Test products: Caterpillar to exhibit advanced wear coatings in Shermco booth at WINDPOWER 2013 Conference and Exposition

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Chicago—Electrical safety testing: Shermco announced that Caterpillar will be exhibiting and answering questions regarding its Advanced Wear Coatings in the Shermco booth, #2761, at the WINDPOWER 2013 Conference and Exposition. The event will be held will be May 5-8 at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

Part of the Cat(R) Electrical Repair Center network, a global program, Shermco is authorized to perform rewind repair and maintenance on critical electrical components of Cat generators used in the power generation, construction, and oil and gas industries and has been contracted by Caterpillar to sell Advanced Wear Coatings services in the industrial marketplace. Applicable to the steel, mining, agriculture, power generation, plastics, and other industries in which wear and part corrosion is an issue, the services reduce the cost of parts and extend their life cycle.

"Highly applicable to wind industry capital equipment, these services can save wind farms a lot of money, as the process can define technologies that return large industrial parts to a like-new condition," said Ron Widup, CEO of Shermco Industries. "Many times these coatings and remanufacturing solutions have extended the part's lifecycle for companies to well beyond its expected original life."

Shermco Industries is a provider of safe, reliable testing, repair, professional training, maintenance and analysis of rotating apparatus and electrical power distribution systems and related equipment for the light, medium, and heavy industrial base nationwide. Founded in 1974 in Dallas, the company is comprised of two strategic business units; the Machine Services Division and the Engineering Services Division. With a corporate location in Irving, Texas, a sales office in Brussels and service centers in Austin, Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Houston, San Antonio, Sweetwater, and Tulsa, Shermco Industries has over 450 full-time employees. The company is a member in good standing with the Electrical Apparatus Service Association, American Wind Energy Association, Professional Electrical Apparatus Recyclers League, and the InterNational Electrical Testing Association.

For more information about Shermco or other wear coatings, click here to go to Utility Products’ Buyers Guide.

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