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  • Miles for Manufacturing
    by Charlie Barks on December 3, 2020 at 7:15 pm

    IMTS will continue initiative virtually IMTS (The International Manufacturing Technology Show) just launched a virtual Miles For Manufacturing (M4M) event in October— continuing through March 2021—in continuation of its annual run to fund community-based STEM and robotics programs to underprivileged students and areas. “Manufacturing companies, schools, families and friends from across the country are invited

  • Bird Law
    by Charlie Barks on December 3, 2020 at 7:04 pm

    Trump admin. tries to limit federal protections on its way out the door Outgoing administrations often press certain issues; it was nonetheless a bit surprising to see that the Trump cabinet had prioritized ‘Bird Law’ on its way out the door. In its final report released November 27, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service solidified

  • Bolting to Recall
    by Charlie Barks on December 3, 2020 at 6:48 pm

    GM issues order on at least 68,000 Chevy EVs Multiple news outlets have reported that General Motors is recalling at least 68,000 Chevy Bolt vehicles due to several accounts of battery fires in the model. The 2020 Bolt uses a 150 kW, 201.2 hp (203.9 ps) permanent magnet synchronous motor located in the front of

  • Megger: Social Distancing
    by Charlie Barks on December 3, 2020 at 6:31 pm

    Bolsters UK branch, software capabilities with addition Megger, the noted test equipment titan, is adding more than just an electrical certification company with its acquisition of Vespula, announced in a press release on its website recently. It will get the services and data savvy of a modernized cloud software outfit in the process, aptly named

  • Reshoring Along
    by Charlie Barks on December 3, 2020 at 6:20 pm

    Despite COVID, stateside manufacturing is up in 2020 Good news: a concept for stimulating the manufacturing industry appears to be succeeding in spite of the pandemic: bringing previously-outsourced jobs back to the United States. Despite COVID, reshoring is up in 2020. Job announcements for 2020 are projected to reach 110,000, which will bring the total

  • Sneak Peek!
    by Charlie Barks on November 19, 2020 at 8:40 pm

    A look at our December cover previews the upcoming issue

  • Dual Sensor Thermometers
    by Charlie Barks on November 19, 2020 at 8:34 pm

    New product release from Ashcroft Respected testing company Ashcroft has released its latest product, the company told Electrical Apparatus this week. The Ashcroft Model K dual sensor thermometer combines two independent temperature sensing devices into a single instrument. It has applications in offshore oil rigs, water and wastewater facilities, HVAC, and more. See more details

  • Nine in a Row
    by Charlie Barks on November 19, 2020 at 8:31 pm

    FANUC named top workplace once again Workplace safety isn’t easy in the best of times, so those honored for it during the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic certainly warrant recognition. FANUC America is one of those places, having recently been awarded one of the top workplaces in Michigan and Illinois by the Detroit Free Press.

  • Get Your Safety On
    by Charlie Barks on November 19, 2020 at 8:23 pm

    New agreement on electrical construction from two safety bodies Safety organizations are easily lambasted. We showed you just a few weeks back: some folks have even taken to assembling full videos mocking OSHA. These groups can, frankly, be a pain in the butt—for industrial, construction, and electrical workers alike. However, in the end, they are

  • Balmac To Close in 2021
    by Charlie Barks on November 19, 2020 at 8:06 pm

    40+ year Ohio manufacturer specialized in vibration equipment Regrettably, this week’s newsletter informs our readers of another shutdown: Balmac Inc., the well-respected Ohio manufacturer, was coming off 40+ years in the industry, but will close in 2021, EA has learned. A “proud U.S. manufacturer” of reliable, cost-effective vibration measurement instrumentation, Balmac started business in 1976

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