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Boston Gear Wins Military Contract

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April 17, 2004—Boston Gear's facility in Charlotte, NC, is under contract to supply gearboxes for the U.S. military operations in Iraq and throughout the Middle East.

The RA 1022 gearbox line will be mounted on the Humvees deployed in Iraq and in other locations to help the war effort. According to the company's press release, Boston Gear was awarded the contract by O'Gara-Hess & Eisenhardt of Fairfield, OH, who was hired to equip 350+ Humvees a month for the war.

Jim Miller, operations manager for Boston Gear, is in charge of this project.

?We're excited and proud to do our part to improve the safety of U.S. military personnel serving overseas,? he says.