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While we hope our old sites served you well, unfortunately they are showing their age and we will be retiring them soon.  However, if you’re in a super big hurry and don’t have time to learn the new site, you can get to the old sites below for a limited time.

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  • Baldor Electric Executive Recognized for Excellence in Manufacturing

    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.
  • Baldor Introduces the Baldor•Dodge Vertical GearMotor

    Baldor Electric announces a new addition to our gear reducer product offering, the Baldor•Dodge Vertical Gearmotor. The Vertical Gearmotor offers a cost effective alternative to the common low speed vertical pump drive technologies, which utilize large, high pole count vertical motors or a combination of horizontal motor with a right angle gear reducer.
  • Baldor Is Proud to Offer ABB's Expanded Line of New Rib-Cooled Motors

    Baldor Electric Company is proud to offer ABB’s expanded line of high voltage rib-cooled motor platform, type NXR, with higher power ranges and increased ingress protection.
  • Baldor-Reliance Crusher Duty Motors Enhanced Line in the Severe Duty Family

    Baldor Electric Company introduces a new line of crusher duty motors with improved reliability, performance, and energy efficiency to help lower the operator’s total cost of ownership. With higher break down and locked rotor torque performance, Baldor●Reliance® crusher duty motors meet the demands of the toughest crushing applications worldwid
  • Webinar on Increasing Driver Reliability on ACHE and Cooling Towers

    On March 19, 2015, join us for a webinar discussing driver reliability using ACHE and Cooling Tower motors. Dan Stelzner, Industry Business Manager for Chemical, Oil and Gas, Baldor Electric Company, and Roman Wajda, Industry Business Manager for Air and Unit Handling, Baldor Electric Company, will discuss the technologies and benefits behind Air Cooled Heat Exchange and Cooling Tower Motors.
  • 2015 Readers Choice Award Control Magazine

    Readers of Control Magazine have named Baldor Electric as their top pick in the Electric Motors category for 2015, an honor Baldor has received for the fourth year in a row. The process consists of unaided voting by readers, meaning readers are asked to write the answer to a series of survey questions without the help from a pre-selected series of names.
  • Washdown Pump Motors Provide Reliable Sanitary Operation

    When thinking of a food manufacturing facility, many people may envision a lockdown area in which all personnel must wear full-body decontamination suits and where every internal surface of the facility must glow from the sheen of stainless steel. While this may be somewhat common for parts of a plant, a range of environments allow for different grades of motors, from general purpose to washdown, which drive many pumping applications.
  • Baldor•Dodge Ultra Kleen Tigear-2: The Newest Addition to Baldors Washdown Family

    Baldor Electric Company is proud to announce a new addition to our washdown family of enclosed gear reducer products, the Baldor•Dodge Ultra Kleen® Tigear-2®.
  • Washdown Pump Motors Provide Reliable Sanitary Operation

    When thinking of a food manufacturing facility, many people may envision a lockdown area in which all personnel must wear full-body decontamination suits and where every internal surface of the facility must glow from the sheen of stainless steel. While this may be somewhat common for parts of a plant, a range of environments allow for different grades of motors, from general purpose to washdown, which drive many pumping applications.
  • Webinar: The Impact of the Integral Horsepower Rule (1 - 500 HP motors)

    The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and a coalition of energy advocates submitted a petition to the Department of Energy to increase efficiency in industrial electric motors not covered under the latest small motor rule. A Final Rule was issued in March, 2014 which will broaden the scope of coverage left behind from the Energy Independence & Security Act (EISA) of 2007. The Integral Horsepower Rule will go into effect June 1, 2016 and supersede the EISA 2007 laws.
  • Webinar: Improving Reliability and Productivity in Harsh Sanitation Environments

    Over the past few years, a common practice in the Food and Beverage Industry is to evaluate system components to improve reliability, productivity and food safety in harsh sanitation environments. Washdown motors and bearings are just two products where selecting the right feature set provides extended life and better performance in the harsh environments typical to the industry.
  • Will the Small Motor Rule Affect You?

    Mark your calendar for March 9, 2015. The United States Department of Energy issued a Final Rule in March of 2010 mandating energy efficiency levels be increased – effective March 9, 2015. The rule affects a very specific range of motors which include NEMA two-digit frame motors and IEC equivalents for Open Drip Proof, General Purpose motors in both single and three phase designs.
  • Battle Bearing Wear and Corrosion

    The battle against corrosion is challenging, and some industries are more sensitive to it than others. Avoidance and prevention are particularly important in food, beverage, and medical processing applications where damage from corrosive invasion is costly.
  • The Differences Between Submersible & Immersible Motors

    Motor manufacturers routinely answer questions about the differences between submersible and immersible motors and the applications best served by each design. While end users ultimately decide which motor best fits their need, this article explains how the designs differ and provides information that will help end users make informed decisions.
  • The Next Generation of US Energy Efficiency Motor Regulations

    The U.S. efficiency regulations for industrial electric motors have been in place since October 1997 when the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (EPAct 92) set minimum efficiency levels for 1- through 200-horsepower (HP), general purpose three-phase motors.
  • Submersible Motor Design Allows for Safe Water & Wastewater Applications Operation

    A basic electrical safety rule is that water and electricity do not mix. However, alternating current (AC) induction motors must function in or under water to operate pumps, mixers and aerators in industrial water and wastewater applications. Submersible motors must be specially designed and manufactured to prevent water from contacting any part of the electrical circuit while providing long life in these harsh applications.
  • Baldor Is Proud to Offer ABB's Expanded Line of New Rib-Cooled Motors

    Baldor Electric Company is proud to offer ABB’s expanded line of high voltage rib-cooled motor platform, type NXR, with higher power ranges and increased ingress protection.
  • Baldor Introduces the Baldor•Dodge Vertical GearMotor

    Baldor Electric announces a new addition to our gear reducer product offering, the Baldor•Dodge Vertical Gearmotor. The Vertical Gearmotor offers a cost effective alternative to the common low speed vertical pump drive technologies, which utilize large, high pole count vertical motors or a combination of horizontal motor with a right angle gear reducer.
  • Baldor-Reliance Crusher Duty Motors Enhanced Line in the Severe Duty Family

    Baldor Electric Company introduces a new line of crusher duty motors with improved reliability, performance, and energy efficiency to help lower the operator’s total cost of ownership. With higher break down and locked rotor torque performance, Baldor●Reliance® crusher duty motors meet the demands of the toughest crushing applications worldwid
  • Baldor•Dodge Ultra Kleen Tigear-2: The Newest Addition to Baldors Washdown Family

    Baldor Electric Company is proud to announce a new addition to our washdown family of enclosed gear reducer products, the Baldor•Dodge Ultra Kleen® Tigear-2®.
  • New Offering from Baldor-Dodge Disc Coupling ATEX Certification

    Baldor Electric is proud to provide ATEX certification for all Baldor-Dodge Disc Couplings. ATEX is a European Union directive which defines essential health and safety requirements for all equipment used in potentially explosive atmospheres. The Disc Coupling meets all ATEX requirements for mining applications and other applications with combustible dust and gas atmospheres.
  • The New Dodge QD Para-Flex Coupling

    Baldor Electric is proud to announce a new addition to our Baldor-Dodge coupling product offering: The QD Bushed Para-Flex® coupling. To complement our Taper-Lock and bored-to-size style flanges, the QD flange design now enhances our industry leading capabilities.
  • Baldors Dodge HT500 A New High Torque Synchronous Solution

    Baldor Electric Company ‘s Dodge® HT500 synchronous drive system delivers high torque, low maintenance and potential energy savings with less overhung load than V-belts. HT500 belts also offer longer life in wet/oily environments than V-belts in similar conditions.
  • New Baldor Large AC GPM Induction Motors

    Baldor Electric Company is proud to announce a new line of energy efficient electric motors - Large AC – GPM Induction Motors. Used in high torque industrial applications including pumps, fans, conveyors, and compressors; these motors are easy to select, order and install.
  • Baldor Electric Executive Recognized for Excellence in Manufacturing

    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.
  • 2015 Readers Choice Award Control Magazine

    Readers of Control Magazine have named Baldor Electric as their top pick in the Electric Motors category for 2015, an honor Baldor has received for the fourth year in a row. The process consists of unaided voting by readers, meaning readers are asked to write the answer to a series of survey questions without the help from a pre-selected series of names.
  • Baldor Wins Control Design Magazine 2014 Readers Choice Awards

    Baldor●Reliance motors, for the twelfth year in a row, was selected by readers as the top choice in Industrial Electric Motor category in Control Design Magazine Readers' choice awards for 2014. Also receiving recognition from readers, in the Gear Reducer category, was Baldor●Dodge gear reducers.
  • Governors Top Quality Award

    Baldor Electric Company was honored this week to receive the Arkansas Governor’s Quality Award for Performance Excellence from Governor Mike Beebe during the 20th Annual Awards Celebration in Little Rock, Arkansas. The award is the highest level available in the quality program organized by the Arkansas Institute for Performance Excellence.
  • Baldors St Louis Facility Chosen as Top Workplace

    Baldor Electric Company is honored to be named a 2014 Top Workplace by The St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Top Workplaces are selected based on employee feedback provided during a confidential survey conducted by Workplace Dynamics, LLP.
  • Baldor ACB Drives Named Top Product by Readers of Building Operating Management Magazine

    The Building Operating Management Top Products Awards recognize the most popular manufacturers and suppliers of the year, as determined by building and facility executives who participated in a national survey. In the category of variable frequency drives, Baldor’s ACB drives received the most votes.
  • Baldor Electric Wins Control Magazine Readers Choice Award for Third Year in a Row

    Readers of Control Magazine have named Baldor Electric as their top pick in the electric motors category for 2014, an honor Baldor has received each year since the publication first included the motor category in their annual contest.
  • ABB and Baldor Recognized as "First Team" Honoree in Leadership in Automation Program

    Subscribers of Automation World magazine chose ABB and Baldor as their “first Team” supplier for AC/DC motors in the Leadership in Automation program sponsored by the publication. Automation professionals were invited to vote for their favorite automation vendors in an unaided-recall survey, meaning that voters were not prompted with any pre-selected companies.
  • Top Industry OEMs Choose Baldor Products to Equip World-Class Feed Mill

    The O.H. Kruse Feed Technology Innovation Center, the new home of the Kansas State University Feed Science and Management program, includes a modern, automated 5-ton-per-hour production and teaching feed mill and a biosafety level 2 teaching and research feed mill. This 142-foot-tall, state-of-the-art facility opened in October 2013.
  • Caloris Engineering Chooses Baldor RPM AC Motor to Power New High Efficiency Evaporator

    Caloris Engineering, LLC specializes in thermal process engineering, and the design and fabrication of evaporation systems that concentrate both sanitary and nonsanitary liquids. Applications range from the concentration of temperature-sensitive dairy products to the volume reduction of various wastewater streams. By design, the Caloris evaporator is flexible enough to be advantageous in a wide variety of industrial and chemical processes.
  • Installing Just One Hydraulic ISAF Turned a Skeptic into a Believer

    Baldor’s Dodge® Hydraulic ISAF pillow block bearing, with its patented, integral hydraulically assisted mounting system, is quick and easy to install and remove. And because it has full shaft contact, there is little or no fretting corrosion. That’s the information the Binkelman Corporation rep and the Dodge field sales engineer shared with Ron Davenport, the facility maintenance foreman for the CSX Toledo Docks load-out facility. But while Davenport was intrigued, he was also skeptical.
  • New Overland Conveyor System Powered by Baldor Products Helps Gold Mine Improve Efficiencies

    Argonaut Gold Inc., a Canadian gold mining company, acquired its El Castillo gold mine in 2010. Located in the state of Durango, Mexico, the open-pit, heap-leach mine has approximately 1,285 hectares of mineral concessions and surface rights, and hosts 1.23 million ounces of proven and probable gold reserves (as of 11/8/2010).
  • A High-Performance Solution Helps a Water Treatment Plant Cut Maintenance Costs

    More than half a million people in Toledo, Ohio, and the surrounding area use an average of 70 million gallons of water a day. And it’s the responsibility of the city of Toledo’s Department of Public Utilities water treatment plant to make sure the water, pumped from Lake Erie, is safe. But with aging and outdated equipment being used in a key purification process, that job was getting more difficult.
  • Extended Capabilities from Dodge Reno Build Center

    Baldor’s line of Dodge Quantis gearing has a history of providing top quality, high efficiency solutions. With a wide range of available shaft configurations, input styles, output shaft systems and other options, the flexibility of the Quantis makes it the perfect fit for many applications.
  • How a Premier Silica Operation Uses Our Installed Base Evaluation to Improve Plant Performance

    When Perry Finco began as the maintenance manager at Premier Silica’s Brady operation in spring 2012, he set a goal of bringing the 35-year-old facility up to 90 percent efficiency. However, because he and his team had to deal with constant unplanned downtime they didn’t have the time to get organized. Their task was made even more difficult because they had no idea what products were installed at the quarry, two wet plants, three dry plants, two bagging facilities and two load out facilities.
  • Baldor Dodge Quantis Build Center Delivers Keeping Panels Turning at Oregon Mill

    As a lead millwright for States Industries, a Western Oregon producer of premium hardwood panels, Chris Stevens is responsible for leading a maintenance shop team of mechanics and electricians that keeps the mill running. When the mill needs a new piece of equipment that can’t be purchased, it falls to this same team to design and build it.

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