PHOENIX® II The introduction of next generation bevel machines equipped with direct drive spindles, designed for high-performance grinding and dry/power cutting for maximum productivity.
New Genesis® Series of Hobbing and Grinding Machines
Introduction of "Phoenix", the world's first 6-axis CNC hypoid gear cutting machine.
Introduction of CNC controls on bevel gear cutting machines.
Gleason is entering new markets with hobbing machines to produce spur gears.
Founding of Gleason Stuttgart, Germany.
Establishment of the first Gleason factory outside of North America in Plymouth, England.
Development of the spiral bevel gear.
Building of a new factory on University Avenue in Rochester, NY, USA - today´s location of The Gleason Works.
William Gleason invents the first bevel gear planer machine.
William Gleason establishes his own machine shop in Rochester, NY, USA.