The American Gear Manufacturers Association is a voluntary association of companies, consultants, and academicians with a direct interest in the design, manufacture, and application of gears, couplings and related power transmission components and equipment.
AGMA began on the cutting edge of new technologies. In 1916, a new gear market was emerging. It emphasized quiet operation, particularly f...or timing gears in the automotive industry.
Founded in 1916, AGMA is a member- and market driven organization, conducting programs and providing services to the gear industry and its customers. AGMA member companies currently number more than 400. They include gear manufacturers from the United States, Mexico, and Canada, as well as gearing interests from more than 30 countries around the world.