Hydro-Gear Expands in Tennessee, New Facility to Create 375 Jobs

Hydro-Gear, the manufacturer of power equipment drive systems, will open a new manufacturing facility in Huntingdon, Tennessee, according to the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development.

The company will invest $10 million in developing the new facility and create 375 new jobs, the state reports.

“We are excited to announce this expansion of our business to Tennessee,” says Ray Hauser, president and CEO of Hydro-Gear. “It is a testament to our outstanding team who are willing to take bold steps to better serve our customers. We are looking forward to providing new opportunities for the Huntingdon area and working together to realize full potential. Our vision is to create long-term success for our customers, people, suppliers and the community. Hydro-Gear has a 30-year history of providing the safest and most reliable drive systems to our customers.”

The Illinois-based Hydro-Gear designs and manufactures precision drives including hydrostatic transmissions, transaxles, gear reduction drives, displacement pumps, wheel motors and electric drive systems.

According to the company’s website, Hydro-Gear products can be found on equipment by companies including Ariens, Bad Boy Mowers, Bob-Cat, Briggs & Stratton, Bush Hog, Cub Cadet, Exmark, Ferris, Gravely, Husqvarna, John Deere, Kubota, MTD, Scag, Snapper, Toro, Woods Equipment and others.


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