Elliott Manufacturing is a worldwide leader in flexible shaft systems that safely and efficiently transmit rotational power. Founded in 1932, the company’s product portfolio has evolved to include flexible shaft assemblies, flexible couplings, gearboxes, clutches, push-pull control assemblies, and valve actuation systems.

At Elliott, a consistent and shared focus on product design, quality, safety, innovation, and continuous improvement ensures customers receive the best flexible shaft products available today. Over the years, Elliott’s engineering expertise, insightful investments in research and development, and ongoing commitment to best-in-class manufacturing have placed it at the forefront of the flexible shaft industry.

Markets Served

Elliott serves customers around the world, including OEMs, Tier 1 leaders, and a network of aftermarket distributors and agents. The versatile and innovative transmission technology brings value to challenging and rugged environments in a diverse range of industries, including:
  • Aerospace
  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Industrial
  • Marine
  • Medical
  • Military
  • Outdoor Power Equipment
  • Power Gen
  • Valve Actuation

Industry-Leading Products

With thousands upon thousands of unique flexible shaft assemblies in use, Elliott products can be found in an incredibly wide range of applications, literally everywhere. Along with push/pull cable assemblies for all markets, primary product groups include:

Flexible Shaft Drive Systems for agriculture

Elliott offers flexible shaft drive systems, gearboxes, and clutches for seeders that bring enhanced row control performance to most planters on the market today — providing a mechanical advantage without the need for additional power sources. Since first introduced in 2003, Elliott has built more than two million of these smart solutions to help farmers improve productivity and save time and money.

Flexible Shaft and Push/Pull Actuation Systems for Aerospace

Leading Tier 1 OEMs rely on Elliott shafts for thrust reverser actuation, flap and slat actuation, seat adjustment, and passenger door drives. Elliott engineers have designed flexible shaft systems for advanced applications on private and commercial planes, military planes, helicopters, tanks, and ground support systems. Extreme environment uses include missile shroud deployment, engine extension and gimbal control, and synchronization.

Remote Valve Control Systems for Industrial, Marine, and Power Gen

Elliott provides the most versatile, reliable, and proven remote mechanical valve actuation available today. Elliott’s flexible shaft solutions for remote valve control systems offer safe valve actuation in some of the world’s most difficult and dangerous locations, including industrial plants, and naval and nuclear applications.

Flexible Shaft Products for Outdoor Power Equipment

Elliott is the #1 global supplier to the gasoline-powered weed trimmer market. Elliott shafts also help to remotely position starters and provide flexible steering shafts in UTVs and direct snow discharge chutes on snow throwers.

Flexible Shaft Products for Construction

Elliott’s dependable and durable flexible shafts are used in a range of construction tools, such as concrete vibrators, power screeds and trowels, drywall sanders, and duct cleaners.
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