WEBCAST Dollars and Sense -- Powering your bottom line with motor management


This Webcast has been postponed until December 2005
Program originally scheduled to air October 6, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. (CDT)

Reserve your "seat" now for this Webcast!
Chief Editor, Bob Vavra, moderates a panel of leading industry experts through a

A follow-up to the successful Motor Management Webcast (which aired April 2005, a CDrom Pat Mustari ), “Dollars and Sense -- Powering your bottom line with motor management" will explore how making motors energy efficientLANT ENGINEERING Webcast on the topic takes a look at the dollars involved in making motor management decisions, and the sense it takes to turn those actions into a more efficient power program. 
Our panel of industry experts will look at such issues as:
  • Buying energy efficient motors

  • Building an effective parts inventory

  • Working with suppliers to meet motor management needs

  • How to know when it's time to buy, and how to measure the effectiveness of that purchase

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      Thomas R. Theising, Manager, Energy Systems
      BASF Corporation
      Tom earned a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from The Citadel and an M.S. degree in Organization and Management from Capella University. In his 22 years at BASF, Tom held various engineering positions at five BASF facility locations within the NAFTA region, responsible for project management, design department supervision, maintenance engineering, environmental operations and energy management. Since 1992 he has served in his current position of Energy Manager, directing the energy programs at numerous BASF Corporation sites providing internal consulting services. He has provided these services to 56 of BASF’s manufacturing sites during his tenure. He has organized and conducted energy audits both internal and external to BASF at more than 70 manufacturing sites.

      Nicole Kaufman, Motor Systems Engineer
      Advanced Energy
      Nicole’s primary responsibilities include conducting the Motor Resource Center Motor Decision Tools’ 100 Motor Study, supporting various member service projects, ranging from site audits to process consulting to knowledge products, contributing to the Hybrid Electric School Bus Project, and ensuring a safe working environment. Nicole received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude, from North Carolina State University in December 2003. The American Council of Engineering Companies recognized her academic excellence and diverse work experience by naming Nicole a‘promising young consulting engineer’ the same year. Nicole completed her Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering with an Energy Systems focus at North Carolina State University in May 2005. She volunteers with both the local chapter and the national Congress of ASME and is also a memberof IEEE and SWE.
      Webcast participants will have the opportunity to ASK LIVE QUESTIONS of our leading panel of
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