Primary focus of the business was installation of wiring and motors in grain mills, elevators and creameries.
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.
The business moved to 353 Second Ave SW due to the need for additional space.
In house Machine Shop
Balance of all Rotors
In 1968, a devastating fire destroyed the Second Ave building.
A new facility on 33rd Ave SW was completed in 1969.
Bob Hupp took over the business in 1970 when his father Julian retired.
- Predictive Maintenance
- Surge Testing
- Portable Balancing
- Core Loss Testing
- Solventless Resin for Varnish treatment of Rewinds
- Field Service for Electronic Equipment
- Brush Plating
- Computerized Winding Redesign
- 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
- Spin Cast Babbit Bearings
- Miller Thermal Arc Spray
- Thermographic Services
- Documented Repair and Specifications & Procedures
- Direct Jet Steam Cleaning Machine
- Standard “Inverter Duty” Motor Rewinds
- Advanced Winding Analyzer
- Three Year Motor Rewind Warranty
- Two Year Motor Mechanical Warranty
- 30KV Surge Testing
- 20 Ton Overhead Crane
- Thermaleze Q Magnet Wire
- PdMA Motor Circuit Analyzer
- Laser Undercutter
- Endbell EZ Sleever Machine
- American Lathe- 52” Swing 20’ Between Centers
Kevin Hupp purchased the business in 2005 when Bob Hupp retired.
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.
50 Ton Crane installed
Summit Lathe installed Capacity: 20’, 80,000 lbs, 98”Swing
200,000 lbs of concrete were poured to isolate our Motor Test Pad from outside vibration.