Top 5 Benefits of a STOBER Servo Motor

What makes STOBER’s servo motors and geared motors so powerful and durable?

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How STOBER Can Make Your Factory More Sanitary

As we continue to feel the effects of a global health pandemic, safety and sanitation are more important than ever before. That’s why we’re dedicated to helping you improve the safety of your production floor.

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Power Tips: How to Save on Energy Expenditures with Efficient Gear Reducers

STOBER can help you reduce your energy expenditures and improve your plant’s operating efficiency! Read more to find out how.

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How to Design a Product with the STOBER Configurator

The STOBER Configurator, launched in March 2019, allows you to configure an entire product from start to finish, whether it be a gear unit, motor, or rack and pinion. Put down the catalogs, build the exact product you need, and request on-demand drawings with just a few simple clicks!

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The Benefits of a Single Cable for Servo Motors

While servo motors offer numerous benefits, perhaps the greatest is the implementation of the HIPERFACE DSL® encoder, which is a single motor cable that has sensor technology and power and is compatible with drive motor systems.

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Power Tips: 5 Ways Gearboxes Can Save You Money

You don’t want to miss these tips for cost savings when selecting and purchasing gear reducers.

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STOBER Begins Servo Motor Assembly in Maysville, KY

It’s official! As of June 1, 2020, we have started assembly of servo motors and geared motors at our facility in Maysville, Kentucky.

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The Life Cycle of a STOBER Gearbox

From purchase to production to delivery, STOBER ensures the upmost quality during each stage of the gear reducer’s life.

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Power Tips: Minimizing Reducer Mounting Failures

Mounting doesn’t have to be a hassle. Follow these simple steps to minimize reducer mounting failures.

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The Best Mechatronic Solutions for the Packaging Industry

Find out how STOBER’s gearheads and servo motors can optimize your packaging processes.

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Power Tips: How to Save Millions on Gearbox Inventory

Get 3 tips for optimizing your gear reducer inventory in this episode of STOBER’s Power Tips.

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10 Reasons Why STOBER Loves Spring

Can you guess what #1 is?

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Power Tips: How to Select the Best Oil for Your Gearbox

What are the top 5 questions you should ask about oil before making a purchase decision?

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A Message from STOBER Drives About COVID-19

STOBER Drives, Inc. is closely following the rapidly changing situation posed by the global spread of the COVID-19 virus.

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The STOBER Culture

What is the culture like at STOBER Drives in Maysville, Kentucky? What makes it so unique?

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Power Tips: Stop Gear Reducer Failure with Proper Alignment

Gearing misalignment is a common cause of premature reducer failure, costing you time and money. That’s why it’s important to properly mount your gearbox.

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A Gearbox Old Enough to Drink

A gearbox almost old enough to be legally able to drink… Is that even possible?

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New ME Adapter for STOBER’s SMS Units

Beginning February 1, 2020, STOBER’s SMS units will use a ME input, which can accept larger motor shaft diameters without upsizing. This change will affect our C, F, K, PK, PHK, and PHQK series gearboxes.

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Power Tips: How to Prevent Water Ingress in Your Gearbox

Have you ever experienced water ingress in a gearbox? If so, you’re not alone. Ingress is a common cause of premature gearbox failure and results in lost time and productivity.

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STOBER’s 3 Pillars

At STOBER Drives, we focus on 3 pillars as the foundation for our business. What are these pillars and how do they help STOBER be the gold standard in the gearbox industry?

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STOBER Power Tips Educate on Common Issues in Many Production Environments

STOBER is releasing a new series of videos called Power Tips. In these videos, our experts will educate users on ways to eliminate common premature failures in gear reducers.

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International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)

STOBER will be exhibiting at the International Production & Processing Expo January 28-30 in Atlanta, GA

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Farewell to STOBER’s Most Tenured Employee

Earl Bennington is the epitome of what it means to be a part of the STOBER family. He has worn many hats throughout his time with us and he has truly impacted STOBER for the better. Please join us in saying farewell and wishing him the best.

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Automation Fair

STOBER will be exhibiting at Rockwell Automation Fair on November 20-21 in Chicago, IL.

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Process Expo

STOBER will be exhibiting at Process Expo October 8-11 in Chicago, IL.

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Pathway to Success Open House

STOBER will be hosting its very first Pathway to Success open house on October 10th from 6-8:30 PM. Local business leaders, community members, high school students, parents and guardians are all invited to attend. Attendees will learn about career opportunities and talent development programs, tour our newly renovated facilities, and participate in breakout sessions for departments that they are interested in learning more about.

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STOBER Continues Investment in America Manufacturing

STOBER is continuing to invest in manufacturing to provide the highest quality product and service to our customers. The company recently completed an almost year-long remodeling of one of its warehouses. The remodel involved expanding the quality inspection lab, redesigning the floor layout to allow for additional machine capacity, and building a manufacturing lab to provide an adequate training area for machining apprentices.

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Stober Expands Production with 3rd Shift

STOBER will be launching a third shift for production in August. For several years, STOBER has been running two shifts for production and three shifts for manufacturing. The addition of 3rd shift will allow us to increase our production capacity, utilize workstations more effectively, and improve order flow, all while improving the satisfaction of our customers.

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The History of STOBER

STOBER has released a video showcasing the company’s history. Our owners describe how STOBER has evolved from its humble beginnings as a machine shop and motorcycle repair facility.

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STOBER Drives Inc. Grows by Investing in Employees

STOBER Drives is investing in people to create a lasting return, both for the business and the community.

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Getting into Gear with Gearboxes and Motors

The force that powers food processing equipment — everything from pumps and conveyors to slicers and mixers — is housed within industrial gearboxes. Though these parts are small enough to be picked up by hand, they’re still not pieces you want to replace regularly, especially when a breakdown means stalling production and losing profits.

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Automate Trade Show

STOBER will be exhibiting at Automate April 8-11 in Chicago, IL.

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STOBER Releases Its New Product Configurator

STOBER FITS allowed users to build gearboxes online. Since then, STOBER has been working on the next generation of its online configurator. It is now available! With the new STOBER Configurator, engineers and designers will save time in product selection and designing. Before the configurator, they searched through catalogs to find the right solution, request information in multiple places, and use type code values. Now, everything is a simple click away.

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STOBER Drives Revolutionary Safety Brake

When an assembly line needs to stop immediately because of a power failure or hazardous situation, the safety of employees and equipment is only as strong as the braking system. With a goal of increasing safety throughout the manufacturing industry, STOBER Drives launched ServoStop, a revolutionary holding brake that provides redundant braking power.

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STOBER Releases Its New Product Configurator

It’s here! The new STOBER website has officially been launched. The goal of our new website is to create a seamless and excellent user experience. No matter where in the world you are visiting from, you will enjoy simple navigation, clean design, and consistent branding.

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STOBER Company Tour Video

What do we value? How do our employees feel? See what it is like inside STOBER Drives in Maysville, Kentucky. We believe in nothing but the best for our customers, our employees, and our future.

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STOBER Employees Raise Money for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and STOBER employees wanted to raise money and awareness. Megan Fulton, member of the employee assistance fund committee, designed a t-shirt with the theme “hope for a cure.”.

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Rack and Pinion – From high force to high speed to cost effective, STOBER has the solution you need

With more than 80 years of experience in mechatronics, STOBER focuses on system optimization. This includes our rack and pinion offerings. From machine tools to laser cutting, we have four pinion families for customers to choose from for their application requirements.

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Knowing which vendor to choose from can be difficult. Here’s why Machine Tool Research (MTR) in Rochester, New York, chooses to do business with STOBER.

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STOBER Continues to Invest in the World’s Toughest Gearbox

Harsh environments easily cause premature failure for gearboxes. From caustic chemicals to water ingress to washing pressure, gearboxes face numerous challenges that can lead to early problems. One of the main issues is seal degradation.

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Customer Success Story: STOBER Eliminates Gearing Misalignment

Gear reducers are often rigid mounted during installation. What many people do not know is this rigid mounting causes premature failure. Why?

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Service and Support – The STOBER Difference

How often have you called in to a company to get an answering service or dial directory? STOBER has every call answered by a live representative from our Maysville, Kentucky location. All calls are answered in 3 rings or less. Our goal is to give every customer a rapid response so they can get the answers they need quickly and efficiently.

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Customer Success Story: Eliminating Costly Fluid Leakage

An Ohio poultry processor was experiencing oil leakage from a competitor’s worm gearbox. The leaking oil not only caused the unit to fail prematurely but cost the company more money. The customer had to lubricate reducers, purchase drip pans to place under every unit, stock lubrication for replenishing the reducers, and dispose of the used oil.

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What Makes a STOBER Gear Reducer Require No Maintenance?

How do you make the world’s toughest gearbox, requiring no maintenance? It starts with the gearing. Our high precision gears are machined after hardening to provide the best quality.

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STOBER’s Versatility to Meet Your Application Needs

Everyone likes options.  STOBER can give them to you with our wide product range for motion control applications.

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Welcome to STOBER Drives

We stood on a rise, flattened by dozers and precisely graveled in preparation for new construction as a German businessman spoke eloquently of a love affair that began more than eight years ago.

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