Magnetek supplier of variable frequency drives and radio remote controls wins Joy

first_imgMagnetek, a leading designer and manufacturer of digital power and motion control systems used in mining, has been awarded 2012 Premier Supplier of the Year status by Joy Global. This is the second year Joy Global has recognised a select group from its nearly 5,000 North American suppliers. As one of only 39 recipients, Magnetek says it “represents best in industry quality, delivery and value as identified by Joy Global.“We are extremely pleased to receive this award. It puts us in good company with some of the finest suppliers in the business,” said Peter McCormick, President and CEO for Magnetek. “Our goal is always to provide the best products possible and foster close relationships with our customers.”Awards were granted to companies achieving target metrics for quality, on-time delivery, material productivity and long-term relationship with Joy Global. Particular emphasis was placed on Magnetek’s successful investment in capacity improvement, established supply agreement and development capabilities.Through its market-leading P&H and Joy brands, Joy Global manufactures, markets, and services original equipment and support parts for the surface and underground mining industries. Joy Global’s products and related services are used extensively for the mining of coal, copper, iron ore, oil sands, gold and other mineral resources.Magnetek provides digital power and motion control systems used in mining and overhead material handling applications. The company is a leading independent supplier of digital motion control systems for underground coal mining applications, including drives and wireless radio controls. It is a leading designer and manufacturer of variable frequency drives and radio remote controls for mining, with a proven track record for reliability and value in the mining industry with over 30 years of experience and over 10,000 mining drives in the field. Magnetek’s M-FORCE® line of Severe Duty AC Traction Drives are the optimal solution for a variety of mining applications including battery-operated mobile vehicles, locomotives, muckers, loaders and haulage equipment. Custom engineered solutions are available as well.last_img read more