Gleason Corporation

PO Box 22970
1000 University Avenue
Rochester, NY US


As Seen In Production Machining

key employees at Gleason and Faessler standing in front of a Faessler machine

Gleason Acquires Faessler Honing Business from Daetwyler Group
The business operations of the Faessler division, which has approximately 70 employees, will be acquired by a new Gleason subsidiary, Gleason Switzerland AG, and will continue to operate at its current locations in Bleienbach and Dietikon, both located in Switzerland.

Gleason Renames Distech Systems to Operate as Gleason Automation Systems
"We see many opportunities to build on the current capabilities and provide customers with new solutions to improve quality and productivity."

150 Years on and Still Geared for Growth
To commemorate the sesquicentennial milestone, Gleason will host a number of events throughout the year.

Gleason Launches Manufacturing Facility in India
Gleason Corp. has broken ground for a new manufacturing facility in the Bengalaru Aerospace Park Industrial Area located in Bangalore, India, to accommodate Gleason’s expanding product offerings and capabilities in India.

Gleason Acquires Distech Systems
Gleason Corporation  has acquired Distech Systems Inc., located in Rochester, New York. Distech designs and manufactures factory automation systems, serving a variety of customers in the automotive and other industries.  Daniel J.

Gear Solutions Provider Acquires Cutting Tool Manufacturer
Gleason Corporation signed a definitive agreement to acquire IMS Koepfer Cutting Tools GmbH of Eisenbach, Germany, from IMS Gear GmbH and Koepfer Verzahnungsmaschinen GmbH.

Gleason Acquires Japanese Metalcutting Company
Gleason Corporation has acquired Saikuni Machinery Co. Ltd., located in Niigata City, Japan.

Gleason Corp. Opens Manufacturing Facility in China
Gleason Corporation announces grand opening and dedication of a manufacturing facility in Suzhou Industrial Park, Jiangsu Province, China.The new facility is home to the company’s Gleason Gear Technology (Suzhou), Co., Ltd. (GGTS) operation, which was established in 2007.

Product Categories of Gleason Corporation

Arbors, Expandable Workholding
Automated Pallet Systems
Automated System & Cells for Assembly & Test
Automated System & Cells for Material Forming & Fabricating
Automated System & Cells for Material Removal
Automatic Storage/Retrieval Systems
Books, Publications & Information Services
Burnishing, Honing & Lapping Tools
Calibration Equipment
Chamfering Tools
Chuck Jaws & Collets
Chucks, Collet Type (for Workholding)
Chucks, Gear
Clamps & Fixturing Devices
Collets for Workholding
Consulting Services, R&D Institutes, Labs
Deburring Equipment
Deburring Machines
Deburring Tools (Machine Tool Spindle-Mounted)
Diamond Tools
Fixturing Systems
Gear Cutting Tools
Gear Deburring Machines
Gear Generation (Bevel) Machines
Gear Grinding Machines
Gear Hobbing Machines
Gear Honing Machines
Gear Inspection
Gear Inspection Equipment
Gear Lapping Machines
Gear Rolling Tools
Gear Shaping Machines
Gear Shaving Machines
Grinding Machines, Disc, Single or Double
Grinding Machines, Profile
Grinding Machines, Thread
Grinding Machines, Tool, Cutter & Drill Point
Grinding Wheel Dressing Units
Grinding Wheels & Belts
Heat Treating
Honing & Lapping Tools
Honing Machines, Horizontal Spindle
Honing Machines, Multiple Spindles
Honing Machines, Vertical Spindle
Inserts, Indexable (Carbide, etc.) & Tool Inserts
Laser Measurement Systems
Maintenance & Repair
Milling Cutters
Plastic Molding and Forming
Quality & Measurement
Replacement Parts/Repair Parts
Retrofitting, Rebuilding, Remanufacturing Services
Roundness Measuring Equipment
Shaving Tools
Software, Other Manufacturing
Software, Tool Design
Surface Finish Measuring Equipment
Tool Repair, Coating & Treatment Services
Tooling Systems, Modular and/or Quick-Change
Training of All Types, Including Audiovisual/Internet
Vertical Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Workholding, Custom

Trade Names

Gleason Cutting Tools Corporation
Gleason Metrology Systems