Historical milestones

  • 1850
  • 1900
  • 1950
  • 2000
  • 2014
  • 1919

    Fairfield Manufacturing was founded by industrialist David Ross to manufacture ...

  • 1920-30s

    Fairfield expanded from a small gear shop to a highly regarded manufacturer supporting ...

  • 1940s

    Fairfield made significant contributions to the war effort during World War II and was ...

  • 1952

    Fairfield moved into a new facility and became North America’s leader in the ...

    The company experienced several expansions throughout this decade culminating in a manufacturing facility that presently occupies over 700,000 square feet at the Lafayette, Indiana location.

  • 1960s

    This was a decade of innovation and recognition. Fairfield developed self-locking ...

  • 1972

    Fairfield purchased Torque Hub Incorporated of Huntertown, Indiana and began offering ...

  • 1980s

    Torque Hub became the leading brand of planetary drives in North America and began to ...

  • 1998

    The search began for an additional facility for the production of gearing and Torque ...

  • 2002

    The first electric drives were built at Fairfield in order to offer OEM clients ...

  • 2007

    Fairfield Manufacturing and Graziano Trasmissioni, a European based manufacturer of ...

  • 2011

    Fairfield expands its manufacturing capabilities in Suzhou, China to provide for ...