Cogar Manufacturing

Cogar Manufacturing is based on a simple premise – Listen to the people who operate and maintain the equipment, offer them reasonable solutions, and provide the best customer service in the industry.


Established in 1979, Cogar Mine Supply built its solid reputation serving the coal producers of the Appalachian Basin with quality equipment, reliable parts, and outstanding service. By virtue of dedicated employees and loyal customers, Cogar Manufacturing has built on these same fundamental principles to become a manufacturing innovator. With an array of material handling systems that perform to the highest quality and safety standards, Cogar equipment operates in and around mines, oil refineries, and bulk terminals throughout the US and across the globe.

  • 2016 – Moves its headquarters to a new building
  • 2014 – Porto creates its new brand
  • 2006 – Porto opens it doors in London
  • 2003 – Inauguration of the new office
  • 2001 – Porto goes into business


Our mission at Cogar Manufacturing is to operate responsibly by offering a safe work environment that promotes personal and professional growth opportunities for our employees, to ensure our long term sustainability by manufacturing the highest quality innovative designs for thriving industries both domestically and abroad, and by approaching our business ethically with the highest integrity honoring our commitment toward standing behind our efforts while striving for excellence.


Our vision at Cogar Manufacturing is to accelerate our position as a manufacturing innovator by providing customized material handling and mining equipment solutions through strategic collaboration that is driven by exceptional communication with our customers, corporate partners, and design team members, while providing service and support that is considered the industry’s gold standard.


John Cogar - FOUNDER

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