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
Forest City Gear President & CEO, Wendy Young, Named Individual Business Catalyst Of The Year By Rockford Chamber Of Commerce
Forest City Gear, an industry-leading manufacturer of fine and medium pitch custom gears, is proud to congratulate Wendy Young, President & CEO, for being named the 2021 Individual Business Catalyst of the Year by the Rockford Chamber of Commerce. Young began her career at Forest City Gear in 1983 as a Delivery Driver, Machine Operator […]
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.