SMMA Management for Motion Control Conference

Motor and Motion Association’s Management Conference brings motion control exhibits, meetings, information to industry professionals.


The SMMA’s, The Motor and Motion Association, 2011 Spring Management Conference is May 10-12 at the Rancho Bernardo Inn in San Diego. The planning task force is currently reviewing potential speakers on management, innovation, sales and marketing plus EMERF plans a roundtable on attracting young engineers to our industry. Table Top Exhibits for industry suppliers are scheduled and pre-Conference options include SMMA Motor and Motion College courses and a meeting of the SMMA Permanent Magnet Division (PMD).

James Raba, U.S. Department of Energy, recently emailed SMMA that a supplemental notice for proposed rulemaking for electric motors was published in the Federal Register January 5, 2011. In addition the SNOPR is expected to be available soon be available on DOE's websites.

A news release about the IMS Research 3Q 2010 Quarterly Small Electric Motor Tracker entitled Small motor market takes a backward step on the road to recovery is available on SMMA’s website (and below).

A prior SMMA conference speaker, James Chan, Asia Marketing Management, has a 68 minute video, C.H.I.N.A. Skills for Export Sales developed as a segment of a Villanova School of Business MBA course Global Exporting: Asia Focus.

SMMA - The Motor and Motion Association

- Edited by Gust Gianos, Control Engineering,

No comments
Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, and...
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the most talented young individuals...
The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
Salary survey: How much are you worth?; Dedicated outdoor air systems; Energy models and lighting
Fire, life safety in schools; Fire protection codes; Detection, suppression, and notification; 2015 Commissioning Giants; Emergency and standby power in hospitals
HVAC and building envelope: Efficient, effective systems; Designing fire sprinkler systems; Wireless controls in buildings; 2015 Product of the Year winners
Designing positive-energy buildings; Ensuring power quality; Complying with NFPA 110; Minimizing arc flash hazards
Implementing microgrids: Controlling campus power generation; Understanding cogeneration systems; Evaluating UPS system efficiency; Driving data center PUE, efficiency
Optimizing genset sizing; How the Internet of Things affects the data center; Increasing transformer efficiency; Standby vs. emergency power in mission critical facilities
As brand protection manager for Eaton’s Electrical Sector, Tom Grace oversees counterfeit awareness...
Amara Rozgus is chief editor and content manager of Consulting-Specifier Engineer magazine.
IEEE power industry experts bring their combined experience in the electrical power industry...
Michael Heinsdorf, P.E., LEED AP, CDT is an Engineering Specification Writer at ARCOM MasterSpec.