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A Bluesy Note

ABB to discontinue production in St. Louis; 120 jobs lost ABB announced Monday that it would discontinue production at its St. Louis facility, where power transformers are made, as part of a larger realignment to its power grid business. The Swiss engineering group’s Power Grids division has dropped by 9 percent in 2017, making it […]

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Welcome to Motors 101

Baldor’s introductory courses can get your staff started There are still openings left for two basic courses being offered by Baldor Electric Co. The Fort Smith, Ark. manufacturer is offering introductory courses on a range of technical subjects that can be essential for an incoming workforce. “Introduction to AC Motors” and “Introduction to Drives” still […]

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A Baldor Tripleheader

One new implementation, two ongoing transitions at Baldor Electric Co. Baldor Electric Co. has made a few significant changes lately. Most recently, the company implemented an alternate method to improve production for some of its machining cells—collaborating with Mahr Federal to use air gaging that can improve GR&R and process capability on rotor shaft and endplate […]

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It’s An Offshore Thing

Major motor manufacturers among OTC exhibitors showcasing new products The 47th annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) will take place May 2-5, 2016 in NRG Park in Houston, Texas. More than 90,000 professionals from over 120 countries are expected to attend, to exchange ideas and opinions for advancements in scientific and technical knowledge primarily related to offshore resources and environmental matters. Experts in the […]

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STEP Ahead Awards

130 female honorees announced by Manufacturing Institute In manufacturing news, The Manufacturing Institute has announced the 2016 STEP Ahead Award Honorees and Emerging Leaders for women in the manufacturing industry. STEP stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Production. Women account for 47 percent of the national workforce, but only 27 percent of the manufacturing quota. Honorees “have […]

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Safe and Sound

Baldor achieves safety milestone Baldor Electric Co., of Fort Smith, Ark., has reached a 14 million hour safety milestone, per a news release on its website Monday. The company accomplished the milestone from August 10, 2010 through December 15, 2015, with approximately 1,250 employees at its main motor plant in Fort Smith. During this time the workers recorded more than 14 million hours […]

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Baldor launches VMI program

As part of a continued effort to collaborate with distributors, Baldor Electric Company (Fort Smith, AR) has launched a Vendor Managed Inventory program with Datalliance of Cincinnati. This partnership is designed to support and stimulate sales and constructed to enhance work with their distributors. It also aims to bolster collaborative projects. Executive VP Tom Mascari […]

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Did you know that Baldor revamped its Web site?

Well, they did. Baldor Electric Co., a Fort Smith, Ark., manufacturer of industrial electric motors, recently unveiled a new Web site with stronger search and download capabilities. “Each visitor to the site is looking for different data, so we want to take each visitor to the needed information in the fewest clicks possible,” said Tracy […]

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ABB/Baldor featured in MiHow2 instructional video series

Power and automation technologies company, ABB and its subsidiary Baldor are the featured suppliers in an instructive video titled “How to Save Energy by Controlling Water Flow & Water Pressure.” The video was released by Motion Industries, a Birmingham, Ala.-based distributor of industrial maintenance, repair, and operation replacement pars, on its MiHow2 video channel (www.mihow2.com), a […]

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