Rocky Mount Electric Motor earns Accredited Service Center status


From Contributed Reports

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Rocky Mount Electric Motor LLC has been approved as an EASA Accredited Service Center by the Electrical Apparatus Service Association.

EASA Accreditation of Rocky Mount Electric Motor means that the firm has successfully demonstrated that it follows the prescribed good practices to consistently deliver quality electromechanical repairs that maintain or improve AC electric motor efficiency and reliability.

“This achievement by Rocky Mount Electric Motor affirms the company’s commitment to excellence,” said Linda J. Raynes, EASA president and CEO. “EASA’s Accreditation Program offers external validation that the company adheres to good practices by submitting to an independent, third-party audit.”

Rocky Mount Electric Motor has been in business since 1972. It provides repair of industrial electric motors, gear boxes and pumps in Eastern North Carolina. In addition to repairing these devices, they also sell new motors, gear boxes, variable speed drives and motor control equipment. The company offers Predictive Maintenance contracts that include vibration analysis, thermal imaging, laser alignment, field balancing, and electrical trouble shooting. Each of these services can also be provided as an individual service as well.

“I am very proud of our employees. This accreditation is a testimony to their hard work, ongoing training and dedication”, said Bill Henkel, owner of Rocky Mount Electric Motor.

The criteria for becoming EASA Accredited are based on ANSI/EASA AR100: Recommended Practice for the Repair of Rotating Electrical Apparatus and The Good Practice Guide of The Effect of Repair/Rewinding on Motor Efficiency.

EASA is an international trade organization consisting of more than 1,800 electromechanical sales and service firms in 70 countries. EASA member companies provide repair, service and sales for the operation and maintenance of electric motors, generators, drives, controls, pumps and other electromechanical equipment. The association provides members with direct technical support, the industry repair standard and education, as well as technical, management and safety-related reference materials.