1906 -- While Henry Ford’s innovative,
moving automobile assembly line was revolutionizing
manufacturing methods, engineer Charles Cotta established the
Cotta Transmission Company. He introduced his own breakthrough:
the constant-mesh shifting transmission; soon Cotta supplied the
emerging automobile and truck industries with main
1940s -- Cotta began a shift to industrial products and the off-highway
and construction specialty vehicle markets.
Mid 1960s -- Cotta added a line of high-speed transmissions (the
now well-known "SN" line).
Over the years, Cotta diversified
into various products including hydraulic pumps and coal augers.
Today – Cotta (with production facilities in Beloit, Wisconsin)
is a trusted, leading manufacturer of top-quality,
precision-engineered transmissions for a wide range of
specialized mobile and stationary applications: vocational
trucks, defense, off-highway, aerospace, heavy industry,
well-drilling, mining, marine and more.
Manufacturing Geared for Quality.
At our 70,000-square-foot Beloit facility, capability,
efficiency and process flow come together to ensure the delivery
of our most important product: quality. Cotta designs in accordance with American Gear
Manufacturers Association standards. Lean Manufacturing is the
rule; 5S techniques employed in all departments improve
standardization in the production process. Adherence to a rigid
Supplier Certification and Selection program ensures constant
control of material quality.
Quality is monitored systematically and
comprehensively. First-piece inspection is conducted on every
machining sequence, focusing on quality at the source to support
our “zero-defect” policy.
We assemble and test every
transmission we ship — 100%. All products are backed by an excellent standard warranty. Extended Warranty
packages are available.