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Excel Apparatus Services to host first PSO course.

Press Release Summary:

Jul 20, 2015 - Excel Apparatus Services, Inc. will jointly host its first Pump System Optimization course with WEG Electric Corporation. One-day training course will be conducted by certified PSO Instructor William C. Livoti from WEG Electric. Developed by HI and its engineering members, course will focus on why efficient pumps and motors are important and offer an understanding of the full engineering systems optimization process and specific improvement opportunities in any complex pumping system.

Pump Systems Matter - Parsippany, NJ

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Excel Apparatus Services to Host First Pump System Optimization Training

Press release date: Jul 15, 2015

Parsippany, NJ, – Excel Apparatus Services, Inc. will jointly host its first Pump System Optimization (PSO) course with WEG Electric Corporation that focuses on key concepts and fundamentals related to greater pump and motor system efficiency.

A leading electrical and mechanical repair service provider for a wide range of manufacturers’ equipment, this includes AC/DC Motors, switchgear, pumps, gearboxes, fans and rolls. Specialty work includes on-line motor analysis and testing, Babbit bearing repair, precision balancing and laser alignment. The PSO course, developed by the Hydraulic Institute and its engineering members, provides Excel the opportunity to offer its customers and other end-users instruction on how to improve pump system operations for greater efficiency and bottom line savings.

“As a vast number of motors are integrated into so many pumping systems, it is important to understand basic pump system interaction and how to identify performance improvements,” states Doug Hinson, Excel President. “By moving into this educational channel, we can provide our customers with a greater value proposition by helping them optimize pumping systems to best efficiency.”

Additionally, he stated, “Whether it’s a steel mill, pulp and paper plant, wastewater, water authority, power generation plant, or chemical processing operation, the need to improve system reliability and energy efficiency has increased over the last five years and will continue to grow.  We, therefore, are addressing an important need in many industries throughout the country.”

The one-day training course, jointly presented by WEG Electric and Excel, will be conducted by certified PSO Instructor William C. Livoti from WEG Electric.  The course will focus on why efficient pumps and motors are important and offer an understanding of the full engineering systems optimization process and specific improvement opportunities in any complex pumping system.

The PSO training event will be held at Excel’s headquarters in North Charleston, SC on August 27, 2015 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Online registration for this accredited Excel/WEG Pump System Optimization course can be completed through the Hydraulic Institute’s eStore at http://estore.pumps.org or by calling Mark Sullivan, Director, Education & Marketing, Hydraulic Institute at 973-349-5329.

Excel Apparatus Services maintains one of the most extensive machine shop capabilities in the United States, offering AC/DC motor rewind/test capabilities, precision balancing and laser alignment, power delivery test and repair services on all types of industrial and marine equipment.  Headquartered in North Charleston, SC, the company is celebrating 25 years in business.  For more information on Excel, refer to the website at http://excelapparatus.com/ .

Pump Systems Matter is a non-profit educational organization established by the Hydraulic Institute, and leading utilities and energy efficiency organizations, to educate the industry on the benefits to pump systems optimization and energy efficiency to improve bottom-line savings of end-user companies. For information and registration details on educational offerings visit the Pump Systems Matter website at www.PumpSystemsMatter.org.

The Hydraulic Institute serves as a value-added resource to member companies, engineering consulting firms, and pump users worldwide by developing and delivering comprehensive industry standards, expanding knowledge by providing education and tools for the effective application, testing, installation, operation, maintenance, and performance optimization of pumps and pumping systems, and by serving as a forum for the exchange of industry information. For more information on the Hydraulic Institute, its member companies and its Standards Partners, visit www.Pumps.org.