, as we believe only through knowledge sharing will innovation occur. Our blog has been established for that sole purpose; to share what we are seeing and create a forum for open, anonymous communication. Will you join us in that mission?
Many thanks to all those that have helped get the industry to where it is today. Below is a handful of our favorite articles. Please join our community to comment and or share other information. Moving forward, we will use this section for our miniseries of common gearbox damage modes.
Areas of discussion may include:
- Intro to wind technology book topics
- Gearbox vs. direct-drive
- Gearbox design reliability issues (planetary, high speed failures)
- Gearbox contamination reliability issues (debris, water)
- Mainshaft bearing issues
- Planetary bearing issues.
- Preventative maintenance practices
- Predictive maintenance practices
- Oil change out techniques
- Gearbox alignment
- Diagnosing the severity of a gearbox problem (when to perform up tower vs. down tower)
The Gearbox Express team was proud to welcome more than 200 community members and supporters of the Mukwonago Education Foundation (MEF), as they held their annual fundraising dinner and auction at our new facility. Although MEF is a relatively young organization, having just celebrated its 12th Anniversary; its impact has been significant. It has distributed more than […] Read article
Our growth trajectory continues! This $1.5 million round of funding from our investors is earmarked to support that growth. It’s an exciting time for the wind energy industry and for GBX! Gearbox Express LLC, a Mukwonago wind turbine service company, has raised $1.5 million to fund future growth, the company said Thursday. Privately-held Gearbox Express […] Read article
It was a thrill to host Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson at our new Mukwonago facility on Friday, June 24. He and some of his staff joined about 40 of our friends, family and business partners on a tour where he got to see how we are leading the charge in the wind energy industry in […] Read article
We were thrilled to unveil our new headquarters to wind industry leaders, state and local officials, customers, business colleagues, friends and family at our Grand Opening event on May 3, 2016. Tom Kiernan, CEO of the American Wind Energy Association shared the latest industry news with the 150+ people attending. It was exactly four years […] Read article
We were blown away by big opportunity. Gearbox Express opened the doors in our wind energy start-up just four short years ago. We have exceeded projections, expectations and capacity — and need a new headquarters with new innovations to meet demands. Wind Energy is alive and well, and open for business Wisconsin and Gearbox Express […] Read article
Congratulations to our founder and CEO, Bruce Neumiller, for being named a finalist in the midwest division for the 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year®. This is his second nomination in as many years, which further proves that Bruce’s innovative ideas, visionary leadership and absolute dedication to GBX’s customers is what makes us successful. See […] Read article
About 60 lucky third-grade students from Cushing Elementary School ended their study of air with a tour of Gearbox Express, 155 W. Dewey Drive, Mukwonago, on March 11. That’s what happens when Chief Executive Officer Bruce Neumiller’s daughter is in the class and he is friends with Cushing teacher Steve Page. What better culminating activity […] Read article
We are excited to share this time-lapse video of the construction progress at our new 75,000-square-foot facility! Read article
Congratulations to our founder and CEO, Bruce Neumiller, for being named a finalist in the midwest division for the 2015 EY Entrepreneur of the Year®. Although his name wasn’t called as the winner at the awards gala in Chicago on June 17, we are proud that he was recognized for his vision, leadership and innovative […] Read article
Photo By Carol Spaeth-Bauer Mukwonago’s new business park ushers in opportunities for area residents Village of Mukwonago — Trucks pulled in off Highway 83, south of I-43, moving behind the crowd gathered for the groundbreaking of the more than 40 acre Mukwonago Gateway Business Park on May 8. West of where shining shovels poised to […] Read article