AEGIS® Announces their Distributor of the Year Awards for 2012

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Electro Static Technology is pleased to announce the 2012 Distributor of the Year awards. These four awards recognize outstanding sales and superior customer service of AEGIS® Bearing Protection Ring Technology.

2013 (Mechanic Falls ME): Electro Static Technology is pleased to announce the 2012 Distributor of the Year awards. These four awards recognize outstanding sales and superior customer service of AEGIS® Bearing Protection Ring Technology. For the 4th year in a row, Bartlett Bearing Company is the top winner for their outstanding sales campaign and exceptional customer service to the motor repair market. Bartlett’s “Full Circle Solution” provides their customers with expert advice and customer training in solving bearing current issues with AEGIS® shaft grounding technology.

Bartlett Bearing Company, Inc. is a family-owned, independent distributor of bearings and repair parts for electro-mechanical facilities nationwide. Their product offering has included the AEGIS® shaft grounding ring technology for eight years, ever since the product was introduced to the market. With a wide stock of AEGIS® rings ready for delivery, usually within one day, all Bartlett Bearing locations including Philadelphia, PA, Gastonia, NC, Hebron, KY and Pelham, AL provide rapid service and delivery of AEGIS® parts. Bartlett Bearing Company, Inc. is devoted to the electro-mechanical and apparatus repair industry. Contact sales(at)bartlettbearing(dot)com or call toll free at 800-523-3382.

In the Power Transmission market, Motion Industries is a first time award winner for their successful selling campaign. Motion is a National Distributor of AEGIS® products since 2008. They serve the industrial marketplace with MRO replacement parts and services through a network of 549 locations across North America. Motion Industries has more than 1,550 technically trained Sales Representatives making on-site service calls daily and provide solutions for their customers. They've sold AEGIS® technology in several of their target markets including Food & Beverage, Forest Products, and Energy, as well as countless others. Visit the Motion website, http://www.motionindustries.com, or contact your local Motion branch.

In the HVAC market, Mulcahy Company, Inc., is a second time award winner for their successful selling campaign. Mulcahy has been an AEGIS® distributor in the HVAC market since 2006. Established in 1929 and located in Eagan Minnesota, Mulcahy is a manufacturer representative principally serving the heating, air conditioning, and plumbing industries. Mulcahy is committed to maintaining long-term partnerships with their customers in the HVAC industry and provides significant knowledgeable industry experience to customers, consultants, and manufacturers. Contact Todd Olmschenk, VFD Technical Consultant, tolmschenk(at)mulcahyco(dot)com, or call 651-256-2452.

In the International market, Fukuda Corporation, is awarded for their outstanding sales campaign and exceptional customer service. Fukuda has been an AEGIS® distributor since 2007. Located in Japan, Fukuda is an import firm specializing in mechanical technology. They offer Japanese machine industries unique accessory parts and equipment for machinery which is produced in Europe and North America. Their highly trained staff focuses not only on products but technical training, diagnosing, testing, and troubleshooting. Contact Yuta Konishi konishi(at)fukudaco(dot)co.jp or call 81-3-5565-6824.

AEGIS® technology is designed for use when variable frequency drives (VFDs) are used to control electric motors. The VFD induces destructive voltages on the motor shaft which discharge through the motor bearings or bearings in attached equipment. These discharges cause fusion craters on the bearing race walls. Over time, this can lead to noise, vibration, bearing failure, and catastrophic motor failure.

The AEGIS® SGR shaft grounding ring channels these harmful VFD-induced shaft currents safely to ground. Unlike conventional grounding brushes, the SGR is maintenance-free and works with virtually no friction or wear for the service life of the motor.

Electro Static Technology is the global leader in the elimination and/or mitigation of induced electrical charges on rotating and moving surfaces. Electro Static Technology manufactures the patented technology AEGIS® SGR shaft-grounding ring for the electric motors and generators and is a division of Illinois Tool Works (ITW), a $18 billion diversified manufacturing company with operations in 44 countries.

For more information, contact: Adam Willwerth, Sales and Marketing Manager, Electro Static Technology, 31 Winterbrook Road, Mechanic Falls, ME 04256, Toll-Free: 1-866-738-1857, TEL: (207) 998-5140, FAX: (207) 998-5143, http://www.est-aegis.com.

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