BOSTON, MA — Ten electrical motor manufacturers and an energy efficiency consulting company recently joined the blue chip list of sponsors for the Motor Decisions Matter (MDM) campaign.

Launched in June, the campaign encourages the use of sound motor management and planning as a tool for cutting motor energy costs. The Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE), a national nonprofit energy organization, has been coordinating the effort.

The following motor manufacturers have become MDM sponsors: A.O. Smith Electrical Products Co., Emerson Motors, GE Industrial Systems, Leeson Electric, Lincoln Motors, Marathon Electric, Rockwell Automation/Reliance Electric, Siemens Energy & Automation, Toshiba, and WEG Electric.

The manufacturers are also members of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), which is a founding sponsor of MDM. For more information, go to (website).

Publication date: 11/12/2001