To subscribe to the emailed PMM, or to inquire about advertising, call or email Kristine Weller, 312-626-2316. kweller at barks dot com.  

Electrical Apparatus International Issue, October 2016

Electrical Apparatus International Issue, October 2016

October International 2016 Electrical Apparatus!

The October International theme issue will focus on the international issues, ideas, and stories pertinent to our industry with articles on bitcoins, international operations, an overseas shop, the impact of Brexit, IMTS show report, cross border trade in North America, and more. Closing on September 15, 2016, the October International theme issue will be distributed at upcoming 2016/17 trade shows our editors attend, and will be included with promotional mailings of the issue from our office.

The November 2016 issue of Electrical Apparatus includes post-show coverage of the 2016 CWIEME Chicago Expo, an in-depth shop story, a technical article on electrical fires, and much more–closing October 15, 2016 for advertising.

Insertion orders can be emailed to kweller at barks dot com or faxed to 312-321-1288.

Advertising News: Plan ahead, save more!

Do you set up your advertising and marketing plans before the beginning of the next year? Electrical Apparatus wants to reward you early birds setting up an advertising program by offering 2016 rates for 2017.

Sign up by December 31, 2016 for one of our frequency programs and save on each advertisement in 2017.

To learn about available advertising opportunities, call 312-626-2316 or email Kristine Weller at kweller at barks dot com.


A brief look at the 2017 National Electric Code

The venerable National Electric Code, published every three years by the National Fire Protection Association, has become essential to those who work with electrical installations. But each new edition comes with new problems—omissions, contradictions, extraneous information, and vague language, to name a few. In this article, Engineering Editor Richard Nailen takes a critical look at the 2017 edition of the Code and clarifies some of the difficulties.

Electric in the Eire

A multi-national job by a repair shop in Ireland on Swiss equipment with coils from Turkey.

Join us as we look at an overseas electrical service firm that collaborated on a job with an equipment provider a continent away.

IMTS show report

The International Manufacturing Technology Show is back in town! Look for photos, interviews, and more as EA editors discover what is new in manufacturing technology.

Other October Highlights

Jobs around the world: Joseph Hoff looks at some international projects and jobs. Frequently, these require certain forms of technical and logistical expertise. However, they can be beneficial to companies in the industry since they can present firms with opportunities to showcase what they can do, thereby potentially generating new business.

Brexit Impact: We analyze Britain’s exit from the European Union on British manufacturing with input from associations and companies such as AEMT, Hayward Tyler, and Houghton.

Cross-border trade in North America: This article looks at cross-border commerce between the U.S. and Mexico, featuring interviews with motor shops who have discovered the benefits and challenges in operating a business so close to a border.

Electrical Manager: This month’s column looks at expatriate managers and what they should be mindful of when traveling and doing business in different countries. It will be a guide to the cultural differences that exist in the business world.

Know Your Industry: Assistant Editor Charlie Barks explores the Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA)’s International chapters, featuring exclusive interviews with regional directors.

Department News

Accounting by William Wiersema: Controlling international operations
U.S. businesses these days increasingly are going global, Contributing Editor William Wiersema points out, and there are a number of financial details that must be tended to before an operation can go international. This article provides a brief summary of the measures that must be taken.

Safety & Health by Joseph Hoff examines some international codes and standards for safety and health. We hope to highlight some of the differences and discuss some of what workers can expect to find. Going forward, will there be more uniformity or less uniformity? We hope to answer some of your questions in this column.

Fast Forward by Bill O’Leary will be about the rise (and fall) of Bitcoin. It will cover how the digital and decentralized virtual currency has international origins and how it has been the target of hacks in recent months.

Reader Profile by Charlie Barks interviews David Mann, Swiger Coil, 91 years old, who has spent seventy years in the coil industry and is regarded as one of the top experts in the coil industry’s transit sector.

Renewables by Charlie Barks Renewable energy in NYC, Puerto Rico; Sulzer’s offshore wind power expertise; Renewables are no longer a niche market.

Pumps Keep up with the latest news, products, and developments in the Pump news section in each issue of Electrical Apparatus!

Reminder – Important Dates

The October International theme issue will close on September 15, 2016. The issue will be distributed at trade shows throughout 2016-2017.

The November issue, covering the 2016 CWIEME Chicago Expo, will close on October 15, 2016.

Insertion orders can be emailed to kweller at barks dot com or faxed to 312-321-1288.

More Than Motors:

Electrical Apparatus is the premier monthly magazine covering the fields of electromechanical and electronic application and maintenance. For more information about our magazine or to request a media kit, contact our advertising department – email kweller at barks dot com or telephone 312-626-2316



Follow us

Barks Publications, Inc.500 N. Michigan Ave.,Suite 901Chicago, IL 60611312-321-9440 T312-321-1288 Fwww.barks.comeamagazine at barks dot com Subscriptions are free to qualified members of the industry – go to to sign up or learn more. @ElecAppMag is on Twitter!Read our Tweets on Twitter  – We’re @ElecAppMag!Follow us on LinkedIn! We are Barks Publications, Inc.Look for Electrical Apparatus Magazine on Facebook.Visit our blog for the latest industry news and behind-the-scenes EAreports!Visit our blog @
Share Button