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Saint Paul, MN, United States, 2014/11/05 - Ron Widup, president and CEO of Shermco Industries, announced today that the company has acquired Electrical Mechanical Services, Inc. of St. Paul, Minnesota as a next step in expanding its service coverage in the Midwest.
With more than 35 years in the business of repair, remanufacturing, field service and sales of motors and generators, EMS will serve as an important hub for Shermco in the region. Founded in 1979, EMS is located in Vadnais Heights, Minn., a St. Paul suburb.
EMS services include electric motor and generator repair and remanufacturing, motor and generator field services, machining services, vibration analysis, machinery alignment and field balancing services, transformer field services and AC/DC drive service. EMS also provides UL 508 listed panel shop services and new product distribution for electric motors, drives, and motor controls. Shermco will be expanding EMS capabilities over the coming year to incorporate wind energy services, electrical power systems testing, commissioning, and maintenance services, as well as circuit breaker and switchgear testing and remanufacturing.
Art Anderson is the president and founding vice president of EMS, as well as a past international chairman of EASA from 2009-2010. He and the existing management team will continue to serve in the same capacity and will help foster Shermco growth in the region.
“We are excited and proud to welcome Mr. Anderson and his fine company, Electric Mechanical Services, to Shermco Industries,” said Widup. “EMS has great employees who are dedicated to the company and the industry; it already provides many of the services that we offer and will springboard our capabilities into this region of the country.”
Shermco Industries, Inc. is the leading independent provider of testing, maintenance, repair, engineering, training and commissioning services for low, medium and high voltage electrical equipment, motors and generators in North America.
“We are very excited about this acquisition and becoming part of the expanding Shermco Industries family,” said Anderson.
Shermco Industries (shermco.com) is the leading independent provider of safe and reliable acceptance testing, commissioning, maintenance, repair and remanufacturing of electrical equipment and power distribution systems. With service centers located throughout North America, certified technicians and engineers focus on servicing both scheduled and unexpected projects for large commercial, industrial and utility customers. Shermco, a leader in electrical safety and technical training as well as industrial electrical ontracting, utility, wind turbine maintenance and disaster recovery services. Shermco Industries is a member in good standing with the Electrical Apparatus Service Association, American Wind Energy Association, Professional Electrical Apparatus Recyclers League, and the InterNational Electrical Testing Association.