NORD Gear Corporation USA


Since 1965, NORD has become well established in the power transmission industry and grown to global proportions on the strength of product performance, superior customer service, and intelligent drive solutions. NORD makes its wide product range easily available through a global network that includes representation in over 65 countries, assembly factories in 36 countries and over 3,200 employees.


NORD Gear Corporation USA headquarters, located in Waunakee, WI. is one of five assembly centers located in North America. By providing all of our customers with prompt delivery and expert support services, we are firmly committed to exceeding customer expectations and being responsive to the ideas and specifications of customers anywhere in the world.

Sales and Distribution - North America:

  • Over 45 NORD District offices
  • Over 500 Distributors locations

Total Volume:
  • USA: 360 gear units per day
  • Globally: 2730 gear units per day

North American Assembly Centers:

  • Waunakee, Wisconsin (North American Headquarters)
  • Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Corona, California
  • Brampton, Ontario Canada
  • Queretaro, Mexico

Waunakee, WI


NORD is constantly improving and expanding its products to meet a never ending variety of industrial challenges. Being a privately held copmany, NORD continues to invest in equipment and facility expansions. NORD's US headquarters recently completed a significant investment in building expansion and new equipment. This increase in capacity allows for continued growth. NORD is an ISO 9000 certified company that implements the latest lean processes to ensure high quality products and support.

Aggressive Continuous Improvement Program

  • 61% reduction in documented quality issues while increasing shipments 98% from 2010 to 2017

Aggressive Re-Investments

As a privately owned business, NORD invests heavily in new product development, state of the art manufacturing equipment and modern facilities.

Global Re-Investments

  • Over $100M

USA Re-Investment - 2017

  • 15,000 sq. ft. expansion (3,000 sq. ft. for a new paint system and 12,000 sq. ft. for packaging and logistics)
  • Increase floor space for shipping by 67%
  • Increase production capacity by 100% for a future max capacity of 600 painted gear units per day


Short lead times (and we do mean short), No expedite fees (we don't charge extra because you're in a bind) and confirming your order quickly is our mission.

Shipping data from 2017

  • 25% - Same Day or Next Day
  • 45% - Within 5 Working Days
  • 82% - In 2 to 3 Weeks
  • No expedite fees


NORD Drivesystems' product portfolio is extensive and continuously evolving in order to meet the needs of today's fast-changing markets. NORD's range of drive equipment includes: helical-inline, helical shaft-mount, helical-bevel, helical-worm, worm gears and large industrial gearboxes. Offering torque from 90 lb-in to 2,200,000 lb-in, AC electric motors rated from 1/6 HP to 250 HP and AC Vector Drives rated up to 250 HP.

NORD is your partner in motion. NORD does far more than manufacture the world's finest drive components. We provide our customers with optimum drive configurations for their specific needs, providing each and every one with truly complete and efficient systems at a price/quality ratio unmatched in today's competitive markets.

Corona, CA

Charlotte, NC

NORD Drivesystems Mexico

Queretaro, Mexico


Brampton, Ontario Canada

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