Toshiba Adjustable Speed Drives and Motors Compliant With American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Toshiba 2/1/2010

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act ComplianceAs an active participant in the effort to stimulate the US economy, Toshiba offers several motors and adjustable speed drives that are fully compliant with the Buy American requirements of section 1605 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5 (ARRA) for manufactured goods.  Not only is Toshiba maintaining its American manufacturing base, but it is also growing its domestic manufacturing capabilities, while remaining committed to manufacturing products from start to finish using only the highest quality domestic and foreign parts.  The list of compliant products is below:

Adjustable Speed Drives 

Low Voltage Drives:
9-Series: G9,H9, & Q9 
GX7 Series 
HX7 Series 
HX7+ Pack Series 
QX7 Series 
W7 Series 

Medium Voltage Drives:
MTX Series 
T300MVi Series

AC Induction Motors

Low Voltage Motors:
Open Drip Proof  
Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled 
EQP III Severe Duty 
EQP III-840 Mill & Chemical
EQP III-841 Petro Chemical
Totally Enclosed Explosion Proof
ODP Dry Kiln 
TEFC Brake Motors
Toshwash SS
Quarry Duty
Vector Ready
Vertical Solid Shaft (P-Base)
Totally Enclosed Air-Over
Explosion Proof Dual Label 

Medium Voltage Motors:
Open Drip Proof 
Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled
Weather Protected (WP1 & WP2)
Dura-Bull TX
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 is an economic stimulus package enacted by congress in February 2009. Section 1605 of this act sets forth the clear expectation that all iron, steel, and manufactured goods used in an ARRA-funded project must be produced in the United States.  To be considered of domestic origin, a good must be manufactured or qualify as substantially transformed in the United States.

The basic intent of the ARRA includes the following: 1) to preserve and create jobs and promote economic recovery, 2) to assist those most impacted by the recession, 3) to provide investments needed to increase economic efficiency by spurring technological advances in science and health, 4) to invest in transportation, environmental protection, and other infrastructure that will provide long-term economic benefits, and 5) to stabilize state and local government budgets, in order to minimize and avoid reductions in essential services and counterproductive state and local tax increases.

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 mandated the creation of a website to foster greater accountability and transparency in the use of funds made available as part of this act.  The website went live on February 17, 2009.  For more information visit the website at