Electro Static Technology-ITW Awarded
Exporter of the Year
MECHANIC FALLS, ME – April 27, 2006:Electro Static Technology – ITW, manufacturer of the patented FLX-P™ Static Dissipative Brushes www.est-static.com and the patented technology AEGIS® SGR motor Shaft Grounding Ring www.est-aegis.com was selected as the 2006 Maine International Trade Center’s Exporter of the Year.
This prestigious award recognizes businesses in Maine who have demonstrated outstanding success in international trade. Awards will be presented by Governor John E. Baldacci at the 26th Annual Maine International Trade Day on June 1 at the University of Maine in Orono.
Electro Static Technology-ITW is the global leader in passive ionization technology and the leading manufacturer of products that remove unwanted electrical charges from moving surfaces such as printed media and rotating shafts in motors and generators.
“Our commitment to provide the best solutions to high volume manufacturers in Asia and the world is reflected by this award” said William Oh, General Manager of Electro Static Technology, “We know that reliability, innovation and world class manufacturing is absolutely essential to remain competitive and grow.”
Focused on the print industry, AC motor industry, and power generation industry, EST maintains global leadership by ensuring the highest quality manufactured components for each specific market with absolute assurance of supply. In addition, EST designs, develops and manufactures innovative engineered solutions for a range of specific applications.
“International markets are extremely important both for our static control printer brushes and for the new Shaft Grounding Ring used to improve reliability of electric motors controlled by variable frequency drives” said Adam Willwerth, EST’s Sales and Marketing Manager, “We found immediate demand for AEGIS® SGR in Europe and Asia because of the large VFD installation base. Leveraging Maine’s international logistics infrastructure allows us instant access to any market in the world.”
Electro Static Technology is the global leader in the elimination and/or mitigation of induced electrical charges on rotating and moving surfaces. Products include patented FLX-P™ static dissipative brushes for the print industry and AEGIS® SGR shaft grounding solutions for rotating equipment. Electro Static Technology is a division of Illinois Tool Works (ITW), a $12 billion multinational conglomerate operating in 44 countries.
For more information, contact: Adam Willwerth, Sales and Marketing Manager, Electro Static Technology, 31 Winterbrook Road, Mechanic Falls, ME 04256, Toll-Free: 1-866-738-1857, TEL: (207) 998-5140, FAX: (207) 998-5143, firstname.lastname@example.org
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