Location: New Hamburg, Ont.
Year Established: 1962
Company Description: Ontario Drive & Gear Ltd. manufactures gear and transmission assemblies for the industrial, off-highway, forestry, military, oil and gas, and niche automotive markets.
Top Export Markets: Mexico, the United States, Brazil
Finalist Bona Fides: Focusing on technology and automation—including quick change techniques—has honed Ontario Drive & Gear’s ability to compete in its niche of high mix, low volume, high quality gears and power transmission products.
The company also handles a full array of services across the product life cycle, which differentiates it from global competitors.