Tuff Torq Expands Factory for Electric Drive and TZ Production 


(January 20, 2023) Morristown, Tennessee – Tuff Torq Corporation, a group company of Yanmar Holdings Co., Ltd., has celebrated the opening of a new expansion of its existing production facilities. The expansion adds approximately 20,000 square feet to the current building and will be utilized to meet the high demand for Tuff Torq’s TZ series transaxle production, as well as forging the way for the company’s new eDS (electric) product line.

Tuff Torq’s factory expansion adds a new zero-turn transaxle (TZ series) production line to meet near-term production demand, and provides space to add an additional line in the future. New technology will be utilized to improve efficiency by reducing major sources of downtime on the new TZ line.

In addition to meeting current production demand, the expanded production facilities will also serve to launch Tuff Torq’s new electric drive systems (eDS). This production is scheduled to begin in 2023, positioning Tuff Torq Corporation to provide options for our customers in every sector of the lawn and garden market.

For more information on the TZ series and eDS product please visit http://www.tufftorq.com.

With this expansion, Tuff Torq is excited to be able to create 60 new job positions for the community here in East Tennessee. TTC has always served its community well by offering top-level positions and will continue to strive to create work for the community at a competitive wage.

About Tuff Torq

Tuff Torq Corporation, established in 1989, develops, manufactures, and sells hydro-static transaxle drive systems for industrial machinery such as ride-on lawn and garden tractors, off-road UTVs, construction equipment, as well as marine gears.

About Yanmar

With beginnings in Osaka, Japan, in 1912, Yanmar was the first ever to succeed in making a compact diesel engine of a practical size in 1933. A pioneer in diesel engine technology, Yanmar is a global innovator in a wide range of industrial equipment, from small and large engines, agricultural machinery and facilities, construction equipment, energy systems, marine, to machine tools, and components — Yanmar’s global business operations span seven domains. On land, at sea, and in the city, Yanmar provides advanced solutions to the challenges customers face, towards realizing A Sustainable Future.

For more details, please visit the official website of Yanmar Holdings Co., Ltd.

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