Acquisition expands Baldor generator products division

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Feb. 5, 2014 -- Kelly Generator & Equipment, Inc. (KG&E) recently announced that Generac has closed the purchase agreement with Baldor Electric Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ABB Group, to substantially acquire all the assets of Baldor's generator products division. 

The purchase expands Generac's product offering by increasing the diesel-powered, single-engine capabilities from 600 kW to 2 MW and expanding the industrial towable product offering through 500 KVA. It also provides a prime power offering in both diesel through 350 kW and natural gas through 323 kW for the first time. The transition will also enable KG&E to build larger paralleled generator systems with less individual generators

Accordingly, the purchase provides KG&E with the products and services that the Marcellus Shale and Utica Shale markets require throughout Pennsylvania and West Virgina as well. The Baldor units can be used with traditional or existing paralleling switchgear systems at hospitals, data centers and other large power users manufactured by any of the traditional manufactures.

About Baldor

From its home office in Fort Smith, Ark., Baldor supports the sales offices/warehouses that stock Baldor products worldwide, selling to distributors and original equipment manufacturers in more than 70 countries. Baldor products are available from 50 sales offices/warehouses in North America and 26 offices serving international markets. These products are produced at 26 plants in the U.S., Canada, England, Mexico. and China. For more information, visit www.baldor.com.

About Generac

Founded in 1959, Generac manufactures the widest range of power products in the marketplace including portable, residential, commercial and industrial generators. It is also a designer and manufacturer of manual and fully automatic transfer switches and accessories for backup power applications up to 50 kW. For more information, visit www.generac.com.

About KG&E

Kelly Generator & Equipment, Inc., established in 1992, is the Mid Atlantic distributor for Generac Power Systems. It is a coordinated rapid response organization known for the quality of its service and the reliability of its generators. For more information, visit www.kge.com.

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