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ABB Cuts
Posted by Charlie Barks on January 17, 2019 at 8:41 pm

Industrial conglomerate looks to restructure ABB will shake things up again, it announced January 9. Multiple reports confirm that the industrial conglomerate plans to slice $500M in costs with a restructuring that will include cuts at the corporate office and a reshuffling of power into the hands of its business leaders. ABB sold its power […]

Wesco Site Sale
Posted by Charlie Barks on January 17, 2019 at 8:38 pm

Wesco will stay open for business, but B+E, the first tech-driven brokerage and trading platform for net lease real estate,  announced the sale of the land it’s occupying — the Wesco distribution center in Columbus, OH – for the tag of $3,350,000, the company announced Monday.  The +/- 33,197 square foot, triple net lease industrial/office […]

Volkswagen Chatter
Posted by Charlie Barks on January 17, 2019 at 8:35 pm

Automaker goes in on EVs with huge U.S. project German automaker Volkswagen made a big splash stateside this week. The company famous for the making the Beetle announced it is not only going in hard on the electric vehicle market…but that it will do so in The Volunteer State. An estimated $800M electric vehicle project […]

PG&E Saga Continues
Posted by Charlie Barks on January 17, 2019 at 8:19 pm

Company’s stock plummets; bankruptcy expected There is more news on the Pacific Gas & Electric front, and it isn’t good. PG&E’s stock plummeted almost 50% at the opening of this week following the announcement that the company plans to file for bankruptcy. The Chapter 11 filing comes on the heels of a brutal stretch for […]

Optomec Prime
Posted by Charlie Barks on January 17, 2019 at 8:16 pm

3D printing company teams up with Phillips Federal Optomec, the Albuquerque-based additive manufacturing solutions company, announced Wednesday that it has signed a partnership agreement with Phillips Federal, the manufacturing equipment supplier. The agreement will enable Hanover, Md.-based Phillips (also known as Phillips Corp.) to resell the Optomec Laser Engineered Net Shaping (LENS) systems to US […]

Top 10 Most Read EA blog posts of 2018
Posted by kweller1221ea on January 10, 2019 at 7:49 pm

The Electrical Apparatus magazine blog was one of the first digital supplements to our monthly magazine beginning in the summer of 2011. One of the firsts posts was a preview of the July 2011 issue. The blog has evolved over the years sharing timely news, previews of upcoming issues and trade shows, extra photographs from […]

Sears Still Alive
Posted by Charlie Barks on January 10, 2019 at 7:24 pm

New Lampert offer of $5B will face off against liquidation Jan. 14 Eddie Lampert, Chairman of Sears Holdings Corp., submitted a new bid for control of the iconic department and home improvement store chain Thursday. It is worth more than $5 billion, and would include his takeover of the company, according to a regulatory filing […]

Harley Livewire
Posted by Charlie Barks on January 10, 2019 at 7:21 pm

Harley-Davidson electric pre-orders available In the world of electric vehicles, cars are still paramount in market share. EV novelties, however, just keep getting more exciting, from semi trucks to scooters to motorcycles. Harley-Davidson promised us a model to challenge the forefront of electric hogs, and that release date is now upon us. The iconic American […]

He Is An Engineer.
Posted by Charlie Barks on January 10, 2019 at 7:18 pm

After a two-year legal gauntlet, Mats Jarlstrom is given his due Not only has engineer Mats Jarlstrom won his case, but he’s now officially changed a law that was admittedly…ridiculous. “I am an engineer” can now be said in the state of Oregon by anyone who considers themselves one. We reported on Jarlstrom first back […]

Electro Static Hire
Posted by Charlie Barks on January 10, 2019 at 7:16 pm

Matthew Laufik appointed to global sales manager Electro Static Technology, the manufacturer of AEGIS Shaft Grounding Rings based in Mechanic Falls, Maine, has appointed Matthew Laufik as Global Sales Manager, the company announced Monday. In this new role, Mr. Laufik (pictured below) will be responsible for the sales of AEGIS products to motor repair shops, […]

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