The Power Gear Difference
Power Gear is a leading supplier of custom engineered solutions specializing in fluid power, mechanical, and electro-mechanical actuation systems serving the RV industry. Power Gear’s success has been built on our commitment to provide customers with technologically advanced products that are durable, cost-effective, and backed by the industry’s best customer support program.
Today Power Gear is made up of multiple companies who have been recognized over the past 20 years as the best brand names in the RV industry including: Power Gear, Kwikee Products, and DeWald Manufacturing.
Power Gear’s Production Model focuses on Continuous Improvement to create a timely delivery of products made of high quality, with the right amount of flexibility as required by our customers, while minimizing costs.
With a focus on LEAD Manufacturing (Lean Enterprise Across all Disciplines), Power Gear actively engages in the Kaizen Process for on-going, continuous improvement, In-Process Control (Poka Yoke) for mistake-proofing, while efficient methods of Kanban and Just In Time Manufacturing are utilized for material flow to keep costs and lead times at a minimum. Our Company-wide focus is centered on a drive for innovation and development that always leads us to introducing new products with a customized solution for our customer’s unique application requirements.
Power Gear is a broad-based engineered solutions company serving both the RV OEM and RV Aftermarket. We have special Distribution Partners that sell our products in Europe, Australia, and Asia which allows our brand offering to be strengthened by our partners’ market knowledge in those geographical areas.
We feature products that are technologically advanced, made of durable materials, of the highest quality standards, while remaining cost-effective. With over 20 years expertise in Advanced Actuation System Technology, Power Gear is positioned as a Market Leader, designing custom-engineered hydraulic leveling systems and electric slideout room actuation systems for RV’s and specialty vehicles. Our breadth of products and technology was enlarged in 2001 with the purchase of DeWald Manufacturing. In 2003, Power Gear further increased our offering of products and expanded its scope of technology by purchasing Kwikee Products.
Founded in 1969, Kwikee Products is the Market Leader in RV Electric Steps, Cargo Trays, and Utility Trays. With solid, trusted workmanship and an industry-recognized brand name that is known for superior quality, the addition of Kwikee electric steps and trays offers even more RV and specialty vehicle solutions while enhancing the available actuation technology that Power Gear is known for.
Power Gear is part of the Power Packer family of companies. See Power Packer Worldwide’s official website.