Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Company Profile

Repair Parts, Inc.

After spending 30 years as service manager at Barber-Colman — then five with Barnes International and another year at American Pfauter — Terry...

The Broach Masters, Inc.

When Mark Vian and his brothers, Chris and Scott, decided to purchase the broaching assets of their father's gear-tool company in 1978, it...

Transmecanica, S.A.

Although he was born in Spain, Jose Maria Cunill founded and built his company in Argentina, where he'd moved when he was seven years...

Ka-Wood Gear & Machine Co.

When Joseph Kloka agreed to mind the family business while his parents took a much-needed vacation in 1971, he thought it would only...

Circle Gear & Machine Company, Inc.

Ask most gear manufacturers about the company's assets and you'll get a list of the grinders, shapers, and cutters found on their shop...

CST-Cinti

Australia, Hong Kong, South America, Canada, Singapore, Greece, Italy, France, Germany, Japan, Swedenä nearly anywhere you go you'll find gearboxes and component gears...

Moore-Addison

When Jim Holland approached his father — Jim "Moose" Holland — about joining the company in the mid-1970s, his response was fairly straightforward....

Process Equipment Co.

From the conference-room window at Plant One in Tipp City, Ohio, Michael van Haaren can see the doors of a weathered old garage....

The Gear Works

While it might not seem logical at first glance that a degree in journalism would lead to a career in gear manufacturing, it all...

Canada Broach

After Nino D'Andrea had earned his degree in mechanical engineering, he was recruited to join a cutting tool company straight out of college....

Gear Manufactuing, Inc.

It's a fairly common story among entrepreneurs: After spending a certain number of years learning the trade, a time comes when you're ready to...

Gerhardt Gear Co.

Picture California and you probably think of beaches, sunny skies, and a generally laid-back attitude. But thoughts also lead to industries such as aerospace,...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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