Hydro-Gear residential-grade drive solutions are built with the most demanding residential users in mind. High-quality dependable components, designed for optimum performance, for the guy who’s not going to stop until his lawn stops traffic.


We build our commercial-grade products for optimal performance in the most strenuous applications. Day after day, Hydro-Gear products provide the power to get the job done because professionals don’t have time to worry about their equipment working - and neither do you.


Smartec products feature the most advanced electric drive systems of their kind. All designed and assembled in Indianapolis – the capital city of speed, innovation, and technologically advanced motors. Look no further for your drive-by-wire or fully electric drive system needs.

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Hydro-Gear is the driving force inside the most trusted machines on the planet. We’re the world’s leading manufacturer of drivetrain solutions—things like hydrostatic drives and transaxles. Whether it’s a heavy-duty industrial machine or a residential mower, we’re the reason our customers keep moving forward.