JASPER TIMELINE

1942 - Mr. Alvin C. Ruxer started JASPER in his Ford agency out of necessity due to the lack of parts for automobiles because of WW II production requirements. Production began with gasoline engines in a space of 12' x 20'.

1946 - Turning point—War ended and abundance of cars and parts. Mr. Ruxer then made two decisions to: 1) only remanufacture to O.E.M. standards, and 2) to install a standard set of new parts.

1955 - Opened our first branch location in Indianapolis, Indiana.

1957 - Began remanufacturing light-duty transmissions in a separate facility. Production included automatic and standard transmissions.

1959 - Indiana Tool & Die acquired to remanufacture torque converters and perform outside machine work.

1965 - Gasoline Engine, Transmission and Tool & Die are joined under one roof in a new 100,000 sq. ft. facility.

1967 - JASPER launches its Diesel Department.

1969 - Company founder Alvin C. Ruxer named "Remanufacturer of the Year" for 1969-70 by PERA.

1970 - Diesel Department gets an expansion of 20,000 sq. ft.

1973 - Addition of 18,000 sq. ft. for core storage — gasoline engines and light duty transmissions.

1976 - JASPER's Differential Department is launched.

1983 - Addition of 22,500 sq. ft. for sales training and development, office space, Transmission Department and transmission testing.

1985 - Addition of 35,000 sq. ft. for Service Department, new fuel room, gasoline engine test room and diesel storage area. The completion marks 195,500 sq. ft. of modern remanufacturing to O.E.M. standards and tolerances.

1987 - Under new ownership and management philosophy, the Company institutes a "Never Ending Commitment to Improvement of Safety, Quality, Productivity and Customer Service." The addition of JASPER Electric Motors expands capabilities into electric motor rewinding. JASPER Marine division is launched to remanufacture Inboard and I/O engines, as well as Mercruiser Type I stern drives.

1989 - Implementation of Statistical Process Control including a major investment in state-of-the-art production equipment. "Remanufacturer of the Year" for 1989-90 awarded to member of management team by PERA. Introduction of JASPER Performance Products line and Winston Cup (now Sprint Cup) racing sponsorship.

1990 - Implementation of Technical Service Department for improved customer support.

1992 - JASPER celebrates 50 years of progress. Cogeneration products launched.

1994 - Completion of a 160,000 sq. ft. addition to our facility. This expansion increases our production and office area to 367,053 sq. ft. or 8 1/2 acres under roof.

1996 - The third time a member of the JASPER management team has been honored as "Remanufacturer of the Year".

1998 - Completion of a 267,000 sq. ft. core processing facility in Crawford County, IN.

1999 - Import engines added to product line.

2000 - JASPER's new 100,000 sq. ft. Product Distribution Center opens.

2001 - JASPER becomes the Officially Licensed Remanufactured Engines and Transmissions of NASCAR. Renovation of Gas Production area. Began to assemble several families of transmissions at Crawford.

2002 - JASPER begins production of import transmissions and celebrates 60 years of growth and innovation. Renovation of the entire Transmission Department completed.

2003 - JASPER expands distribution westward with the opening of its Los Angeles Branch.

2004 - JASPER opens production facility in Willow Springs, MO.

2005 - Diesel dynamometer rooms upgraded to state-of-the-art test facilities.

2006 - The Jasper, IN facility begins producing the transmissions and differentials for Ryan Newman and Kurt Busch of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and the NASCAR Nationwide Series teams of Roger Penske and Rusty Wallace. Remanufactured BMW transmissions offered.

2007 - Launch of the JASPER Authentic Custom Drivetrain Division, remanufactured outboard powerheads and celebration of 65 yeasr of growth and continuous innovation.

2008 - JASPER's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Transmission Program expands with the JASPER 4-Speed used by some of the greatest teams in NASCAR Series Racing. Launch of Jasper Innovative Solutions.

2009 - Jasper Innovative Solutions warehousing expands to 36,000 sq. ft. with its move to the JASPER Crawford County facility.

2010 - Jasper Engines and Transmissions becomes 100% Associate Owned.

2011 - Jasper Innovative Solutions moves into 100,000 sq. ft. expansion. Jasper Electric Motors completes 7,200 sq. ft. expansion with 43' ceilings to accomodate large, industrial electric motors.

2012 - JASPER celebrates its 70th Anniversary. Brad Keselowski wins the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship with a JASPER Differential.


1955 - Indianapolis
1958 - Cincinnati
1959 - Nashville
1964 - St. Louis
1966 - Atlanta
1966 - Cleveland
1968 - Chicago
1972 - Chattanooga
1974 - Milwaukee
1974 - Kansas City
1975 - Knoxville
1976 - S. Charleston
1977 - Pittsburgh
1983 - Detroit
1986 - Columbus, OH
1986 - Grand Rapids
1986 - Memphis
1986 - Greensboro
1988 - Philadelphia
1989 - Baltimore
1993 - Buffalo
1994 - Orlando
1995 - Columbia, SC
1995 - St. Paul
1996 - Fairfield, NJ
1999 - Dallas
1999 - Boston
1999 - Richmond
2000 - Crawford County
(Branch and Distribution Center)
2002 - Denver
2002 - South Florida
2002 - Houston
2003 - Los Angeles
2003 - Seattle
2004 - Hammond, LA
2004 - Phoenix
2007 - Union City, CA
2007 - Las Vegas
2007 - Birmingham
2008 - Kingman, AZ
(Branch and Distribution Center)
2008 - Oklahoma City, OK
2012 - Salt Lake City


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