Manufacturing Facilities – MTE was established in 1948 as a manufacturer of tools, dies, and metal stampings. The product line was expanded in the mid ’50s with design and production of the Rapid-Air pneumatic feed. In the early ’60s, MTE introduced its acclaimed line of hydraulic gear pumps, motors, and flow dividers. MTE relocated to its present facility, shown here, in 1964. MTE is proud to be a leading USA hydraulic manufacturer. Our manufacturing, engineering, sales, and marketing operations are headquartered in Rockford, Illinois. MTE has a Global footprint with international sales locations in the United Kingdom, Germany, and Australia.