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Magnetek, Inc. Announces New Business Development Manager for Elevator AC Drives Business

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. ─ Sept. 11, 2017 ─ Magnetek, a leading designer and manufacturer of elevator drives, today announced that Jeffrey Johnson has joined the company as a Business Development Manager for its AC Elevator Drives business. Mr. Johnson is responsible for managing AC elevator, escalator and related drive sales throughout North America and has extensive experience in AC drives, DC Drives, industrial control technology, and sales.

“Jeff’s background and technical experience in drive controls and customer support will be a valuable asset for our customers’ businesses,” said Ed Butte, director of Magnetek’s Elevator business. “His years spent working directly with customers in the field and his application expertise make Jeff a trusted resource our customers can count on.”

Mr. Johnson earned a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering Technology Studies from the Milwaukee School of Engineering. His initial exposure to the AC drives market began while he worked for Rockwell Automation and Holt Electric. 

For more information about Magnetek’s expanding line of energy saving elevator products, visit www.elevatordrives.com.


About Magnetek

Magnetek, Inc. is a leading provider of Energy Engineered® digital power and motion control systems used in elevator, overhead material handling, and mining applications. The Company is the world’s largest independent builder of highly integrated digital motion control systems for high-rise, high-speed elevators. Magnetek is North America’s largest supplier of digital drive systems for industrial cranes, hoists, and monorails, and is a leading provider of radio remote controls, motors, braking and collision avoidance subsystems. Magnetek is also a leading independent supplier of digital motion control systems for underground coal mining applications. Headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wis., in the greater Milwaukee area, Magnetek operates manufacturing facilities in Pittsburgh, Pa., as well as Menomonee Falls.

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