Electrification and Controls Manufacturers Association (ECMA) members are the Industry’s leading suppliers of electrification and controlling devices. They supply solutions worldwide and in virtually every major manufacturing and distribution sector.
Devices that control, service and enhance productivity of industrial handling including:
The Mission of Electrification and Controls Manufacturers Association is to develop and promote quality electrification systems, electrical equipment and control systems, for the safety and reliability of material handling equipment achieved by:
This standard provides minimum requirements and guidelines for alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) electrification systems for electric overhead, monorail, and gantry traveling cranes. Electrification systems include conductor bars, festoon systems, cable chains, spring driven reels, and motor driven reels.
The specifications and information contained in this standard apply to cable-less controls for electric overhead traveling cranes. Cable-less controls are also referred to as wireless or remote controls. The specifications in this standard are general in nature. Other and more detailed specifications may be agreed upon between the purchaser and the manufacturer to suit each specific installation.
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Samantha Sanders, Ohio University
The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. has awarded the Electrification and Controls Manufacturers Association Honor Scholarship to Samantha Sanders at Ohio University. Samantha is a rising senior majoring in Industrial and Systems Engineering. She attended the MODEX Show in 2016 where she made her decision to concentrate on the supply chain industry and all the industry has to offer. Last spring she had an internship at GE Aviation in Lynn, Massachusetts where she worked in the parts department and experienced the importance of on-time delivery. After graduation, she plans to return to school to work on her Master’s Degree in the field of supply chain management and/or simulation.