Magnetics/Assemblies

Electromobility Heads Off-Road with Volvo Construction Equipment

Electric car sales are increasing every year, more and more cities are using electric buses, and the first generation of electric trucks is hitting the highways — when it comes to electromobility, a lot of the early progress has been seen on the roads. But quietly in the background, electric vehicles also have been heading off the road and onto construction jobsites. […]

Magnetics/Assemblies

Defense Contractor Leonardo DRS Opens New Manufacturing Plant

Defense contractor Leonardo DRS has opened a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at its site in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin for naval power products, many which employ magnetic components and technology. The site houses the engineering design, test and manufacturing facilities for naval and marine power distribution, power conversion, motor controls, drives and automation/control equipment. Products from the site have been deployed on every Navy combatant delivered since 1945 including the Navy’s newest ship designs. […]

Magnetics/Assemblies

Diesel Icon Volvo Penta Moves Aggressively into E-Propulsion

From powering firetrucks to ferryboats, Volvo Penta is aggressively building its prowess in the design and production of electric drivelines and e-propulsion systems. Long known as a supplier of diesel power systems for industrial and marine markets, the Swedish sibling of Volvo automobile and truck brands is making bold steps toward electrification as the markets that it serves increasingly electrify their transportation platforms. […]

Magnetics/Assemblies

Calnetix Develops Key Magnetic Components for International Space Station

Calnetix Technologies has designed and developed a high-speed in-line blower and a dual controller for NASA’s next-generation magnetically levitated CO2 removal system. The design and development of the Four Bed Carbon Dioxide Scrubber (4BCO2) is being led by NASA and is planned […]