ABOUT DOPPLER GEAR COMPANY
Doppler Gear has over 50 years of experience in custom gear manufacturing
Our four manufacturing facilities in the upper Mid-West United States of America serve the component needs of domestic and international corporations. Large organizations rely on us to provide competitively priced parts with uncompromised quality. Small companies and individuals look to us to support their projects with technical expertise and thousands of stocked standard tools.
We understand that your requirements include quality, delivery, support, and competitive pricing. Our mission is to provide the right combination of these attributes to meet the specific needs of each customer.
Doppler Gear Company Locations:
2715 29th Ave S., Minneapolis, MN 55406
39872 State HWY 47, Isle, MN 56342
119 Iowa Avenue E, Newfolden, MN 56738
810 South Airport Road, Phillips, WI 54555
As an expert in gear finishing Ben held numerous patents in multiple countries.
Ben also wrote the popular green covered reference book, Modern Methods of Gear Manufacture, and the Gear Finishing section in the ASTME Tool Engineers Handbook.
In 1986 Jim left his position as President of the Metals Division of ME International to purchase a small gear company from Charles Doppler.
In 1998 Jim Bregi, Jr. became President of Doppler Gear Company. He holds an MBA from the University of St. Thomas, has served as a Director for multiple organizations, and is currently on the Executive Committee of the American Gear Manufacturers Association.
The company has continued to grow and now operates 4 manufacturing facilities in two states to serve a wide assortment of industries including construction, recreational vehicles, torque multiplication, and OEM equipment manufacturers.
Ben F. Bregi began in the gear production field in 1931 at Michigan Tool. In 1933 he moved to National Broach and Machine Company. He received his mechanical engineering degree in 1937 and his PhD in 1966. He rose through the ranks from tool engineer at National Broach to President of the company.
Ben lectured all over the world and was active in AGMA technical committees and the National Machine Tool Builders Association.
James F. Bregi, Sr. received his Mechanical Engineering degree from Michigan Technological University. He began his career at Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, MI and later took an executive position at Minneapolis Electric Steel Casting Company.
His long career in engineering and executive management has spanned the automotive, mining, and aerospace industries and included several board positions in companies such as Cirrus Aircraft and Hitchcock Industries (now part of Consolidated Precision Products).
Doppler Gear Company continues to build on a rich history of engineering and technology for the benefit of our customers.