News archive 2011

[22 November 2011] EtherCAT for Emotron AC drives

A new EtherCAT option board offers a fast industrial Ethernet interface for Emotron AC drives, with high reliability and easy handling.

[21 October 2011] First exhibition for CG Drives & Automation

Emotron is a well-known exhibitor at Elektrotechniek in Utrecht. This year the company for the first time participated under the new name CG Drives & Automation.

[16 September 2011] Cost-efficient and trouble-free operation with AFE

Emotron AFE drives are available in two versions: Low harmonic drives and Regenerative drives. Both are based on standard Emotron AC drives, offering the same reliability, easy handling and advanced functionality.

[10 June 2011] Clean, quiet and energy-saving cargo handling

MultiDocker E-Power cargo handler saves energy, maintenance and the environment. Emotron AC drives ensure reliable and precise control.

[19 May 2011] Emotron stronger with new owner

Crompton Greaves, one of the world’s leading engineering corporations, has entered into an agreement to acquire Emotron. For Emotron this means we can offer complete drive solutions, strengthen our R&D and enter into new geographic markets.

[17 May 2011] Strong recovery and international success

These words summarize the year 2010 for Emotron. Sales increased, as did the number of employees. Important product launches were made and a new corporate profile was introduced.

[14 April 2011] Fresh air in the world’s longest rail tunnel

During the construction of the Gotthard rail tunnel through the Swiss Alps, Emotron AC drives will ensure efficient ventilation and cooling.

[1 March 2011] Higher durability made Emotron preferred supplier

Crane manufacturer NFC made Emotron preferred drives supplier after an evaluation. Emotron proved to have a 30% longer durability.

[3 February 2011] Energy-saving biogas cleaning with AC drives

A new technology for biogas cleaning has been awarded an innovation prize. Farmers can now save money and the environment by producing their own vehicle gas on their farms using farm waste.