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NORD anniversary in Slovakia

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A reason to celebrate: For 25 years now, NORD has a subsidiary in Bratislava. The service and sales location there focuses on marketing geared motors for a diversity of industries. more …

NORD anniversary in Budapest

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The NORD subsidiary in Budapest was established in 1997 and is celebrating its 25th anniversary in the Hungarian capital this year. The focus of the company headquarters is on the sale of geared motors, parallel shaft and helical bevel motors and also increasingly on industrial gear units. Technical support and service have a high priority here. more …

In Bargteheide, moving boxes have been packed

A new milestone was achieved in June 2022 – the new administration building at the NORD headquarters was completed. more …

NORD subsidiary in the sunny south

To ensure highest standards worldwide with regard to product quality and service, NORD has established a global network of production, assembly and sales locations for its drive components. One of them is located in Oiã, Aveiro – Portugal. more …

Modular, intelligent and communicative: The new NORDAC PRO SK 500P

NORDAC PRO 500P mit Displayanzeige_Zahnradhintergrund

The new NORDAC PRO SK 500P frequency inverters provide concentrated functionality in a very small space. With a power range from 0.25 to 22 kW and five sizes, the inverter family is suitable for a wide range of applications. more …

More power and efficiency for parcel logistics

The transport of letters and parcels must be quick, reliable and economic. NORD DRIVESYSTEMS has thus been developing intelligent drive technologies for parcel distribution centres for over 40 years. These operate with the highest efficiency and significantly reduce Total Cost of Ownership. more …

NORD drives as the key to reducing TCO

How economic can an investment be? Looking at the life cycle of drive systems, only 15 percent of the Total Cost of Ownership is distributed on the purchase price, around 85 percent result from the downstream processes. When deciding on a purchase, it is thus important to also keep an eye on the costs for energy and the ongoing operation in addition to the investment costs. The concept of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) provides support in this respect. more …

Highest precision and quality: state-of-the-art gear wheel production in Glinde

Zahnradwerk NORD in Glinde, Schleswig-Holstein, situated east of Hamburg, manufactures essential gear components for NORD drives. Besides its state-of-the-art machine technology this manufacturer is characterised by extensive experience and comprehensive know-how. more …

LogiDrive: Expansion of the product family

NORD is expanding its successful LogiDrive concept to include new markets and products, making the benefits of standardised, industry-optimised geared motor variants accessible for additional applications. more …

Decentralised instead of centralised: Easy baggage handling

Gepäckförderer, Logan Teleflex USA Förderband

Airport baggage handling systems consist of intricate arrangements of complex belt conveyors that must operate precisely and reliably. Often, not only mechanical but also electronic aspects must be considered in drive technology according to the customer’s wishes. NORD offers decentralised and thoroughly designed drive systems that meet all requirements. more …

The largest NORD subsidiary in the USA

You can find several subsidiaries of the North German drive manufacturer NORD DRIVESYSTEMS in the USA. The HUB in Waunakee not only manufactures, mounts and sells motors and drive components for the US market but additionally offers a comprehensive range of services. more …

NORD DuoDrive now with powers of up to 3 kW

The patented NORD DuoDrive geared motor now covers power ranges of up to 3 kW. The revolutionary drive concept integrates the high-efficiency IE5+ synchronous motor into a single-stage helical gear unit, and thus achieves an extremely high system efficiency. more …

NORD at the Passenger Terminal EXPO in Paris

From 15 to 17 June, the world’s biggest international airport conference and exhibition, Passenger Terminal EXPO 2022, will open its doors in Paris. NORD DRIVESYSTEMS will demonstrate, among other things, how the highly efficient IE5+ synchronous motor can help to save energy. more …

A North German company with tradition

Bargteheide Headquarter Büro, Neubau Foto Draufsicht

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS develops, produces and sells drive technology and is one of the leading international full-service providers in the industry. The success story of NORD began in 1965 in Bargteheide near Hamburg, where the company’s headquarters are still located today. more …

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS at the all about automation

On 29 and 30 June 2022, NORD will present efficient drive concepts for industrial automation in the Hamburg-Schnelsen exhibition hall. more …

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS at LogiMAT in Stuttgart

From 31st May to 2nd June 2022 NORD will present innovative drive solutions for intralogistics more …

NORD at IFAT 2022 in Munich

SAFOMI Produktmontage Webnews ANUGA FOODTEC

Drive systems for efficient pumping, mixing and agitating for wastewater & water treatment more …

Efficient solutions for intralogistics

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS offers optimised systems for warehouse and intralogistics more …

Drive systems from a single source

Produktbaukasten, Baukasten, NORD Produkte

Not just components, but solutions: As a comprehensive supplier for drive technology, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS offers its customers highly efficient and reliable drive systems – as well as the highest competence across a variety of industries. more …

NORD at the IFFA 2022 in Frankfurt

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS will be presenting its solutions for the meat industry from 14th to 19th May 2022 in Frankfurt. more …

The ideal drive system

Finding individual solutions with NORD’s modular system. more …

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS at the FMB Süd 2022

NORD will be presenting its drive systems at the Mechanical Engineering Fair in Augsburg on 11 and 12 May 2022. more …

NORD at ANUGA FOODTEC 2022

ANUGA FOODTEC is the leading international trade fair for the food and beverage industry and is seen as a key trendsetter for the industry. From 26 to 29 April 2022, NORD will be on site in Cologne, presenting efficient, reliable and economic drive innovations. more …

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS at the US key trade fair for the grain industry

At the GEAPS EXCHANGE in Kansas City the drive specialist presented its solutions for the grain industry. more …

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS expands its Aurich site

Aurich Produktionsstätte Deutschland

The increasing demand for electronic components necessitates the expansion more …

NORD South Korea: 10th anniversary

Since 2012, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS has been on site in South Korea and supplies innovative drive solutions for the chemical and transportation industries. more …

DuoDrive geared motor is now patented

The fewer interfaces, the higher the system efficiency – based on this maxim, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS introduced a revolutionary geared motor in a hygienic wash-down design one year ago, where the especially energy-efficient IE5+ permanent magnet synchronous motor and a single-stage helical gear unit are installed in one single housing. more …

NORD on a growth trend

Bargteheide Headquarter Büro, Neubau Foto Draufsicht

In 2021, generated a turnover of EUR 870 million. This is an increase of about 18 per cent compared to the previous year. In 2022, the drive specialist will continue on its course of growth and success. more …

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS will not be at the 2022 Hannover Fair 2022

Due to the pandemic, the 2022 Hannover Fair has been postponed until the middle of the year. For NORD DRIVESYSTEMS, this results in conflicts with the dates of other trade fairs, which unfortunately prevent our participation at the Hannover Fair. more …

Corrosion-resistant aluminium drives

Long-lasting and durable solutions for drive technology are in demand everywhere where there are extreme conditions, corrosive media or rough climate. With nsd tupH surface treatment, NORD provides a durable anti-corrosion treatment for aluminium drive units. more …

15th anniversary of the NORD subsidiary in Mexico

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As a link between North and Central America, Mexico is one of the most important economic areas in the Americas. NORD DRIVESYSTEMS has been present in this emerging region with its own subsidiary since 12 October 2006. more …

More drive efficiency in warehouse automation

E-commerce is booming and flexible, efficient and intelligent storage systems for warehouse automation are more in demand than ever. NORD DRIVESYSTEMS is highly familiar with the industry’s requirements and offers a variety of dynamic drive solutions which are suited for various applications and requirements in warehouse logistics. more …

We wish you happy holidays!

NORD at FMB 2021

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NORD’s exhibition presentation at FMB this year focuses on energy efficient, powerful and future-proof drive solutions. The supplier exhibition takes place from 10 to 12 November 2021 in Bad Salzuflen (North Rhine Westphalia) and is considered as an industry meeting point for mechanical engineering. more …

Romanian subsidiary is celebrating its 15th anniversary

NORD is the only manufacturer of drive technology having its own subsidiary in Romania. This year, the subsidiary in Sibiu is celebrating its 15th anniversary. more …

NEW: Power range up to 22 kW: NORDAC PRO SK 500P universal inverter

Produkt Management - Elektronische Produkte

NORDAC <i>PRO</i> SK 500P series frequency inverters from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS are based on the latest technology and are perfect for all drive applications. The power extension up to 22°kW for this new NORD flagship will be launched soon. more …

Official opening of the NORD motors factory in Wiechlice

On September 16, 2021, the official opening of the production plant of NORD Systemy Montażowe Sp. z o.o. in Wiechlice. The factory of the NORD group is located in the Special Economic Zone in Wiechlice and it is the third production plant of this type in the world, after China and Italy. more …

NORDAC FLEX SK 205E – flexible for handling and positioning

Webnews Foto, NORDAC FLEX SK 205E decentralised NORDAC FLEX frequency inverter dezentrale Frequenzumrichter NORDAC FLEX

Thanks to its wide selection of functions and direct mounting, on the drive or close to the drive, the decentralised NORDAC FLEX frequency inverter is especially suitable for positioning applications or moving and rotating tasks in handling technology. more …

Efficient drive solutions for the airport industry

Whether check-in, sorting, high-speed transport or baggage reclaim – To ensure a smooth baggage handling process, intelligent, powerful and highly flexible drive technology is required. NORD DRIVESYSTEMS is completely familiar with the requirements of this sector and offers its drive systems as optimal solutions for different airport applications . more …

NORDAC FLEX: True all-rounders for conveyor technology

The NORDAC FLEX SK 205E series has been designed, among other things, for use with baggage transport systems at airports or conveyor systems in parcel distribution centres. The compact, flexible and energy-efficient frequency inverter offers a wide power range of up to 22 kW and enables potential energy savings, especially during partial load operation. more …

IE5+ motor: Made for the food industry

With exceptionally high efficiency and a wide torque range, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS has developed a motor that is perfectly suitable for use in the food sector: The IE5+ motor offers full efficiency and environmental awareness for food applications. more …

New motor adapters with optimal technical features

Motoradapter

Higher speed limits, longer bearing service life and maximum flexibility in drive design: The new motor adapters from NORD provide users with numerous commercial and logistical advantages. more …

Optimum control of mobile pumps

Thanks to their functional and optional versatility as well as a wide power range of up to 22 kW, decentralised NORDAC FLEX frequency inverters are ideally suitable for use in mobile pumps. more …

Powerful drive solutions for mixing and agitation processes

For mixers and agitators, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS offers customised MAXXDRIVE® industrial gear units which move even large quantities with ease thanks to their high power density, reliability and service life. more …

Electric motors: Connection between slip and speed

Did you know that the motor speed tells you almost everything about the rotor losses of an electric motor? Slip is responsible for this. It directly reflects the proportion of losses in the air gap power, i.e. the effective input power of the stator minus the stator copper and iron losses. more …

NORD opens automated small parts warehouse

The automated small parts warehouse provides more than 70,000 storage spaces and is thus the largest automated warehouse system in the NORD DRIVESYSTEMS Group. Thanks to extended logistics capacities, delivery and assembly times will be further shortened. more …

Implications of the new Ecodesign Regulation on drive technology

Since 1 July 2021, new energy efficiency rules for three-phase electric motors have come into effect with the new Ecodesign Regulation (EU) 2019/1781, which affect explosion-protected electric motors and proven standard electric motors. On 1 July 2023, more stringent regulations will come into force. more …

NORD white paper: Energy efficiency with three-phase motors

By the use of optimised inverter and drive concepts, significant energy savings can be achieved in industrial drive technology. In the new NORD white paper on energy efficiency, you will gain important detailed knowledge about the design of energy-efficient geared motors and frequency inverters as well as the current international efficiency regulations. more …

High-performance drive units for bulk material logistics

Marketing, ISM - Grain

Lachenmeier Monsun A/S from Denmark plans and builds logistics facilities for bulk materials. For more than 20 years, the company has relied on geared motors from NORD. During the expansion of the Fredericia Bulk Terminal, the conveying capacities were nearly doubled thanks to the powerful drives. more …

Customised drive solutions for warehouse applications

Lösungen, Systeme & Services, Logidrive

Warehouse operators place high demands on the drives for their conveyor systems. They have to be compact, highly available and energy-efficient. NORD offers tailor-made solutions for this industry. more …

NORD UNIVERSAL motor complies with the new Ecodesign Regulation

From 01 July 2021, the new Ecodesign Regulation (EU) 2019/1781 will tighten the measures with regard to energy efficiency of electric motors and speed controls. The use of IE3 motors in additional performance areas is thus not only economically attractive but also mandatory. With the energy-efficient NORD UNIVERSAL motor for power ranges from 0.12 to 45 kW, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS offers an economic IE3 motor that complies with all international regulations. more …

25 years of NORD DRIVESYSTEMS in Turkey

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On 16 May 1996, a small team started selling NORD products on the Bosporus. more …

DuoDrive: The tailor-made drive system for intralogistics

Highly efficient and very compact: This is how drive solutions for intralogistics should be. The new DuoDrive geared motor from NORD was specially developed to meet these requirements. DuoDrive takes up very little installation space and has the highest efficiency of a gear unit/motor combination in this power class. more …

Decentralised drive technology from NORD: Versatile, powerful, future-proof

Produkt Management - Elektronische Produkte

Whether intralogistics, packaging technology, food industry, pump applications or machine and plant construction: Decentralised drive technology offers specific advantages, in particular for large-scale systems and in modular and mobile systems. NORD DRIVESYSTEMS supplies a wide selection of frequency inverters which can be adapted to any required application and can be flexibly integrated into the plant. more …

Powerful solution for the transport of bulk materials

Press release IGU Foerderbaender

MAXXDRIVE® XT industrial gear units from NORD are ideally suitable for driving conveyor belts in the bulk material handling industry. The gear units are not just extremely robust and powerful but also have a high thermal load capacity. more …

New automated small parts warehouse in Bargteheide

In Bargteheide, the headquarters of NORD DRIVESYSTEMS, a state-of-the-art automated small parts warehouse is being built with a capacity of over 70,000 storage spaces and up to 900 stock movements per hour. more …

NORD – A strong and reliable partner during the pandemic

Bargteheide Headquarter Büro, Neubau Foto Draufsicht

Even in turbulent times, customers and users can 100% rely on NORD DRIVESYSTEMS as a competent partner. The North German drive specialist still guarantees full delivery availability and offers an excellent and global service even in challenging times. more …

Here safety comes first – Industrial gear units from NORD in ropeway operation

Located at an altitude of 2,100 metres, Tignes is one of the highest villages in Europe. Connected to the Val d’Isère, it is one of the most luxurious skiing region in the French Department Savoy. When modernising the ropeway on the Grande Motte, Swiss company GARAVENTA relies on the reliable and low-maintenance industrial gear units from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS. more …

IE5+ synchronous motor: Energy-efficient, cost-conscious and environmentally friendly

Economic operation in the partial load range: Exceptionally high efficiency and a wide torque range - NORD DRIVESYSTEMS presents the IE5+ in a new size. The investment pays for itself within a short time. more …

New geared motor concept for the food industry

With its patented DuoDrive, NORD launches a groundbreaking innovation: The innovative geared motor in its hygienic wash-down design integrates an IE5+ synchronous motor into a single-stage helical gear unit housing. This makes it ideally suitable for operation in the food industry . more …

Decentralised inverter with plug & play for lower power ranges

Composing, Anzeigenkampagnenmotiv 2021, DuoDrive, IE5+ Motor, NORDAC ON

A new member of the decentralised drive electronics family: The NORDAC ON frequency inverter meets the special requirements of horizontal conveyor technology and shows its advantages especially when combined with the new IE5+ synchronous motor. more …

Management statement on the new high-efficiency portfolio

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With the new high-efficiency portfolio consisting of DuoDrive, NORDAC ON/ON+ and IE5+ synchronous motor, NORD heralds a new era of drive technology. This is what the managing partners Jutta Humbert and Ullrich Küchenmeister say. more …

Gear unit and motor in one: the new NORD DuoDrive

DuoDrive is a NORD-patented innovation that fully integrates the high-efficiency IE5+ motor together with a single-stage helical gear unit in one housing and thus optimises system efficiency. Compact installation space, high power density and very low noise emissions are only some advantages. more …

New “super factory” for house construction is upgraded with motors from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS

Building three times as many apartments in the same time: That is the aim of the house building company Lindbäcks Bygg AB. To achieve this target, the Swedish company relies on improved automation. To further increase the production rate of house modules, the high-efficiency, lean manufacturing plant has been established in Piteå – with drive and control devices primarily produced by NORD DRIVESYSTEMS more …

NORD: A strong and reliable partner – even in difficult times

Bargteheide Luftaufnahme Hauptsitz

The year 2020 posed completely new challenges also for NORD DRIVESYSTEMS. However, NORD not only offers experience from projects in over 100 industries: NORD also keeps the world running with its drive systems during current challenging times. As a result, delivery availability for all products was fully ensured throughout the entire past year. more …

MAXXDRIVE® industrial gear units – NORD’s strongest

The overall portfolio of MAXXDRIVE® parallel and right-angle gear units from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS offers high output torques from 15 to 282 kNm across 11 sizes. In addition to these proven standard series, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS offers the new MAXXDRIVE® XT series with right-angle gear units having a thermally optimised design in seven sizes from 15 to 75 kNm. In combination with its comprehensive accessories and options programme, the modular system allows for the planning of perfectly matched drive systems for heavy-duty applications like conveyors or agitators. more …

Heavy-duty drive systems for highest demands

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS is known for its high quality gear units, electric motors and frequency inverters and has developed from a gear unit manufacturer to a value chain partner for complete drive technology solutions. For some years now, the overall portfolio has included an industrial gear unit series for output torques of up to 282 kNm that are perfect for heavy-duty applications. more …

Continuous development of the NORD Production Plant in Nowa Sól.

For 15 years, the NORD factory in Nowa Sól has been continuously developing and expanding. We invite you to the first of the films in which we will present the plant and its operation. more …

TCO calculations from NORD reveal potential savings

Lösungen, Referenzen, BCS Group, Paketsortieranlage, Intralogistik, Post, Paket

Thanks to the boom in online retailing, shipping providers need to increase capacity and at the same time improve the efficiency of their processes. Parcel distribution centres play a key role here, sorting the large amount of shipments in record times and preparing them, in fully automated processes, for forwarding to regional delivery points. more …

Intelligent NORD drive technology in the cowshed

The Danish company Celi Invest has specialised in the production of electrically powered cow brushes. Since the Danes changed to drive technology from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS, their brushes work perfectly. Intelligent and robust drives ensure reliable, safe and efficient operation. more …

Cost optimisation in the post and parcel industry

LogiDrive increases the efficiency of drive solutions in parcel distribution centres by up to 50 percent. The NORD systems comprise IE4 and IE5+ synchronous motor technology as well as decentralised frequency inverters and efficient gear units from the NORD modular system. more …

NORD positions itself anew in the field of e-commerce

Due to system and process optimisation, myNORD, the central and digital portal for all NORD customers, will be much faster, more convenient and more efficient in future. more …

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS: Website relaunch online now

The NORD website www.nord.com has been comprehensively redesigned to offer you an even more service-friendly customer experience so that you can gain maximum benefit from our online offer. The shop was integrated into the website and closely linked with existing service offers. Several detail improvements ensure better usability. more …

We welcome our new trainees

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS trains new employees every year. The unusual year 2020 is no exception: In September, eight dual-training students and nine trainees were able to be recruited. The new colleagues can expect exciting challenges, international prospects and plenty of development opportunities. more …

NORD ensures roll production at Fine Lady Bakeries

Even in case of emergency, you can rely on the service and delivery availability of NORD DRIVESYSTEMS. When Fine Lady Bakeries, the Banbury based British bakery producer, needed to replace a failed, but vital gear unit in the proofing cabinet, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS managed to rapidly supply a gear unit with a specifically designed and manufactured special shaft from the NORD standard range. more …

NORD uses environmentally friendly high-solid paints

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Optimum coatings and paints protect the surfaces of NORD drive systems and ensure an aesthetic and uniform appearance of the system and the company. NORD uses the latest generation of high-solid paints which considerably reduces the emission of solvents during paintwork far below the legally required limits. This kind of paintwork is getting new designations while technical properties remain unchanged. more …

NORD drive technology for overhead machinery at theatres

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The stage technicians from DTS2 in Groningen are specialised in the theatre automation, and in cooperation with NORD DRIVESYSTEMS they have modernised the stage technology of the Theater aan het Spui located in the centre of The Hague. The entire overhead machinery with all traverses, lighting bridges and pulling equipment had to be installed at a minimum space below the ceiling. more …

Identify and order spare parts online

The NORD e-shop makes it possible to identify, order and pay for spare parts and stocked components online – making it an essential step towards digital networking. more …

Reliable NORD industrial gear units for bouillon mixers

Loedige Mischungen, Mixer

The Paderborn company Gebrüder Lödige Maschinenbau GmbH specialises in the production and development of application-specific process technology, and is a recognised expert for basic process engineering operations such as the mixing, drying and granulation of bulk materials. For a large order from the food industry, Lödige used highly reliable industrial gear units from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS. more …

Expansion of the IE5+ motor portfolio

Marketing

The energy-efficient and compact IE5+ motors with larger powers and a new look. more …

Powdered milk packaging with smooth surface motors from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS

Swiss Can Machinery

Within just five years, Swiss Can Machinery has established itself as a leading manufacturer of fully automated packaging systems for powders and dry products. To comply with the stringent hygiene requirements of the food industry, the Swiss company uses wash-down-optimised drive technology from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS. more …

15th anniversary of the NORD subsidiary in Poland

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In the anniversary year 2020, the Nord Napędy Zakłady Produkcyjne sp. z o.o. production facility in Nowa Sól will considerably expand. more …

More efficient bending with parallel shaft geared motors from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS

The Swedish machine manufacturer Comeco has revised the drive concept of its rebar bending machines, and equips the new machine generation with electric drives from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS. Compared to the classic hydraulic solution, the electric drives offer numerous advantages in terms of robustness, safety and operating convenience. They are also easier to maintain and more cost-effective. more …

Technical innovation in mixing and agitation processes

SAFOMI Produktmontage Webnews ANUGA FOODTEC

MAXXDRIVE® industrial gear units are ideally suitable for use in large mixers. With the SAFOMI adapter, NORD is presenting a technical innovation in this application area: a flange with an integrated oil expansion tank, increasing operational reliability and requiring fewer wearing parts. more …

The all-rounder: the NORD UNIVERSAL motor

The new NORD UNIVERSAL motor has been certified according to all common standards and can be used throughout the world. The NORD UNIVERSAL motor allows for a systematic reduction of variants and offers decisive cost advantages, especially for international projects. more …

NORDAC PRO SK 500P – Innovative machine and application inverters

Produktasset der Antriebselektronik

The NORDAC PRO SK 500P control cabinet inverters are available in four versions: as basic or machine inverters with a basic function and performance range, and as an advanced version, or as application inverters with extended interfaces and options. more …

Clay in rapid transit railway tunnel construction challenges drive technology

Marketing

Special requirements for the conveyor belts and their drive technology: Special conveyor belt systems and geared motors are needed for the construction of the tunnels for the "London Crossrail". more …

Decentralised NORD drive technology in large wine cellars

Marketing

For more than eight years, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS supplies the leading French manufacturer of wine pumps, CAZAUX ROTORFLEX, with decentralised drive systems consisting of a geared motor and frequency inverter. Equipped with NORD drives, the patented rotary lobe pumps (pompes à lobes) are in demand from winegrowers and cellar masters all over the world due to their versatility and reliability. more …

Decentralised drive technology from 0.25 to 22 kW

Lösungen, Systeme & Services, Logidrive

For more than 30 years, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS has been developing drive electronics and is one of the pioneers in innovative inverter technology. The NORDAC family's decentralised frequency inverters cover a wide performance range and are well proven, especially in intralogistics. more …

NORDAC PRO SK 500P: Synchronous teamwork in conveyor technology and automation

Drive systems from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS provide all prerequisites for integration into an Industry 4.0 architecture. In particular, this applies to the new NORDAC PRO SK 500P series. It can also sequentially control up to four geared motors in positioning mode, thus saving additional frequency inverters in many positioning applications. more …

Intelligent NORD drives automate craft beer brewery

Brewery Landgang, machine Landgang-Brauerei Maschine

Drive units from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS have been successfully used in the beverage industry for many years. They significantly support the automation of the brewing process and adapt easily to the requirements of the respective recipes thanks to their intelligent control system. Rabek Engineering GmbH designed a flexible, reliable and low maintenance brewery plant for the Landgang Brauerei in Hamburg, relying on drive technology from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS. more …

nsd tupH surface treatment – an alternative to stainless steel

DER ANTRIEB nsd tupH Webnews

The nsd tupH surface treatment offered by NORD is an outstanding corrosion protection for gear units, smooth surfaced motors, frequency inverters and motor starters in wash-down optimised cast aluminium housings. The drives are easy to clean and largely resistant to acids and alkalis. more …

New names for surface protection

NORD offers a wide range of paint finishes to provide the optimum surface protection for your application and environmental conditions. more …

NORD geared motors for gravel pits and quarries - Lower costs, greater efficiency

Marketing

The NorStone AG gravel works in Tau in South West Norway has changed over to robust geared motors from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS. The result: lower investment costs, increased operating reliability, better process reliability as well as reduced energy consumption due to improved efficiency. more …

New frequency inverters from NORD

Marketing

With the NORDAC PRO SK 500P NORD DRIVESYSTEMS has launched a state-of-the-art control cabinet inverter with ultimate functionality, connectivity and modularity. The inverters have an impressive number of interfaces for communication and field buses, innovative features as well as a number of extension possibilities. more …

NORD is expanding with new products and strategic investments

Bargteheide Headquarter Büro, Neubau Foto Draufsicht

In the 2019 financial year, Getriebebau NORD GmbH & Co. KG achieved solid growth reflecting in a sales increase of € 750 million. With approx. 4,000 employees worldwide, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS successfully launched a wide range of innovations for drive technology. Investments in locations and logistics set further impetus. more …

The next generation of efficient energy-saving motors

The new IE5+ synchronous motor from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS, with a significant higher energy efficiency, supplements the LogiDrive system's standardised geared motor variants and is particularly suitable for reducing the number of variants. The IE5+ synchronous motor is especially suitable for use in intralogistics. more …

LogiMAT 2020: With high efficiency up to IE5+

LogiMAT is cancelled in 2020. NORD DRIVESYSTEMS offers intelligent drive systems and innovative solutions for intralogistics. more …

Predictive maintenance concepts from NORD

Marketing

With the drive solutions from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS, drive and status data can be recorded regularly or permanently in order to optimise the operational safety and efficiency of plant and machinery. Based on this information, concepts for predictive maintenance can also be developed. more …

Extreme conditions in continuous operation

Latest generation drives for malting tray turning machine. Parallel shaft gear units and travel drives operate continuously and under harsh conditions. NORD DRIVESYSTEMS impressed with a long service life of its products and the very effective corrosion protection. more …

NORD supports the digital transition

4.0 ready

Networking and connection to the Industry 4.0 environment are major topics in the industry. With its drive solutions, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS provides the prerequisites for "smart factories" and supports customers with communication and application know-how in the digitalisation process. more …

NORDCON APP proves itself in practice

With the NORDCON APP and the NORDAC ACCESS BT BluetoothStick NORD DRIVESYSTEMS offers a practical way of mobile and wireless maintenance as well as commissioning of NORD frequency inverters. Extensive field tests with selected customers already brought positive feedback and valuable suggestions for further optimisation of the app’s user benefits. more …

Drive solutions for continuous conveyors

A smooth operation, even with hardest ambient conditions: For the transportation of bulk materials, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS offers powerful drive systems that are characterised by maximum reliability, safety and robustness. more …

40 years of NORD U.S. Operations

In 1979, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS founded its U.S. site in Waunakee, Wisconsin. Later, factories in Corona, California, and in Charlotte, North Carolina, followed. Today, 300 motors and 650 gear units are produced per day. more …

Modular ATEX drives - Protection against gas and dust

As an ATEX certified manufacturer, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS has many years of experience with explosion protected drive technology. Explosion protected drives from NORD are in use in almost all sectors of industry. more …

Going high with NORD drives

The Czech company STROS produces construction elevators for customers throughout the world. At the "Moscow City" construction site these elevators are being used to build eight high rise buildings. These are powered by high performance, customised and totally reliable drive solutions from NORD. more …

Powerful drives, personal service

The US company G.C. Evans manufactures cooling, heating and pasteurisation plants for the food industry, which have to operate reliably. For this reason G.C Evans has used robust and durable geared motors from NORD for more than ten years. more …

YouTube - Service Video Channnel

Our YouTube Service video channel includes a number of useful instruction videos that detail electrical and mechanical configuration, interfacing and maintenance across our wide range of gear units, motors and drive electronics. Link to this important resource here. Product related YouTube channels are also available.. more …

30 years for NORD DRIVESYSTEMS in Denmark

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NORD-Gear Danmark is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Located close to the German-Danish border, the NORD DRIVESYSTEMS subsidiary serves the market for geared motors and frequency inverters in Denmark and Greenland. more …

Deep down at high altitude: NORD industrial gear units succeed in massive construction project

In the context of the “Linthal 2015” project, the underground central chamber for a new pumped storage power station has been built at an altitude of about 1,700 m – 600 m deep into the Swiss Alps. With an extreme incline of 45 degrees and a height difference of approximately 180 m, conveyor systems transported 500 t of excavated material per hour, around the clock. The conveyor belts were driven by NORD industrial gear units . more …

NORD geared motors optimise conveyor technology in quarries

The metal construction company SMIL, located in Montpellier, produces conveyor system solutions relying on drives from Northern Germany. In a quarry in the southern French commune of Gardanne, geared motors by NORD DRIVESYSTEMS guarantee safe and efficient conveyor operation. more …

New Product: Single stage NORDBLOC.1 helical gear unit

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NORD DRIVESYSTEMS has extended its successful NORDBLOC.1 series with a single stage gear unit for applications with high speeds and torques. more …

App and Bluetooth stick: NORD gets things moving

Mobile handling of drive technology - NORD DRIVESYSTEMS makes this possible with the NORDCON APP and the NORDAC ACCESS BT Bluetooth stick. Thanks to this innovative solution, users can be more flexible and efficient, resulting in real added value in their daily work. more …

35 years NORD DRIVESYSTEMS Netherlands

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NORD DRIVESYSTEMS Netherlands celebrates its 35th anniversary. The company achieved a leading position on the Dutch drive systems market during the past 35 years. more …

myNORD: The right drive solution at a click

The myNORD customer portfolio provides practical support for the configuration and ordering of your drive technology. Simple, always available and fast. more …

NORD Launches Next Generation Two-Stage Bevel Gear Motors

Compact design and washdown housing option are ideal for light conveying and manufacturing more …

High efficiency drive technology for intralogistics applications

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS now offers standardised, high efficiency drive solutions especially for horizontal and inclined conveyors. LogiDrive systems are maintenance-friendly and enable reduction of the number of versions in intralogistics without great effort. more …

iba 2018: Food grade drive units by NORD DRIVESYSTEMS

Agitators, conveyor systems, weighing and filling plants or packaging machinery: NORD DRIVESYSTEMS offers efficient and hygienic drive solutions for the bakery industry. They will be displayed at iba in Munich from September 15 to 20, 2018. more …

The stage is yours – frequency inverters by NORD in the Duisburg Theatre

Modern automation technology at the Duisburg Theatre ensures perfect coordination of stage set, light and sound. Frequency inverters by NORD are an important element of the drive solution. more …

Simple scaling of NORD inverter functions

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More and more drive functions can be taken over decentrally via the software or hardware control capability NORD frequency inverters. Not only is this economical and reduces the number of variants of the different inverter types, it also allows the user straightforward parametrisation without specialised programming skills. more …

Thorough Examination of Industrial Gear Units - Predictive Maintenance from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS at the Hannover Fair

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At the Hannover Fair 2018, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS is giving a live demonstration of the opportunities of predictive maintenance concepts for servicing industrial gear units. For this, a test bed with two opposing industrial gear units will be set up, with which various operating states can be simulated. more …

Drive solutions for the airport industry – always on the move

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Customised solutions, reliable technology, global service – NORD DRIVESYSTEMS supplies the optimum drive solution for every airport application Efficient, reliable, proven. more …

Drive technology for handling bulk materials - Tough performers

NORD offers reliable, safe and customised drive solutions for handling bulk materials - such as the motor swing base solution for a phosphate mine in Morocco. more …

Energy-efficient drive solutions for intralogistics

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High demands are placed on drives for intralogistics: Not only do they have to be powerful and energy-efficient, they are also expected to be low in maintenance and have a long service life. more …

Drive solutions for parcel centres – Smooth processing and fast dispatch

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Reliable, robust, networked and intelligent – NORD provides individually configurable and Industry 4.0-ready drive solutions for parcel centres. more …

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS at CBST 2017 in China

The 8th China International Beverage Industry Exhibition on Science and Technology (CBST) will take place in Shanghai from 22 to 24 November 2017. NORD DRIVESYSTEMS, one of the world's leading drive specialists, will be there again this year. more …

Industry 4.0: Intelligent and Energy-Efficient Drives

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS equips its drive technology with decentralised intelligence to take the load off a higher-level control unit and ensure optimal service. However, user-friendliness and higher energy efficiency are moving into the spotlight more and more. more …

Anniversary: Ten years NORD Portugal

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On the past September 11th NORD Drivesystems has celebrated its 10th anniversary.The Portuguese subsidiary of the German multinational Getriebebau Nord GmbH, was established in 2007, at the Industrial Area of Oiã, south of Aveiro, to offer to the Portuguese Industry drive solutions with more than 50 years of know-how, quality and reliability. more …

Mobile service and tech support for drive customers in India

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NORD DRIVESYSTEMS India has launched a mobile unit to provide on-site installation and maintenance services. more …

Corrosion protection and 2-stage bevel gear units

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS offers many years of experience, comprehensive expertise and innovative solutions for the food and beverage industry. more …

Intelligent drive systems for digitalised production

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NORD DRIVESYSTEM’s wide-ranging expertise regarding drive solutions spans from products to business processes. Thus, drive solutions from NORD offer an ideal basis for the digitalisation of production. more …

Electronic torque limiter

NORDAC FLEX: For dynamic positioning of geared motors

NORD drive units consisting of a geared motor and a decentralised NORDAC FLEX SK 200E frequency inverter provide high dynamic performance, open up new design possibilities for developers and result in numerous cost savings. more …

Innovative corrosion protection from NORD: More durable than paint, more affordable than stainless steel

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It is vital for drives in the food and beverage industry to be resistant against aggressive cleaning agents. Therefore, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS provides a highly effective anti-corrosion treatment which is both more affordable than drives made from stainless steel as well as more durable than common protective coating. more …

New brewery in South Tyrol - NORD supplied tailor-made drive systems

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For 40 years the old brewery was in continuous operation for Forst, a brewer of special beer. When the new brewery was built, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS supplied drive units perfectly customised to the client's needs for the brewing process. more …

Large forces and high torque: Geared motors for toothpaste production

EKATO, a manufacturer of mixing equipment, implemented the world’s largest plant for batch production of toothpaste. The massive agitators are moved by UNICASE industrial geared motors from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS. more …

25 years of quality and excellent service: NORD Spain

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Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2017, NORD Motorreductores S.A., the Spanish subsidiary of the NORD DRIVESYSTEMS Group, is looking back at a quarter century of growing success. more …

Clean drives, clean cuts – NORD bevel geared motors in tendon removing machines

The BAADER Group, a leading manufacturer of plant and machinery for the food industry manufactures machines for the clean separation of soft and solid components of foods. For example, they are used to remove tendons from red meat and poultry, for obtaining farce from fish or for obtaining pulp from fruit and vegetables. The machines are reliably powered by bevel geared motors from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS. more …

NORD drive systems with precise control ensure smooth parcel distribution

NORD provides large parcel distribution centres with drive technology, e.g. Chronopost, a company near Paris. 1,000 NORD drives with decentralised drive electronics will be installed for Chronopost's belt conveyors. more …

A GOOD YEAR FOR NORD DRIVESYSTEMS

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For NORD DRIVESYSTEMS 2016 was a good year, which saw the launch of new products such as the NORDAC LINK field distributor for flexible installation close to the motor, and the presentation of new digital solutions In 2017, NORD is continuing on the road to Industry 4.0 more …

GEARED MOTORS IN A DESERT CLIMATE

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The ambient conditions and demands on the engineering of a steel rolling mill are very harsh. They are even harsher if the rolling mill is located in the desert state of Bahrain's hot climate. NORD DRIVESYSTEMS equipped the entire plant with robust standard geared motors, which have worked faultlessly since being commissioned. more …

New High Capacity Parallel Shaft Gearbox Offers Reliability for a Wide Range of High Torque Applications

Whether your application involves mixing, agitating, conveying, moving bulk material or another high torque manufacturing process, reducing downtime is of the utmost importance. To meet this need, NORD Gear Corporation introduces its new high capacity parallel shaft CLINCHER™ gear units. more …

Smart drive assumes local control - Enabling centralized as well as autonomous operation

Frequency inverters from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS can react flexibly in case of disrupted communication with a central control system. The on-board, pre-programmed PLC can take control, initiate a defined state for halting operations, or keep the application running. more …

LogiDrive – high-efficiency, low-maintenance drives for intralogistics

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NORD DRIVESYSTEMS now offers standardized drive units in three highly efficient and easy-to-service versions for typical requirements in conveying applications. The line-up of LogiDrive systems enables a quicker selection of the suitable drive for a given application and allows for reducing the variety of versions to a manageable few. more …

From mineral water to lemonade – NORD drive solutions for the beverage industry

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In 2015 the per capita consumption of mineral water in Germany was about 143.8 litres. To meet these needs the beverage industry needs innovative drive solutions. NORD DRIVESYSTEMS delivers these solutions which are specially designed to meet the customer’s requirements. more …

Hamburg Airport: NORD drive technology brings baggage to its destination

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Hamburg Airport is one of the top 5 airports in Germany. Every year, 15 million people pass through the Hanseatic city's airport. To ensure that the baggage arrives or departs together with the passengers, the airport relies on NORD drive solutions for its baggage handling system. more …

Intelligent food portioning

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Appetising cheese nibbles are a pleasure at any meal. To supply these customers, Treif Maschinenbau GmbH uses NORD DRIVESYSTEMS frequency inverters with PLC function for the manufacture of its production systems for cutting food. more …

NORD Gear introduces new distributed control motor soft starters

Eliminate uncontrolled starting and mechanical strain on your drive components with the SK135E/SK175E soft start drive family. more …

NORD 4.0 READY: drive technology for automated production in the age of IIoT

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Machine and plant designs that live up to the German "Industrie 4.0" framework and the similar concept of the "Industrial Internet of Things" require smart drive technology with high flexibility and functionality. The drives must be seamlessly integrated into communication networks, ensure efficient data processing, and support modular, decentralized control concepts. more …

NORD drives pass series of tests according to EN 50598-2 Top system efficiency under new Ecodesign standard

In the most recent Ecodesign standard EN 50598-2, the European Union is establishing efficiency requirements for drive electronics as well as complete drive systems. more …

NORD China celebrates 10th anniversary Major distribution center with big growth rates

NORD (China) Power Transmission Co., Ltd. is celebrating ten successful years in business, making 2015 a double anniversary year for the NORD DRIVESYSTEMS Group – the German parent company was founded a half century ago in 1965. more …

Drives for process technology applications

At the ACHEMA exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS will present distributed drive concepts that meet the typical demands of the process industry. Variable-speed drives with IP66/IP69K ingress protection are suitable for applications that require regular cleaning with high-pressure steam jets. more …

Heavy-duty, long-life drives for the metals industry NORD DRIVESYSTEMS at the METEC 2015 trade fair

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS provides drive technology for heavy-duty applications in the steel and metals industry. Gear units, motors, and drive electronics are custom-configured and supplied with electrical, mechanical, and thermal design options to suit the target application. Compact, totally enclosed non-ventilated (TENV / IC410) roller table motors are available with ring fins or straight fins. more …

Smart standard drives provide servo dynamics and precision

Teamed with advanced inverter electronics for smart control functionality, standard asynchronous motors providing IE2 or IE3 efficiency and permanent-magnet IE4 synchronous motors can deliver servo-level dynamics and agility. more …

Taken to new heights: Industrial gear units from NORD complete heavy workload at a reservoir project

Swiss energy supplier Axpo is close to finishing the demanding large-scale “Linthal 2015” construction project: Switzerland’s largest hydroelectric undertaking will increase the overall output of the existing Linth-Limmern power plants from 480 MW to 1,480 MW. more …

NORD GEAR joins American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA)

For the past 50 years, NORD Gear Corporation, known globally as NORD Drivesystems, has introduced new practices in overcoming common problems. In the early 1980’s, NORD engineers developed one of the most important innovations in gearbox construction: the...... more …

20 years of NORD in the Czech Republic

The NORD DRIVESYSTEMS subsidiary in the Czech Republic celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. more …

Relaunch of www.nord.com with optimized usability – on mobile devices too

Conveyor drives and industrial gear units in single-piece housings

Bargteheide – At the 2014 Hannover Fair, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS showcased high-efficiency drive solutions for conveying applications. NORD's compact, two-stage helical bevel gear units were combined with energy-saving motors. more …

Conveying, synchronizing, and hoisting with a uniform operation platform: Integrated materials handling drives

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS supplies versatile drive systems with a single operation concept for conveying tasks across all branches of industry. With geared motors engineered and configured for each specific application, energy-efficient decentralized frequency inverters and motor starters for wall or motor-mounted installation provide the required control functions. more …