Awards

Over the years, our Marathon® motors have won numerous quality and product awards from customers, trade associations, and magazines such as Control Engineering, Plant Engineering and Design Engineering News.  We build high quality, dependable, “Mission Critical” motors for a wide array of applications around the world. You will find our motors running automotive plants, chemical facilities, mining operations, and oil and gas platforms all throughout the gulf coast.

Plant Engineering Product of the Year Winner 2015
Plant Engineering Product of the Year Winner 2015

The Blue Chip XRI® cooling tower motor was recognized as “Product of the Year” in the “Electric Motors and Drives” category by Plant Engineering. The motor incorporates Marathon’s patented insulation system, MAX GUARD® into a TEAO design that is built specifically for the cooling tower industry and the severe environments that these motors must operate in.


Plant Engineering Product of the Year Silver Award 2013
Plant Engineering Product of the Year Silver Award 2013

Marathon® have been a leader in variable speed applications for over 25 years and introduced the first dedicated inverter duty motor, the BlueMAX®, in 1991. We have continued to innovate with products such as BlackMAX®, and our patented MAX GUARD® insulation system. The BCP (Bearing Current Protection) system, mitigates the destructive forces associated with capacitive discharge across the bearings.


Plant Engineering Product of the Year 2007
Plant Engineering Product of the Year 2001

Marathon®’s microMAX® inverter duty motors are a direct drop-in replacement for PMDC motors and incorporate our patented MAX GUARD® insulation system, offering constant torque and low clogging across the speed range. When coupled with a micro drive, the combination offers a value solution when optional encoders or brakes are not required in the application