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Dynamic Dom
Posted by Charlie Barks on June 15, 2017 at 7:52 pm

Dynamatic hires Ron Dombrowski as Regional Sales Manager Dynamatic, the Sturtevant, Wisconsin-based drive manufacturer, has hired Ron Dombrowski as the newest addition to its staff, the company announced in a press release Tuesday. Mr. Dombrowski will take over the duties as Regional Sales Manager of South Central United States including: Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and […]

Winding Back the Clock
Posted by Charlie Barks on June 15, 2017 at 7:50 pm

Coil industry advertiser’s memoir explores Buffalo’s early days Looking for new reading material? Pique your interest with this intriguing combination: A nostalgic ode to the pre-tech days of a Rust Belt city, written by a longtime advertiser with strong ties to the coil industry. James Smiley Wightman, known to many in the motor repair industry […]

GE Shake-Up
Posted by Charlie Barks on June 15, 2017 at 7:48 pm

Immelt out; Flannery in, power and energy units combined General Electric announced Monday that John Flannery, current President and CEO of GE Healthcare, has been named CEO of the company by the GE Board of Directors. The move will be effective August 1, 2017. Jeff Immelt, current Chairman and CEO, will remain Chairman of the […]

Apprenticeship Initiative
Posted by Charlie Barks on June 15, 2017 at 7:46 pm

Latest Executive Order focuses on job training President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday—the Apprenticeship and Workforce of Tomorrow Initiatives—an effort he says will bolster American manufacturing job training and close the skills gap. The program is designed to emphasize on-the-job training, where workers being introduced to the workforce can get paid immediately as […]

End of An Era
Posted by Charlie Barks on June 15, 2017 at 7:44 pm

Blink Electric will shut down after 58 years Blink Electric Motors, Inc., a Marshalltown, Iowa motor repair shop, will close its doors at the end of this month. The news reflects a number recurring industry stress points, and raises questions about how independent, family-owned motor shops can continue to survive in the current industrial climate. […]

Regulation Reduction
Posted by Charlie Barks on June 8, 2017 at 6:54 pm

Report on manufacturing regulations to be released next week The Commerce Department is expected to release its first report on “streamlining permitting and reducing regulatory burdens for domestic manufacturing” early next week, CNBC reported Tuesday. The long-awaited report stems from a presidential memorandum issued January 24 which commissioned Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to review […]

Just In Case
Posted by Charlie Barks on June 8, 2017 at 6:52 pm

Sensor suitcase measures energy efficiency in buildings Here’s a novelty option for measuring energy efficiency in your building: your suitcase. The “Sensor Suitcase“ , a portable diagnostic toolkit that uses sensors that gather information about how a building operates, was created as a result of a collaborative effort by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National […]

Mizzou MEMs
Posted by Charlie Barks on June 8, 2017 at 6:51 pm

Missouri engineering students to collaborate with Honeywell Administrators at the University of Missouri have signed an industry agreement with Honeywell Federal Manufacturing and Technologies centered around R&D for big data analytics and Micro-Electrical-Mechanical systems (MEMs) that can assist with national security. Missouri’s College of Engineering faculty, staff and students will partner on the project to […]

Withdrawal and Response
Posted by Charlie Barks on June 8, 2017 at 6:49 pm

U.S. cities form alliance against climate change In an immediate and swift response to the White House’s most controversial decision (of last week, at least), a widespread contingent of governors, mayors, and other supporters from various U.S. cities formed an alliance pledging to continue a fight against climate change last Thursday night. The group has […]

Sheboygan Scheme
Posted by Charlie Barks on June 8, 2017 at 6:46 pm

Embezzlement exposed at Wisco motor repair/rebuild business  A former office manager at a Sheboygan, Wisconsin-based electric motor repair and rebuild business pleaded guilty last Friday to embezzling more than $430,000 from the company over a two-year period from 2011 to 2013. Lynette Lomibao entered a guilty plea in the U.S District Court for Eastern Wisconsin […]

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