The offshore wind energy industry has seen tremendous growth in recent years, and with that growth comes the need for high-quality tools and equipment. With over 1,500 bolts on a turbine, the tool of choice is the ERAD electric torque wrench, which has proven to be a valuable asset in growing and maintaining the offshore wind energy industry.Read More
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What puts RAD Torque above the rest?
To become known as the industry leader, it takes innovation, commitment and listening to what your marketplace is looking for. RAD Torque out of Abbotsford, BC Canada is that such company. In business over 25 years, RAD has a number of industry “firsts” including:Read More
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New World Technologies set the industry standard when the E-RAD electric high-capacity torque wrench debuted in 2005. There was nothing like this tool on the market at that time: a calibrated, accurate, electric torque wrench with a capacity as high as 4,000 feet/pounds. Around the same time, the American wind energy business started to take off in a scalable way.Read More
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As a company that supplies torque wrenches for the wind turbine industry, we think it’s important to stay on top of trends in the wind industry.
Here are six trends that caught the attention of the American Wind Energy Association.
1. More jobs for wind turbine technicians
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of wind turbine technician jobs will grow by 108 percent over the next decade. That’s more than double the projected growth for the second-fastest growing job, occupational therapy assistant.Read More