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Gear and transmission producer readies for future growth

New Hamburg, ON -- Ontario Drive & Gear Limited (ODG) has appointed Joel Wright as general manager of its Gear Division. In this position, Wright will continue to manage the growth of the company and lead the Lean culture change he...


New Hamburg, ON — Ontario Drive & Gear Limited (ODG) has appointed Joel Wright as general manager of its Gear Division. In this position, Wright will continue to manage the growth of the company and lead the Lean culture change he initiated over the past three years.

“Joel has demonstrated a real passion for the gear business and a tremendous commitment to our customers and employees,” said Michael Eckardt, chief operating officer of ODG. “As the economy returns to more normal levels, the challenges of managing the demand for high quality ground gears and complex transmission technology requires dedicated leadership with deep technical knowledge and superb people skills. Joel will play a vital role in shaping the future of our gear manufacturing business.”

ODG is a gear and transmission producer backed by the latest gear manufacturing technology and an outstanding team of professionals dedicated to excellence in customer satisfaction. ODG is the supplier of choice to a growing number of international high profile OEMs, including the world largest amphibious vehicle manufacturer, ARGO.