Facts and Figures

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.

By providing our customers with prompt delivery and expert support services, we are firmly committed to exceeding customer expectations and having the flexibility to respond quickly to the needs and specifications of customers anywhere in the world.


NORD by the Numbers

1979 NORD Gear Corporation is founded

4,000+ employees worldwide

430 employees in the U.S.

500+ distributors in the U.S.

30 NORD factories worldwide

3,900+ units produced per day worldwide

650+ gear units produced each day in U.S.

325+ motors produced each day in U.S..

25 percent of orders delivered on the same/next day

45 percent of orders delivered within five business days

Zero expedited shipping fees

Engineering, service and sales in 98 countries worldwide

Three of the world’s top five material handling suppliers use NORD drive technology

Building size of Waunakee, Wis. facility: 291,718 total square feet

Manufacturing space at Waunakee, Wis. facility: 251,718 total square feet

In addition, NORD is the only manufacturer of a modular range of industrial gearboxes with output torque of up to 2,150,000 lb-in in a UNICASE housing