Santa Says – Alpha Was Very Good This Year

Santa Says – Alpha Was Very Good This Year

Every year, it seems, the Alpha Energy Solutions Christmas Party gets a little bit bigger. This year was no exception as more than 300 guests enjoyed a delicious buffet dinner and entertainment at the Horseshoe Casino in southern Indiana. The annual celebration marked the company’s continued success, as Alpha associates from throughout the region and their families enjoyed getting to know each other. At the Managers Meeting prior to the party, more than 40 Alpha managers discussed a successful 2014 and plans…

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Alpha’s Ben Rhodes to Join All-Star Lineup in JRM’s No. 88 Chevrolet

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 5, 2014) – JR Motorsports announced today that Ben Rhodes, the reigning K&N Pro Series East champion, will drive 10 NASCAR XFINITY Series races in the No. 88 Chevrolet in 2015.  The 17-year-old Rhodes joins an all-star lineup of drivers for the No. 88 team that includes Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kevin Harvick and Kasey Kahne in select races.  Alpha Energy Solutions will sponsor the Rhodes-driven races. A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Rhodes won the K&N Pro Series…

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Vibration Analysis Will Help Alpha Customers Plan and Save

Alpha Energy Solutions is now offering its customers expanded Predictive Maintenance (PdM) services to deliver early warning of equipment faults in chillers, pumps, presses, conveyors, and other industrial machinery. Alpha is the first U.S.-based service provider to become an “Authorized PdM Service Agent” of Azima DLI, a global leader in predictive maintenance analytical services and products. Azima DLI’s vibration analysis technology detects developing faults in equipment, allowing owners to intervene before a catastrophe occurs. “Vibration analysis can be a real…

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Rhodes Wins Most Popular Driver Vote; Thanks Fans

Put another accolade on the board for Ben Rhodes. The 17-year-old NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Champion was voted by fans the Most Popular Driver in that division in an online election that concluded Nov. 15. Alpha Energy Solutions, Rhodes’ primary sponsor for the 2014 season, encouraged its team members, vendors and customers to vote in the campaign, and it paid off. Rhodes received more votes than any driver in any division. In a Courier-Journal interview, he gave credit to…

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When the Show Must Go On, Alpha Energy Solutions is Ready

When Alpha Energy Solutions technicians were performing preventative maintenance at a multi-screen theater complex, they discovered that some aging heat exchangers were in perilous condition. The complex, built in the 1980s, contained 35 rooftop units. Close inspection by Alpha’s technicians revealed that eight of these units were beyond repair, that the metal parts had rusted completely through, creating a hazardous situation.  The units had suffered from routine wear and tear and would not likely have made it through another heating season.…

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Alpha Energy Solutions in Prominent Position at SEMA Show

When NASCAR chose to show off “hottest new body on the Las Vegas Strip” at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, it picked the slick design of the Alpha Energy Solutions #41 champion Ben Rhodes’ race car for its announcement. The Nov. 4 press conference, held in Las Vegas at the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world, featured the unveiling of a new body style for K&N Pro Series cars. The press event featured Alpha Energy Solutions driver…

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Alpha Leads Building Automation Discussion at KSPMA

More than 60 members of the Kentucky School Plant Management Association attended a breakout session Oct. 29 at the organization’s annual conference in Lexington. Alpha Energy Solutions, along with its building automation supplier Cochrane Supply, offered the audience an update of new developments in the industry. Steve Hoffman, Area Manager for Cochrane, led a discussion about Tridium’s products and how they can be incorporated into existing building automation systems. Hoffman, along with Dave Hellman, Alpha’s Director of Energy and Performance,…

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Alpha Energy Solutions’ Hot Jetter Gets to Grease

There is a better way to clean clogged pipes. For years, plumbers have used cable machines and cold water jetter to get rid of grease in pipes. The technology to clean the pipes with hot water wasn’t available or practical. That’s all changed, and Alpha Energy Solutions is offering customers the opportunity to see how a new hot water jetter gets the job done better. These photos show the Alpha team at a Louisville restaurant where grease is used for…

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Eliminate Driving Distractions, No Matter Your Age

It’s Teen Driver Safety Week in Kentucky, a good time for all of us to focus on our driving skills and remember to practice safe driving habits when we’re behind the wheel. Ben Rhodes, the Alpha Energy Solutions racecar driver, is a strong advocate for safe driving as a spokesman for the state’s Department of Highway Safety. This week, Bill Bell, spokesman for Kentucky’s Transportation Cabinet, was a guest on “On Track with Ben Rhodes” (it airs Saturday at Noon…

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In Cincinnati, Alpha Energy Solutions Showing a Strong Presence

With the addition of industry veteran Jason Howard to the Alpha Energy Solutions sales team, the company’s presence in northern Kentucky and Ohio is certainly set for growth. Along with regional representative Bob Hester, Howard will be calling on customers near Cincinnati, Dayton and northern Kentucky. Alpha Energy Solutions got the ball rolling in the region just last year, and like Alpha’s satellite offices in Nashville and Indianapolis, is poised to capture new business in a significant market. Howard, formerly…

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