Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.
Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders. Reliable Production Machining and Welding

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Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.
Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.
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  Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders. mission / vision
  Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders. facilities
      Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders. welding
      Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders. machining
      Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders. shipping
  Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders. history
  Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders. our people
  Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders. our equipment
  Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders. corporate video
Reliable Production Machining and Welding  
 
 
1940's  
Harvey Charles Founder of Reliable
  • In 1946, Harvey L. Charles begins production with 2 employees in the basement of a casket manufacturer in Kendallville, Indiana.
  • First products included nose housings, pulleys, field cases, and commentator plates for a variety of starter and generator rebuilders.
Reliable Production Facility
Reliable Production Facility

1950's  
Reliable Production Facility
  • Operations moved to the old Kendallville Gas Works facility.
  • Production increases required expansion to 80,000 sq. ft.
Reliable Manufacturing Facility

1960's  
Owen Drerup Reliable Production Machining and Welding
  • A second and brand new manufacturing facility was added to accommodate rapid growth of production.
  • Owen Drerup, son-in-law to founder Harvie Charles, joins the family business after graduating from Ball State University.
Reliable Production Facilities
Reliable Production Facilities

1970's  
Reliable Production Facilities
  • Wheel hubs and brake drums are added to the line of Reliable products and are sold to R.V., marine, and trailer manufacturers.
  • Production of wheel hubs and brake drums exceeds 500,000 units per year.
  • Additional products are introduced and sold to the starter rebuilder and garden tractor industries.
Reliable Production Equipment

1980's  
Reliable Hubs and Sure Lube Production Facility
  • Reliable expands operations to a third manufacturing facility dedicated to producing axles and trailer supply products.
  • Total manufacturing facilities exceed 250,000 sq. ft.
  • Patented Sure Lube™ products introduced including spindles and hub assemblies.
Sure Lube Hubs and Brake Assemblies

1990's  
Machining and Welding Facilities
  • Expanded operations to a fourth manufacturing facility.
  • Expanded existing plant facilities to increase production space beyond 125,000 sq. ft. in plant 2 and plant 3.
Reliable Shipping Loading Docks

2000's  
Reliable Production Machining and Welding
  • Updated production equipment to include Mazak Veritical CNC Machining Center.
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  • In 2010, Reliable President, Chuck Drerup (left), and CEO, Tom Walterhouse (right), acquire majority ownership of Reliable Tool & Machine and changed the name to Reliable Production Machining & Welding. Vice President, Greg Salway, is shown at center.
  • In 2012, Reliable expanded operations to a larger facility adjacent to its plant 2 operations. The new facility of over 135,000 sq ft allowed for a more streamlined operation with a consolidated shipping and receiving department and warehouse.
  • August 2013 Reliable earned certification for ISO 9001, which is a worldwide standard for quality assurance.
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Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.
Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders. Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders. Reliable Production Machining and Welding has been in business since 1946 and still going strong. Providing hubs, drums, axles to industry leaders.
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