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Our Commitment to Safety as We Navigate COVID-19

March 27, 2020

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is top of mind for all of us right now at Sumitomo Machinery Corp. As circumstances continue to change, our goal is and will continue to be to provide quality...


East Texas Manufacturing Alliance Career Day

March 3, 2020

Over the past few years, interest in the manufacturing industry has increasingly waned. The East Texas Manufacturing Alliance (ETMA), was created to inform the community about the availab...


We're Phoenix Bound!

February 10, 2020

We're very eager about MineXchange in Phoenix, AZ. Stop by and meet Mike Clark, Adam Soder, Dave Campbell, and Ken Griep at Booth #351. You’ll find us at Booth #351, which will feature th...


Product Launch: Easy Grip

February 3, 2020

Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America is pleased to announce the offering of our Easy-GripTM keyless shaft-mounting system for our smaller right-angle products:


Gearboxes Aren't Corny

October 15, 2019

Every October 31st, bags of triangle-shaped, orange, yellow, and white candies fill the sacks of young trick-or-treaters nationwide. Believe it or not, you can find gearboxes throughout t...


Meet our Summer 2019 Interns!

August 23, 2019

Ahhh...Remember your first internship? What did you do? File papers? Busy work? That's not how we do internships here at Sumitomo. Meet Lindsay and Henry, our Summer 2019 Interns.


Gearmotors + You. Best Buddies 4Ever

July 30, 2019

A best buddy is your confidante, your ride or die, your soulmate. Your life would not be the same if they weren’t in it. Need a Buddy in your life? We have a few just for your industry—me...


Tomorrow's Workforce

February 4, 2019

Over the next ten years, the Power Transmission Industry (PT) will begin experiencing Human Resources challenges, due to a combination of an aging workforce and a lack of adequate talent ...


Speed Reducers: The Unsung Heroes

January 28, 2019

Speed reducers are the under-appreciated workhorse of many industrial machines or processes. They live in the shadows, doing the dirty work motors either can’t do on their own, or aren’t...


Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd acquires Lafert Group

January 23, 2019

Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd and it´s division Power Transmission and control announces the acquisition of Lafert Group, European leader in the design and production of electric motors a...


Fortress Stainless Steel Reducer Launch

August 6, 2018

Sumitomo is pleased to announce the launch of our first Stainless Steel speed reducer, Fortress.  After considerable research and development, we are now introducing a right angle stainle...



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