Generac Closes Acquisition of Baldor’s Generator Business

Nov. 1, 2013

Generac Holdings, a leading designer and manufacturer of generators and other engine-powered products, has closed the purchase agreement with Baldor Electric Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of ABB Group, to acquire substantially all of the assets of Baldor’s generator products division.

Baldor Generators offers a complete line of portable, mobile, standby and prime power generators ranging from 3kW to 2.5MW throughout North America.

Generac designs and manufactures a wide range of generators and other engine-powered products. As a leader in power equipment serving residential, light commercial, industrial and construction markets, Generac's power products are available internationally through a broad network of independent dealers, retailers, wholesalers and equipment rental companies.

Baldor Electric Co. markets, designs and manufactures industrial electric motors, mechanical power transmission products and drives. Baldor, a member of the ABB Group, is headquartered in Fort Smith, Ark.