Over the course of 2018, visitors to WindpowerEngineering.com were asked to vote for the energy, manufacturing, and O&M companies they considered leaders in their respective fields of expertise. Those votes have been tallied and results are here.
To keep wind-generated power flowing, we at Windpower Engineering & Development know how important it is to recognize the teams that push the industry forward. Kudos to all of those companies that participated and congratulates to these wind industry leaders on recognition well deserved.
Aurora Bearing Company was founded in 1971 and manufactures the world’s most complete range of rod end and spherical bearings. Configurations range from 2-piece economy commercial and molded race construction through 3-piece precision designs.
ELECTRICAL | ELECTRONIC
RAD Torque Systems is owned and operated by New World Technologies Inc., which continues to invest in and employ the latest technology to achieve the highest level of innovation, quality, and performance. The company designs all tools according to CSA/CE/UL Safety Standards. It is also an ISO 17025 accredited calibration laboratory, ensuring maximum quality and calibration traceability.
FASTENING | JOINING
Aztec Bolting Services, Inc. has been a provider of bolting tools to the wind energy industry for over 30 years. Aztec Bolting uses the latest products from Enerpac to Skidmore for all torque and tension requirements. The company offers tools for rent or sale, and provides calibration services and repairs through its ISO 17025 accredited mobile fleet and calibration facility at the company headquarters in League City, Texas.
HARDWARE | COMPONENTS
Dexmet Corporation manufactures thin, light-weight precision expanded copper and aluminum from .001” thick and widths reaching over 48” that can meet specific weight, conductivity and open area requirements required by aerospace or wind generation applications. For over 60 years, the company has been at the forefront of expanding technology and has redefined the standards for micro mesh materials.
OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE
Castrol is part of the BP group and serves customers and consumers in the automotive, marine, industrial, and energy production sectors. Castrol’s branded products are recognized globally for innovation and high performance, thanks to the company’s commitment to quality and cutting-edge technology.