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Kaman acquires power transmission firm

Bloomfield, CT - Kaman Corp. plans to acquire Ohio Gear & Transmission of Eastlake, OH. The transaction is expected to close by the end of July 2013. Ohio Gear & Transmission will become part of Kaman’s Distribution Segment.


Bloomfield, CT – Kaman Corp. plans to acquire Ohio Gear & Transmission of Eastlake, OH. The transaction is expected to close by the end of July 2013. Ohio Gear & Transmission will become part of Kaman’s Distribution Segment.

Ohio Gear & Transmission distributes mechanical power transmission equipment, bearings and electric automation systems. It also designs and fabricates specialized gearing products for the food, packaging, material handling and general machinery sectors.

The company has one location and annual sales of approximately $9 million.

Kaman distributes industrial parts to the aerospace and industrial distribution markets from more than 200 customer service centres and five distribution centres across North America.

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