Electrical Mechanical Drives, based in Grafton, has been purchased
by Power/mation, which is headquartered in St. Paul, Minn.
Gary Laev, a
Mequon resident and owner of EMD, and Tim York, president of Power/mation,
said in a joint news release that the acquisition is a good fit for
Power/mation, EMD has made shifts from initially being a rep firm
for motor products to ultimately being an Association for High
Technology Distribution distributor of motion control products,”
according to the news release.
“We believe that
EMD’s core competencies in motion control and mechanical
applications, along with Power/mation’s strong solution and product
support, will offer customers access to an expanded product and
service offering,” the news release added.
automation distributor in the Midwest, offers robotics, sensors,
servo motion control, AC/DC drives, networking, industrial vision,
connectivity, enclosure modification, safety kits and a wide variety
of customized technical solutions, the news release added.
EMD is located
at 2350 Dakota Drive in Grafton. Its website is
is online at