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More than 3,000 expected at EASA convention in June

St. Louis, MO -- The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) will hold its 2005 annual convention and expos...

St. Louis, MO — The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) will hold its 2005 annual convention and exposition June 25-29, 2005, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. The theme is ‘Reaching New Heights.’

“The 2005 EASA convention will once again feature a wide-ranging program addressing current industry and technical issues,” said Linda J. Raynes, president and CEO of EASA.

“Attendance at the EASA convention is open to all — members and nonmembers. The technical program is a unique opportunity for plant engineering and maintenance personnel to learn about the latest practices to improve their operations and reduce downtime.” EASA expects more than 3,000 delegates to attend.

Highlights of the technical sessions available at the EASA Convention include:
– Troubleshooting Pumps in the Field
– Shaft Current Analysis and Solutions
-Electrical Generator Troubleshooting & Repair
-Whose Fault Is It? Motor or Drive?
-Customer Specs: Proactively Handling the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
-Gearbox Repair, and
-Field Testing & Inspection of Electric Motors.


The 2005 convention program also includes presentations by distribution industry expert Michael Marks from Indian River Consulting. He will lead sessions on ‘Creating Company Change’ and ‘Developing an Exit Strategy.’

Additional half-day pre-convention seminars are also available. For a complete program listing, visit

Another highlight is the three-day exposition featuring over 150 industry manufacturers showing the latest in electric motors, drives and controls, generators, and other electromechanical equipment. The exposition features an open-floor format for attendees to talk face-to-face with companies that serve the electrical apparatus industry.

Flexible registration options are available. To register, contact EASA headquarters at 314-993-2220, or go online at

The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) is an international trade organization consisting of more than 2,100 electromechanical sales and services firms in 59 countries. Through its many engineering and education programs, EASA keeps members up to date on materials, equipment and state-of-the-art technology related to sales, service and maintenance of motors, generators, drives, controls and other electromechanical equipment.