St. Charles, IL – EMERF, the Electric Motor Education & Research Foundation, has elected John Morehead, Vice President, Strategic Planning & Marketing, of Bison Gear & Engineering Corp. to its Board of Directors. EMERF was established in 1995 to advance and promote the electric motor industry through education, pre-competitive electric motor research, and facilitation of technology transfer within the industry and in cooperation with academic, private research and governmental organizations.
“This is an incredibly exciting time for the electric motor industry, considering hybrid electric vehicle development, increased consumer and industrial automation, and the underlying need for greater energy efficiency,” said John Morehead. “To support the current and future requirements of this dynamic industry, EMERF is in the process of implementing significant new projects related to motor industry education and research and I am proud to be associated with the Foundation on behalf of Bison Gear. I look forward to working together with the experienced, insightful motor industry team that makes up the EMERF Board.”
John Morehead joined Bison Gear in 2006, after ten years in the electric motor and gearmotor industry with Bodine Electric Company where he was Vice President of Marketing & Sales. Previously, Morehead was an international licensing and technology transfer consultant working with manufacturers, economic development and government agencies in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Electric Motor Education & Research Foundation
Filed Under: Electronics • electrical, Motors (gearmotors)
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