Ohio Electric Motors



Ohio Electric Motors, Inc. founded 1917 in Maple Heights, Ohio. Growing custom demand for its motor products required Ohio Electric Motors to relocate to its current location in Barnardsville, NC. Ohio Electric Motors became part of HBD Industries, Inc. in 1989.

Ohio Electric Motors continues to manufacture limited Peerless Electric brand specialty AC and DC electric motors. Peerless Electric founded 1893 and continues to offer quality motors for customers around the world.

Industry Leadership

Ohio Electric Motors, Inc. manufactures standard and custom designed DC electric motors that provide superior performance and offer long-term service for demanding industrial power-source applications.

Manufacturing Excellence

Ohio Electric Motors are designed and produced in our manufacturing facility by highly trained production personnel using the latest production techniques and quality standards. Every motor made by Ohio Electric is 100% end of line tested to ensure top quality and maximum performance.

  • Decades of experience and manufacturing excellence result in long-term success.
  • Provides superior performance with long-term service for demanding, industrial power-source applications
  • Highly trained production personnel use latest production techniques and quality standards
  • Every motor is end of line tested to ensure top quality and maximum performance
  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Manufacturing Standards
  • UL and CSA Certifications

Custom Designed

  • Engineering team works closely with customers to deliver products with critical application requirements
  • Engineer motors with new design or build to customer print
  • Diverse range of industrial applications and niche markets

Made in the USA

  • All motors are designed and produced in our Barnardsville, NC facility.