Since our founding in 1955...
we have developed a reputation as a world-class manufacturer of fine and medium pitch custom gears.
Our uncompromising commitment to quality, innovation, and service is the reason we are trusted to produce gears for everything from tractors to aircraft, exam tables to prosthetic limbs, and telescopes to the Mars Curiosity Rover. We even produce gears for our competitors. Whether you are looking for a shop to manufacture a one-of-a-kind precision gear or handle high-volume production, we invite you to learn why the world comes to Forest City Gear.More about Forest City Gear
We are proud of the work we do for NASA right here in northern Illinois. “Mars Rover 2020” will be the fourth rover on Mars using our gears. The trust that is placed in us to produce these critical components is immense, and it drives us to continually improve our capabilities. Special thanks to Fox […]
CNC Gear Hobbing & Carbide Re-Hobbing
Compensates for misalignment, reduces noise and removes distortion
Analyzes pitch, runout, lead, and profile error to 10 millionths of an inch on spur...and more
- ISO 9001
- ISO 13485
- ITAR Certified
Fred Young, age 25
1968 | Cutting ring gears shortly after his return from service in the Navy.