News & Events

FLANDERS to Exhibit at ISEE’s 42nd Annual Conference & Expo

January 7th, 2016

The International Society of Explosives Engineers 42nd Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique will take place from January 31 – February 3, 2016 at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. FLANDERS will be one of over 130 exhibitors at this year’s show.

Exhibitors and attendees will join nearly 1,600 blasters, manufacturers, government officials and industry leaders at the world’s largest conference on explosives engineering, sponsored by the International Society of Explosives Engineers.

Highlights of the show include technical sessions showcasing the latest technological advances. These sessions include: Automation of Drill and Blast – Measurement Techniques to Develop Standard Procedures, Improving Quarry Production Rates by Reducing Bucket Fill Time, Wireless Electronic Blasting, and more.

ISEE attendees are encouraged to visit FLANDERS booth #1600 to learn more about FLANDERS’ ARDVARC. The first, and only, fully automated multi-pass drill rig control system that also incorporates the world’s first autonomous angle drill implementation, compatible radio network and auto propel. Also, learn more about FLANDERS’ solutions that range from field and repair services to mining machine optimization solutions.

To learn more about the 42nd Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique, visit https://www.isee.org/conferences/2016-conference.

FLANDERS’ Founder and Chairman, Roy Patterson, Passes Away at Age of 89

January 1st, 2016

Roy Patterson - Owner/OfficerEVANSVILLE, Ind. – FLANDERS is sad to announce that Roy Patterson, FLANDERS Chairman, passed away on December 31, 2015.

“Roy was the driving force behind the growth and development of FLANDERS. Roy leaves behind a legacy and company that only he could have built, and his spirit provides much of the foundation of FLANDERS,” reflects Allen Patterson, grandson of Roy Patterson and COO of FLANDERS.
Roy was a founding member of the FLANDERS family in 1947 when it was only three employees, including himself. His exceptional work ethic, long-term commitment to customer service, unwavering desire to always do the right thing, his guiding principles to love others, and treat them as you would want to be treated and to serve others made him truly one of a kind. He was with the company for 53 years and up until last month was still coming to work 5 days a week, at the age of 89.

Roy’s son, David Patterson, current FLANDERS President, will succeed Roy as the Chairman. Allen Patterson will continue to serve as Chief Operating Officer.

Headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, FLANDERS develops advanced technologies and designs, manufactures, sells and services motors, complete power systems and automation solutions for mining, metals, utilities, alternative energy and other heavy industries. A third generation family-owned company, FLANDERS maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, South America, Africa, Brazil and Australia with more than 850 employees and almost one million square feet of shop, office and inventory space. Visit FLANDERS online at flandersinc.com.
For story information or additional media, please contact Courtney Marchino.

FLANDERS Teams with WorkOne Evansville: June 4 Career Fair to Fill Numerous Job Openings

May 28th, 2015

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Evansville’s WorkOne and FLANDERS of Evansville are partnering to conduct a June 4 career fair aimed at filling a number of current job openings at FLANDERS. The openings include entry level, skilled labor, professional and engineering positions.
A privately-owned and operated company, FLANDERS takes the forefront in innovative design, manufacturing and service of motors, generators, controls, drives, and automation systems that serve heavy industry.
The career fair will take place on Thursday, June 4, 10:30 am to 1:30 pm at WorkOne Evansville, located at 700 E. Walnut St. Applicants may fill out and submit an online application prior to the event at flandersinc.com or in the computer lab at WorkOne.
FLANDERS representatives will be available at the career fair to answer questions and conduct on-site interviews. FLANDERS considers employees its most important asset. Company benefits are designed to promote and reward loyalty and longevity, and the FLANDERS philosophy is to promote from within whenever feasible.
The following positions are available at FLANDERS. For details and requirements regarding these positions, visit flandersinc.com. Those with questions about the career fair may contact FLANDERS Human Resources at 812-867-7421.

Entry-Level: Full Time
Armature & Stator Coil Technicians 2nd and 3rd Shift
Utility Technician 2ND and 3rd Shift

Skilled Labor: Full Time
AC & DC Motor Technicians 2nd Shift
AC & DC Winders 2nd Shift
Armature Technician 2nd and 3rd Shift
Maintenance Technician 1st and 2nd Shift
CNC Programmer / Mastercam 1st Shift
Controls Technician 1st Shift
Driver 2nd Shift
Motor Assembly Technician 3rd Shift
Field Service Technician 1st Shift
Laser Operator 2nd Shift

Professional: Full Time
Field Engineer 1st Shift
IT Applications Programmer 1st Shift
Software Developer 1st Shift
Human Resource Specialist 1st Shift
Safety Specialist 1st Shift

Professional: Part Time
Payroll Assistant 1st Shift

Engineering: Full Time
Program Manager-Drives-General Industry 1st Shift
Proposal Engineer 1ST Shift
Senior Engineer, Control Systems 1st Shift
Design Assurance Specialist 1st Shift

Dana White – dwhite@flandersinc.com
812-867-7421 Ext. 2335
Melinda Stout – mstout@flandersinc.com
812-867-7421 Ext. 2476