CapitalWorks portfolio company Bluffton Motor Works has acquired RAE Corporation, a manufacturer of fractional horsepower permanent magnet motors, gears and controls for pumps, medical equipment, door and gate operators, office machines, food processing and many other industrial and commercial applications.
The acquisition was made through Bluffton affiliate DC Products Group. RAE was founded in 1946 in Wisconsin and is now based in McHenry, Illinois.
“We are excited to have the RAE team in the Bluffton family,” said David Nussear, Bluffton Motors president. “RAE provides excellent engineering, quality and customer service and is a good fit with Bluffton. This enables our customers to benefit from a wide selection of value-added products from a single source.”
In addition to its motor and controller products RAE develops custom designs and offers application engineering support.