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Rahway Electric Motor Company
Applying torque to your problems since 1929!


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Our History:
William Tunis founded Rahway Electric Motor Repair at our previous, Irving Street location in 1929. During the Second World War the business operated as a six man shop with three men downstairs and three upstairs.

Rahway Electric Motor in December, 1946
Rahway Electric Motor Repair, December, 1946
The grate in the sidewalk, just left of center, is the coal chute.

In 1946, John Kopik purchased Rahway Electric Motor Repair from William Tunis. In 1975, the potbellied coal stove used for heating in the shop was replaced with a gas-fired forced air unit by a frequent customer, Bob Schaefer. Mr. Kopik operated the business until his unexpected death in 1980.

Less than a year later, Bob Schaefer was hired by the landlady to clean out the shop. He instead decided to re-open the business as Rahway Electric Motor Service. Working diligently, he re-grew the business. By working with a number of school districts and the local hospital, Rahway Electric Motor Service was able to survive the loss of manufacturing in New Jersey, which caused most other motor shops to close.

Aryeh and Amanda White bought Rahway Electric Motor Service from Bob Schaefer in June of 2011, incorporating the business as Rahway Electric Motor Company, LLC. This husband & wife team is working to maintain Rahway Electric Motor's reputation for quality work and customer service while moving the business into a new century and adapting to modern demands. While continuing to offer its traditional products and services, augmented with modern test equipment, Rahway Electric Motor Company is now offering more consumer items than ever. Moving online is also a big step for a company which previously had no use for a computer.

In April, 2017, Rahway Electric Motor relocated to New Brunswick Ave. to better serve the community. The new location is both better suited to repairing modern equipment and more visible.

Rahway Electric Motor looks forward to meeting the lasting and modern needs of the community it has served for nearly nine decades. If there is anything you'd like us to offer you that you haven't seen on this website, please call us and we will be happy to see what we can do for you.

Company Policies:
Privacy policy:  Customer information is shared only with the express permission of the customer on a case-by-case basis.

Guarantee: Most new items are covered by manufacturers' warranty. For details about the warranty coverage of a certain item, please contact us. Used or old-stock items not covered by a warranty are guaranteed not DOA. New items from the manufacturer, that when sent back are determined by the manufacturer to be DOA, will be replaced with an equivalent item. If no such equivalent item is available, the purchase price will be refunded. Refunds and/or replacements are granted according to the timeframe of the manufacturer. Warranty items sent back to the manufacturer, and determined by the manufacturer not to be defective/DOA, will not be refunded or replaced. Shipping costs will be determined on a case-by-case basis at the sole discretion of Rahway Electric Motor Co.

Return policy: Non-warranty returns are not guaranteed. Warranty exchanges are granted only with manufacturer's approval. Returns are made on a case-by-case basis at sole discretion of Rahway Electric Motor Co., and will not be accepted without a predetermined RMA number.

Policies subject to change without notice.