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1 Philly Gear: A Long Life, A New Direction (January/February 2004)

Large marine gearboxes. More than a year in production, each weighing 125,000 pounds, the gearboxes were for U.S. Navy amphibious ships, for combining the power of 10,000 hp diesel engines to drive propeller shafts. They were also the last major gear products shipped from Philadelphia Gear Corp.ís King of Prussia factory.

2 Industry News (July 2009)

The complete industry news section from the July 2009 issue of Gear Technology.

3 Feedback - My Gear Is Bigger than Your Gear (May 2013)

Readers respond regarding the article from March/April 2013.

4 Puzzling Together A Gear Pioneer (September/October 2001)

The Dictionary of American Biography describes him as "one of the founders of the gear-cutting industry in the United State." He built the first hobbing machine for cutting spur gears. He founded the companies that are now Boston Gear and Philadelphia Gear Corp.

News Items About Philadelphia Gear

1 New GM at Philadelphia Gear (April 13, 2005)
Boyd Swearingen was promoted to general manager for Philadelphia Gear’s Gulf Coast and Southeast region. According to the company... Read News

2 Philadelphia Gear Completes ISO-9001 for All Five Regional Service Centers (April 13, 2005)
Philadelphia Gear Corp., a full-service provider of gearing and power transmission solutions, has completed ISO-9001 (2000 standard) cert... Read News

3 Philadelphia Gear Hires Mark Cooke as Sales Manager (April 30, 2005)
Philadelphia Gear Corp. hired Mark Cooke as regional sales manager for the Gulf Coast region. Among Cooke’s new responsibilities... Read News

4 Philadelphia Gear Extends Standard Warranty (April 12, 2005)
Philadelphia Gear Corp. has announced its "best-in-industry" standard warranty. The company's original standard warranty covered t... Read News

5 Philadelphia Gear Completes ISO-9001 Certification (January 5, 2005)
The Lynwood, CA facility of Philadelphia Gear Corp. has completed ISO-9001 (2000 standard) for quality management system standards. Ac... Read News

6 Philadelphia Gear Acquires New Test Stand (December 1, 2003)
Philadelphia Gear announced the availability of a new 1500 HP test stand at its Eastern Regional Service Center in New Castle, DE. Ac... Read News

7 New Sales Reps for Philadelphia Gear (December 6, 2003)
Ron Wilson,Mark Voelkel and Rick Wilson were appointed as sales reps at Philadelphia Gear Corp. for the Gulf Coast, Southeast and Wester... Read News

8 Philadelphia Gear Hires Canadian Rep (April 2, 2004)
Gaetan Perron was hired as the sales representative for established Philadelphia Gear customers in Canada and for prospects in eastern On... Read News

9 Philadelphia Gear Opens Dubai Sales Office, Names New Manager (January 30, 2006)
Philadelphia Gear Corp. opened a new sales office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in November. James Aston was appointed as Middle East re... Read News

10 Philadelphia Gear Simplifies Controller (April 7, 2006)
Philadelphia Gear Corp. introduces the Mark VII controller, which was developed for the company’s Synchrotorque brand of variable sp... Read News

11 Philadelphia Gear Offers Two Versions of Continuous Oil Rescue Equipment (March 5, 2007)
Philadelphia Gear Corp. announced the availability of two versions of the company's proprietary CORE Continuous Oil Rescue Equipment.... Read News

12 Philadelphia Gearís Birmingham Facility Installs Hofler Grinder (July 10, 2007)
Philadelphia Gear Corp. announced that its Birmingham Regional Service Center installed a 1.5 meter Höfler grinder.  ... Read News

13 Timken Agrees to Purchase Philadelphia Gear (May 27, 2011)
The Timken Company, located in Canton, Ohio, has announced plans to purchase Philadelphia Gear Corp. for $200 million. Based in King... Read News

14 Philadelphia Gear Named One of Pennsylvania’s Best Places to Work (April 15, 2006)
Philadelphia Gear Corp. will be honored at an awards ceremony Nov. 28 as one of the state's best places to work. According to the ... Read News

15 Philadelphia Gear Offers 24/7 On-Site Technical Service (April 13, 2006)
Philadelphia Gear announces its new Onsite Technical Services (OTS) group, available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. As a... Read News

16 Philadelphia Gear Appoints New Turnkey Project Manager (April 14, 2006)
Philadelphia Gear Corp. appointed Charles L. Zirkle as the on-site technical services project manager. According to the company’... Read News

17 Philadelphia Gear Introduces CORE Online (December 4, 2007)
Continuous Oil Rescue Equipment (CORE) filters, launched as an alternative to traditional barrier filtration techniques by Philadelphia G... Read News

18 Former Philadelphia Gear Executive Dies of Pneumonia (April 22, 2006)
Richard "Dick" Borelly died of CMV pneumonia on August 23. Borelly, 65, was senior principal engineer at Rockwell Automation-Dodge Ge... Read News