The Gleason Works, Rochester NY, USA

Home of the Bevel Gear

The beginnings of a small machine shop on the Genesee River evolved into The Gleason Works and ultimately into Gleason Corporation. Today, The Gleason Works is a competence center for the development of state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment for all types of bevel gears and is also one of Gleason’s global footprint plants, producing bevel and cylindrical gear machines as well as tooling products.

Bevel Gear Manufacturing Systems

Process technologies supported by The Gleason Works include cutting with integrated chamfering, quenching, grinding, lapping, testing and auxiliary equipment; also the development of gear know-how on 5-axis machining centers.

About our Community

Rochester is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario with a population of over 1 million residents. The city and its surrounding towns offer a diverse landscape from modern urban communities to wide open country spaces. We are also fortunate to have local universities with renowned technical and research programs. The Rochester area is known for its increasingly diverse high technology sphere encompassing STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields.

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Why Work Here?

World leader in gear engineering and technology
High performance working environment
Competitive pay and benefits
Paid time off
Excellent 401(k) company match
Career and skill development
Continuous learning and innovation
State-of-the-art technology

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Quality Products Made in Rochester

We take our promises seriously. Our locations are certified to current standards employing best practice processes to keep quality at the highest level, continuously improving efficiency and actively managing and correcting deviations that may occur.

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In 1865, William Gleason began his own machine shop, which evolved into The Gleason Works and ultimately into Gleason Corporation.

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The Gleason Works

1000 University Ave.
Rochester, New York 14607

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