Transatlantic move

US-based Baldor, the drives, motors and controls manufacturer, has acquired Bristol-based Optimised Control, designer of motion control products. The latter has a turnover of £4.5m and operations in Florida, US, and Aukland, New Zealand. The existing management team will remain.

US-based Baldor, the drives, motors and controls manufacturer, has acquired Bristol-based Optimised Control, designer of motion control products. The latter has a turnover of £4.5m and operations in Florida, US, and Aukland, New Zealand. The existing management team will remain.