"Keeping Industry Running Efficiently"

... by Giving Customers More Than They Expect!

  • 1912

    Primary focus of the business was installation of wiring and motors in grain mills, elevators and creameries.

  • 1938

    Julian took over the business in 1938 after the passing of his father.

    Business activity began to change towards the sale and repair of electric motors.

  • 1942

    The business moved to 353 Second Ave SW due to the need for additional space.

  • 1955

    In house Machine Shop

  • 1965

    Balance of all Rotors

  • 1968

    In 1968, a devastating fire destroyed the Second Ave building.

  • 1969

    A new facility on 33rd Ave SW was completed in 1969.

  • 1970

    Bob Hupp took over the business in 1970 when his father Julian retired.

    1976

    • Predictive Maintenance
    • Surge Testing
    • Portable Balancing
    • Core Loss Testing

    1979

    • Solventless Resin for Varnish treatment of Rewinds
  • 1982

    1982

    • Field Service for Electronic Equipment

    1984

    • Brush Plating

    1985

    • Computerized Winding Redesign

    1988

    • Vacuum Pressure Impregnation
    • Heat Cleaning Oven w/Digital Temp Control
    • Curing Oven w/Digital Temp Control
    • 10 Ton Overhead Crane
    • Dynamometer Load Testing
    • Full Voltage Testing

    1989

    • Spin Cast Babbit Bearings
  • 1990

    1990

    • Miller Thermal Arc Spray

    1991

    • Thermographic Services
    • Documented Repair and Specifications & Procedures

    1992

    • Direct Jet Steam Cleaning Machine

    1994

    • Standard “Inverter Duty” Motor Rewinds
    • Advanced Winding Analyzer
    • Three Year Motor Rewind Warranty
    • Two Year Motor Mechanical Warranty

    1995

    • 30KV Surge Testing
    • 20 Ton Overhead Crane
    • Thermaleze Q Magnet Wire
    • PdMA Motor Circuit Analyzer

    1998

    • Laser Undercutter
    • Endbell EZ Sleever Machine
    • American Lathe- 52” Swing 20’ Between Centers
  • 2005

    Kevin Hupp purchased the business in 2005 when Bob Hupp retired.

  • 2012

  • 2015

    The need for additional space prompted Kevin to purchase the Kwik-Way building in Marion, IA. A 75’x200’ building was added to house our Large Motor and Rewind Departments.


    2015
    50 Ton Crane installed


    2016
    Summit Lathe installed Capacity: 20’, 80,000 lbs, 98”Swing


    2016
    200,000 lbs of concrete were poured to isolate our Motor Test Pad from outside vibration.

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