Magnetek Named Preferred Authorized Repair Center for ELDRO® and ELHY® Thrusters in USA and Canada

Power & Motion Technology | Industry News | By Columbus McKinnon Corporation | Jan 17, 2017

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. – January 17, 2017 – Magnetek, Inc., a leading supplier of digital power and motion control systems for the material handling industry, today announced it is partnering with EMG Automation GmbH, Germany, to be the preferred authorized repair center for their ELDRO® and ELHY® electrohydraulic brake thrusters in the United States and Canada. EMG’s electrohydraulic thrusters are used in crane applications to ensure the safety of people and machines during braking procedures, emergencies, or power failures.   

“Magnetek is honored to be chosen by EMG as their preferred authorized repair center in the U.S. and Canada,” said Dan Beilfuss, Director of Material Handling for Magnetek. “Given our expertise in drives and braking solutions for the material handling industry, we are confident we will provide excellent service for EMG’s customers.”
Magnetek will offer a one-year warranty on repairs and will also serve as a distributor of EMG thruster spare parts in the U.S. and Canada. Customers in the United States and Canada may contact Magnetek directly at +1-866-624-7378 or for service.

About Magnetek
Magnetek, Inc. provides digital power and motion control systems used in overhead material handling, elevator, and mining applications. The Company is North America’s largest supplier of digital drive systems for industrial cranes, hoists and monorails. Magnetek provides Energy Engineered® drives, radio remote controls, motors, and braking and collision avoidance subsystems to North America’s foremost overhead material handling crane builders. Magnetek is also the world’s largest independent builder of highly integrated digital motion control systems for high-rise, high-speed elevators and is a leading independent supplier of digital motion control systems for underground coal mining applications. Magnetek is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wis. in the greater Milwaukee area and operates manufacturing facilities in Pittsburgh, Pa., and Bridgeville, Pa., as well as Menomonee Falls.