As reported in the last issue of Renew (quarter 4, 2023 - page 6), the world’s second-largest
low-voltage AC motor manufacturer, WEG, has acquired the industrial electric motors and
generators business from Regal Rexnord for $400m. Vanessa Lopez, Research Analyst at
Interact Analysis, looks at the impact the move could have on the motor market.
David Bjerhag, Global Business Line Manager for Large Motors and Generators, ABB,
explains how a circular approach has significantly reduced the CO2 impact of its large
motors and generators, and how it can be further extended in the future.
Together, the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Sustainability and Delft University of
Technology's faculty of Industrial Design Engineering have produced a whitepaper titled
'Repair in the Circular Economy: European Legislation, Product Design and Business
Engineering component, consumables and support services specialist Hayley Group
examines why businesses must consider the long-term performance of their bearings
and purchase from an authorised source.