Gleason Inaugurates New Technology and Manufacturing Center in Studen, Switzerland

April 20, 2018, Studen, Switzerland

On April 19th, Gleason held a grand opening ceremony for its new facility in Studen, Switzerland. Many important customers from across the world attended the event which also included product and technology demonstrations.

The Gleason-Pfauter Studen organization has approximately 120 employees and focuses on the design and manufacturing of gear hobbing, gear power skiving and gear profile grinding machines all of which are typically equipped with automation solutions. Its products are shipped globally to a variety of industries including automotive, power tools and aerospace, to name a few.

The Gleason-Pfauter operation located in Studen has grown rapidly in recent years necessitating a move to a larger building to accommodate its expanding volume of business. The new advanced manufacturing facility extends the company’s office space by 30% and machine assembly capacity by almost 60% compared to the previous premises. The assembly area has been optimized for effective material flow and the building was designed with energy efficiency and maintaining a low carbon footprint as high priorities.

Rudolf Moser, General Manager of Gleason-Pfauter Studen, said “New technologies, including power skiving, are driving great interest and business opportunities from our customer base. Our success is a credit to our employees. Through their efforts our business continues to grow each year. Our new factory will create an even better environment to further develop new products and technologies and continue producing highest quality machines.”

Gleason offers its customers “Total Gear Solutions”. Gleason is a leader in the development, manufacture and sale of gear production machinery, related equipment, automation solutions, plastic gears and design software for gears and power transmission systems. The Company’s products are used by customers in automotive, truck, aircraft, agriculture, mining, energy, construction, power tool and marine industries and by a diverse set of customers serving various industrial equipment markets. Gleason has manufacturing operations in the United States, Brazil, Germany, Switzerland, India, China and Japan, and has sales and service offices throughout North and South America, Europe and in the Asia-Pacific region. More information about Gleason Corporation is available at

For further information please contact:

Christian Albrecht, Director Global Marketing
Gleason Corporation, 1000 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607

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