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Baldor Electric Company markets, designs, and manufactures industrial electric motors and mechanical power transmission products. The company manufactures its products in 15 U.S. locations and 1 in China. The company sells Baldor*Reliance and ABB branded industrial electric motors. Products are available in both IEC and NEMA configurations and range from fractional to 100,000 horsepower. The company also sells the Dodge brand of mechanical power transmission products, including mounted bearings, enclosed gearing, couplings, sheaves, and bushings.
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Baldor Electric Company

Baldor Electric Company

Baldor Electric Co.
Member of the ABB Group
Industry Manufacturing
Founded St. Louis, Missouri (1920)
Headquarters Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States
Key people
Ron Tucker, CEO, President
Products Electric motors
Mechanical Power Transmission
Industrial automation
Generators
Revenue US$1.52B (FY 2009)[1]
US$178M (FY 2009)[1]
US$59.8M (FY 2009)[1]
Total assets US$2.65B (FY 2009)[2]
Total equity US$924M (FY 2009)[2]
Number of employees
5500
Website www.baldor.com

Baldor Electric Company markets, designs, and manufactures industrial electric motors and mechanical power transmission products.

The company manufactures its products in 15 U.S. locations and 1 in China.

The company sells Baldor*Reliance and ABB branded industrial electric motors. Products are available in both IEC and NEMA configurations and range from fractional to 100,000 horsepower.

The company also sells the Dodge brand of mechanical power transmission products, including mounted bearings, enclosed gearing, couplings, sheaves, and bushings.

History

Baldor Electric was founded in 1920 by Edwin Ballman and Emil Doerr. The name of the company was derived using part of each of their names. In 1967 the Company's headquarters were moved from St. Louis, Missouri to Fort Smith, Arkansas.

In 2007, Baldor Electric acquired the Dodge and Reliance Electric brands from Rockwell Automation for $1.8 billion. This more than doubled the size of the company, taking it from $800 million in annual revenue to $1.8 billion.

In 2011, Baldor was acquired by ABB Ltd of Switzerland in an all-cash deal of US$4.2 billion ($1.1 billion debt included). The company continues to operate as Baldor Electric Company A Member of the ABB Group.

Products

Industrial Electric Motors

  • ABB and Baldor brands
  • DC
  • AC Induction
  • Grinders / Buffers
  • DC Servo
  • AC Servo
  • Gearmotors
  • Variable speed
  • Industry specific solutions

Bearings

  • Mounted bearings
  • Tapered roller bearings
  • Spherical roller bearings
  • Sleeve bearings
  • Sleeveoil hydrodynamic bearings
  • Take up frames

Gear reducers

  • Shaft mount helical
  • Helical screw conveyor
  • Right angle worm
  • Helical inline
  • Planetary
  • Energy efficient gear motor / reducer

Power Transmission Components

  • Couplings
  • Clutches
  • Brakes
  • Bushings
  • Hubs
  • Sheaves
  • Pulleys


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