Motion control motor company acquired

Blufton Motor Works' affiliate, DC Products Group, acquired RAE Corporation, which manufactures motion control motors and gearmotors.


CFE Media Motor and Drive drawingBluffton Motor Works announced that its affiliate, DC Products Group, has acquired RAE Corporation, a manufacturer of motion control motors, controllers and gearmotors for industrial and commercial applications. Headquartered in McHenry, Illinois, the RAE Corporation was founded in 1946 and has earned a reputation for flexible designs, application engineering support, quality assurance, customer service, on-time delivery and application-matched performance.

This acquisition is intended to complement Bluffton's line of industrial and commercial grade AC motors, gearmotors and speed reducers. It is also intended to increase RAE's position in the fractional DC motor and gearmotor markets by enhancing Lean manufacturing practices, utilizing Six Sigma tools and introducing manufacturing flow improvements. It enables a wider array of services, increased depth and more resources to bring to the company's customer base.

Blufton Motor Works 

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