket
Posted by Charlie Barks on March 21, 2019 at 7:08 pm

The Southern California outfit continues to thrive in its element Hesperia, a city in Southern California, listed a number of municipal items on its city council docket this week. One of them includes a familiar industry name. Brithinee Electric is awaiting approval on a contract for electric motor repair in the community, which lies just […]

A Most Famous Motor
Posted by Charlie Barks on March 21, 2019 at 7:03 pm

Also, the National Museum of Industrial History World’s Most Famous Motor? Motor Hall of Fame? Take your pick. This artifact is a celebrity in industrial history: an industrial electric motor from the elevator of a 1920s mansion. The mansion of one Archibald Johnston, first vice president of Bethlehem Steel Corporation and the first mayor of […]

What’s That Sound?
Posted by Charlie Barks on March 14, 2019 at 7:14 pm

If you hear any noise, this material you will enjoy Researchers at Boston University’s College of Engineering may have just made big strides in noise abatement solutions, something that involves new industrial materials and could have application in both the HVAC and plant sectors. A noise-blocking, mathematically driven, ring that silences sound without blocking airflow […]

Batteries (And Insurance) Included
Posted by Charlie Barks on March 14, 2019 at 7:09 pm

Oregon’s ESS, Inc. signs novel 10-year agreement with Munich Re A German insurer became the first company to offer long-term insurance on large-scale battery and energy storage, it announced last week. Munich Re, an insurance group based in the German city of the same name, signed a 10-year contract with U.S. battery manufacturer ESS Inc., […]

Mersen Scopes a Record
Posted by Charlie Barks on March 14, 2019 at 6:59 pm

Electrical equipment company chosen for largest telescope project Mersen, the manufacturer of electrical power equipment and advanced materials, has announced that it will be taking part in the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) project run by the European Southern Observatory (ESO), helping to complete the fifth and final mirror for this giant future telescope, which is […]

FAA Grounds Boeing MAX
Posted by Charlie Barks on March 14, 2019 at 6:54 pm

Delayed decision ultimately grounds 74 U.S. airliners Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 jets, of which there are 74 models currently functional in three United States airlines, have been grounded by order of the Federal Aviation Administration. The questionably delayed order came Wednesday afternoon, over three days after fatal safety flaws were found on […]

ICC’s New Additions
Posted by Charlie Barks on March 14, 2019 at 6:45 pm

The woman-owned small business is proving to be a force with job creation ICC International, the industrial commutator experts from Maryville, Tenn., added eight new employees to its ranks in the past 30 days. Not only is it always special to see job creation in our industries, but EA readers familiar with this company will […]

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