About Us


More than three decades ago, Gerald West saw an opportunity to provide custom built hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders to a wide range of Original Equipment Manufacturers.

From humble beginnings, West Craft Manufacturing was founded in Alto, Texas with a goal to provide quality products and unparalleled customer service. Year after year, West Craft has continued it’s pursuit of manufacturing excellence beginning with the design stage and continuing through to the shipment of the finished product.


After more than 30 years West Craft continues the principles of constant improvement that the company was established upon. As our global customer base continues to expand, we look forward to the future and the challenges that lie ahead.

Goal and Mission


West Craft Manufacturing will engineer and produce hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders of the highest quality design. By utilizing the most efficient and productive methods of manufacturing, we enable ourselves to provide these products to market at a competitive pricing structure. For our valued customers, we will provide a level of customer service and attention to detail that is unsurpassed within our industry. To preserve the production schedules and increase the competitiveness of our customers, we will deliver our products on time.

West Craft Manufacturing will develop and expand long term relationships with employees, customers, and vendors and uphold a constant emphasis on values such as dignity, mutual respect, honest and integrity.