Magnetek Receives Braking Systems Orders for Ten Moveable Bridges Located Throughout the United States

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. - Magnetek, Inc. has been awarded contracts to supply its Mondel Braking Systems for 10 heavy moveable bridge projects located across the United States. The orders, valued at $800,000, are for bridges located in New York, Chicago, Atlantic Beach, N.Y.; West Palm Beach, Fla.; Cleveland, Ohio; Elizabeth City, N.C.; Wrightsville, N.C.; Gloucester, Mass.; and LaRosa, La. The orders are scheduled for delivery throughout calendar year 2012.

Mondel moveable bridge braking systems include Mill Duty AC thruster brakes, brake wheels, brake wheel couplings and stainless steel enclosures. Each braking system is custom engineered to the individual bridge specifications at Magnetek's World Headquarters located in Menomonee Falls, Wis.

"Mondel has long been recognized by the A&E firms, general contractors, machinery manufacturers and electrical contractors as the premier supplier of braking systems for the heavy movable bridge market place" said Mike Astemborski, Business Development Manager for Mondel Brake Systems. "Our customers value our consistently high quality, reliable products, which result from our attention to detail and our meticulous custom engineering process."

Magnetek's state-of-the-art controls, brakes and motors, combined with their extensive application engineering experience, help them produce ideal control system solutions for movable bridge, flood control equipment, dam gates, movable stadium roofs, water navigation structures, and overhead traveling crane applications. Advanced technology and a focus on energy efficient design make Magnetek's products the best choice for customers aiming to reduce operating and maintenance costs.

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About Magnetek

Magnetek, Inc. provides a full complement of overhead material handling control solutions including AC and DC drive systems, motors, brakes, conductor bar and festoon systems, radio remote controls, and pushbutton pendant stations. In addition to material handling products, Magnetek manufactures digital power and motion control systems used in people-moving and energy delivery. Headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wis., in the greater Milwaukee area, Magnetek operates manufacturing facilities in Pittsburgh and Canonsburg, Pa. as well as Menomonee Falls.


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