North American Electric

HVH Industrial Solutions is an authorized distributor of North American Electric

North American Electric opened its doors in 1993. NAE offers high-quality electric motors, motor controls, and shaft mount gear reducers. Offerings also include pre-engineered and custom panels for general and special-purpose applications specializing in agricultural and oil & gas markets.

Electric motor offerings include rolled steel, aluminum frame, general-purpose NEMA motors, crusher duty, washdown duty, explosion-proof, oil well pump motors, etc.

Motor Controls offerings: safety switches, disconnect panels, across-the-line (ATL) panels, part wind starter (PWS) panels, soft starters, and variable frequency drive (VFD) panels.

North American Electric Literature: 

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Electric Motors Catalog

Motor Controls Catalog


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About North American Electric

North American Electric began its journey in 1993, aiming to fulfill the demand for high-quality electric motors and gearing. With a vision to become a leading distributor, NAE started sourcing top-notch products from around the world and distributing them on a national and international level. Their commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction allowed them to thrive in the competitive market.

In 2014, North American Electric took a significant step forward by establishing its NAE Motors Controls division. This strategic move enabled them to offer a wholesale distribution network with complete automation solutions. By combining their expertise in electric motors and controls, NAE became a one-stop destination for businesses seeking comprehensive automation solutions.

Electric Motor Offerings

North American Electric takes pride in its diverse range of electric motors. Whether you require motors for general-purpose applications or specialized industries, NAE has got you covered. Here are some of the electric motor offerings they provide:

Rolled Steel and Aluminum Frame Motors

NAE offers rolled steel and aluminum frame motors that are known for their durability and performance. These motors are designed to withstand challenging conditions and provide reliable operation in various applications.

General-Purpose NEMA Motors

The general-purpose NEMA motors from North American Electric are widely used in a multitude of industries. These motors comply with the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) standards and deliver exceptional performance across different operational requirements.

Crusher Duty and Washdown Duty Motors

For heavy-duty applications such as crushing machines, NAE provides crusher-duty motors that are specifically designed to handle high starting torque and withstand harsh operating conditions. Additionally, they offer washdown duty motors suitable for applications routinely exposed to washdown, certain chemicals, moisture, and humidity.

Explosion-Proof Motors

Industries with hazardous environments rely on explosion-proof motors to ensure safety and productivity. NAE offers a range of explosion-proof motors that meet strict industry regulations and standards.

Motor Controls Offerings

Alongside electric motors, North American Electric provides a comprehensive range of motor controls. These controls are vital for regulating motor speed, protecting equipment, and ensuring operational safety. Here are some of the motor controls offerings by NAE:

Safety Switches and Disconnect Panels

Safety switches and disconnect panels are essential components for controlling and isolating electrical circuits. NAE offers a variety of safety switches and disconnects panels designed to meet the highest safety standards.

Across-the-Line (ATL) Panels

Across-the-line panels, also known as direct-on-line starters, are used to start and stop electric motors. NAE provides ATL panels that offer reliable motor control with simple and straightforward operation.

Part Wind Starter (PWS) Panels

Part wind starter panels are specifically designed for motors that require reduced voltage starting, minimizing electrical stress during motor startup. NAE offers PWS panels that ensure smooth and efficient motor operation.

Soft Starters

Soft starters are used to gradually ramp up the motor speed, reducing mechanical stress and power surges. NAE's soft starters enable smooth motor acceleration and protect both the motor and connected equipment.

Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) Panels

Variable frequency drive panels are employed to control motor speed and optimize energy consumption. NAE offers VFD panels that allow precise motor control, resulting in energy savings and improved operational efficiency.

Custom Panels for General and Special-Purpose Applications

Apart from its standard product offerings, North American Electric specializes in designing and manufacturing custom panels for general and special-purpose applications. Their team of experts collaborates closely with customers to understand their unique requirements and provide tailored solutions that meet their specific needs.

North American Electric has established a strong presence in the agricultural and oil & gas markets. They understand the specific challenges faced by these industries and offer specialized solutions to cater to their needs. With their high-quality electric motors, motor controls, and panels, NAE contributes to the productivity and efficiency of these vital sectors.


North American Electric has evolved into a reputable provider of electric motors and controls since its inception in 1993. With its commitment to quality, customer satisfaction, and complete automation solutions, NAE has earned the trust of various industries. Whether you need high-performance electric motors, reliable motor controls, or custom panels, NAE is the go-to destination for your electrical engineering requirements.