An improving economy and growing end-user confidence will boost demand in Europe's electric drives market, valued at $1.5 billion, says a study by Frost & Sullivan (www.frost.com). With robust growth in the ac drives market—the key sector of European electric drives industry—and a rebound in the German market, the study also projects the overall market to grow to $2 billion by 2009.
Fifty-six-year-old Pasquale Russo has been doing metalwork for more than 30 years in a tiny southern Italy village. Many craftsmen like him brought with them fabrication skills when they came from the Old World to America.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.