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Gleason Celebrates 140-Year Anniversary

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April 13, 2005—The Gleason Works will celebrates 140 years on July 15, 2005.

James Gleason, chairman of the board, is hosting a special dedication ceremony.

The Gleason Works was founded by William Gleason in 1865 to manufacture a general line of metalworking tools and machines with an emphasis on engine lathes and planners. Today, the company manufactures and sells a complete line of machines and tooling for the producton of bevel and cylindrical gears.


Gleason Corporation
Gleason Corporation’s mission is to be The Total Gear Solutions Provider™ to its global customer base. Gleason is a world leader in the development, manufacture and sale of gear production machinery and related equipment. The Company’s products are used by customers in automotive, truck, aircraft, agriculture, mining, windpower, construction, power tool and marine industries and by a diverse set of customers serving various industrial equipment markets. Gleason has manufacturing operations in Rochester, New York; Rockford, Illinois; Dayton, Ohio; Munich and Ludwigsburg, Germany; Studen, Switzerland; Bangalore; India, and Suzhou, China and has sales and service offices throughout North and South America, Europe and in the Asia-Pacific region. ...Read more Or visit www.gleason.com