Power & Motion Technology | Industry News | By Columbus McKinnon Corporation | Jan 17, 2017
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. – January 17, 2017 – Magnetek, Inc., a leading supplier of digital power and motion control systems for the material handling industry, today announced it is partnering with EMG Automation GmbH, Germany, to be the preferred authorized repair center for their ELDRO® and ELHY® electrohydraulic brake thrusters in the United States and Canada. EMG’s electrohydraulic thrusters are used in crane applications to ensure the safety of people and machines during braking procedures, emergencies, or power failures.
Magnetek, Inc. provides digital power and motion control systems used in overhead material handling, elevator, and mining applications. The Company is North America’s largest supplier of digital drive systems for industrial cranes, hoists and monorails. Magnetek provides Energy Engineered® drives, radio remote controls, motors, and braking and collision avoidance subsystems to North America’s foremost overhead material handling crane builders. Magnetek is also the world’s largest independent builder of highly integrated digital motion control systems for high-rise, high-speed elevators and is a leading independent supplier of digital motion control systems for underground coal mining applications. Magnetek is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wis. in the greater Milwaukee area and operates manufacturing facilities in Pittsburgh, Pa., and Bridgeville, Pa., as well as Menomonee Falls.