Wisner comes to Auburn Gear from Power Gear/Power-Packer, a division of Actuant, Inc. Power Gear is a recreational vehicle Tier One supplier, and Power-Packer provides hydraulic actuation products serving off-highway markets. Auburn Gear, of Auburn, IN, manufactures planetary gear drives and differentials for agricultural, construction, specialty equipment and automotive OEMs and aftermarket.
Earlier this year in February, Auburn Gear appointed Martin Palmer as president. Palmer has over 25 years of experience leading operations for various industrial markets, twelve of which spent serving the fluid power industries. He previously served as business unit president for Engineered Solutions at Actuant, Inc. From 2000 to 2002, Palmer was director of manufacturing at Auburn Gear.