Motors & Drives

Process operations invariably involve the moving of materials through various steps and rely on the supply of utilities such as air, heat transfer fluids and water to operations. These demands call for a variety of equipment — pumps, mixers, fans, compressors, conveyors, etc. — all of which require prime movers to operate. 



ABB Names Henson President Of U.S. Motors And Generators Division

Sept. 21, 2020
Henson will also continue as global head of the NEMA motors product group.

Motion Industries Completes AMMC Acquisition

Sept. 9, 2020
Motion Industries completes the acquisition of Applied Machine and Motion Control, Inc., a Kentucky-based supplier of motion control and automation products and services.

Baldor Electric Exec Receives Motor Summit Award

Nov. 4, 2016
Baldor Elecric’s John Malinowski is recognized for his contributions to global energy efficiency.

Baldor Launches Passport Selection Program

Oct. 7, 2016
Passport is a web-based tool that guides both novice and expert users through product selection.

White Papers: In Depth Research


Chemical Processing Special Report: How to Succeed with VFDs

March 25, 2014
Medium voltage variable frequency drives (VFDs) are often the best choice to capitalize on opportunities to significantly reduce the operating and maintenance costs associated...

Energy Savings From Synchronous Belt Drives

Sept. 23, 2010
Approximately one-third of the electric motors in the industrial and commercial sectors use belt drives. If the efficiency of these systems were improved by just 5%, plants would...