Sapa Transmission

We innovate to keep evolving.

“Moving the future”

Incorporated in Florida in 2003, SAPA Transmission is the North American subsidiary of the SAPA group, a Spanish group of companies whose history is linked to the defense sector.

In the US, SAPA has a relationship with the US Army since 1982 and is currently based in Shelby Twp, Michigan. This headquarters also houses a technology center in which the company carries out engineering, assembly and testing activities.

The implantation in Michigan allows SAPA Transmission to be close to its potential customers, identify their needs and work together with suppliers, critical suppliers and skilled labor to offer state-of-the-art technological solutions and to be a world reference in technology of transmissions for vehicles of combat both wheels and chains in the US.

Knowledge is the drive of evolution

2003

2018

2003

SAPA Transmission is established in Florida, with the objetive of developing transmissions for combat vehicles.

2008

TARDEC and SAPA Transmission establish a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) to evaluate an improved Auxiliary Power.

2009

TARDEC and SAPA Transmission establish a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) for the Development and Evaluation of 32 speed APC Transmission Performance and Durability.

2010

SAPA Transmission has won multiple competitive bidding processes with TARDEC, including a 2010 contract to design and build an efficient power pack with a new, high efficient, multi-speed transmission for up to 35-ton wheeled vehicle applications.

2015

TARDEC and SAPA Transmission establish a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) Master Agreement for the Evaluation of Transmission Performance and Durability.

2015

TARDEC competitively awards the Advanced Combat Transmission (ACT) program to SAPA Transmission, Inc as part of TARDEC’s Combat Vehicle Prototyping effort to develop the next generation of cross-drive transmissions.

2018

TARDEC competitively awards SAPA Transmission to develop a transmission (ACT 850) to be integrated into the Bradley family of vehicles.