Gear Motions, Inc.

Gear Motions Expands Expertise in Supercharger Gears
Mechanical Power Transmission

Gear Motions Expands Expertise in Supercharger Gears

Gear Motions recently began working on a new program with a highly respected player in the specialty automotive world, a manufacturer of aftermarket superchargers for marine and automotive applications. Our sales engineering team first entered into discussions with this supercharger manufacturer over a year ago, when we began working with them on a set of prototype gears for their latest...

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Power Take-Off Gear Manufacturing Takes Off
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Take-Off Gear Manufacturing Takes Off

In our unique corner of the gear industry, our customers come from a variety of industries and we pride ourselves on staying informed about the markets we serve. One trend we have witnessed recently is an increase in demand in a sector of the specialty automotive industry: power take-off gear manufacturing. Power Take-Off Units Power take-offs, or PTO's, take power from a power source and...

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Laser Marking Technology Added to Production at Gear Motions
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Laser Marking Technology Added to Production at Gear Motions

Syracuse, NY – Gear Motions is the proud owner of a new fiber laser marking machine which was recently installed at its Nixon Gear Division in Syracuse. The Beamer Laser Systems Model FL53 uses a 50 watt high powered LED laser to mark products quickly and safely. The machine offers fast cycle times and a wide range of marking intensities. It has a 12.5" x 26" total marking field, and can...

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Construction Underway on New Gear Manufacturing Facility

Construction is underway on the future home of Gear Motions Buffalo Operations. The brand-new facility at 75 Pirson Parkway in Tonawanda, NY will bring Gear Motions’ two Buffalo-area facilities, Niagara Gear and Oliver Gear, together under one roof, creating one world-class operation. The existing facilities are both landlocked with no additional room to expand at their current locations. At...

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Gear Motions Buffalo Operations Groundbreaking Ceremony

Gear Motions Inc. and Zaepfel Development Company together held a Groundbreaking Ceremony on the site of the new Gear Motions Buffalo Operations in the Town of Tonawanda on Wednesday, August 25, 2021. Construction of the 56,000 square foot world-class gear manufacturing facility is underway and is expected to be completed by the end of the year. The ceremony was led by Dean Burrows, President and...

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Gear Motions Expands Expertise in Supercharger Gears
Mechanical Power Transmission

Gear Motions Expands Expertise in Supercharger Gears

Gear Motions recently began working on a new program with a highly respected player in the specialty automotive world, a manufacturer of aftermarket superchargers for marine and automotive applications. Our sales engineering team first entered into discussions with this supercharger manufacturer over a year ago, when we began working with them on a set of prototype gears for their latest...

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Power Take-Off Gear Manufacturing Takes Off
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Take-Off Gear Manufacturing Takes Off

In our unique corner of the gear industry, our customers come from a variety of industries and we pride ourselves on staying informed about the markets we serve. One trend we have witnessed recently is an increase in demand in a sector of the specialty automotive industry: power take-off gear manufacturing. Power Take-Off Units Power take-offs, or PTO's, take power from a power source and...

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Gear Motions to Introduce Non-Backdriveable Gearbox Technology at Motion + Power Technology Expo

Syracuse, NY – Gear Motions, a leading precision gear manufacturer, announces it will exhibit at the Motion + Power Technology Expo (MPT Expo), Oct. 15-17, 2019, at the TCF Center in Detroit, Michigan. During the event, the company will introduce new, non-backdriveable gearbox technology. Attendees can view demonstrations of the never-before-seen, patented technology at the Gear Motions’...

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Laser Marking Technology Added to Production at Gear Motions
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Laser Marking Technology Added to Production at Gear Motions

Syracuse, NY – Gear Motions is the proud owner of a new fiber laser marking machine which was recently installed at its Nixon Gear Division in Syracuse. The Beamer Laser Systems Model FL53 uses a 50 watt high powered LED laser to mark products quickly and safely. The machine offers fast cycle times and a wide range of marking intensities. It has a 12.5" x 26" total marking field, and can...

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New Grinding Machines Increase Quality and Productivity at Nixon Gear

Syracuse, NY – Two new grinding machines were recently added to production at Gear Motions’ Nixon Gear Division in Syracuse, NY. The Studer S121 is a 2-spindle universal cylindrical grinder capable of grinding IDs and faces. It was purchased to accommodate a program for a new customer with Nixon Gear. The machine adds new capabilities to grind small diameters with its 60,000 RPM spindle,...

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Gear Motions Promotes Dan Bartelli to Director of Operations; Hires Corporate Controller

Syracuse, NY – Gear Motions announces long-time employee Dan Bartelli has been promoted to Director of Operations of Nixon Gear, and Anna Pastore has been hired to the position of Corporate Controller. Dan Bartelli, Director of Operations, Nixon Gear This year Dan Bartelli is celebrating his 30th anniversary with Nixon Gear, a division of Gear Motions. This notable anniversary also comes with a...

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Senator Gillibrand Visits Gear Motions' Niagara Gear Facility to Discuss Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Buffalo, NY - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand paid a visit to Gear Motions’ Niagara Gear facility in Buffalo, NY on Monday, January 8. After touring the plant, the Senator held a round-table discussion with Gear Motions’ employees to hear about their experiences working at a company with an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). ESOPs help workers share in the success of their company....

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Gear Motions Begins Partnership with Southeast Industrial Solutions

Gear Motions is pleased to announce a new partnership with Southeast Industrial Solutions. SEIS is a professional Manufacturers' Representative firm, servicing principals with engineering-level coverage for technical, custom products. With over 25 years of experience, SEIS specializes in consultative sales and developing innovative solutions to foster a long-term, collaborative partnership...

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