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Roving Chief Executive Program Promotes Peer Relationship Building

  • April 2024
  • Number of views: 3436
Article

There are few places where you can share the ups and downs of your business with friends who instantly identify with your issues. The Roving Chief Executive (RCE) Program can provide that to you.

Converting Vibration Units: Process and Solutions

  • March 2024
  • Number of views: 827
Article

As we communicate internationally, language barriers persist. In the technical fields, the metric-imperial units clash is slowly diminishing. Many vibration analysts are “bilingual” in that respect and are comfortable using either system. But for more casual users who may only encounter vibration data in regard to meeting specs, unfamiliar vibration amplitude units can be a challenge. 

Convirtiendo Unidades de Vibración: Proceso y Soluciones

  • March 2024
  • Number of views: 600
Article

A medida que nos comunicamos internacionalmente, persisten las barreras del idioma y en el campo técnico, el choque entre unidades métricas y en pulgadas está disminuyendo lentamente. Muchos analistas de vibraciones son “bilingües” y se sienten cómodos utilizando cualquiera de los sistemas. Pero para los usuarios ocasionales que tal vez solo encuentren datos de vibración con respecto al cumplimiento de las especificaciones, las unidades de amplitud de vibración desconocidas pueden ser un reto.

Management Pulse Survey: Don’t Disregard Outside Assessments When Selecting New Team Members

  • March 2024
  • Number of views: 648
Article

See how 158 members responded to the Management Services Committee’s Pre-hire Assessment survey.

The Value of Industry Representation

Why It Matters to EASA and (Importantly!) You

  • March 2024
  • Number of views: 463
Article

As a benefit of membership in EASA, we get (literally) an army of people every day to represent our interests in industry and government regulations. And they often provide us with valuable insight and positive change to “the way we’ve always done it.”

Financial Fraud is Alive and Well

  • January 2024
  • Number of views: 470
Article

Check fraud can be particularly debilitating to a business in terms of the emotional and financial impact as well as reputational damage. Read about one company's experience with this problem.

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Educating Your End Users with EASA’s Resources

  • January 2024
  • Number of views: 623
Article

For those of us who have stumbled into the unique niche of the electromechanical repair industry, we troubleshoot and diagnose issues with AC and DC electric motors all the time. Yet, almost daily we run into everyday decision makers who simply don’t understand that every motor is not the same.

Use the Member Logo to Build Your Business and Elevate Your Brand and EASA's

  • December 2023
  • Number of views: 807
Article

The EASA member logo is a powerful tool that can help EASA members grow their businesses. Why is this image so powerful? Because the EASA member logo means something to our employees, customers and vendors. Included are a few illustrations of how EASA members can capitalize on the symbolism of the EASA member logo.

EASA Repair Facilities: Decades of Industrial Recycling and Sustainability

  • December 2023
  • Number of views: 932
Article

Here’s an important fact we should all be promoting from both a marketing and an industry awareness perspective: EASA members’ decades-long positive impact to the environment and our industry’s responsible industrial waste management.

Industry Training: A Huge Challenge, Advantage for Companies That Commit to the Process

  • November 2023
  • Number of views: 889
Article

The Management Services Committee knew training was a hot issue, but the response to the 2023 EASA Handling Training Needs Pulse Survey was incredible!

Building a Training Budget for Your Electromechanical Business

  • November 2023
  • Number of views: 911
Article

It’s always important to spend time creating a training budget because it outlines the resources that a company allocates for its training programs. Studies show that training spending per employee per year often falls in the range of 1% - 3% of the employee’s annual salary.

Create a Path to Success for Your Employees

  • October 2023
  • Number of views: 943
Article

Creating a path employees can follow to their own success is one of our most important roles as leaders. Making sure all have the opportunity to be successful can have benefits for your company.

EASA Winding Database and Verification and Redesign Program: An Easy-to-Use Solution When Faced with Bare Core Winding Challenges

  • July 2023
  • Number of views: 1873
Article

Occasions arise where original winding data is not available. It may have been recorded incorrectly or a different service center may have stripped the core but not completed the repair. In those cases, the service center must come up with a new “bare core” winding design. EASA's redesign software has some specific features to address this need.

Una solución fácil cuando se enfrente al reto de un rediseño sin datos previos

  • July 2023
  • Number of views: 4027
Article
Surgen ocasiones en las que los datos de bobinado originales no están disponibles. Es posible que se haya registrado incorrectamente o que un centro de servicio diferente haya quitado el núcleo pero no haya completado la reparación. En esos casos, el centro de servicio debe presentar un nuevo diseño de bobinado de "núcleo desnudo". El software de rediseño de EASA tiene algunas características específicas para abordar esta necesidad.

Five Ways easa.com Can Help Your Business!

  • July 2023
  • Number of views: 1038
Article

Training, technical support, marketing content, speciality help and vendors are just a few of the tools available through easa.com.

Management Tip: Eight Cybersecurity Reminders

  • July 2023
  • Number of views: 1238
Article

In today’s world of electronic communication and banking, it’s always good to review cybersecurity reminders. Here are eight tips to keep in mind.

Industry Research: New Insights from Plant Maintenance Customers

  • June 2023
  • Number of views: 1064
Convention presentation

Findings from the from the fifth EASA research study conducted of end-user customers.

Rewind 2023

Recordings and Handouts from the 2023 EASA Convention - National Harbor,MD

  • June 2023
  • Number of views: 1828
Convention presentation

Revisit EASA's 2023 Convention & Solutions Expo by buying access to recordings of the general sessions and education events streamed from EASA's website! These recordings provide just over 32 hours of training. Downloadable PDFs of slides and technical papers are included!

Management Pulse Survey: Results Confirm It’s Becoming More Challenging for Some to Get Employees to Work Overtime

  • June 2023
  • Number of views: 1076
Article

Thi ssurvey answers the question whether or not it is getting more difficult to get employees to work overtime in a post-Covid world.

Rowing in the Same Direction!

  • June 2023
  • Number of views: 980
Article

How can we as employers get the maximum that each team member has to offer? How do we make sure they are all working toward the same goal?

How to Collaborate with Other Shops to Solve a Customer’s Problem

  • May 2023
  • Number of views: 862
Article

Collaboration with other companies can be a powerful tool for solving problems, reaching a new market, developing new products or services and so much more. It can take many forms, such as strategic alliances, innovative networks or partner ecosystems. These types of systems all have several processes to ensure success, and most require a lot of challenging work from all parties involved. For the purposes of this article, the focus will be on competitive collaborations.

People As an Important Marketing Factor

What Role Does It Play in Small and Medium-Size Enterprise Marketing?

  • April 2023
  • Number of views: 994
Article

People and brand are inextricably linked to each other, especially in smaller companies that cannot operate with big marketing budgets. Valuable brand effects can be created through a personal brand involvement of your employees and colleagues. But how does personal branding work in B2B small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs)?

How Much Should be in My Marketing Budget?

  • March 2023
  • Number of views: 1757
Article

Before you establish your marketing budget, there are a few questions your organization needs to consider to ensure expectations are clear and your budget will cover your plans for the year.

EASA Member Uses School Visits as Educational and Recruiting Tool

  • February 2023
  • Number of views: 1606
Article

All of us in the industry are struggling with workforce issues. Not only are we feeling the effects of labor shortage, but we are also feeling the effects of how our current workforce isn’t getting any younger. The leadership team at Hibbs ElectroMechanical, Inc. has made it a priority to confront these issues and find a proactive solution, just like we do for our customers. The answer: be involved.

How Engagement on Social Media Can Benefit Your Business and EASA

  • February 2023
  • Number of views: 1428
Article

The EASA community has long been one of its greatest strengths regardless of your membership category. The beauty of social media is that you’re speaking to a worldwide audience and your online activity can benefit both your business and EASA.

Improve Customer Satisfaction: Follow Electric Motor Storage Procedures

  • January 2023
  • Number of views: 1907
Article

One of the more mundane things we as repairers must be concerned with is motor storage. For many of us, storing large motors for major customers is its own profit center. For all of us, being aware of how our customers store the motors we repair and send to them is critical to customer satisfaction. A poorly stored motor is likely to suffer winding or bearing failure, and we don’t want unrealistic warranty claims over something outside our control.

Mejore la Satisfacción del Cliente: Siga los Procedimientos de Almacenamiento de Motores Eléctricos

  • January 2023
  • Number of views: 4730
Article

Una de las cosas más mundanas de las que debemos preocuparnos como reparadores es el almacenamiento de los motores y para muchos, almacenar motores grandes para clientes importantes representa ganancias. Para todos nosotros, ser conscientes de cómo nuestros clientes almacenan los motores que les reparamos es crítico desde el punto de vista de la satisfacción del cliente. Es probable que un motor mal almacenado sufra fallos en el devanado o en los rodamientos, y no queremos reclamos por garantía poco realistas sobre algo que está fuera de nuestro control.

Attract Future Workers with Motors Drive Success

  • January 2023
  • Number of views: 1651
Article

Motors Drive Success is a free, turnkey PowerPoint presentation that introduces the electromechanical repair industry to the uninitiated. It comes with completed slides and a script, but you can customize both.

Sensores de Temperatura para Bobinados y Rodamientos

En Español

  • December 2022
  • Number of views: 1834
FREE for Members of EASA
Webinar recording

Para monitorear la temperatura de los bobinados y en los rodamientos se pueden usar diferentes tipos de dispositivos. La correcta identificación de los mismos es importante para determinar el tipo de  sensor en casos en los que el dispositivo es desconocido o para escoger el dispositivo correcto para una determinada aplicación.

Importance of Training to Remain Competitive in Today’s Market

  • December 2022
  • Number of views: 1179
Article

Since today’s marketplace has oftentimes been labeled the “Great Resignation,” companies need to dial up the focus on training their employees more than ever.