Industry News - June 2014

Industry News - June 2014
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Action Bearing forms wastewater treatment division

Action Bearing launched a new division to supply bearings and related products to the wastewater Treatment industry. Michael Quinn will head the new division for the Boston-based supplier of bearings to OEM (original equipment manufacturers) and MRO (maintenance, repair and operations) markets.

BJM Pumps names Midwest regional manager

BJM Pumps named Gary Brown Midwest regional sales manager. He replaces Chuck Emmerling who retired after 40 years with the pump industry.

Electro Static releases AEGIS repair handbook

The AEGIS Shaft Grounding Ring Motor Repair Handbook from Electro Static Technology describes best practices for protecting motor bearings from electrical damage. The book explains how to diagnose electrical bearing damage caused by variable-frequency drives, also known as inverters. It also suggests best practices for preventing such damage to motors of various size and horsepower. The book can be downloaded at

Aqua-Aerobic celebrates 45 years

Aqua-Aerobic Systems of Loves Park, Ill., celebrates 45 years of providing products and service for the water and wastewater treatment industry. What began as a small manufacturing company in 1969 today employs 130 workers and has installed more than 80,000 Aqua-Jet surface aerators.

Orbeco-Hellige transitions to Lovibond brand

Orbeco-Hellige, a member of the Tintometer Group, has transitioned to selling products under the Lovibond brand. Orbeco-Hellige had been selling products under the Orbeco-Hellige brand since its acquisition by Tintometer in 2006.   


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