e-Power Technology

Sensata Furthers Electrification Strategy with $580M Acquisition of Dynapower 

Sensata Technologies, a manufacturer of sensor and motor products many with magnetic-rich designs, has acquired fast-growing Dynapower Company for $580 million in cash in a move that Sensata emphasizes will advance its efforts to serve expanding electrification markets. No stranger to magnetic technologies itself, Dynapower develops energy storage and conversion products including several types of power transformers.  […]

News

Specialty Motor Providers Allied Motion and ThinGap Merge 

Allied Motion Technologies, a manufacturer of precision and specialty controlled motion products, announced on May 9 that it plans to merge with ThinGap, a developer and manufacturer of zero cogging slotless motors such as its new motors for small satellites and cubesats. Their innovative design puts all the magnetics, which are the heaviest part of the motor, in the rotor to maximize inertia. […]

Electromagnetics

VBG Group Acquires Carlyle Johnson Machine

The Carlyle Johnson Machine Co., a manufacturer of electromagnetic brakes and clutches, has been acquired for $16.5 million by Swedish industrial conglomerate VGB Group through its subsidiary Ringfeder Power Transmission US.  A designer and manufacturer […]

Electromagnetics

Merger of SEPAC and Placid Industries Joins Manufacturers of Magnetic Brakes, Clutches and Motion Control Products

SEPAC, a manufacturer of electromagnetic clutches and brakes, and Placid Industries, a manufacturer of magnetic particle brakes and clutches, hysteresis brakes and controls, have completed the integration of their businesses after a recent merger. Now the two operations are consolidated […]