Wisconsin Oven Corporation
W.M. Berg
U.S. Tsubaki Inc.
Tsubaki of Canada Limited
Suzhou Universal Technology Co., Ltd
Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument - SDP/SI
Rubin Engineering & Sales, LLC.
Reasontek Corp.
pewag USA

30 Drive Chain Manufacturers in 2024

This section provides an overview for drive chains as well as their applications and principles. Also, please take a look at the list of 30 drive chain manufacturers and their company rankings. Here are the top-ranked drive chain companies as of June, 2024: 1.Makelsan Chain, 2.TIMKEN, 3.Donghua USA Inc..

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List of 30 Drive Chain Manufacturers

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    • Donghua USA Inc.
      • United States of America Address: 493 Mission St. Carol Stream, Illinois, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Donghua USA Inc., established in 1991 and headquartered in Carol Stream, United States of America, is a manufacturer of various types of chains. The company manufactures driving chains, conveyor chains, auto & motorcycle chains, and agricultural chains. It also crafts leaf & hoisting chains, escalator chains, bulk material conveyor chains, and stainless steel chains. The products are specifically used for power transmission and conveyance systems. It has passed ISO 9001, ISO/TS16949:2002, ISO10012, and ISO14001 certifications.

    • Bobcat Company
      • United States of America Address: 250 E. Beaton Dr., West Fargo, North Dakota, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Bobcat Company, founded in 1958 and headquartered in West Fargo, USA, is a manufacturer of compact equipment for landscaping, forestry, snow removal and to operate touch surfaces. The company's product line includes a range of loaders, mowers, excavators, tractors and light compaction equipment like rammers, trench rollers and compactors. It also offers utility vehicles, utility work machines and a range of tools and attachments for all of its machinery. These equipment are also used in construction, agriculture, grounds maintenance, acreage management, utility, industrial and mining markets. The company offers product safety and training courses, safety schedules, rental services and warranty plans.

      • United States of America Address: 1121 Sunnyside Road, Vermilion, Ohio, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Promac International, Inc. is an Ohio-based supplier of Engineering and Conveyor Chains sourced from ISO 9001-certified manufacturers from Brazil and Asia. The company offers a wide range of products including Roller Conveyor Chains, Steel Bushing Chains, Bucket Elevator Chains, Welded Steel Drag Chains, as well as Caterpillar Drive Chains, and Forged Rivetless Chains primarily used in trolly and tow applications, and industries such as oil & gas, glass & bottle, and mining.

    • PEER Chain
      • United States of America Address: 2300 Norman Drive Waukegan , Illinois, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      PEER Chain, founded in Waukegan, Illinois, in 1969 is a manufacturer of Industrial Roller Chains. The company's product portfolio includes Standard Roller Chains, ANSI Standard Roller Chains, Multi-Strand Roller Chains, Quest Solid Bushing Standard Roller Chains and C-Type Standard Roller Chains. The company serves markets including Medical and Healthcare, Aerospace and Defense, Consumer Goods, Industrial Manufacturing and Construction and Building. The company also provides services including national distribution, product selection, customized services, technical support and customer service.

    • Big John Grills & Rotisseries
      • United States of America Address: 526 East Rolling Ridge Drive, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Big John Grills & Rotisseries, established in 1962, is a manufacturer of outdoor commercial cooking equipment and accessories based in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. The company offers a wide range of products including Commercial Gas Grills, Charcoal Grills, Charcoal Rotisseries as well as Charcoal Tow Behinds used widely by hotels, universities, amusement parks, and Caterers. Big John Grills & Rotisseries also offers Residential Built-ins and Residential Mobile Grills as well as Wood Pellets and various accessories such as Leg Braces.

    • Wisconsin Oven Corporation
      • United States of America Address: 2675 Main Street, East Troy, Wisconsin, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Wisconsin Oven Corporation has operated since 1973 and is located in East Troy, Wisconsin. Wisconsin Oven designs, engineers, and manufactures industrial ovens and other heating equipment for numerous applications including heat treating, powder coating, paper pulp drying, finishing, drying, and curing in the aerospace, automotive, composite, energy, finishing, foundry, heat treating, annealing, military, and pharmaceutical industries. Types of ovens and equipment include custom and standard batch ovens, conveyor ovens, pollution control equipment, and walk-in ovens.

    • TIMKEN
      • United States of America Address: 4500 Mount Pleasant St NW North Canton, Ohio, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      The Timken Company (Timken) was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in North Canton, Ohio. Timken designs, manufactures, and manages engineered bearings and industrial motion products worldwide. Timken operates in two segments, Mobile Industries and Process Industries. The Mobile Industries segment’s portfolio includes bearings, seals, and lubrication devices and systems. The Process Industries segment provides industrial bearings and assemblies; industrial motion components, such as gears and gearboxes; and linear motion products, couplings, seals, lubricants, chains, belts, and related products and services to OEMs and end users in various industries.

    • Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument - SDP/SI
      • Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument - SDP/SI
        Drive Chains

      • United States of America Address: 250 Duffy Avenue, Hicksville, New York, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      SDP/SI was founded in 1950 and is situated in New Hyde Park, New York. SDPP/SI is a manufacturer of precision gears and high-quality mechanical components used in the aerospace, industrial manufacturing, medical technology, and robotics fields. The company manufactures parts in a variety of materials including alloy steel, stainless steel, bronze, brass, nylon, and titanium. The company also provides coating services such as heat treating, zinc plating, and painting. Additional custom options are available including manufacturing to customer drawings and specifications.

    • Rubin Engineering & Sales, LLC.
      • United States of America Address: 2000 W Green Brook Rd Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Rubin Engineering & Sales, LLC., established in Milwaukee, WI , in 1987 is a manufacturer of machine tool components, such as ball screws, electric controls and drives. Their product portfolio includes electric controls that deliver advanced automation and precision control, enhancing the efficiency and accuracy of machine tools and electric drives that power machine tool movements with precision and speed. The company also offers services including, CNC Repair and Replacement Parts, maintenance and repair services. The company serves industries such as Industrial Machinery, Robotics and Automation and Medical Equipment.

    • Allied-Locke Industries
      • United States of America Address: 1088 Corregidor, Green River Industrial Park Dixon, Illinois, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Allied-Locke Industries., established in Dixon, IL, in 1965 is a supplier of Agricultural Chain, Industrial Chain, Environmental Products & Sprockets. Their product portfolio includes Agricultural Roller Chain Assemblies, Aprons, Flights & Slats. Their products are used for agricultural machinery, including tractors, combines, and harvesters, and material handling for grains, seeds, and other agricultural products. The company also provides services including national distribution, product selection, installation, repair and customer and technical service.

    • Caltric
      • United States of America Address: 12720 Wentworth Street, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

      Distributor Overview

      Caltric is one of the largest aftermarket suppliers of replacement parts and accessories based in Los Angeles, California. The company offers various replacement parts for Powersports and Marine. Caltrics has a large collection of replacement parts for the power sports and automobile sectors including Upper and Lower Ball Joints, Fuel Pump for Honda, Speed Sensors for Kawasaki, Air Filters as well as Oil Filters and Intake Valves for motorcycles, automobiles, and marine vehicles.

    • Reasontek Corp.
      • United States of America Address: 565 W. Lambert Rd. #D, Brea, California, United States of America

      Distributor Overview

      Reasontek Corporation was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Brea, California. The company is a distributor of products that primarily serves the technology and domestic and global oilfield equipment and industrial supplies industries. The company has two primary business segments: accumulator production and oilfield equipment and industrial supplies. The accumulator production segment includes accumulators and other energy storage and surge protection devices as well as CAD services. The oilfield equipment and industrial supplies segment includes bladder accumulators, repair kits, and related accessories.

    • Emerson Bearing
      • United States of America Address: 201 Brighton Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

      Distributor Overview

      Emerson Bearing is based in Boston, Massachusetts and serves both domestic and international customers of industries ranging from mining to machine tools to power generation to wood products to wastewater treatment to robotics and more with bearings and casters. Emerson Bearing’s product list includes adhesives, sealants, ball bearing, roller bearing, mounted nut bearings, linear motion bearings, rod ends, belts, sheaves, chains, sprockets, couplings, clutches, brakes, locknuts, washers, lubricants, pullers, tools, retaining rings, seals, and shaft collars.

    • Accent Bearings Co., Inc.
      • United States of America Address: 367-G South Rohlwing Road, Addison, Illinois, United States of America

      Distributor Overview

      Accent Bearings Co. Inc. was established in 1993 and is a distributor for industrial bearings. Accent Bearings offers a full range of bearing-related parts including ball, cylindrical, radial, thrust, and standard, as well as CAM followers, rod ends, belts, sheaves, busings, bronze busings, bar stock, pulleys, chains, sprockets, gears, speed reducers, motors, clutches, brakes, couplings, shafts, shaft accessories, oil seals, gauges, retaining rings, air cylindeers, conveyor belts, and fluid power process control equipment.

      • China Address: 4th floor, Block B, Jianhua Industrial Park, NO.207-208, Qi Gu Deng, Zhou Shan Dong Road, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

      Manufacturer Overview

      Hangzhou Chinabase Machinery Co., Ltd., founded in 1992 and based in Hangzhou, China, is a manufacturer specializing in an array of products, including power transmission components. Its key products encompass chains and sprockets for industrial power transmission, gearboxes to enhance torque and reduce speed, couplings for shaft connections, and gears used across industrial applications. Its products find applications in automation, conveyor technology, packaging, food, pharmaceuticals, and more. The company maintains quality and sustainability, holding certifications like ISO 9002, ISO 9001, API, ISO/TS 16949:2002, and ISO 10012 measurement management system.

    • Katayama Chain, Co., Ltd.
      • Japan Address: 2-3-43 Honjo Nishi, Higashi-Osaka-shi, Osaka, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      Katayama Chain, Co., Ltd., established in 1958 and located in Higashi-Osaka-shi, Osaka, is a manufacturer of power transmission equipment and transport equipment.   Their comprehensive product range includes chains, gears, shaft couplings, and roller conveyors. These products are engineered to deliver efficient power transmission in various industries, such as automotive, industrial machinery, agriculture, and construction. Katayama Chain, Co., Ltd. adheres to stringent control measures, ensuring that their power transmission solutions meet or exceed industry standards that are reflected in their certifications, such as ISO 9001.

    • KettenWulf, Inc.
      • Germany Address: Zum Hohenstein 15 Eslohe-Kückelheim, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

      Manufacturer Overview

      KettenWulf Betriebs GmbH, founded in 1925 with headquarters in Eslohe-Kückelheim, Germany, is a manufacturer of conveyor chains, drive chains, and sprockets. The company's product line includes custom special conveyor and transport chains, custom drive chains for agricultural machinery, and a diverse range of gear sprockets, such as divided sprockets and pinion sprockets. The company also offers a range of custom assemblies that include fully assembled drive shaft units and double-strand chains with fitted conveyor cells or support plates. The company serves various markets, including agriculture, industrial equipment and machinery, material handling, and mining.

    • GROB GmbH
      • Germany Address: Eberhard-Layher-Straße 5-7 D-74889 Sinsheim-Steinsfurt, Germany

      Manufacturer Overview

      GROB GmbH is based in Mindelheim, Germany, and is a drive technology products manufacturer that was established in 1952 as a subsidiary of GROB-WERKE GmbH & Co. KG. The company’s products include linear actuators for precise positioning applications, electric motors for energy-efficient drive applications, and various gearbox models. It also offers control systems for its portfolio products, along with a range of custom manufacturing capabilities for unique projects. The company provides after sales services such as personnel training, maintenance, and repair for its clients.

    • Framo Morat
      • Germany Address: Franz-Morat-Straße 6 Eisenbach / Hochschwarzwald, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

      Manufacturer Overview

      Framo Morat, headquartered in Eisenbach, with subsidiaries in the United States, Turkey, and Poland, has been a gear and drive engineering product manufacturer since 1912. The company products include spur gears, ring gears, pinion shafts, worm gear sets, etc., with material selection including steel, bronze, fabric laminate, or plastic. The company produces 1 million gear sets in a 26,500 m2 production area. The company serves automation, material handling, automotive, and medical industries. In medical industries, worm gear sets are utilized to adjust operating tables and stair lifts. In energy industries, gear sets are ideal for rotary heads for solar trackers.

    • Octaforce Engineering
      • India Address: No.2 ,Vatsalya B .,Mazgoan, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

      Manufacturer Overview

      Octaforce Engineering, headquartered in Mumbai, India, is a manufacturer and supplier of mechanical power transmission parts and components. The company manufactures types of couplings, sprockets, gears, pulleys, industrial chains and belts. It also provides custom made transmission products and moulded & extruded rubber spare products like couplings, bushes and scraper spares. These products comply with the ISO ISO 9001:2015 quality standards. The company's products are used in steel, agriculture, sugar, pulp & paper, chemical, cement and other industries.

    • Cross+Morse
      • United Kingdom Address: Shady Lane, Great Barr, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

      Manufacturer Overview

      Cross+Morse, founded in 1984 and headquartered in Birmingham, England, is a manufacturer of power transmission products and solutions. The company's product portfolio includes various belt drives and roller chain drives, shaft couplings, clutches, gears and torque limiters. It offers custom made bespoke components as well as rework services like reboring, keywaying and setscrewing of standard sprockets, pulleys and gears to turn it around to a required specification. The company is ISO 9001:2015 accredited and has a range measuring equipment like Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM), digital tri-bore gauges and micrometres which are calibrated to comply with ISO standards.

    • Renold
      • United Kingdom Address: Trident 2 Trident Business Park Styal Road Wythenshawe, Manchester, United Kingdom

      Manufacturer Overview

      Renold, established in 1947, and based in Manchester, UK, is a manufacturer and supplier of industrial chains, gearboxes, and couplings. Their product portfolio includes tooth chains, transmission drive chains, gear and gearboxes, couplings, conveyor chains, leaf chains, sprockets, and accessories. The company offers the latest innovation with high precision-engineered power transmission products. The products are used in various industries which include agriculture, construction, energy, environment, food and drink, transportation, and machinery.

    • W.M. Berg

      Manufacturer Overview

      W M Berg, founded in 1967 and based in Cudahy, Wisconsin, is a manufacturer and supplier of precision industrial parts. The company delivers ISO 9001:2015 certified products and services, including assemblies, bearings, belts & chains, couplings & shafts, gears, fasteners & hardware, pulleys & sprockets and more. W M Berg provides designing, developing, manufacturing and testing facilities to its clients in the aerospace, medical and motion control industries. Its distributors include Applied Industrial Technology and Motion Industries.

    • Suzhou Universal Technology Co., Ltd

      Manufacturer Overview

      Suzhou Universal Technology Co. Ltd, founded in 1970 and headquartered in Jiangsu, China, is a manufacturer of chain transmission solutions. The company's transmission chains are categorised in drive and conveyor chains, car parking, escalator and engineering chains, leaf chains and agricultural machinery chains. These products also find application in industries like aerospace, medical, packaging, mining and sewage treatment. It supplies its products in the Chinese market and OEM in the overseas market. The company has a National Enterprise Technology Centrer for R&D and a quality control and inspection system. It has acquired ISO certifications as well as API, KS and CSAIII certifications.

    • U.S. Tsubaki Inc.

      Manufacturer Overview

      U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission LLC., founded in 1971 and based in Wheeling, Illinois, is a manufacturer and supplier of motion control and power transmission products and is ISO 9001 certified. Its products include sprockets, conveyor chains, and roller chains used in several industries, including automotive, primary metals, and forest products. It’s a subsidiary of the Tsubakimoto Chain Company, and it has several manufacturing facilities in the United States, including Milwaukee (WI), Sandusky (OH), and Chicopee (MA). The company sells its products through distribution channels but can sell directly to qualified OEMs.

      • Japan Address: MOMENTO SHIODOME Bldg. 2-3-17, Higashi-Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan

      Company Overview

      Senqcia Corporation, founded in 1972 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a manufacturer and distributor specializing in building structural components. Its product portfolio includes pioneering raised floor systems, developed with advanced technology since the 1960s, providing free-access flooring solutions. It also offers structural products like HIBASE and HIRING, along with dampers, crucial devices for mitigating oscillatory or vibratory motions. The company's solutions play an essential role in ensuring safety and security in building structures, whether in underground foundations, steel frames, or under floorings.

    • Tsubaki of Canada Limited
      • Canada Address: 1630 Drew Road Mississaug, Ontario, Canada

      Company Overview

      Tsubaki of Canada was founded in 1973 as a Canadian subsidiary of Tsubakimoto Chain Company, originally founded in Japan in 1917. The company is a producer and distributor of precision roller chains and other power transmission products to industries including food & beverage, aggregate & cement, automotive, forestry, and primary metals. The company’s primary product lines are roller & engineering class chains, sprockets, cable & hose carriers, PT components, and backstops & clutches. The company also offers advanced customer service including chain, sprocket, and system analysis, optimization, maintenance, and training.

    • Melucci S.r.l.,
      • Italy Address: Via Emilia, 78-80,Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

      Distributor Overview

      Melucci, founded in 1974 and headquartered in Rimini, Italy, is a distributor of components for industrial plants and machinery. The company specializes in precision linear systems and offers complete solutions in the sizing of the linear axis by offering various products, ranging from linear ball guides to roller guides up to miniature guides, screws, ring nuts and other accessory components which allow application in any industrial sector. It offers tailor-made solutions with 3D CAD resources that allows its product's technical drawings to be downloaded and integrated in customer's projects.

Drive Chain Manufacturer Ranking

*Including some distributors, etc.

Derivation Method

The ranking is calculated based on the click share within the drive chain page as of June 2024. Click share is defined as the total number of clicks for all companies during the period divided by the number of clicks for each company.

Number of Employees

  1. SENQCIA CORP.: 301

Newly Established Company

  1. Reasontek Corp.: 2009 (15 years ago)
  2. HANGZHOU CHINABASE MACHINERY CO., LTD.: 1992 (32 years ago)
  3. Donghua USA Inc.: 1991 (33 years ago)

Company with a History

  1. Framo Morat: 1912 (112 years ago)
  2. GROB GmbH: 1945 (79 years ago)
  3. Allied-Locke Industries: 1965 (59 years ago)

Drive Chain Manufacturers in United States

*Including some distributors, etc.

Global Distribution of Drive Chain Manufacturers by Country

*Including some distributors, etc.

Country Number of Companies Share (%)
United States of America United States of America 15 55.6%
Germany Germany 3 11.1%
Japan Japan 2 7.4%
United Kingdom United Kingdom 2 7.4%
China China 1 3.7%
India India 1 3.7%
Canada Canada 1 3.7%
Turkey Turkey 1 3.7%
Italy Italy 1 3.7%

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