In follow up to the recent Engineered Lifting Systems trip to J.R. Merritt for product training and sales summit, Engineered Lifting arranged for J.R. Merritt personnel to travel to Magnetek to learn more about how their joysticks and cab controls are used in conjunction with Magnetek drives and controls. Once again, Ms. Kristen Wall, Mr. Jon Heeley, and Eric Brown traveled together, and met the following key J.R. Merritt people: Mr. Doug MacKay – Western Region Sales Manager Mr. Ed Michaelson – Eastern Region Sales Manager Mr. Ken Yeomans – Electrical Engineer Mr. David Marks – Vice President, Sales and Marketing The conference was to provide knowledge on how the input reference to Magnetek’s line of AC and DC drives provides output to motors and brakes, and exchange application information. No newsletter on this event would be complete without a BIG THANK YOU to Jon Walters for the training and knowledge he provided. Having paired J.R. Merritt and Magnetek equipment countless times on cranes from Class A to Class F, Engineered Lifting set up this event to give the two great manufacturers a chance to understand more about how the equipment is used, and application successes. Magnetek has standard schools in Milwaukee scheduled throughout the year, and can bring schooling right to your plant if needed. These schools can also be customized for specific interests or installed base of Magnetek controls. Take time to visit the Magnetek and J.R. Merritt websites, or contact Engineered Lifting Systems if you have any questions.