AGMA – American Gear Manufacturers Association

The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) is a non-profit trade association based in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. It was founded in 1916 and has been serving the gear industry for over 100 years. AGMA is dedicated to advancing the gear industry through education, research, and standards development.

AGMA provides a variety of resources for manufacturers, designers, and users of gears, including technical publications, training courses, and networking opportunities. The association also works to promote the gear industry by representing its interests in government affairs and promoting the benefits of gears to the public.

One of AGMA’s primary activities is the development of standards for the design, manufacture, and use of gears. These standards are widely recognized and used throughout the industry, both in the United States and internationally. AGMA standards cover a wide range of topics related to gears, including gear geometry, materials, lubrication, and noise.

AGMA also sponsors research projects and initiatives aimed at advancing the gear industry. These include efforts to develop new gear materials, improve gear design methods, and reduce gear noise and vibration.

Membership in AGMA is open to companies and individuals involved in the gear industry, including manufacturers, designers, and suppliers of gear-related products and services. Members of AGMA have access to a variety of resources, including technical assistance, market data, and networking opportunities.