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, our 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.