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Company Overview of Baldor Electric Company, Inc.

Company Overview

Baldor Electric Company, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets industrial electric motors, mechanical power transmission products, drives, and generators. The company offers AC motors and controls, DC motors and controls, gear products, motion control products, servo motors and controls, power transmission products, linear products, grinders/buffers, and generators. The company offers its products through its sales offices/warehouses; and through a network of distributors and original equipment manufacturers in North America and internationally. The company was founded in 1920 and is based in Fort Smith, Arkansas with sales offices/warehouses in North America and international markets, as ...

5711 R.S. Boreham, Jr. Street

P.O. Box 2400

Fort Smith, AR 72901

United States

Founded in 1920

7,181 Employees





Key Executives for Baldor Electric Company, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 56
Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Business Development
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 55
Executive Vice President
Age: 44
Executive Vice President of Materials
Age: 67
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Baldor Electric Company, Inc. Key Developments

Baldor Electric Co. Unveils New 500 HP Stock Motor

Baldor Electric Co. announced that the company introduced a new 500-horsepower electric motor at a trade show in Boston that could cut downtime for industries when a motor goes down, and will comply with new clean air standards. The new Baldor motor is a utilitarian worker intended to be a stock item for supply stores.

Baldor Electric Company Introduces New Dodge Stainless Steel Quantis Reducer

Baldor Electric Company introduced the new Dodge Quantis stainless steel right angle reducer. The Quantis Ultra Kleen is manufactured using 316 grade stainless steel for corrosion resistance and features a smooth, rounded housing to reduce potential entrapment areas. Dodge XT harsh duty two-piece output seals offer superior protection against particulates and washdown sprays. Quantis Ultra Kleen RHB reducers are available in sizes 38 and 48. Both sizes feature an integrated adapter and C-face input which has reduced entry paths into the reducer. Output shaft options are all stainless, and include solid shaft, straight hollow, and the Dodge Q-Loc keyless bushing system. Other features include food grade lubrication, an etched nameplate, and a universal housing design allowing flange or foot mounting for increased flexibility.

Baldor Electric Company Introduces Complete Line of Dodge® Elevator Pulleys

Baldor Electric Company now offers a complete line of Dodge elevator pulleys, available in drum or single disc design with HE, XT, QD or Taper-Lock hubs and bushings. Heavy Duty elevator pulleys meet CEMA standards, but these pulleys are also available with Mine Duty Extra construction that features the Dodge integral hub design for ultimate strength and durability. Baldor’s Dodge elevator pulleys are available in diameters from 6” through 72”, with face widths up to 120”. There are four lagging options available: Holz SLIDE -LAG®, with double chevron grooves capable of bi-directional pulley rotation, available in standard SBR rubber or optional SOF static conductive, oil and fire resistant rubber; Dodge FOS Vulcanized Lag is an exclusive offering that is flame and oil resistant and available with a variety of grooving options; SBR Vulcanized Lag is a styrene-butadiene rubber offering good abrasion resistance and available in a wide range of thicknesses and grooving options; Dodge D-LAG Vulcanized Lag - an exclusive natural rubber compound that offers excellent resistance to abrasions, cuts and gouges for an extended life. Baldor’s Dodge elevator pulleys are also available in custom sizes and configurations.

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