Triples square footage to accommodate company’s growth
March 31, 2016
QM Power, maker of a new high-efficiency motor technology, announced it has moved its headquarters from Lee’s Summit to Kansas City, Missouri, to accommodate the company’s growth. QM Power’s new headquarters is more than triple the square footage of the company’s previous office space.
The ac variable frequency drive segment accounted for over 70 percent value share of the market
March 30, 2016
The global variable frequency drive (VFD) market is expected to increase at a 7.2 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in terms of value during 2016 to 2026, according to a report from Future Market Insights (FMI). Volume-wise, FMI estimates the VFD market to expand at an 8.5 percent CAGR.
Company said its next-generation VFD is expected to raise the bar for performance and system reliability
March 29, 2016
Ideal Power Inc., a developer of power conversion technologies, announced it has successfully tested and demonstrated a new variable frequency drive (VFD) based on its patented Power Packet Switching Architecture™ (PPSA).
While there are still a significant number of single-speed motors still in operation, many OEMs are making a concerted move toward variable-speed equipment in order to meet a growing demand for higher efficiency. To help OEMs meet their goals, and to meet increasingly stringent motor efficiency regulations from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), motor and drive manufacturers have introduced their smartest, most efficient products yet.
Company has represented Danfoss in north and southeast Texas, now adds central Texas
February 1, 2016
HTS Texas, the Texas partner of one of the largest independent commercial HVAC manufacturers’ representatives in North America, announced it is expanding its partnership with Danfoss to supply variable frequency drives (VFDs) to now include the central Texas markets of San Antonio and Austin.
Units are designed to provide ease of installation, start-up, and field troubleshooting
January 14, 2016
Fuji Electric Corp. of America announced that it has begun manufacturing its FRENIC-HVAC Combination Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) in the company’s new factory in Roanoke, Virginia, in order to reduce turnaround time and customize panels to suit customers’ individual applications.
Technological advancements and regulatory policies aimed at improving energy efficiency are important factors
January 13, 2016
The global electric motor market was valued at $99.85 billion in 2014 and is expected to reach $141.7 billion by 2022, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.5 percent from 2015 to 2022, according to a new report by Grand View Research.
Explains how to determine the types of load duty and related current ratings
January 12, 2016
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published NEMA ICS 61800-6 TR-2015, Adjustable Speed Electrical Power Drive Systems, Part 6: Guide for Determination of Types of Load Duty and Corresponding Current Ratings.