June 2018 Electrical Apparatus

June 2018 Electrical Apparatus

Featured Articles

Conventions & Trade Shows

  • Wind power industry seeks to move to the next level It wasn’t all socializing at the recent Windpower Expo in Chicago By the Electrical Apparatus staff
  • Exhibitors at the 2018 EASA Convention What you can expect to see at this year’s event By the Electrical Apparatus staff
  • Where business met fun At this year’s joint Coil Winding and Wire Processing Technology Expos in Milwaukee, everyone, it seemed, was having a blast By Matt Raebel, EA Contributor
Plant Life

  • Walking tour: Plant tours can be used to inform adults and inspire the young By Selena Cotte, EA Assistant Editor
Elevator Service

  • Elevator evolution Upgrading an elevator’s motors and drives often leads to better performance with lower operational costs By Pan Demetrakakes, EA Special Correspondent
  • A legacy of quality An elevator parts company near Chicago serves a modern market By Selena Cotte, EA Assistant Editor
Motor Performance

  • Starts per hour: not as simple as it looks: Many factors come into play in the efficient use of motors that don’t run continuously With trilingual summary By Richard L. Nailen, EA Engineering Editor
More Than Accounting

  • Money-saving tips for the smart manager: A few simple steps to start cutting expenses at your company today By William H. Wiersema, CPA, EA Contributing Editor
More Than Motors

  • Time to buy, or sell? What both sides need to know in today’s fast-changing world of mergers and acquisitions By the Electrical Apparatus staff
Fast Forward

  • Virtual teamwork: Collaborating digitally is convenient, but beware of the pitfalls By Bill O’Leary, EA Managing Editor
Electrical Manager

  • The smart conventioneer: Good planning and proper manners will go a long way toward making your visit a productive one By Bill O’Leary, EA Managing Editor
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Departments and Columns

Editor’s Comment   In this issue: Of elevators and acquisitions…Kevin Jones
Let’s Solve Your Problem  In this issue , we field your questions about efficiency, standards, and more: .. Edited by the EA staff
Associations, societies & government activities   In this issue:  Apparatus reconditioners align with a sustainability group… Edited by Kevin Jones
Letters   In this issue, we examine one of several ways to determine a motor’s air gap: … Edited by Kevin Jones
Business briefs   In this issue:   A Century-old Nebraska service firm is sold to JCI  Edited by Kevin Jones
OEMs on the move   In this issue:  Comings and goings of Tesla, Philips Lighting, and others… by the EA staff
Calendar briefs   In every issue and updated on the web. See our online calendar for current offerings, with upcoming events on safety, coil winding, manufacturing, and more Edited by Bill O’Leary
Pumps In this issue: Earnings reports reveal a healthy market for pumps… Edited by Kevin Jones
Renewable energy In this issue:  Of blockchain, solar energy, and—seriously—dentistry … Edited by Charlie Barks
Utilities   In this issue:   Microgrids are poised for growth nationally…Edited by Kevin Jones
EA reader profile   In this issue: How Dan Babcock of Heat Shrink Direct inspires readers  …By Selena Cotte
Know your industry  In this issue: All about APPA: Leadership in Educational Facilities … by the EA staff
New books  In this issue:  The best reference we’ve seen about international electrical standards … Reviewed by Richard Nailen
Training briefs  In this issue: Classes on power transmission, arch flashes, and substations By Bill O’Leary
Engineering education   In this issue: Engineering students housed together; the best engineering schools  By Selena Cotte
Deaths   In this issue:  Allied Electric founder Salvatore Rome and other industry figures   By Selena Cotte
Classified advertising   Your monthly marketplace for equipment, businesses, and more
Direct and Current  In this issue: Manufacturing remains strong, and PG&E opens a wildfire safety center  … by Charlie Barks
And, in every issue:  Classified Advertising (Equipment, jobs, businesses for sale, business opportunities and services), Advertising Index, and your favorite cartoons, Motorhead and Generatorhead (illustrated by Mark Ziemann) and Cy’s Super Service (illustrated by James Estes)!
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