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Louis Allis History

Building Specialties is Our Specialty

Louis Allis has been in business for over 100 years. We specialize in manufacturing industrial electric motors for some of the most demanding applications world wide. For over a century the industries of the world have turned to Louis Allis to manufacture electric motors for their most specialized applications. There’s a reason why Louis Allis has always been the “First and Last Name in Electric Motors”.

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Louis Allis our history
  • In 1901, Mr. Allis founded The Mechanical Appliance Company in Milwaukee to produce DC motors for the horseless carriage industry.
  • In 1922, the company changed its name to The Louis Allis Company and shifted its focus to the development of specialty AC electric motors.
  • Today, headquartered in Warrior, Alabama, Louis Allis continues to focus on specialty motor manufacturing and repair services for unique and demanding applications.
  • Over the last century, Louis Allis has produced more than 2 million motors and more specialty motors than any other U.S. motor manufacturer.
  • In 2020, Louis Allis was aquired by Worldwide Electric Company paving the way for the two companies the become a single source for a full range of reliable standard off-the-shelf products, modified standard products, and full custom specialty products.

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