Company Name: Toshiba
Company URL: https://www.toshiba.com/tic/motors-drives
Forum: Toshiba Forum
Toshiba is a global household word. A Japanese multinational conglomerate, Toshiba is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The company was founded in 1939 as Tokyo Shibaura Denki K.K. and in 1978 the company officially changed their name to the Toshiba Corporation. It's employees worldwide numbered 187,809 in 2016. Revenue for the company in 2016 was ?5.668 trillion.
During it's growing years, Toshiba made a number of large corporate acquisitions including that of Semp in 1977, of Westinghouse Electric LLC in 2006, of Landis+Gyr in 2011, and IBM's point-of-sale business in 2012.
In April 2017, Toshiba filed unaudited quarterly results due to great uncertainties at Westinghouse. That company had already filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Toshiba was at a crossroads, not sure whether they would be able to find their way forward, and there was much doubt about the company's ability to continue as a growing concern was in front of them. As of April 2018, the company has appointed a new CEO and they are currently engineering major transformations to its business concerns and capital formation. They currently are securing a strong financial platform and they do recognize that the company must look outside of itself in order for the company to continue to be successful.
Among Toshiba's many divisions globally, its Motors and Drives Division offers a full range of low and medium voltage motors as well as adjustable speed drives. These products are known for their high performance capabilities, durability and can be customized for any of the demanding applications where it is needed.
Low Voltage Motors
General Purpose Motors such as the TEFC 56 Frame is a totally enclosed fan cooled electric motor. Low voltage motors are specifically designed to meet the industry's ever-increasing need for great reliability. These types of general purpose motors are recommended for both indoor and outdoor use. They come with rigid cast iron frame and brackets, and they are available in high efficiency design.
Another low voltage motor is the Low Voltage IEC Frame Motors. These International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) frame motors give you the highest in efficiency and extend the life of the motor. Because regulations are ever-increasing on electric motors, Toshiba electric motors gives the consumer a number of IEC motors that have enhanced designs which are truly the best in cost-effectiveness for you. These motors are cutting edge and they meet or exceed competitive demands which are found in the global marketplace today. At the same time, you can always rely on the high-quality and effectiveness of any low voltage IEC motor.
Medium Voltage Motors
General Purpose Medium Voltage motors such as the Explosion Proof motor offer totally enclosed explosion proof units, which are built to meet the UL- and CSA- listed hazardous locations requirements. The motor is ideal for indoor or outdoor use, and is a best choice for the toughest environments and applications you will find anywhere. They are designed for use in Class I, Division I, Group D, Class II, Division 2, Groups F and G.
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