Founded in 1935, Kohara Gear Industry Co., Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of gearing in Japan. Having been a company solely devoted to the manufacture of gears for 87 years, Kohara Gear Industry (KHK) is world-renowned for its KHK brand of gears. In 2005, KHK completely rebuilt its headquarters and factory location in Kawaguchi Japan to the latest earthquake standards. KHK's latest catalog KHK 2021 contains approximately 200 styles of metric gearing in more than 26,000 configurations.

Throughout its 87-year history, KHK has remained strictly a manufacturer of gears and has offered its' products for sale only via distribution. Beginning July 1st, 2015, KHK ventured into direct sales by creating KHK USA Inc. This operation, based in Mineola, New York, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kohara Gear Industry. KHK USA is a factory direct, full-service distributor of KHK gears with a large selection of products available off-the-shelf and via frequent replenishment to meet your gearing needs. On-staff application engineers can assist you with the selection of gears for your design or they can produce custom gear quotations for you. KHK USA offers convenient web-based shopping, offers free 3D CAD models for download, and offers both a free print catalog and the ability for you to download the entire catalog in PDF format.

Kohara Gear Industry is both ISO9001:2015 and ISO14001:2015 certified.

With the largest selection of standardized metric gears in North America, KHK USA's team of professionals looks forward to assisting you with all of your gearing needs.