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Magnetek Announces Additions to Elevator Application Engineering Team  

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. - October 30, 2014 - Magnetek, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of elevator drives, today announced that Gene Jansen and Joe Koren have joined the Company as an application engineer and application engineering specialist, respectively, for Magnetek’s elevator business.  

Gene Jansen comes to the Company with over 15 years of engineering experience, including positions as a controls engineer at Federal-Mogul Powertrain Systems and project engineer at Rockwell Automation. As an application engineer, Gene will be responsible for providing customer support, overseeing project start-ups, and assisting in product enhancements. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  

Joe Koren has more than 20 years of experience working with a variety of drives. Prior to joining Magnetek, Joe worked as a technical support engineer at Rockwell Automation. His new position as application engineering specialist will include technical support, product testing, and project documentation for the Company’s elevator business. He earned an associate degree in Electronic Engineering Technology from ITT Technical Institute.  

“Gene and Joe are valuable additions to our elevator team,” said Ed Butte, director of Magnetek’s elevator business. “Augmenting our team with their engineering experience will help us enhance our focus on providing optimal engineering support pre-sale, as well as post-sale technical support to customers.”  

For more information about Magnetek and their line of premier 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., and Bridgeville, Pa., as well as Menomonee Falls.

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