SAO PAOLO, BRAZIL- Gleason Corp.has expanded its global presence with the formation of Gleason do Brasil Comércio de Máquinas Ltda. Previously, Gleason’s activities in Brazil were conducted through its representative “ARBUS” Armando Busseti Máquinas Ltda.

In a statement, Gleason notes that “both companies have decided it is in their mutual best interests to end their relationship,” giving Gleason “the opportunity to more directly and actively serve the Brazilian market.”

Gleason is a developer and manufacture of gear production machinery and related equipment. The company’s products are used by customers in automotive, truck, aircraft, agriculture, mining, windpower, construction, power tool and marine industries and by a diverse set of customers serving various industrial equipment markets. Gleason has manufacturing operations in Rochester, New York; Rockford, Illinois; Dayton, Ohio; Munich and Ludwigsburg, Germany; Studen, Switzerland; Bangalore; India, and Suzhou, China and has sales and service offices throughout North and South America, Europe and in the Asia-Pacific region.