Gleason Renames Plastic Gear Division

Jun 29, 2015

Gleason Corporation today announced a new name for its plastic gears division.  Formerly known as K2 Plastics, then subsequently renamed Gleason-K2 Plastics after its acquisition by Gleason in 2011, the division’s new name is Gleason Plastic Gears.

Gleason Plastic Gears products are sold to a diverse set of markets, including electronics, medical equipment, power and air tools and others, using its proprietary “no weld-line” technology to achieve superior strength and accuracy for its plastic injection molded parts.  Gleason Plastic Gears also provides comprehensive engineering consultation from design to material selection to prototyping.

Gleason Plastic Gears will continue to operate with its current staff at their manufacturing facility in Bergen, New York. 

Gleason Corporation’s mission is to be The Total Gear Solutions Provider to its global customer base.  Gleason is a leader in the development, manufacture and sale of gear production machinery and related equipment and automation solutions. The Company’s products are used by customers in automotive, truck, aircraft, agriculture, mining, energy, construction, power tool and marine industries and by a diverse set of customers serving various industrial equipment markets. Gleason has manufacturing operations in the United States, Germany, Switzerland, India, China and Japan, and has sales and service offices throughout North and South America, Europe and in the Asia-Pacific region.