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WorldWide Electric Corporation Announces Acquisition of Louis Allis

Mar 2, 2020

Louis Allis President Greg Peterson (left) and WorldWide Electric President & CEO Jim Taylor (right)
Louis Allis President Greg Peterson (left) and WorldWide Electric President & CEO Jim Taylor (right)

Rochester, NY / Warrior, AL – WorldWide Electric, LLC is excited to announce that it has acquired Louis Allis, a specialty motor company based outside of Birmingham, Alabama. Both companies take pride in their customer-centric approach and long history of motor expertise. The combination of the two companies establishes a single source for a full range of reliable standard off-the-shelf products, modified standard products, and full custom specialty products.

Louis Allis has been producing specialty motors for unique and demanding applications since 1901. Customers from around the world in the industrial, military, and municipal markets trust Louis Allis to provide new, factory re-certified, and specialty motors up to 20,000 hp.

Since 1998, WorldWide Electric has been a leading developer, importer, and distributor of a broad portfolio of high performance industrial electric motors, gear reducers, and motor controls. Headquartered in Rochester, NY, WorldWide Electric has 6 distribution centers throughout the US and is a proud member of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA). WorldWide Electric Corp and Louis Allis will continue to operate as separate companies from their respective locations.

WorldWide Electric President and CEO James Taylor describes the acquisition as a significant win for the customers of both organizations. “Louis Allis and WorldWide Electric complement each other well. Louis Allis has a rich history of providing creative specialty motor solutions while WorldWide Electric has focused on providing readily available and high-quality motors, gear reducers and motor controls. Together, the companies will be able to meet all of our customers’ industrial motor needs.”

Louis Allis President Greg Peterson added, “Both organizations bring staff that are dedicated to putting the customer first. That dedication is the driving force in our success now and into the future.”