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Chris Curtis Accepts Bernard H. Falk Award

Chris Curtis Accepts Bernard H. Falk Award

This piece was originally published in the December 2016 issue of electroindustry. Culminating NEMA’s 90th Annual Membership Meeting, Christopher B. Curtis accepted the Bernard H. Falk Award, NEMA’s highest honor. The award recognizes individuals with outstanding achievements in technology, management, public affairs, and other fields important to the electroindustry. Mr. Curtis, currently the CEO of Wencor Group and a senior adviser at Schneider Electric, a NEMA member company, was Read more […]

Kite & Key Award Winners Dedicated to Codes, Standards, Advocacy

Kite & Key Award Winners Dedicated to Codes, Standards, Advocacy

This piece was originally published in the December 2016 issue of electroindustry. The Kite & Key Award recognizes industry leaders whose pioneering innovations epitomize the best in codes, standards, and advocacy. The 2016 award winners are Roger Daugherty, PhD, Baldor Electric Company, a member of ABB; and James Wright, Siemens Industry. A consulting engineer in the Advanced Development Technology Group for Baldor Electric, Dr. Daugherty is passionate about motor standards. Since Read more […]

Examine the Economy with Industry Expert

Examine the Economy with Industry Expert

Join us at the NEMA 90th Annual Membership Meeting November 16 and 17 in Cleveland, Ohio, when we delve into economic indicators and the economic outlook for 2017 with NEMA Chief Economist Don Leavens, PhD. Below is an excerpt of what you can expect. Listen to the full interview here. Q:         The U.S. economic expansion celebrated its seventh anniversary in June. The unemployment rate of 4.9 percent is close to the full employment rate, inflation is benign, and household wealth…

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Vint Cerf, Internet Founding Father, to Speak at Annual Meeting

Vint Cerf, Internet Founding Father, to Speak at Annual Meeting

Vinton G. (Vint) Cerf, PhD, an acknowledged “Father of the Internet,” will address attendees at NEMA’s 90th Annual Membership Meeting in Cleveland on November 16 and 17. One major focus at the event will be an in-depth look into the Internet of Things. Mr. Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google Inc., is responsible for identifying new enabling technologies to support the development of advanced, Internet-based products and services for the company. Helping Read more […]