About Ashot


Ashot Ashkelon Industries Ltd. is a leading supplier of technologically advanced systems and components for the international Aerospace, Defense, Automotive and other industries.

Ashot is a R&D, build-to-spec and build-to-print Company in the areas of:

  • Transmissions and gearboxes for Aerospace, Automotive and Defense applications.
  • Long and short shafts for jet engines.
  • High lift aircraft systems, including transmissions and gearboxes, electromechanical assemblies, universal-joints and shafts.
  • Landing Gears components.
  • Tungsten based products for Aerospace, Defense, Oil & Gas, Medical.

Ashot is a subsidiary of the Israel Military Industries Ltd. (IMI) and publicly traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. The company has over 500 employees and more than 50 years of manufacturing experience.
Reliance Gear Corp., a fully owned U.S. subsidiary of Ashot Ashkelon is located at two sites in Addison IL. Plant 1 serves as an additional manufacturing unit for gear manufacturing, while Plant 2 specializes in machining capabilities for Defense and Aerospace products in addition to the full process of assembly and testing. Reliance Gear serves as the regional basis for gear and transmission development for commercial and defense customers.
As a vertically integrated company, Ashot has the adequate resources and state-of-the-art equipment to develop, produce and assemble a myriad of systems, subsystems and components under one roof. The manufacturing capabilities include the production engineering, all types of machining, gear cutting and finishing, deep-hole drilling and boring, heat treatments, NDT, surface finishing, chemical, mechanical and metallurgical laboratories and QA Department.

Ashot is ISO 9001:2008, AS9100:D certified, and the special processes are NADCAP approved, in addition to specific approvals that have been granted by Ashot’s customers. Our customers benefit from long-term supply agreements, complete turn-key products and concurrent engineering.
The company is known for its quality manufacturing and complete program solutions. Ashot enjoys strong supplier relationships with the leading Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), as well as with governmental and defense organizations.

Ashot continues to invest in its core, State-of-the-art manufacturing technologies.
capabilities and human resources with the objective of expanding and strengthening the product portfolio it offers to customers, as well as improving production efficiency and enhancing the added value for its customers.