Schafer Gear Works, Inc.

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South Bend, IN  |  574-234-4116

Schafer Gear Works, Inc. is a renowned manufacturer of high-quality industrial gears and provider of comprehensive gear services since 1934. With a rich history spanning over eight decades, Schafer Gear Works has established itself as a trusted partner for customers seeking reliable and innovative gear solutions.

At the core of Schafer Gear Works' offerings are their exceptional industrial gears. They specialize in the producing a variety of gears, including sun gears, pump gears, internal ring gears, external ring gears, spur gears, helical gears, and other CNC-machined components. These gears are meticulously engineered and manufactured using state-of-the-art equipment and advanced techniques, ensuring precise dimensions, exceptional quality, and optimal performance. Schafer Gear Works' gears are renowned for their durability, efficiency, and ability to withstand the demands of various industries and applications.

One of the key strengths of Schafer Gear Works is their commitment to customization. They understand that each customer has unique requirements, and their team of skilled engineers works closely with clients to develop tailor-made gear solutions that address their specific needs. Whether it's optimizing gear designs, selecting the most suitable materials, or accommodating specialized applications, Schafer Gear Works' expertise in customization ensures that customers receive gears that precisely match their requirements, enabling enhanced performance and efficiency.

Schafer Gear Works' dedication to quality is evident throughout their operations. They adhere to stringent quality control processes at every stage of manufacturing, from material sourcing to final inspection. Additionally, Schafer Gear Works invests in continuous improvement initiatives to refine their processes, enhance product performance, and consistently deliver superior gears to their customers.

In addition to their gear manufacturing capabilities, Schafer Gear Works offers a comprehensive range of gear services. Their team of highly skilled technicians and engineers provides expert gear inspection, repair, and refurbishment services. Whether it's gear regrinding, tooth reshaping, or complete gear remanufacturing, Schafer Gear Works' service capabilities extend the lifecycle of gears, reducing downtime and maintenance costs for their customers. Their state-of-the-art facilities are equipped with advanced gear inspection equipment, allowing for precise measurements and analysis to ensure the highest quality standards.

Schafer Gear Works serves a diverse range of industries, designing efficient solutions for food grinders, metering pumps, gearboxes, engines, and axles. Their gears find applications in various equipment and machinery, such as transmissions, gearboxes, pumps, turbines, and heavy-duty vehicles. With a strong focus on customer satisfaction, Schafer Gear Works strives to build long-term partnerships by providing exceptional products and unparalleled service.

Schafer Gear Works fosters a culture of innovation, teamwork, and dedication. Their skilled workforce, combined with their state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, enables them to meet the evolving needs of their customers and deliver superior gear solutions. With a commitment to continuous improvement, technical expertise, and a customer-centric approach, Schafer Gear Works is a trusted name in the industry, offering reliable gears and comprehensive services that help customers achieve their operational objectives.

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