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TMEIC receives order from Georgia Ports Authority (GPA)

Monday, January 20, 2014

TMEIC has received an order to supply MAXSPEED® electrical drive systems upgrade for three Ship-to-Shore Crane at Georgia Ports Authority. The project will be to replace the original DC drives with TMEIC’s TMdrive®10e2 drives and controls. TMEIC will be supplying new AC hoist motors with higher HP that will enable GPA to increase container moves by 2 containers per hour.

“The Georgia Ports Authority continually strives to provide our customers with the most efficient container handling equipment available. We are excited that this philosophy will be achieved on three of our cranes with the assistance of TMEIC”, said Chris Novack, GPA Director of Engineering and Facilities Maintenance. He also noted that TMEIC was awarded the contract to supply these upgrades as a result of a competitive selection process.

TMEIC would also like to congratulate Richard Cox, General Manager Equipment & Facilities Engineering on his retirement from GPA after 18 years. “It has been a pleasure working with Richard over the years” – Rackley Dawson. We at TMEIC wish him the best in his next adventure in life."

TMEIC has been a driving force in crane controls and automation, delivering reliable industrial drive and automation systems to ports for all types of crane system across the globe.

For more information, contact: mh@tmeic.com

About Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation (TMEIC)
Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation (TMEIC) was formed in 2003 from the merger of the industrial systems departments of Toshiba Corporation and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation. TMEIC manufactures and sells variable frequency drives, motors, and advanced automation systems for a range of industrial applications. We drive industry.

The North American operation –
TMEIC Corporation, headquartered in Roanoke, VA, designs, develops and engineers advanced automation, large AC machines, and variable frequency drive systems. TMEIC Corporation specializes in the Metals, Material Handling, Oil & Gas, Mining, Testing and other industrial markets worldwide. We drive industry. www.tmeic.com

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