We've Carefully Curated Our Manufacturers to Give you a Competitive Advantage!

The team at Valley Chain & Gear Inc. has developed extensive and long lasting relationships with best-in-class manufacturers.  They have been meticulously selected to ensure that their products meet and exceed the specifications of your application,  improve performance, improve efficiency, eliminate waste, reduce labor expenses, and provide a great value.

Our Manufacturers

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***We are adding new manufacturers and expanding our capabilities regularly.  Please check back frequently.  If you don't see what you need, please reach out to us.  We will do our best to source your parts and can even warehouse your inventory for a specific application.  Our team can release parts for delivery according to your schedule.

Nippon Bearing (NB)

Company Profile: By unifying R&D, Manufacturing and Sales as one to satisfy our customers better, Nippon Bearing will embark on a new beginning under our new logo.  Since our establishment in 1939, Nippon Bearing has been highly recognized and widely supported globally as a pioneer of linear motion products manufacturer. Now, we are rejuvenating our new logo to show our determination to provide our products and services to satisfy our customers much further.

Industries Served: Manufacturing, Automation, Engineering, Motion Control, Biomedical, and many more.  

Products: Linear Slide, Ball Spline, Slide Bush, Topball, Stroke Bush, Slide Rotary Bush, Spindles, Shafting, Slide Way, Gonio Way, Actuator, Slide Screw.  

Product Highlight: The NB ball spline SSP-AM type has a smaller spline-nut diameter compared to the conventional SSP type nut on the same shaft diameter. The SSP-AM type is best suited for the chip-mounter head device and the multiaxial applications.
Anti-corrosion type is also available.

Nord Gear

Company Profile: NORD Drivesystems is one of the world's leading manufacturers of drive technology for mechanical and electronic solutions. The range of products includes constant speed reducers, gearmotors, industrial gear units, AC vector drives and motor starters for decentralized control.

Industries Served: Engineering, Agriculture, Environmental, Conveyance, Wastewater. 

Products: Airport, Intralogistics, Cement, Food, Beverage, Steel, Cranes, Grain, Energy, Stage, Water. 


Company Profile: OPTIBELT Corporation is headquartered in Carol Stream, IL. Three additional service & distribution facilities are located in South Carolina, Texas and California. Each facility has the capacity to custom cut widths for banded v-belts, timing belts, cogged v-belts and ribbed belts. OPTIBELT Corporation is part of the Arntz OPTIBELT Group.

Industries Served: HVAC, Material, Mining & Aggregate, Oil & Natural Gas, Pulp & Paper.

Products: V-Belt: Single, Cogged, Banded, Double, Open-Ended, Conveyor, Wide Angle, Erethane.  Ribbed Belt, Variable Speed Belt, Round Belt Urethane.  Timing Belts: Urethane, Neoprene, Linear.  Metal V-Belt & Timing, Metal Bushings. 

Product Highlight: Alpha Power.  High performance molded polyurethane timing belts that perform 30% better than standard polyurethane timing belts. Specialized polyurethane polymer engineered to provide a 30% increase in performance from standard polyurethane timing belts.  Capable of handling a wide variety or applications. Increased operation temperature range of ranges -20 to 176°F. Specialized application constructions available. Stainless Steel and aramid cord also available.  Minimal quantity apply.

Oriental Motors

Company Profile: Since its founding in Japan in 1885, Oriental Motor globally has been providing the optimal motion systems as part of our total service, to meet the widest market demands. Oriental Motor offers an extensive product line-up of about 50,000 different products that provide the optimal motion system. For over a century we have concentrated on technological advancement and product design improvement. This emphasis is evident in the sophisticated devices that we market today. Oriental Motor's sales and service network is international, with offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Domestically, ORIENTAL MOTOR U.S.A. CORP. was established in 1978. We produce a wide variety of fractional horsepower products to meet all your motion control needs.

Industries Served: Conveyors, Linear, Rotational, Other Mechanisms, Cooling. 

Products: Stepper Motors, Servo Motors, AC Motors, Brushless DC Motors, Speed Control Systems, Linear & Rotary Actuators, Cooling Fans. 

Product Highlight: The BXII Series brushless DC motor and driver packages offer high performance and high function, now up to 4,000 r/min, for a wide range of applications. In addition to highly accurate speed control, the BXII Series offers position control and torque limiting functions. The driver is user friendly with easy wiring, data setting and LED display on the front panel and is compact and easy to mount. Motor power covers a wide output range from 30 W (1/25 HP) up to 400 W (1/2 HP), including parallel shaft or hollow shaft flat gearheads and for vertical (load holding) applications an electromagnetic brake type. Packages include all necessary cables.


Company Profile: Permatex is a leading manufacturer, distributor and marketer of premium chemical products to the automotive maintenance and repair, home and hardware markets. Product categories include gasket makers, sealants, hand cleaners, threadlockers, adhesives, cleaners, repair kits, and lubricants under well-recognized brand names such as Permatex®, the Right Stuff®, Fast Orange®, Spray Nine®, Versachem®, and Devcon® home.

Industries Served: Automotive, Motorcycle, Marine, Heavy Duty Fleet, Industrial.

Products: Adhesives, Sealants, Gasket Makers, Threadlockers, Hand Cleaners, Lubricants, Cleaners, Repair Kits, and Specialty Repair Products.  

Product Highlight: Permatex® Ultra Synthetic RTV Gasket Maker is designed to meet today’s technology changes providing resistance to the aggressive chemical properties of synthetic motor oils. Import/Domestic compatible. Recommended for close tolerances and high performance parts. Sensor-safe, noncorrosive, low odor. Excellent synthetic oil resistance, adhesion, and flexibility. Temperature range -65°F to 500°F (-54°C to 260°C) intermittent.

Power Plastics

Company Profile: At Power Plastics Corp., our focus is on Industrial Plastics and Components. Get in touch with us today and we will send you a catalog which lists all of our standard stocked components!  Power Plastics is a leading distributor of mechanical grade plastics such as UHMW, Nylon, Acetal, PTFE and Phenolic. We stock large quantities of rod tube and sheet.

Industries Served: Moist Environments, Food & Beverage, Lift Gate Systems, Dairy Equipment.

Products: Sprockets, Waste Water Treatment, UHMW-PE Tape, Conveyor Track, Guides and Wearstrips, Pulleys, Spur Gears, Bearings, Set Collars, Timing Belt Pulleys. 

Ralphs-Pugh Inc.

Company Profile: Ralphs-Pugh Co. was founded in 1912 as a distributor of rubber products, and later incorporated in 1921. Ralphs-Pugh manufactured its first conveyor rollers out of plastic in 1959, which utilized bushing style bearings. Soon after, metal balls in plastic raceways were developed, and in the 1980's, metal rollers were added to the product line. With ever-increasing requirements for higher speeds, faster throughput and quiet systems came the company's first ABEC-1 precision bearings in conductive plastic housings. Engineering, tool and die manufacturing capabilities and injection molding equipment were brought in-house to assure quality, rapid turn around times and control of production parts. A full line of stainless steel rollers and bearings for the food and chemical industry followed. Ralphs-Pugh also offers a comprehensive array of bearings and bushing/endplug combinations for both plastic and metal tubing.

Industries Served: Agriculture, Chemical, Food Processing, Bottling & Canning Operations, Distribution & Warehousing, Pulp & Paper, Manufacturing. 

Products: Bearings, Plastic Rollers, Idler Rollers, Metal Rollers, Poly V Products, Cantilever Rollers, Urethane Products, Urethane Shaft Adapters, Troughers & Return Carriers, Component Parts. 

Red Valve Company Inc. 

Company Profile: Red Valve has been building its industry reputation by consistently developing and delivering great solutions for its customers.  The people of Red Valve have, through their attitudes and actions, built a position of reliability, the trusted source. Red Valve has grown geographically as it has grown in technical knowledge and capability to be the global leader in this sector.

Industries Served: Wastewater Treatment, Power Industry, Mining Industry, Chemical Industry, Pulp & Paper, Food & Pharmaceutical, Cement, Sand, Silica, Oil & Gas, General Industry, Stormwater & Sewers.  

Products: Air Operated Pinch Valves, Manual Pinch Valve Series, Control Pinch Valve Series, Knife Gate Valves, Redflex Expansion Joints, Pressure Sensors, Pinch Valve Sleeves. 

Product Highlight: Patented by Red Valve Company, the CheckMate® Inline Check Valve is ideal for backflow prevention and odor mitigation. In outfalls, stormwater, CSO and SSO applications, the CheckMate's® custom-engineered, all-rubber unibody design eliminates costly backflow from oceans, rivers and interceptors. CheckMate® Valves are readily available in 4" to 72" sizes. The CheckMate® is built to suit all your site specific and flow needs.