Seattle Car Manufacturing Company
and Twohy Brothers join together to form Pacific Car and
Foundry Company (PACCAR).
Glenn Braden opens the Braden
Steel Corporation in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and supplies equipment
for the booming oil industry.
Braden introduces their first
drum type winch and innovates with the first oil soaked safety
PACCAR introduces the CARCO line
of winches and other products for use in the logging industry.
Gearmatic opens its doors and pioneers the use of planetary gears and
PACCAR purchases Gearmatic in
Vancouver B.C., and brings innovative gear technology to the
Braden introduces the PD10 with a
‘Universal Base’ for versatile mounting and application.
Braden Winch Division expands
operations with a 5,000 square feet plant in Okmulgee, Okla.
PACCAR purchases Braden Winch in
Broken Arrow, OK; bringing a top-notch brand to the PACCAR
Braden consolidates Okmulgee
operations into a new 72,000 square feet facility for offices,
machine shops, warehouse, fabrication and assembly.
PACCAR brings Braden, Carco and
Gearmatic together to complete the PACCAR Winch Division in
Broken Arrow, OK.
Driven by marine industry needs,
the LB300 was developed to raise and lower offshore lift boats.
One LB300 unit could supply up to 375,000 in-lbs. of torque.
The first generation of the
Braden and Gearmatic crossline series, the BG6A offered a small
form factor using power drum technology with reliable Braden
and Gearmatic components.
The WR30-LS was the first hydraulic Braden
swing drive to offer a load sense feature for added safety.
Developed for the utility industry, the WR30-LS was a reliable,
low cost way to prevent operators from overloading lightweight
fiberglass crane booms.
PACCAR Winch debuts the Braden
CH210A which, offering a new braking system with higher input
RPM and oil flow.
The RW300A offered a high line
pull in a small package. The unit’s ability to pull up to
40,000 lbs. and size made it a perfect fit for the oil and gas
Developed to meet the demands of
oilfield recovery, the HP65A was released with a symmetrical
design. This improvement allowed for easier installation and
maintenance while keeping all of the Braden power and
Designed for the utility industry, the BD12A digger drive was engineered for maximum productivity and long life for the toughest applications.
PACCAR Winch expanded distributor relationships in China, bringing innovative and longlasting winch, hoist and drive products to Southeast Asia.
Purpose-built for rigourous use in the forestry industry, the SKW40A is a skidder winch capable of pulling 40,000 lbs (18,140 kg) of cut timber up to 151 ft (43 m) per minute.
The TD50A is a multi-stage gearbox built for track drive applications in tractors, excavators, mining and agricultural equipment.
SB25 hoist was released and coupled with the SB18, specifically for sideboom applications. Their size and reliability make them a perfect fit for sideboom tractors in the oil & gas and utility industries.
The compact and improved HP100B Planetary Winch was introduced for heavy recovery applications. This durable winch pulls loads weighing up 100,000 lbs (45,340 kg) in oilfield and other heavy-duty recovery jobs.
PACCAR Winch remains an industry
leader in innovation and stability in the winch and hoist
market. Rugged, reliable, long-lasting.