Drives and Control Solutions

Motors, Control Solutions, Power Transmission and Advanced Motion Technology                                                                 

DCS Cotton 400Daniel Cotton began his career with ABB in 1989, where he remained until 1993 and returned to in 2007.

 

 

 

 

DC PB Shakeel 400

Shakeel Rajwani is a Senior Controls Engineer with AeroFarms, a vertical farming company operating out of Newark, New Jersey.

 

 

 

 

DCS matt davis 400

Drives & Control Solutions had the pleasure of interviewing Matt Davis of Newfoundland Power, a talented young professional working as a Protection and Controls Engineer.

 

 

 

DCS RMI Profile 400

Founded by John Pawloski, Rolling Motion Industries operates along side Jewelers Machinist Company, which began with John and his brother Ray’s grandfather.

 

 

 

Chris Beharrell Exceed 400

Chris Beharrell is a Control Systems Engineer for Exceed Electrical Engineering, a company he founded earlier this year along with Joshua Laye.

 

 

 

DCS Tervit Canada Controls 400

Canada Controls, currently in their fifth year, is a unique company in the system integration and building controls industry.

 

 

 

EIN Medeiros ABB 2 400Stephanie Medeiros leads ABB Canada’s Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure team, as well as transit bus charging in the United States and Canada. She has been with ABB in various positions for 10-years, compiling a diverse skillset that includes work all over the world.

 

 

Jon Watson Eramosa 400After attending Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario for Electrical Engineering Technology and Automated Systems, Jon Watson began as a System Integrator at Eramosa right out of school.

 

 

 

DavidBlake 400At 68-years young, David is a veteran of the industry, spending the majority of his 40-year career with Electrozad dealing with automation related components, dating back to the introduction of PLCs.

 

 

 

PB 3 6 Stellar 400In 2015, Vector Drive Systems (Port Coquitlam, BC) and Advanced Drive Systems (Maple Ridge, BC), announced a strategic merger. The companies had competed locally as Yaskawa Distributors, but the merger resulted in the creation of a new company called Stellar Power & Control Solutions.

 

 

 


Editor's Pick: Featured Article


KEBBy Mike Keefe

When selecting a motor, it is important to consider the required duty cycle to ensure the motor can meet the needs of the application.  

Knowing what type of duty cycle your motor requires will help a motor manufacturer like KEB select the best motor for your application. Watch the video below to see the most common types of motor duty cycles.

 

 

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EV Powertrain LinesBy Bill Sarver

What will the automotive marketplace look like in 10 years and how do I prepare for it? That’s the question foremost on the minds of the powertrain plant personnel I encounter in my work as an industry consultant.

It’s not an easy question to answer given that we are in the midst of a truly revolutionary time in the automotive industry. To address regional emissions mandates and upcoming bans on gasoline and diesel-powered automobiles, manufacturers are ramping up their focus on electric vehicles (EVs).

 

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Regal Beliot Grove GearRegal Beloit Corporation, a manufacturer of electric motors, electrical motion controls, power generation and power transmission components, had recently announced that its Grove Gear Stainless Steel Worm Gear Reducer has achieved third party IP69K certification.

Ingress Protection (IP) Marking rates the degree of protection provided by mechanical casings and electrical enclosures against intrusion, dust, accidental contact and water. It is published by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). The IP69K rating is for high-pressure, high-temperature washdown applications. Enclosures conforming to it must not only be dust-tight, but also able to withstand high pressure and steam cleaning.

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