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September 2016 Electrical Apparatus

The September 2016 issue will feature a preview of the upcoming 2016 CWIEME Chicago expo, motor efficiency, the Internet of Things, VFD’s in agriculture, and much more. The September issue closes on August 15, 2016 and includes bonus distribution of the September issue at the 2016 CWIEME Chicago Expo.
The October International theme issue will focus on the international issues, ideas, and stories pertinent to our industry with articles on bitcoins, international operations, and more. Closing on September 15, 2016, the October International theme issue will be distributed at upcoming 2016/17 trades our editors attend, and will be included with promotional mailings of the issue from our office.

**More on the October International issue one-time advertising promotional program in the Advertising News section.**
Insertion orders can be emailed to kweller at barks dot com or faxed to 312-321-1288.

Advertising News: Print has presence!

In a digitally-oriented world the resurgence of print magazines is partly a testament to the benefits of print advertising. The first of these benefits is the long-standing presence possibility of a print ad.
Many readers save–and savor–their print magazines, reading their issues over a period of time. They can easily go back to certain articles or keep issues for later reference, which gives them the chance to see ads over and over again. The readers see the visual appeal of a well-done ad on the glossy printed page.
New Promotional program: Calling all internationally-based companies! If your company headquarters are outside of the United States, a one-time promotional advertising program for the first-ever International October theme issue expires August 15. Call Kristine 312-626-2316 for more information.
For information on future closing dates and advertising inquiries call 312-321-9440. Insertion orders can be emailed to kweller at barks dot com or faxed to 312-321-1288.


The motor efficiency numbers game

Decisions about specifying a-c induction motors often involve generalizations about motor performance. Motors of a certain type are expected to behave a certain way in this or that situation. The problem with this line of reasoning, as Engineering Editor Richard Nailen points out in this article, is that it takes little account for exceptions. Many factors, such as number of hours in use and the cost of utility, can affect the cost of running a motor.

Coil and manufacturing show preview

The Coil Winding, Insulation, and Electrical Manufacturing Chicago Exhibition and Conference (CWIEME Chicago) will take place in Rosemont, Ill., Oct. 4-5. Electrical Apparatus’ annual preview of the conference and exposition will be in this issue. Join us as we find out what’s going to be on the conference program and take a look behind the scenes at the production of an international trade show.

The Application of Variable Frequency Drives

Associate Editor Joseph Hoff interviewed companies across the nation to examine the scope and application of variable frequency drives (VFD’s), which cover a wide range of industries from our own electromechanical industry to the agricultural industry.


Engineering Education: A close-up look at students and educators in the engineering fields.

Reader Profile: Chad Thalman, Warwood Armature, Wheeling, West Virginia, brings a unique combination of experience in a family-owned business and public office. Previously a member of City Council, Thalman was announced as the choice for Vice-Mayor of Wheeling on June 15.  He will remain salesman and manager at the shop his grandfather started  in 1927. Chad also provides insight on the state of the coal industry.

Electrical Manager: This month’s article will provide tips for how managers should handle employees who exhibit negative, destructive, or irregular behavior.

Know Your Industry: Taking a look at the organizations that support and shape the electromechanical industry by Assistant Editor Charlie Barks, this month’s Know Your Industry explores the Motion Control & Motor Association, Ann Arbor, Mich. that covers a range of industry sectors from automation to industrial motor manufacturing.

September’s Department News

More on the subjects that interest and inform EA readers!

Accounting by William Wiersema: The tax benefits of research
Companies of all sizes engage in research of one type or another, and in the U.S., federal tax law provides for these companies to claim tax credits. But the definitions of qualifying research are very specific, and so are the means by which companies may make claims. In this article, Contributing Editor William Wiersema explains the rules for those wishing to claim such credits.

Safety & Health by Joseph Hoff examines safety concerns and tips for when you are in a vehicle–an integral part of field service technicians when they travel.

Fast Forward by Bill O’Leary checks out how to handle the “Internet of Things” in the electromechanical industry, which is the network of physical devices, vehicles, buildings and other items that are embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity that enable these objects to collect and exchange data.

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

Every issue of Electrical Apparatus features the latest industry news in Business Briefs, Direct and Current, Training Briefs, Let’s Solve Your Problem, and more.Press releases and other material suitable for editorial consideration in our Departments and Columns may be emailed to eamagazine at barks dot com.

Reminder – Important Dates

The September issue will close on August 15, 2016. The issue will include bonus distribution at the upcoming CWIEME Chicago Expo.

The October International theme issue, featuring articles on the global electromechanical industry and more, will close on September 15, 2016. The issue will be distributed at trade shows throughout 2016-2017.

If your company is based outside of the United States, you might be eligible for an upcoming promotion for the launch of the first-ever October International issue. Call or email Kristine Weller at 312-626-2316 or kweller at barks dot com.

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



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