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Magnetek Principal Elevator Engineer Don Vollrath Speaking at National Association of Elevator Contractors Regional Education Conference

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. - May 15, 2012
- Magnetek, Inc. Principal Engineer Don Vollrath will present on AC Induction and Permanent Magnet Motors at the National Association of Elevator Contractors Regional Education Conference at the Crowne Plaza in San Francisco from May 16-17.

Vollrath, a 45-year industry veteran, will speak about the advantages of AC induction and permanent magnet motors for specific applications from 10:30 to noon on the 16thand 17th. A recognized industry expert, Vollrath has been invited to speak at many prestigious events in the past, including NAEC, IEAC and Elevator U. He has spent the last 25 years of his career studying and designing elevator drives.

Magnetek, a recognized leader in DC elevator drives and the premier AC drives supplier for traction elevators, produces a complete line of elevator drives including the Quattro® DC, Quattro® AC, HPV 900 Series 2 and DSD 412. Magnetek’s trademarked online energy calculator can be used to determine the energy use and savings of various drives in specific elevator applications.

“Don’s presentation offers an excellent opportunity to learn from one of the top industry experts.” Brad Taylor, Vice President and Manager of Energy Systems at Magnetek said. “His years of elevator experience provide him with an encyclopedic knowledge of drives, applications, motor performance and best practices.”

To learn more, attend Vollrath’s presentation in the San Francisco Crowne Plaza main conference room at 10:30 May 16th and 17th or visit www.elevatordrives.com for more information.

About Magnetek
Magnetek, Inc. produces a full complement of AC and DC elevator drives that employ the latest technology to achieve the performance and reliability demanded by the industry. In addition to vertical transportation products, Magnetek manufactures digital power and motion control systems used in material handling and energy delivery. Headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wis., in the greater Milwaukee area, Magnetek operates manufacturing facilities in Pittsburgh, Pa, Canonsburg, Pa., and Menomonee Falls.

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