Images shown left to right: 1910 Downtown Buffalo, NY, 1906 Winsmith Grinder/Buffer Gearing, 1936 Winsmith Worm Gear, Winsmith Manufacturing Plants
(Asheville, NC , Flowery Branch, GA and Springville, NY), and Winsmith SE Speed Reducers.

About Us

Winfield H. Smith founded Winsmith in 1901 and began operations in Buffalo, New York. In 1924, the company moved to Springville, New York and currently operates three US based manufacturing facilities. Winsmith gearing is built on a reputation of high quality and reliability.

Winsmith designs, manufactures, and markets worm, planetary, differential planetary, planocentric, epicyclical, and helical gearing technologies for a wide range of markets and applications including packaging, food processing, broadband satellite communications, solar energy array tracking, hydro flow generation, and motion control.

Over 1 million configurations of SE Speed Reducers are shippable within 24 hours. Winsmith’s custom gearing products are uniquely designed in collaboration with our customers. Double Enveloping gearing provides high output torque capability. The Stainless Conveyor Drive is a unique one-piece product that provides superior wash down protection for food processing applications.

Perfection Gear provides a wide range of dependable rotation drives, swing drives, slewing ring systems and winches for use on aerial trucks, man-lifts, service trucks and other lift equipment. Perfection Gear offers readily available standard products along with flexible manufacturing to accommodate customer demand for modified and customized solutions.