Baldor Electric Company

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Baldor Electric Company now offers customers in North America a complete line of ABB low voltage IEC electric motors. The complete product portfolio includes motors for safe area operation and motors that meet requirements for hazardous area operation.


Baldor Electric Company is pleased to announce its Belton, South Carolina facility has operated more than 16 years without a lost time accident. This team of approximately 125 employees also recently surpassed 4,000,000 hours without a lost time accident.


The Manufacturing Institute has announced it will award Amy Lakin, executive vice president of Supply Chain for Baldor Electric Company, with the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award.


On March 19, 2015, join us for a webinar discussing driver reliability using ACHE and Cooling Tower motors.


In the U.S., motor driven pumping systems account for 24.8% of the industrial energy consumption. Motor energy efficiency has made significant advances in the past 20 years as motor manufacturers have developed new, more efficient motor designs.


"Energy Efficiency in Hazardous Duty Applications," a webinar presented by CHEMICAL PROCESSING Magazine and Baldor's George Weihrauch, is now available for on-demand viewing.


The Baldor Electric Company Foundation recently awarded $171,000 in scholarships to 57 students who are children of Baldor Electric Company employees across the nation.


What do irrigation, dewatering, flood control and desalination have in common? They usually involve high-flow, low-head systems that use our synchronous high-pole count induction motors.


Baldor Electric Company is pleased to recognize the employees in its Fort Smith motor plant for having worked for more than 10 million hours without a lost time accident.


Dodge Celebrates 136 Years of Success of Manufacturing Quality Products


When you attend the 2014 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) be sure to visit Baldor (booth 7022), ABB (booth 4163), and Thomas & Betts (booth 5255) to see the latest products designed and engineered for the oil and gas industry.


ABB and Baldor, A Member of the ABB Group, will host the acclaimed Pump Systems Optimization: Energy Efficiency & Bottom-Line Savings course at their manufacturing facility in New Berlin, Wisconsin on May 7th.


As World War II drew to an end, top economists thought that America would face a severe depression without war-induced activity.


Motor regulations are changing, keep up with the latest: Follow Baldor blogger, John Malinowski


Baldor was founded in March, 1920 in St. Louis, Missouri by Edwin Ballman and Emil Doerr. That's almost 100 years of service!


Baldor Electric Company announces the addition of 28 new ratings to its portfolio of Baldor•Reliance Super-E motors with internal AEGIS Bearing Protection Ring.


The latest edition of Baldor’s Solutions Magazine is now available. The current issue includes five customer success stories featuring a variety of products and services, including:


With an increase in the demand for larger horsepower motors capable of starting loads with inertias that exceed NEMA standard values, Baldor is glad to introduce availability of the new ABB high inertia motors for large fan applications.


June 30 - July 2, 2013 EASA Mandalay Bay Convention Center Las Vegas, NV 405


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Motor Regulations 06/06/2013

More motor efficiency regulations are on their way in the US

Upcoming Events! 05/16/2013

Baldor is proud to support the industries that we serve by participation in industry trade shows. Click on link to view the list of the various trade show events at which Baldor will be exhibiting.


July 24-27, 2013 AWFS - Woodworking Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas, NV 8825


September 11-13, 2013 Bluefield Coal Show 2013 Brushfork Armory - Civic Center Bluefield, WV TBD AC Motors DC Controls Gear Products PT Components


September 23-25, 2013 Pack Expo Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas, NV S-6317


October 9-10, 2013 Workboat Show Ernest Morial Convention Center New Orleans, LA TBD


November 3-6, 2013 Process Expo McCormik Place Chicago, IL N 1544


November 12-14, 2013 PowerGen Orlando Convention Center Orlando, FL TBD


Baldor Electric is proud to announce that the Type EXL mounted tapered roller bearing is a gold award winner in Plant Engineering Magazine’s 2012 Product of the Year Awards competition.


Baldor, a Member of the ABB Group, will host the acclaimed Pump Systems Optimization: Energy Efficiency & Bottom-Line Savings course at their facility in Greenville, South Carolina.


Baldor Electric Company announces the addition of the ACB drive family to its line of variable frequency drives.


Two new TS diesel towable generators are available from Baldor Generators. The TS500 and TS190 are powered by John Deere engine’s and meet Interim Tier 4 EPA emissions regulations.