Baldor Australia has achieved the ranking of 144th in the World, beating out companies that included: Dell, Earnest and Young, Southwest Airlines, Motorola, Emerson, National Oilwell Varco, Owens Corning, AIT, Ford Motor Company, Geico, Graybar Electric, Microsoft and Regal Beloit to name a few. In the manufacturing category, Baldor was deservedly ranked 7th in the World behind Aerojet General, Alliance One International, Lockheed Martin, Eaton Corporation, The Standard Register, and Deere and Company.
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