Company Profile

Company Profile: Larson Forgings

In the late 1800s a blacksmith left Sweden and traveled to America, settling in Chicago, where he planned to build a new life. He...

Barit International Corp.

It’s the story of two men who met years ago in their home country of Russia — then the Soviet Union — and eventually...

American Gear, Inc.

When Larry Brylski first asked his stepson, Greg Scott, if he and his wife were interested in joining the family company, they weren’t sure...

Aerocom Industries, Inc.

Sometimes the name says it all. Such is the case with Aerocom Industries, with “Aero” referring to the aircraft/aerospace (AS9100 certified) side of the...

Machine Tool Builders, Inc.

Whether it be in your personal or professional life, sometimes you’ve got to follow your instincts. You can gamble and lose everything, or you...

First Gear Engineering & Technology, Inc.

Considering his background, it’s easy to see how Greg Leffler came to appreciate the finer points of manufacturing precision gearing. “My dad had a...

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...
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