Conversation: WINDPOWER 2019 exhibiters

Windpower 2019 Exhibitors

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AWEA’s annual wind-industry show, WINDPOWER 2019, is scheduled to hit Houston, Texas, May 20–23. The show will bring thousands of industry experts and insiders to the energy capital of the world, where they will be on hand with knowledge to take wind into 2020 and beyond.

Wind Systems reached out to several exhibitors and asked them to share their plans for WINDPOWER 2019. If you’re going to be at the show, be sure and stop by their booths for more information.

AIMCO
Booth #4147
Skylar Hall, Channel Marketing Project Manager
Whether your priority is to eliminate one of the costliest safety hazards in bolting — finger trauma — or to increase profitability by reducing production time with a reliable product, AIMCO is committed to perfecting its products to hit all customer needs. This year, AcraDyne will feature DC Transducerized Controlled tools with multiple handle configurations for ideal operator comfort. These innovative high-torque products are some of the most reliable, accurate with traceable data, and flexible in the world, and are 100 times faster than hydraulics. Visit booth 4147 to see a demonstration of the remarkable speed and accuracy (±3 percent) of AcraDyne solutions.

Bachmann electronic Corp.
Booth #1345
Nicholas Waters, Key Account Manager
As the leading independent automation supplier for wind, we have started to see some exciting momentum industry-wide with more and more wind farm owners deciding to self-perform. At AWEA WINDPOWER, we are looking forward to connecting with customers interested in managing more of their site operations and discussing ways that we can drive up their profitability, while minimizing their risk. This year, we are excited to be showcasing our Wind Power SCADA platform, which provides owners with a flexible and customizable SCADA platform with complete access to their turbine data — an important first step toward OEM independence. To learn more about the path toward independence, stop by the Bachmann booth.

Clobotics
Booth #4031 (Co-exhibiting with GEV Wind Group)
Kyle Ke, Senior Solutions Architect
Clobotics and GEV will present a fixed price inspection and maintenance solution that provides a detailed and accurate log of blade condition and is supported by a weather-inclusive maintenance solution. You can see the next generation AI drones and discuss O&M solutions with Clobotics and GEV at booth 4031. You can see videos of the autonomous drone flying around the turbine and blades, capturing high-resolution images. You can also see how the blade defects are automatically recognized and reported on the cloud portal and how easy a work order is sent subsequently by the system.

Helwig Carbon Products, Inc.
Booth #4330
Kevin Koenitzer, Business Development
We’re exhibiting at WINDPOWER because we know that’s the place key decision makers across the industry gather each year. We look forward to the opportunity to network with industry leaders and to showcase our product line. In our booth, attendees will be excited to find superior performing carbon brushes, wind-pitch motor-shaft grounding systems, and our improved designs for OEM wind-turbine brush holders.

ITH Engineering
Booth #2045
Nick Rasper, Technical Sales
2019 is our 16th year exhibiting at WINDPOWER, and what always brings us back is our continued dedication toward innovative bolting solutions for the wind industry. On the technical side, attendees should look forward to seeing how advanced bolting technology can improve turbine design while being cost efficient, and from the hands-on side, attendees should look forward to our newest tension and torque tools specialized for service and maintenance crews.

Kardie Equipment
Booth #3803
Kevin Darby, Co-Founder and CEO
As the industry leader, Kardie Equipment (TGM Wind Services) is the largest North American distributor for Bronto Skylift. Since 2010, our fleet of 20 units has pioneered access and cleaning in the renewables sector for the world’s largest wind companies. On the heels of our success over the last decade, we have expanded our capabilities to include various new products and services that will allow us to continue growing and penetrate new industries. We provide the safest, most efficient, and most reliable AWPs across various industries up to 295 feet. We are exhibiting at WINDPOWER to answer any questions about the Bronto and to give attendees the opportunity to see one up close, as we will have a unit at our booth.

Mankiewicz Coatings
Booth #3503
Jeff Grandgenett, Technical Sales Manager, North America
Mankiewicz Coatings looks forward to exhibiting at WINDPOWER every year as this exhibition is North America’s best gathering of the global wind-energy industry. Attendees looking for coatings concepts for the future need look no further than Mankiewicz’s display where we will have technical sales directors on-hand from three continents personally showcasing our advanced coatings products to maintain turbine blade surfaces for optimal performance and efficiency. Meeting with new and prospective clients in one place, face-to-face at WINDPOWER provides Mankiewicz with unparalleled opportunities for us to bolster our brand recognition and strengthen our ties with those already familiar with our products.

Phoenix Contact USA
Booth # 2829
Heinrich Dyck, Business Development Manager for Wind
The show is a great opportunity to have excellent discussions about current challenges and, at the same time, a powerful platform to develop innovative solutions together to cover the challenges from tomorrow. Attendees will find a wide range of products and solutions to establish preventative maintenance strategies, reducing running costs, and increasing profitability by improving the monitoring capabilities of their existing turbine fleet.

SkySpecs
Booth #3821
Theresa Trevor, Director of Marketing
We are exhibiting at WINDPOWER because it is the most well-attended, informative and interactive forum at which to network and learn about the industry. There is no shortage of opportunities to engage with others who are all focused on the same goal: making wind energy the most accessible form of energy in the world. There are also some enjoyable and well-planned social activities that provide off-premise mingling and networking that are very valuable. This year, our booth will showcase one of our fully automated drones as well as demos of our asset platform management software, Horizon.

Sotek
Booth #4521
Joe Doino, Director of Business Development
Our capabilities are designed around supplying wind-power stators and rotors. With 35 years of experience, Sotek stamps and laser cuts your stator and rotor laminations from in-house designed and manufactured tooling. Sotek manufactures vent plates, end plates, stator bars, and related components to meet your demanding specifications. We perform all assembly and quality operations in house, proudly in our Buffalo, New York, facility. Including lamination stacking, pressing, welding, thermal fit shaft insertion, final machining and value-added services with our skilled team of manufacturing and assembly technicians. Stop in, meet us and find out why we are a seamless part of your wind-power manufacturing team.

Torkworx, LP
Booth #3528
Pete Fuller, Managing Partner
Torkworx is at WINDPOWER because we have established ourselves as a leading source for quality torque and tension solutions needed in the industry. This year, attendees can look forward to the release of the new BRAD Select brushless motor battery tool. This new launch is the fastest, lightest, most powerful battery tool available anywhere.

World Wind & Solar
Booth #3129
Daryl Ragsdale, Director of Business Development
AWEA WINDPOWER is the industry’s premier North American event where wind and renewable energy professionals gather and share their products, services, and innovative ideas. World Wind & Solar will be sharing our latest innovation at this year’s conference — the WWS Mobile University. Safety has always been our top priority, and we’ve long recognized the importance of a quality and expansive training and development program. Our new training trailer allows us to be more efficient and cost-effective in training and re-certifying our technicians — by taking the classroom to them, regardless of their location across the nation. Our mission is to train, equip, and deploy an elite workforce who are here to serve.

Visit us at WINDPOWER 2019
Wind Systems will be at AWEA’s annual wind-industry show and hope you’ll stop by our booth (3154) to chat with our staff and register for our daily giveaway of a Snap-On toolbox. We look forward to seeing you there.