$4.2B Acquisition of Baldor Appears to Be on Schedule by Robert Bell Posted 1/24/2011 12:00 am Updated 6 years ago Analysts and observers generally took a positive view of the acquisition of Baldor Electric Co. of Fort Smith by Swiss power and automation giant ABB Ltd. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.