Family run appliance repair business weathers downturns, prepares for future

April 7, 2015 12:10 PM

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When equipment breaks in kitchens at hotels, restaurants, supermarkets, schools, prisons, sports arenas and elsewhere, technicians from Electric Motor Repair Co. often step in to fix it. The suburban Baltimore company, founded in 1927, also repairs heavy equipment at manufacturing plants.

But the household portable appliance repair division where Roger Kauffman started 50 years ago is no more. Kauffman, whose father owned the company at the time, got his start fixing electric razors and window fans.

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