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Electric Motor & Contracting to invest $3 million in Chesapeake, Va.

Staff Writer | January 12, 2018
Electric Motor & Contracting (EMC) will invest $3 million to expand its manufacturing operation in the City of Chesapeake, Va.
New jobs   A state-of-the-art, 22,500-square-foot expansion
The company has constructed a state-of-the-art, 22,500-square-foot expansion to its existing nuclear services building, which is used for servicing highly engineered critical rotating equipment for the commercial nuclear power industry.

In addition, with support from the Virginia Jobs Investment Program (VJIP), 130 existing employees will be retrained to optimize the operations of the new expansion.

Established in 1960, Electric Motor & Contracting remains one of the largest independently owned full-service electric motor and pump repair/remanufacture facilities in the United States.

EMC’s main campus in Chesapeake acts as headquarters operating full service motor, pump, and switchgear repair divisions. This includes highly skilled engineering, machining, and field services necessary to provide turnkey support to its valued customers.

EMC also provides a climate-controlled storage facility with 24/7 monitoring and monthly preventative maintenance. Its Chesapeake and Courtland, Virginia locations have maintained an ISO 9001-certified program since 1999.

EMC’s Chesapeake facility also maintains a NUPIC audited 10CFR50 Appendix B program for safety-related repairs for the commercial nuclear power industry.

In addition, EMC Chesapeake continues to hold the necessary qualifications for the overhaul of critical equipment for U.S. Navy ships and submarines.