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As the number-one publication in the gear industry, Gear Solutions has continuously strived to be the primary source of information and technical knowledge in the gear manufacturing industry for 16 years. For each issue, we scour the latest news and focus on bringing articles that are relevant, necessary, and vital to the success of our readers. We boast about the results from BPA Worldwide audits and take considerable efforts to understand and utilize our reader survey information, because we know there is always room for growth.

Gear Solutions is the only BPA audited monthly B2B magazine containing technical articles, company profiles, Q&As, features, columns, product information, and industry news. Editorial content – generated by the Gear Solutions knowledgeable editorial staff as well as industry and academic experts – emphasizes emerging technologies, processes, materials, and R&D. Gear Solutions is targeted toward decision-makers who actively seek timely, accurate information about products, applications, research, and materials used in manufacturing gears.


2-Page Spread 16.75″ x 10.875″ 17.25″ x 11.125″
Full Page 8.375″ x 10.875″ 8.625″ x 11.125″
2/3 Page 4.94″ x 9.975″ 5.44″ x 11.125″
1/2 Page Island 4.94″ x 7.45″ n/a
1/2 Page Horizontal 7.475″ x 4.925″ n/a
1/2 Page Vertical 3.675″ x 9.975″ 4.175″ x 11.125″
1/3Page Square 4.94″ x 4.925″ n/a
1/3 Page Vertical 2.4″ x 9.975″ 2.9″ x 11.125″
1/4 Page 3.675″ x 4.925″ n/a
1/9 Page 2.4075″ x 3.24″ n/a

Please choose your location's approximate capital spending this year?

$1 million-$2 million
$2 million-$4.9 million
$5 million-$10 million
$10+ million

Have you ever bought or recommended a product or service after reading about it in GEAR SOLUTIONS?

What other actions have you taken as a result of reading GEAR SOLUTIONS?

Discussed ad/article with others 79%
Visited company's website 81%
Saved ad/article for further use 65%
Identified potential suppliers 66%
Collected information for purchase 46%
Contacted company or sales rep 32%
I have not taken any of these actions 3%
Other 2%

What best describes your readership of GEAR SOLUTIONS magazine?

In addition to yourself, how many people read your copy of GEAR SOLUTIONS magazine?



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We accept artwork in the following media types:

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  • Issue Date
  • Advertiser’s Name
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