Energy consumption may not have been on the radar of engineers or industrial companies in the past, but new pressures from customers, stakeholders, and environmental legislation puts it at the forefront. With an estimated 65% of global industrial energy used by electrical motors, one of the ways a company can meet these demands is by…Details
Troy Industrial Solutions is preparing to pursue new opportunities producing metal prototypes. Two months after investing more than $150,000 to install its first computerized lathe machine, general manager David Barcomb says the investment has positioned the company to pursue new business and diversify the company’s revenue stream. “We’ve seen some immediate paybacks,” Barcomb said. “Production is much faster…Details
The Business Review: Troy Industrial Solutions is expanding its client base to meet David Barcomb’s goal of $20 million revenue. Barcomb, Troy’s general manager, said the company is south of $18 million. “We’re trying to expand on our 3,000-client database,” Barcomb said. “We’re also trying to grow the business within our existing customer base.” The company, which…Details
Troy Industrial Solutions of Watervliet, NY has welcomed Josh Trombley to the company as Business Development Manager. In this new role, he will be responsible for identifying and cultivating accounts and markets not currently serviced by Troy Industrial Solutions.Details
Having the proper seal configuration is one of the keys to minimizing hydraulic leaks in production equipment The Problem: A national block manufacturer was having a chronic problem with leaky trunion cylinders in their production facility. During operation the packing gland would vibrate loose and hydraulic fluid would seep past the seals and drip onto…Details
Troy Industrial Solutions recently held a Basic Motor Training Seminar not once – but twice – due to overwhelming demand.
To engage interested attendees, Troy mailed a “save the date” and email invitation to a select group of customers with instructions to register online. “The event filled up within three days and the phone calls keep coming in from customers who wanted to get their maintenance people into the session.” said Bill Keogh, Sales Manager…Details
Proper shaft specifications and bearing fits are key to reducing vibration in fan and blower applications.
The Problem: A large pharmaceutical company had a catastrophic failure on a fan unit. The failed bearing and shaft assembly was brought into our shop and a Failure Analysis was conducted. The drive end (DE) bearing was a 2 15/16”, solid housed, spherical roller pillow block with a set screw locking device. The inner ring…Details
A tip from a vendor led Jason Smith to the first acquisition in the 150-year history of his family’s company in upstate New York. Smith, as president and CEO of Troy Industrial Solutions, is buying a motor shop in southwest Connecticut. He expects the purchase to close early next month. The purchase signals that Troy…Details
Water always finds a way to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. At least when it comes to electric motor and drive reliability. Moisture settling on the insulation of your electric motor will reduce the resistance-to-ground and increase the capacitance-to-ground readings. These facts are well known. Not as well known, is the…Details