FLANDERS Expands Service Market in Fort McMurray, Canada

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FLANDERS, headquartered in Evansville, IN, USA, has expanded motor repair service and distribution market into Fort McMurray, Canada by taking over operations of a local repair facility previously operated by ABB as of April 1, 2017.

FLANDERS, headquartered in Evansville, IN, USA, has expanded motor repair service and distribution market into Fort McMurray, Canada by taking over operations of a local repair facility previously operated by ABB as of April 1, 2017.

“We are excited to complete the transaction and welcome the team to the FLANDERS family,” said Allen Patterson, COO of FLANDERS. “Expansion into this sector of Canada allows us the opportunity to better serve our customers in the oil sands with AC motor repair, wheel motor repair, and shovel motor exchange. We look forward to better serving our partners in Canada.”

The FLANDERS Fort McMurray Regional Service Center will be led by Ken Unruh. Unruh has over 30 years of electric motors experience, from repair to motor design, with Westinghouse Canada. The Fort McMurray Regional Service Center is fully-equipped and will immediately employ 6 locally. “Our new presence in Fort McMurray allows us to service customers with motor repairs up to 2500 horse power. This also opens the market access to FLANDERS’ repair network of 9 locations in the US with a total of 15 around the globe. Our Midwest Regional Service Center possesses the capability to execute repairs on the largest motor repairs in the industry,” says Unruh.

The FLANDERS Regional Service Center in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada will continue to expand services and grow local expertise. Our mission of serving our customers will guide us in bringing long-term value to all that we serve.

About FLANDERS
FLANDERS is a global leader in motors, drives, electronics and control systems for heavy industrial machines. The privately owned company has 70 years of experience in engineering, manufacturing and servicing large electrical rotating equipment and systems that bring massive machines to life. Today, FLANDERS develops some of the most advanced controls and software for heavy machines in the connected era of Big Data, and also continues to provide its trusted hands-on repair of motors and electrical systems.

FLANDERS has offices, warehouses and regional service centers across the United States and around the world. Our facilities and operations are located in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Corporate headquarters is based in Evansville, Ind.

For more information about FLANDERS, email info(at)flandersinc(dot)com or visit flandersinc.com.

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Chelsea Rexing