Croix Gear Installs Gleason Phoenix II 600HC Bevel Gear Cutting Machine


April 17, 2023 – Hudson, WI

Croix Gear & Machining, recognized as a leader in the custom manufacturing of loose gears, is excited to announce the installation of a Gleason Phoenix II 600HC Bevel Gear Cutting Machine. This new equipment, combined with software upgrades on existing Gleason Phoenix 280c bevel gear cutting machines, will expand capacity and precision capabilities for spiral, straight, hypoid, and Zerol bevel gears.

These combined investments will:

  • Increase capacity and reduce lead times.
  • Improve part quality and repeatability.
  • Expand capabilities up to 24” OD for all bevel gears.

“As a job shop, we are in a unique position to offer this breadth of bevel gear manufacturing capabilities. We are excited about the positive impact this addition will have for our customers who rely on us for bevel gears,” stated Ruthie Johnston, CEO/Owner.

About Croix Gear & Machining: Croix Gear & Machining, located in Hudson, Wisconsin, manufactures custom gears for a wide range of industries and OEMs. Croix Gear is recognized as a national leader in the cutting of bevel gears with a manufacturing facility outfitted with the latest high-performance machining, gear cutting, and inspection equipment, with a quality management system certified to ISO 9001:2015. For more information, visit

Ruthie Johnston