• November

      15

      2017

    Elite Controls, Inc. Made Distributor of WorldWide Electric Corp. Products

    Houston, Texas - Elite Controls, Inc. (ECI) announced today, November 13, 2017, its promotion as distributor of WorldWide Electric Corporation (WWE) products. WWE products include electric motors, motor controls and gear reducers. ECI was formed in 2015 to address the merger between Logical Control Concepts and the Mechatronics group of Hydraquip Custom Systems. ECI is a proud part of the Employee Owned Holdings, Inc. family of companies, being a 100% employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) company, which means it is 100% employee owned.

    • December

      28

      2015

    Hydraulics Set the Stage at the Biggest Water Show on Earth

    At Franco Dragone’s The House of Dancing Water, electrohydraulics runs the show. The production takes place in Macau, China’s City of Dreams. The theater holds more than five Olympic swimming pools, making it the largest water-based theater in the world. During the show, professional divers, dancers, acrobats, swimmers, and even motorcyclists perform daring feats that rely on the smooth, fluid operation of a highly dynamic stage.

    • December

      26

      2015

    Design basics of control enclosures in machines, automation and industryl

    When specifying a control enclosure there are a wide range of requirements that must be met from physical size and form factor to environmental ratings and thermal considerations.
    Your PLC and control hardware will need a safe and secure home (Figure 1). The power distribution, safety system, contactors, relays, controllers and terminals need to be housed in the appropriate control enclosure and choosing one is not a simple task. There are many mechanical and control system requirements that must be met to get it right, and some of them are reviewed here.

    • October

      23

      2015

    Employee Owned Holdings, Inc. recognized again as a “Top 10 Best Place to Work” by the Houston Business Journal.

    Houston, Texas – On October 8, 2015, Employee Owned Holdings, Inc. and its affiliates were named the #10 Best Place to Work in Houston for medium sized companies. This award was presented by the Houston Business Journal, as part of the longest-running Best Places to Work awards program in the city, honoring top employers for their unique cultures, amenities, benefits and worker-retention and attraction strategies.

    • August

      29

      2015

    EOHI Acquires Logical Controls Concepts, LLC to Create Elite Controls, Inc.

    Houston, Texas – On May 29th, Employee Owned Holdings, Inc. acquired the assets of Logical Controls Concepts, LLC based in Wenonah, NJ. Logical Controls Concepts will relocate their operations to Houston in the current Hydraquip CSI Mechatronics facility. Logical Controls Concepts joins forces with the HCSI Mechatronics team to form a new company - Elite Controls, Inc.

    • August

      26

      2015

    Employee Owned Holdings, Inc. Announces Future CFO

    Houston, Texas, August 26, 2015 - Employee Owned Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Hydraquip, Inc., Hydraquip Custom Systems, Inc., Supreme Integrated Technology, Inc., Elite Controls Inc. and Gulf Controls Company, Inc., announced today that Matthew Weisser will become the chief financial officer for the company at the beginning of 2016 with the retirement of current CFO, David Tyler. Matt will begin work with EOHI on September 21, 2015, as to allow him some time to work with David for completing an orderly transition as scheduled.

    • December

      30

      2015

    Hydraquip: A Certification Success Story featured in Fluid Power Journal

    Founded in 1951, Hydraquip – a 100% employee-owned company in Houston, Tex. – offers system design, service and repair, and fluid conveyance through many world-class manufacturers. Through partnering with its sister companies, Hydraquip can provide turnkey systems, engineering, and fabrication capabilities. In 2014, it was named one of the Top 10 Places to Work by the Houston Business Journal.

    • December

      16

      2015

    Happy Holidays 2015

    • July

      29

      2015

    Practical Tips on Predictive Maintenance

    One of the best ways to predict impending equipment malfunctions is to establish a database of performance metrics to delineate the boundaries of “normal” operation. Through subsequent and ongoing performance monitoring and recording, small changes in performance that occur over time can be detected and investigated before there is a downtime event.

    • May

      18

      2015

    The father of the PLC explains its birth

    Dick Morley is considered by many to be the father of the programmable logic controller (PLC). His involvement with the creation of the first Modicon PLC for General Motors in 1968 was a historic step in the development of industrial controls.
    We had the chance to sit down with Morley and ask him a variety of questions regarding the birth of the PLC and his specific involvement.

    • Apr

      23

      2015

    Automation advancing in the oil and gas industry

    Siemens’ Oil and Gas Innovations Conference in Houston highlighted developments in automation and data management products for an industry where few have upgraded aging technology and many struggle to be more efficient in an environment that demands it.

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