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  • NECA-nomics
    by Charlie Barks on April 2, 2020 at 6:01 pm

    Association is offering a bundle of online classes FREE for a limited time This is an offer you can’t refuse. Minus the sinister, mob-related implications. NECA (National Electrical Contractors Association) announced it is currently offering an array of online training courses and webinars free of charge to all employees of its members. The courses usually

  • ABB: Essentials at Stake
    by Charlie Barks on April 2, 2020 at 5:48 pm

    A reminder of the difficult decisions involved in the current workforce dilemma ABB released additional information Thursday after an employee at its Rogersville, Tennessee facility tested positive for COVID-19. The company had initially notified workers of the situation last week. CEO Bjorn Rosengren had also laid out a summary of the company’s efforts to aid

  • A Window For Solar
    by Charlie Barks on April 2, 2020 at 5:23 pm

    California company Ubiquitous Energy makes, and converts, solar windows. Instead of using the power of a magnifying glass to burn something, these California kids saw the energy behind the science. Ubiquitous Energy, the Redwood City, Ca., developer of transparent solar technology, installed what it deems the world’s first “truly transparent solar window façade” at its

  • Siemens: Supplies to the Front Lines
    by Charlie Barks on April 2, 2020 at 2:13 am

    Siemens makes changes at the top as it heads the effort on the front lines Seemingly encircled on Europe’s coronavirus map, Siemens’ Munich, Germany headquarters are currently working on an engineering initiative to combat the rapidly spreading pandemic. Only the company won’t just be helping its home country or neighbors; it’s launching a full-scale, worldwide

  • Allied Leadership
    by Charlie Barks on April 2, 2020 at 1:21 am

    Allied Electronics names three new women to executive positions As part of its commitment to hiring high-performing, diverse, and experienced leaders, Allied Electronics & Automation recently named three new executives to lead the company’s finance, human resources, and marketing functions: Manisha Kadoche as Chief Financial Officer, Katie Cartwright as Vice President of Human Resources, and

  • Executive Games
    by Charlie Barks on March 26, 2020 at 7:18 pm

    Former IBEW president and exec charged in Arkansas; EV battery manufacturer in hot water Our preferred approach at Electrical Apparatus is to counter bad news with good news. In unfamiliar times, however, sometimes a refreshing alternative is to counter bad news with…justified, not-as-bad news. Take fraud and embezzlement, for example; transgressions that union members—and judges—do

  • Companies Fighting COVID-19
    by Charlie Barks on March 26, 2020 at 7:10 pm

    Rea Magnet Wire, Coil Partners among those providing direct material for aid It’s true that tough times bring out the best in some people. That has held true for businesses too, of late. Take Rea Magnet Wire and Coil Partners, who are among those companies familiar to EA readers that have made pledges to help

  • Half-a-Million Dollar Man
    by Charlie Barks on March 26, 2020 at 7:05 pm

    Arizona engineering professor teaching computers to diagnose diseases While folks worldwide struggle to grasp the new realities of coping with the coronavirus pandemic, some of our core industries and learning pools are needed more than ever. University of Arizona electrical and computer engineering assistant professor Gregory Ditzlerhas received a five-year, $500,000 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career

  • Open For Business
    by Charlie Barks on March 26, 2020 at 6:59 pm

    CMT, Eldec among companies exempt from stay-at-home orders Despite repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic on businesses in practically all industries, it has been some consolation to see familiar companies deemed “essential” from the manufacturing and service sectors. These include, but are not limited to, City Machine Technologies of Youngstown, Ohio, a regular EA advertiser; and

  • Senate Approves $2 Trillion Stimulus Plan
    by Charlie Barks on March 26, 2020 at 6:49 pm

    Relief at last for millions of Americans, businesses; critics fear incentivized layoffs The U.S. Senate passed a record stimulus plan Tuesday (to be finalized with passage in the House on Friday) of over $2 trillion in relief funding to combat the coronavirus pandemic. The package is historic by numerical and political measures. In a dire situation,

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