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Generac Closes on the Acquisition of the Baldor Generator Business

Friday, November 01, 2013

Generac Closes on the Acquisition of the Baldor Generator Business

09:00 EDT Friday, November 01, 2013

WAUKESHA, Wis. (Business Wire) -- Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE: GNRC, the “Company” or “Generac”), a leading designer and manufacturer of generators and other engine powered products, announced today the closing of the purchase agreement with Baldor Electric Company (“Baldor”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of ABB Group, to acquire substantially all of the assets of Baldor's generator products division (“Baldor Generators”). As previously disclosed in a press release dated October 7th, 2013, Baldor Generators offers a complete line of portable, mobile, standby and prime power generators ranging from 3kW to 2.5MW throughout North America.

Generac company news is available
24 hours a day, on-line at: http://www.generac.com .

About Generac (NYSE: GNRC)

Since 1959, Generac has been a leading designer and manufacturer of a wide range of generators and other engine powered products. As a leader in power equipment serving residential, light commercial, industrial and construction markets, Generac's power products are available internationally through a broad network of independent dealers, retailers, wholesalers and equipment rental companies.

About Baldor Electric Company

Baldor Electric Company markets, designs and manufactures industrial electric motors, mechanical power transmission products and drives. Baldor, a member of the ABB Group, is headquartered in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Generac Holdings Inc.
York A. Ragen
Chief Financial Officer
(262) 506-6064
InvestorRelations@generac.com
or
Michael W. Harris
Director ? Finance and Investor Relations
(262) 544-4811 x2675
Michael.Harris@generac.com

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