Moore Gear & Manufacturing® strives to exceed our customers’ expectations


We are a leading manufacturer of custom and standard gear racks and gears with over 80 years of commitment to our customers, dedicated to producing quality, on-time shipments meeting all your specifications. Our knowledgeable staff is geared to assist you in any way that we can.
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Save money and buy direct from the largest producer of CNC-manufactured gear racks in North America, with STOCK RACKS available for immediate shipping.


Customers trust us as a complete source for any quantity of gears and gear racks at competitive prices.


Commitment to treat every job as a special order with precise specifications and stringent deadlines.

High Quality
High Quality

High quality custom products manufactured per customer’s print – U.S. standard, circular pitch, or metric.

Knowledgeable Staff & Experienced Inspectors
Knowledgeable Staff & Experienced Inspectors

Knowledgeable staff can offer technical input and follow-up throughout the manufacturing process. Experienced quality control inspectors with CNC gear checking assure products meet customers’ specifications.

Advanced Computer Systems
Advanced Computer Systems

Fully integrated computer system tracks material and production throughout the plant.

AGMA Member
Moore Gear & Manufacturing® is a family-owned business driven by strong work ethics. Through continuously improving our processes, we have grown to over 70 employees and an 80,000 sq. ft. manufacturing plant with plenty of room for future expansion.


We have built a national reputation since the 1930’s as a custom manufacturer of gears and gear racks. Customers in the industrial, agricultural, machine tool, and commercial markets throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico have come to trust Moore Gear for precision products and dependable service. As a member of the American Gear Manufacturer’s Association, we adhere to the U.S. standards in gearing to ensure we manufacture high quality parts. Continued investment in the latest machine tool and electronic technology assure state-of-the-art products and maintain Moore Gear’s high quality levels at a reasonable cost.


We are located in Hermann, Missouri, a charming little town known for its award-winning wines and great gears.

Moore Gear Products


Moore Gear & Manufacturing® gears and gear racks are used in machine tool and automation equipment, agricultural equipment, material handling, and oil & gas among many other applications.
Gears and gear racks can be customized to your specifications as part of the manufacturing process, saving you time and money. Our products can be manufactured using a variety of materials.

Custom & Stock Gear Racks

Custom and stock gear racks are manufactured on the latest CNC rack machines. All gear racks have tight tolerances on the tooth-to-tooth spacing, and excellent machined finish on teeth, and a steady pitchline-to-back dimension. All this translates into a smooth, steady ride for the pinion.


STOCK GEAR RACKS in 14 ½ degree and 20 degree pressure angles in 4-foot, 6-foot, and 12-foot lengths are available for immediate delivery. All our standard off-the-shelf gear racks are made from low carbon steel with the same care and precision as our custom gear racks.
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Moore Gear Custom and Stock
Custom Spur & Helical Gear Racks

Custom Spur & Helical Gear Racks

Made-to-order in various sizes (rectangular, square, round, and hex) and lengths with available customizing services. All gear racks can be milled and matched for continuous travel and drilled per customer specifications.


Our hobbed spur gears are made-to-order using American standard from .25DP to 64DP. Metric or circular pitch sizes are also available. Most of our gears are manufactured on state-of-the-art CNC machines.


Other types of gears manufactured per customer specifications or print include:
  • Worms and worm gears
  • Helical gears
  • Internal shaped gears
  • Segment gears
  • Ring gears
  • Pinion shafts
  • Stem pinions
  • Bevel gears
  • Miter gears
  • Splines
  • Sprockets


Gears and gear racks can be manufactured in nearly any material you require including:


Low carbon steel
Stress-relieved steel
Stainless steel
Pre-heat treated steel
Gray or ductile iron
Tool steel
Plastic (nylon or delrin)

Gears Vector



    • .25DP – 64DP CNC Rack Cutting
    • 24-foot capacity CNC Milling for continuous track assembly, available for both helical and spur gear racks
    • CNC Turning and Custom Machining
    • CNC and conventional Gear Hobbing (1DP to 64DP)
    • CNC Drilling, Tapping, Countersinking
    • CNC Cylindrical Grinding
    • CNC Thread Grinding for worms up to AGMA 12
    • CNC Gear Checking
    • Gear Shaping
    • Broaching
    • Honing



Moore Gear can provide heat treatment of metals to almost any specification or type.


Black oxide, zinc phosphate, bright nickel plating, and other finishing requirements, whether for corrosion resistance or cosmetic purposes, can be provided.



Moore Gear knows that high quality, top condition hobs must be used to cut high quality gears and gear racks. To ensure the quality and accuracy of our products, the hobs are checked regularly and re-sharpened to high class tolerances on our CNC hob sharpener.


We have over 80 major machine tools and CNC gear inspection instruments. Moore Gear uses modern CNC lathes and machining centers. Gear equipment includes everything from conventional hobbing equipment to the most modern CNC gear rack machines and gear hobbers in the world.


Over 5,000 small tools, including hobs, cutters, and broaches of all types enable Moore Gear to have the right tool immediately available to fabricate products as specified in most customers’ designs.

Moore Gear & Manufacturing® gears and gear racks are used in different industries.

Machine Tool & Automation
Agricultural Equipment
Agricultural Equipment
Material Handling
Material Handling
Oil & Gas
Oil & Gas
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    Stock RacksCustom RacksSpur GearsBevel GearsHelical GearsInternal GearsPinionsWormsWorm GearsCustom Milling up to 25 ft.Custom Machined PartsCustom Turned Parts

    Phone: 573-486-5415
    #2 Hawthorne Drive
    Hermann, MO 65041


    Phone: 573-486-5415
    Fax: 573-486-3487


    Office hours:
    Monday – Friday
    8am – 4:30pm