Gleason Switzerland Delivers 1,000th Machine

Sep 2, 2019

Gleason Switzerland AG located in Studen, close to Bern/Switzerland, is since 1997 part of Gleason Corporation, worldwide leading solutions provider for the design and manufacture of gears. In the year 1999 the first gear hobbing machine of the newly developed P60/P90 platform was built in Switzerland and delivered. 20 years later Gleason Switzerland delivers the 1,000th machine of this series. Through the year the P-Series of machine experienced continuous improvements and further developments to address additional applications and processes. Today the P60/90 platform is one of the leading products in the gear manufacturing industry. Machines are built according to customer requirements and tailored to the application.


The 1,000st machine will be delivered to customer Grob AG in Nebikon/Switzerland, a leading Swiss supplier of high-quality gears. Gleason Switzerland will celebrate this special event during handover of the machine.  


Rudolf Moser, Managing Director of Gleason Switzerland AG takes a glance at the future of this successful product: “The P-Series continues to be the future base for the development of innovative gear manufacturing processes and additional functions. At the same time, we are constantly working on increasing the productivity of the platform and on improving its operating convenience. We build tailored suits for our customers.“


Gleason Switzerland AG employs more than 140 employees at its headquarters in Studen. In spring 2018, a new competence and production center for automotive gears and similar size applications was opened in Studen. Since May 2019, the honing machine activities of the former Faessler AG, with production plants in Bleienbach and Dietikon, have also been part of Gleason Switzerland AG.


Gleason offers its customers “Total Gear Solutions”. Gleason is a leader in the development, manufacture and sale of gear production machinery, related equipment, automation solutions, plastic gears and design software for gears and power transmission systems. 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, Brazil, Germany, Switzerland, India, China and Japan, and has sales and service offices throughout North and South America, Europe and in the Asia-Pacific region. More information about Gleason Corporation is available at


Gleason and Faessler (Fässler) are registered trademarks of The Gleason Works, Rochester, NY (USA). Grob is a registered trademark of Grob AG, Switzerland. All rights reserved.


For further information please contact:

Christian Albrecht, Director Global Marketing

Gleason Corporation, 1000 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607