Niagara Gear expands plant for gear grinding and manufacturing.

Feb. 6, 2008

Niagara Gear Corporation ( announced an 8,000 square foot expansion that features an upgraded gear cutting center, new manufacturing-engineering offices and an expanded gear grinding department. The recently completed expansion brings Niagara Gear’s total plant size to more than 30,000 square feet.

Niagara said the expanded facility will enable it to install a time-efficient inventory system aimed at improving workflow. The expanded manufacturing space also allows for “room for growth,” including the ability to add more machinery.

“The expansion opens the door for future capital equipment purchases because we now have the floor space to do it,” Niagara Gear Corporation vice president and general manager Robert Barden said. “This signifies positive growth for Niagara Gear.”

In keeping with this philosophy, the company has recently purchased a new CNC, Cylindrical Grinding machine. This state of the art technology can offer solutions to satisfy a variety of needs, everything from applications in the tool room to high precision, automated production environments.

Niagara Gear Corporation is an established manufacturer of precision ground spur, helical and pump gears, utilizing the latest in gear grinding technology.