Drives Overview

  • Founded
  • 1959

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 400

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 2

Drives General Information


Manufacturer of ANSI precision roller chain, pintle chain, agricultural conveyor chain, engineering class chain, oil field roller chain, and auger products. The company's products are used in agriculture, oil and mining, grain handling, escalators, timber, sawmills refinishing, construction trenchers, and power transmission. It has service center locations in Fulton, Illinois; Crossville, Tennessee; Denver, Colorado; Houston, Texas; Sparks, Nevada; and Newcastle, the United Kingdom. The company has sales offices in Birmingham, Alabama; Bridgewater, New Jersey; Charlotte, North Carolina; Davenport and Des Moines, Iowa; Denver, Colorado; Fort Worth and Houston, Texas; Grand Rapids and Minneapolis, Minnesota; Jackson, Mississippi; Kansas City, Kansas; Little Rock, Arkansas; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Modesto, California; Moline, Illinois; Newcastle, the United kingdom; Ridgefield, Connecticut; Salem, Oregon; Salt Lake City, Utah; Toledo, Ohio; Toronto, Ontario; Tucson, Arizona; and Vancouver, Washington.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Machinery (B2B)
Primary Office
  • 901 19th Avenue
  • Fulton, IL 61252
  • United States
+1 (800) 000-0000

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Drives Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Drives Patents

Drives Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-D596512-S1 Ag roller chain wear gauge Active 04-Nov-2008

Drives Executive Team (3)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
David Vogel President & Chief Executive Officer
James Lamb Executive Vice President
Allan Besten Co-Founder
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Drives Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Drives Former Investors

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