Industries Served


Over the past 20 years, Cage Gear has worked relentlessly to solidify our reputation in the steel mills. We are extremely proud to call most of the worlds largest steel producers our valued customers. At Cage Gear, we truly understand how devastating unscheduled downtime can be to mill personnel, production, and profits. Our dedicated team of engineers, technicians, machinists, and mechanics are fully committed to getting you up and running in the shortest time possible. Cage Gear is available 24/7 to handle any emergency breakdown that may occur. We will work around the clock, weekends, holidays and explore all innovative solutions to get you back on track.

Steel Mill Applications:

  • Hot mill tunnel furnace drives
  • Hot Mill Saw Drives
  • Cold mill gearing, drives & stands
  • Finishing mill gearing & drives
  • Pickling line drives
  • Crop shears & edger drives
  • Coilers & uncoilers
  • Scrap chopping drives
  • BOP & BOF drives
  • Overhead crane drives, trolley, hoist, & bridge
  • Cable drums, sheaves, & wheels
  • Coil grabbers
  • Run-out table drives
  • Walking beam furnace drives
  • Ladle transfer drives
  • Cooling tower drives

Power Generation

Cage Gear is proud to call many of the countries largest Power & Utility companies our valued customers. Our team is experienced servicing thermal powered, nuclear, or hydro gearing applications. Please do not hesitate to contact us. We are available 24/7 to service your gearing needs in any situation.

Power Generation Applications:

  • Conveyor drives
  • Coal pulverizers
  • Ball mills
  • Agitator drives
  • Railcar unloader drives
  • Barge unloader drives
  • Stacker-reclaimer drives
  • Winch drives
  • Cooling tower drives
  • Slurry pump drives
  • Draft cooling drives
  • Fluid handling drives
  • ID/FD fan drives
  • Exciter Drives
  • Turning gears


The Aluminum Industry makes up a large part of the Cage Gear primary metals customer base. We are fortunate to call some the world’s largest aluminum producers our trusted customers. Cage Gear is experienced servicing power transmission equipment throughout the entire aluminum production process. Our Rebuild Department has a variety of experience with hot or cold rolling, plate, sheet, or foil aluminum mill reducer repair. Cage Gear is available 24/7 for our aluminum customers to respond to any situation.

Aluminum Applications:

  • Rolling Mill Drives
  • Tandem Mill Drives
  • Edge Trimming Drives
  • Leveling Drives
  • Conveyor Drives
  • Crane & Winch Gearing
  • Crane & Winch Drives
  • Shear Drives
  • Strip Processing Drives
  • Scrap Chopper Drives
  • Coilers & Un-coilers
  • Coating Line Drives

Tire & Rubber

Cage Gear is located 20 miles south of Akron, Ohio aka “Rubber City”, has many years of experience repairing rubber and tire plant equipment. Our staff is equipped to manufacture or refurbish virtually all gearing applications associated with tire and rubber. We are available 24/7 around the clock to handle any breakdown situation.

Tire & Rubber Applications:

  • Rubber Mixer Drives
  • Mill Drivers — Reclaim, Drop, Breakdown, Takeoff
  • Calendar Drives — Fabric 4-Roll, Sheet 4-Roll
  • Extruder Drives — Roller Dye, Pellet, Sheet
  • Sheeter Drives
  • Extruder Gearing

Industrial Equipment

Industrial Equipment, whether OEM’s or rebuilders, make up a large portion of the Cage Gear customer base. We have the capability to design and manufacture gearing for a wide variety of equipment applications. Please contact our Engineering Team with any questions or requests. We strive to be a trusted and reliable source for your custom gearing needs.

Industrial Equipment Applications:

  • Mechanical Presses
  • Cold Headers
  • Extruders
  • Transmissions
  • Cranes & Hoists
  • Screw Machines
  • Augers
  • Dredges
  • Plus Many More


Cage Gear is proud of the many infrastructure projects throughout the world we have had an integral role in. We have manufactured gearing & custom reducers for many infrastructure applications, private and public, including bridges, tunnels, sewer, water supply, and more. Please contact our team with any questions. Cage Gear would love to assist you with your infrastructure gearing needs.

Infrastructure Applications:

  • Tunnel Boring Drives
  • TBM Gears
  • Clarifier Drives
  • Slurry Pump Drives
  • Cutter Head Drives
  • Agitator Drives
  • Elevation Screw Drives
  • Tainter Gate Gearing & Drives
  • Movable Bridge Gearing & Drives


Cage Gear is experienced and qualified to service your aggregate industry power transmission equipment. A large part of our customer base includes, mining operations, asphalt plants, concrete plants, limestone plants, fertilizer plants, quarries, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact the Cage Gear team. We are available 24/7 to handle your gearing needs in any situation.

Aggregate Applications:

  • Combination Drives
  • Conveyor Drives
  • Bucket Elevator Drives
  • Shovel & Dragline Gearing
  • Long Wall Mining Drives
  • Back Wall Drives & Gears
  • Kiln & Dryer Gearing
  • Ball & Rod Mill Gearing
  • Autogenous & Semi-Autogenous Mill Gearing
  • Conveyor Gearing
  • Dumper Gearing
  • Loader Gearing
  • Pulverizer Gearing
  • Mine Hoist Gearing

Pulp & Paper

Cage Gear is experienced in servicing the power transmission equipment in the Pulp & Paper industry. Fully integrated paper mills are some of our most trusted customers. We service equipment throughout the entire production process including wood handling, pulping, chemical recovery, stock preparation, paper making, and finishing. Please do hesitate to contact us with any of your paper gearing needs. We are available 24/7 to respond to any situation.

Paper Applications:

  • Chipper Drives
  • Conveyor Drives
  • Debarking Drives
  • Cooking Drives
  • Washing Drives
  • Bleaching Drives
  • Filter Drives
  • Clarifier Drives
  • Lime Kiln Drives
  • Roll Drives
  • Dryer Drives
  • Pulper Drives
  • Refiner Drives
  • Dryer Gears
  • Crane Equipment