Innovating Since 1978

For over 40 years UMC® irrigation products have been changing the face of the earth. Center pivot irrigated circles, seen from above, have transformed landscapes in all corners of the globe. Made by mechanized irrigation systems powered by UMC® drive train, these systems are the most efficient way to irrigate on a commercial scale. Since 1978, Universal Motion Components® has provided industry changing and innovative gearboxes, motors and couplers that power mechanized irrigation systems. Our products are literally driving irrigation forward and helping to feed the world.

Listen. Innovate. Adapt.


At UMC®, we go to extremes to design, manufacture and distribute center pivot drive train and related components that help your irrigation system work better, longer and more efficiently, saving you time—and money. You get exactly what you need when you need it and we’re there when you need us most. Your partner from the factory to the field, testing and adapting our products to meet your unique needs.


Rooted in Agriculture Since 1978. In 1978, Universal Motion Components® founder Bill Smith saw a need. A need to drive change within the agricultural irrigation industry. Forty years later, UMC® is the leading designer and manufacturer of center pivot irrigation system components with worldwide distribution and a long history of game-changing innovation.


Genuine UMC® Quality

Look for the UMC® Four-Rib Design® and the UMC name as a key indicator of a genuine UMC® gearbox!
Look for the registered UMC® Red Stripe Design® and the UMC name as a key indicator of a genuine UMC® Power Saver® center drive!