MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (Jan. 14, 2013) – Magnetek, Inc. announced that Kevin Senn has joined the company as Business Development Manager for Mining Controls.  Kevin has more than 10 years of experience in power controls, including three years in the mining industry with Bucyrus International. He also served as a field service engineer, power control technical consultant and a power control area manager for Rockwell Automation prior to joining Magnetek. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

“We are tremendously pleased that Kevin has joined the Magnetek team,” said Ed Butte, Magnetek’s Director of Elevator and Mining Controls. “His extensive power control expertise will be extremely valuable to our customers.”  Kevin will be responsible for managing Magnetek’s mining control sales activities.

Magnetek has a proven track record for reliability and value in the mining industry with more than 30 years of experience and more than 10,000 mining drives in the field. In addition to drives, Magnetek also offers a line of innovative, cost-effective wireless radio controls, complete with hydraulic or electronic interface controls, designed to meet mining customers’ specifications.

Magnetek, Inc. is a provider of digital power and motion control systems used in mining, elevator and overhead material handling applications. The company is an independent supplier of digital motion control systems for underground coal mining applications, including drives and radio remote controls. Magnetek is an independent builder of highly integrated digital motion control systems for high-rise, high-speed elevators and is also North America’s largest supplier of digital drive systems for industrial cranes, hoists and monorails. Headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wis., in the greater Milwaukee area, the company operates manufacturing facilities in Pittsburgh, Pa., and Bridgeville, Pa., as well as Menomonee Falls.