Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Company Profile

American Steel Treating

After many years of service with Surface Combustion Inc., gaining experience and technical expertise, Roy Waits, Steve Johnson, and Bob Morse set out to...

Horsburgh & Scott

At the recent American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) Annual Meeting, Horsburgh & Scott was presented an award and inducted into the newly created AGMA...

Koepfer America, LLC

In 1988, Koepfer America started as a supplier of Germany-based Koepfer gear hobbing machines. Today, Koepfer America is not only an independent factory sales...

Company Profile: Drewco Workholding

In 1947, design engineer Ed Drew started Drewco Corporation, now called Drewco Workholding, in Racine, Wisconsin. Drew’s initial interest, and eventually his passion, was...

Company Profile: Syn-Tech Ltd.

Syn-Tech Ltd. is a privately held company founded in 1968 by Reginald S. “Reggie” Shearer. Cutting his teeth early on as a chemistry and...

Company Profile: CGI, Inc.

As a fledgling gear design and manufacturing company that began in 1967, CGI developed a reputation early on for quality products and innovative solutions,...

Company Profile: Blaser Swisslube Inc.

Blaser Swisslube’s first product in 1936 was a shoe polish sold door-to-door at local farmhouses, but today, the independent Swiss company is well-known for...

Penn Reels

The beginning of Penn Reels is not only a story of an American dream, but also a story of a fishing tackle manufacturer that...

Machines Profile: Kennametal Extrude Hone

Kennametal Extrude Hone was founded more than 50 years ago in Irwin, Pennsylvania, as Extrude Hone Corp. by Lawrence Rhoades, an entrepreneur and inventor....

Services Profile: Raycar Gear & Machine Co.

When owner Dan Schwartz purchased the machining company known at that time as Raycar Tool & Machine 26 years ago, he was immediately faced...

Tooling Profile: Riten Industries

Riten Industries has been a family business and manufacturer of workholding tools since 1933, but “Riten” has not always been the company name. In...

Bourn & Koch, Inc.

Bourn & Koch was founded in 1975 when Larry Bourn & Loyd Koch, prior employed at Sundstrand Machine Tool, set out to fill a...

Rave Gears & Machining

The story of Rave Gears and Machining in Seguin, Texas, is short and fascinating. Established in 2011, Rave Gears has built a brand-new world-class...

New England Gear

It’s not often that you call a company, even a small one, and get the owner on the other end of the line. But...

Gleason Corporation

Business survival horror stories begin one of two ways. A company either bets the farm on the latest tech trend or conceitedly refuses to...

Surface Technology, Inc.

In the early ‘70s near the end of the Vietnam War, the U.S. was mired in a downward economic spiral. As unemployment and inflation...

Kowalski Heat Treating Company

Successfully raising both a family and a small business is a difficult task, but that’s exactly what Robert Kowalski and his wife, Carole, did...

Brevini Gear Systems

Brevini Power Transmissions began in 1960 in Reggio Emilia, Italy, by the three Brevini brothers—Lucciano, Renato, and Corrado. In 1964, Renato engineered, produced, and...

Lubrication Engineers, Inc.

In 1951, three men took a risk. They left the company they worked for behind and ventured out on their own to provide the...

United Tool Supply Company

Rusty Young was a gear head, a risk taker and a successful entrepreneur. Sure, he didn’t fall in love with gears right away, but...
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