Toshiba introduces Motors & Drives and Power Electronics divisions
By Alyssa Dalton
January 21, 2014 – Toshiba International Corp. (TIC), has announced two new divisions, the Motors & Adjustable Speed Drives Division and the Power Electronics Division which includes uninterruptible power systems (UPS), SCiB rapid recharge battery, and power conditioning businesses.
“As Toshiba International Corporation evolves to meet growing demand, the newly created Motors & Drives and Power Electronics Divisions will play a critical role in delivering the reliable and innovative solutions our customers have come to expect,” said Mike Ayers, president of the new TIC Social Infrastructure Group housing the new divisions. “This strategic move will strengthen our core product groups while accelerating and sustaining continued business growth for TIC.”
The Motors & Drives Division, led by Mark Laber in the new role of vice president and general manager, delivers motors and adjustable speed drives for various industries and applications.
The Power Electronics Division offers a range of products designed to condition, protect, and preserve the power supplied to critical equipment. Responsibility for the division is being assumed by Greg Mack, in the new role of vice president and general manager.