Company Profile

Company Profile: Kreiter Geartech

Based in Houston--and founded in 1910--Kreiter Geartech has been closely associated with oil-field operations for nearly a century. And while that industry is still...

Company Profile: B&R Machine and Gear Corp.

Although he was raised in Chicago--where he also made his start in the gear manufacturing industry in 1952--Bennie Boxx, Sr., was born in Sidonia,...

Company Profile: Raycar Gear & Machine Co.

Fifteen years ago Dan Schwartz found himself in a bit of a professional quandary, caught somewhere between the shop floor and a glass ceiling....

Company Profile: Clarke Gear Co.

In many ways, it's a story worthy of a Hollywood screenplay: a young man--only a teenager at the time--learns the gear-manufacturing business alongside his...

Company Profile: Bourn & Koch, Inc.

Even though Bourn & Koch was established nearly three decades ago, it could be said that its roots actually stretch back more than 100...

Company Profile: Midwest Gear

It's a simple economic fact: A large company locates in a particular area, operates for a number of years, and dozens of smaller companies...

Company Profile: Standard Steel Specialty Co.

At the age of 79, most people--if they're still around at all--have adopted a fairly sedentary lifestyle. They've retired to the fairways and their...

Company Profile: St. Louis Gear Co., Inc.

The world was at war, and as men swelled the ranks of the U.S. military fighting overseas, many women stepped in to fill the...

Company Profile: Dragon Precision Tools Co., LTD.

Nearly three decades ago, in 1976, a man by the name of Yong Bae, Chun decided to start a company of his own. He...

Company Profile: Perry Technology Corp.

It was the early 1940s, and the war was raging overseas. Back on the homefront, hundreds of thousands of scientists, researchers, and engineers were...

Company Profile: Kapp Technologies, Inc.

According to Thomas J. Lang--vice president and general manager of Kapp Technologies, in Boulder, Colorado--the company known worldwide for its gear-grinding machines and tools...

Company Profile: Nachi Machining Technology

Years ago, as the story is told--and long before Nachi-Fujikoshi purchased the 76 year-old National Broach & Machine Co.--a certain gear worker began...

Arrow Gear Company

At a point in time when the truth is hard to find, and "spin" is applied to nearly everything, it's refreshing to talk to...

Modern Gearing

When Matt Lane tells the story of how he came to be owner of Modern Gearing, his voice takes on a certain incredulous tone...

mG miniGears

In 1976, Vincenzo de' Stefani was presented with an interesting opportunity. Founder and owner of a company in Padova, Italy, that manufactured large...

New England Gear

Growing up, Jeff Barnes spent his days neck-deep in machinery. He and his father were into racing — circle tracks, with modified cars —...

R.P. Machine Enterprises, Inc.

If Rich Piselli were to write a book on running a successful business, it would probably be titled Trust, with chapters such as "Keep...

Fairfield Manufacturing, Inc.

When David E. Ross and his associates incorporated Fairfield Manufacturing Company as an offshoot of their existing company in November of 1919, what...

Mitsubishi Gear Technology Center

On the showroom floor of the Mitsubishi Gear Technology Center in Wixom, Michigan, is what could be seen as the very embodiment of its...

Lawler Gear Corp.

It was 1952 when a small-town blacksmith by the name of Calvin Lawler was drafted into the Korean War effort. He had just completed...
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