SILVER WINNERS

ELECTRICAL POWER International Computer Power Dynamic Energy Storage System ELECTRIC MOTORS, DRIVES, AND CONTROLS Reliance Electric/Rockwell Automation IQ PreAlert intelligent motors LIGHTING Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc., Distribution Products Div.

04/01/1998


ELECTRICAL POWER

International Computer Power

Dynamic Energy Storage System

ELECTRIC MOTORS, DRIVES, AND CONTROLS

Reliance Electric/Rockwell Automation

IQ PreAlert intelligent motors

LIGHTING

Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc., Distribution Products Div.

Instabus lighting control system

CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS, AND GROUNDS

The Garland Co., Inc.

StressPly Plus recycled roof membrane

FLUID HANDLING

Lokring Corp.

Fluid fittings

COMPRESSED AIR

Airtek

Turbo desiccant air dryer

HVAC

Chromalox

POWER TRANSMISSION

Ludeca, Inc.

Optalign Plus

MAINTENANCE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT

SKF USA, Inc.

System 24 automatic bearing lubricator

MAINTENANCE PRODUCTS

Dow Corning Corp.

Molykote P37 high-temperature paste

ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND HEALTH

American Lock Co.

Verton padlocks

CONTROL EQUIPMENT

Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc./Furnas Controls Business Unit

Logo! controller

MATERIAL HANDLING

Kelley Tufseal Co.

WearMaster dock seal

INSTRUMENTS

Electromatic Equipment Co., Inc.

Check*Line CDT-2000 handheld digital tachometer

GENERAL AND MAINTENANCE SOFTWARE

JB Systems, Inc.

Mainsaver Internet Work Management System





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