Saturday, November 16, 2019

Company Profile

Oliver Gear

Although Oliver Gear is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year — it was incorporated in 1907 as a gear-manufacturing company — it’s actually much...

Iosso Metal Processes

While working as a sales manager for a cutting-tool company, Richard C. Iosso found himself intrigued by the thought of somehow making the edges...

Hydra-Lock Corporation

According to Merriam-Webster innovation is defined as a new idea, method, or device, so a reference to the Hydra-Lock Corporation certainly wouldn’t be out...

Mabry Castings Ltd.

When you’re a foundry located in Beaumont, Texas, it’s to be expected that you’ll pursue contracts with the petrochemical industry. But when you’ve been...

American Gear & Engineering, Inc.

In a perfect pairing of academic training and hands-on experience, two men came together 22 years ago and launched a company called American Gear...

Butler Gear

Hilton Treuden was not a man who allowed a setback to get him down for long. When one road ended, he simply forged a...

Riverside Spline & Gear, Inc.

Born in Tilbury, Ontario, his mother sent him to the United States at 17, hoping he’d have a better life there. He became a...

ANCA

In the early seventies, two engineers met while working for a government ordnance factory in Australia. Although one had an academic background, and the...

Company Profile: P&G Machine & Supply Co., Inc.

If you visit P&G Machine & Supply’s Web site, you’ll see a picture of a filling station that once stood beside Old Shell Road—a...

Company Profile: Schafer Gear Works Inc.

Trained as a chemical engineer —and having spent some 25 years with Uniroyal—Bipin Doshi was looking for a new challenge; namely, going into business...

Company Profile: Walker Forge, Inc.

For three generations members of his family have overseen the legacy created by Gordon Walker in 1950. Having worked for Walker Manufacturing—which was also...

Company Profile: The SKF Group

In the early 1900s the maintenance engineer at a textile plant in Göteborg, Sweden, found himself puzzling over a problem. The land on which...

Company Profile: Gear Motions, Inc

Back in the late sixties a successful power transmission supply salesman struck up a friendship with one of his customers. The owner of the...

Company Profile: Drake Manufacturing

There was a time in and around Warren, Ohio, when the most welcome sight a manufacturer experiencing difficulties with a machine could see...

Company Profile: Pyromaitre Inc.

As president and founder of Pyromaitre, Mario Grenier has established a reputation for his creativity and problem-solving skills. Perhaps those seeds were sewn during...

Company Profile: KISSsoft AG

Every young company has its own set of challenges, usually involving such things as available capital, market awareness, employee recruitment, and product development....

Company Profile: Moore Gear & Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Moore Gear is definitely a family operation, despite the fact that there hasn’t been anyone by that name on the premises for nearly half...

Company Profile: Overton Gear and Tool Corporation

It's an interesting proposition to consider: one company purchases another, thereby increasing its capabilities and product offerings in one fell swoop. The challenge,...

Company Profile: Broaching Machine Specialties

On his desk Matt Egrin keeps a weathered old entry book. It's an accounting journal used by his grandfather, Al, a first-generation immigrant...

Company Profile: Clifford-Jacobs Forging Co.

It was the beginning of the Great Depression, and the American economy had sunk to an abysmal depth. Desperate for business, David Jacobs...
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