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Menomonee Falls, Wis.-based Magnetek Inc., which manufactures digital power and motion control systems, including its own line of multi-megawatt E-Force large wind power inverters designed and produced for wind turbine manufacturers, has hired Kristan Grote as the marketing communications specialist for the company's elevator and alternative energy divisions.

Grote previously worked as a magazine editor for Journal Communications Inc. and has over five years of journalism experience covering communities and businesses in southeastern Wisconsin.

"I am excited about the opportunity to showcase Magnetek's green solutions for people moving and alternative energy delivery to a world wide market, as well as our market-leading material handling products," says Grote.

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