30 episodes

The official podcast of Electrical Apparatus Magazine. Hosted by David Miller and a rotating cast of editors at Electrical Apparatus: the magazine for professionals in electromechanical application & maintenance, energy, and electric vehicles. EA has been in print since 1964 and covers all corners of the electrical aftermarket—including electric motors, drives, generators, pumps, VFDs, servomotors, and much more. Service shop and convention coverage have been staples of the trade publication for decades. Running monthly departments include Associations, Utilities, Renewable Energy, Direct & Current, and the popular cartoons "Cy's Super Service" and "Motorhead & Generatorhead". Related publications include the EMBR (ElectroMechanical Bench Reference) catalog, Let's Solve Your Problem, and the Direct & Current newsletter.

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The official podcast of Electrical Apparatus Magazine. Hosted by David Miller and a rotating cast of editors at Electrical Apparatus: the magazine for professionals in electromechanical application & maintenance, energy, and electric vehicles. EA has been in print since 1964 and covers all corners of the electrical aftermarket—including electric motors, drives, generators, pumps, VFDs, servomotors, and much more. Service shop and convention coverage have been staples of the trade publication for decades. Running monthly departments include Associations, Utilities, Renewable Energy, Direct & Current, and the popular cartoons "Cy's Super Service" and "Motorhead & Generatorhead". Related publications include the EMBR (ElectroMechanical Bench Reference) catalog, Let's Solve Your Problem, and the Direct & Current newsletter.

    Reshoring And Repair

    Reshoring And Repair

    Featuring President and Founder of the Reshoring Initiative Harry Moser, this month’s episode explores the accelerating push to reshore manufacturing, both pre and post Covid-19. In addition, service and repair prospects related to manufacturing are discussed. Listeners interested in learning more about service opportunities for robotics and other industrial automation technologies associated with reshoring are advised to consult “The Robotic Arms Race” in the September 2020 print issue as well as last month’s podcast, “Industrial Robotics Service and Repair.”

    More information on the Reshoring Initiative can be found at these links:

    Website: www.reshorenow.org

    Tool for buying smarter and selling against imports (Total Cost of Ownership Estimator™): https://reshorenow.org/tco-estimator/

    Finding opportunities to convince importers to buy from you (Import Substitution Program): https://reshorenow.org/isp/

    Filling national supply chain gaps (Supply Chain Gaps Program): https://reshorenow.org/supply-chain-gap-program/

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    Site: eamagazine.com

    • 48 min
    Industrial Robotics Service And Repair

    Industrial Robotics Service And Repair

    ICR Services Product Development Engineer Clint Switzker joins us as a special guest to discuss repair and service opportunities in the fast burgeoning robotics space, we explore the effect of Covid-19 on automation, and considerations for EASA shops looking to expand into servo motor repair are discussed.

    ICR Services website can be viewed at: https://icrservices.com/

    In addition, ICR Services’ free servo motor preventative maintenance checklist can be found here: icrservices.com/servochecklist/

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    Twitter: @elecappmag
    LinkedIn: Barks Publications, Inc. (Electrical Apparatus Magazine)
    Site: eamagazine.com

    • 48 min
    Pump Service Opportunities

    Pump Service Opportunities

    This month special guest Gene Vogel, EASA’s pump and vibration specialist, makes an appearance to discuss service opportunities in pumps, as well as the considerations technicians and shop owners should take into account should they choose to expand in this area. In addition, we explore the changing face of American manufacturing and the growing importance of drug manufacturing amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.

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    Twitter: @elecappmag
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    Site: eamagazine.com

    • 38 min
    Paying The Freight

    Paying The Freight

    Electric buses, hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, and the future of freight transportation all rise to the fore this month as we explore potential service opportunities in the evolving EV market.

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    Twitter: @elecappmag
    LinkedIn: Barks Publications, Inc. (Electrical Apparatus Magazine)
    Site: eamagazine.com

    • 35 min
    Remote Possibilities

    Remote Possibilities

    This month, in conjunction with our June cover story, we discuss the challenges on the horizon for small independent service shops in an era of technological disruption, as well as the means by which they might not only survive, but thrive. In addition, big data, machine learning, software-as-a-service, and a myriad of other 21st century innovations are considered.

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    Twitter: @elecappmag
    LinkedIn: Barks Publications, Inc. (Electrical Apparatus Magazine)
    Site: eamagazine.com

    • 57 min
    How We Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Virus

    How We Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Virus

    As social distancing measures and state closures drag on for many, we discuss the classification of service shops as essential businesses, and the means by which several are making the best of a bad situation. In addition, a few unexpected lessons on business present themselves, and we ponder the state of the industry in a post-Covid world.

    Facebook: Electrical Apparatus Magazine
    Twitter: @elecappmag
    LinkedIn: Barks Publications, Inc. (Electrical Apparatus Magazine)
    Site: eamagazine.com

    • 48 min

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