A motor braking manufacturing plant steps up to proactive maintenance

At Jacobs Vehicle Systems® in Bloomfield, CT, Bob Despres is moving the motor maintenance program into proactive mode. With Bob’s thirty-plus years of experience in mechanical and electrical maintenance, he understands that performance and efficiency of critical electrical motors reduces downtime and helps achieve his OpEx reduction goals. “Every one of our machines runs 24/7 here, so downtime is critical to us,” says Despres.