Schafer Gear Works
The widest range of precision gears available to fit your specific needs
Schafer Gear Works is one of the most modern, technologically in-tune manufacturers of the widest range of precision-cut gears and machined components. We have been making high-quality gears since 1934, and over the last two decades have boosted production capabilities even further with our 108,000-square-foot, world-class production facility and the latest CNC gear-cutting and machining technology and quality-assurance equipment.
This means your gears exactly match your specific needs with quality you can depend on. Our lean manufacturing means you stay cost-competitive. And our experience means you get knowledgeable, unparalleled customer service.
For even greater service, we have enhanced our capabilities through international alliances in India, Taiwan and Italy. This allows us to partially process your gears overseas but perform critical processes such as heat treating and final gear machining here in the U.S.A., giving you blended pricing while minimizing the risk of overseas sourcing.
Schafer Gear Works Installs Ninth Gear Grinder To Meet Off-highway Market’s Rapidly Growing Demand For Precision-ground Medium-diameter Gears
South Bend, Ind. (April 6, 2015) — North America’s rapidly increasing demand for high quality, precision-ground gears compelled Schafer Gear Works to recently add a ninth gear grinder to its fleet. The newest grinder was installed at its medium-diameter gear plant in South Bend, Ind., bringing its total to six grinders and augmenting three others at its large-diameter gear plant in Rockford, Ill. The newest gear grinder conducts faster, more flexible hard-finish grinding on spur and helical gears (up to 160 mm). Its patented anti-flank twisting capability Helps Schafer produce produce its signature quieter gears.Read more...