NORD History

Goal-Oriented Growth

NORD Founders G

1965 Company founded

Ever since NORD was founded in 1965, all companies of the group have adhered to the common strategy of satisfying the demands of our customers.

Construction of a modern gear production factory

Establishment of worldwide subsidiaries. Worldwide expansion of assembly centers.

NORD's UNICASE™ "leak-proof" housing design introduced

Construction of NORD's first motor manufacturing facility

Construction of NORD's first frequency inverter manufacturing facility

Construction of motor manufacturing plant in Italy

Machining factory for castings & steel components built

NORD employees at a trade show

NORD Hanover Fair

New assembly plant in France

New assembly plants in Great Britain and Austria

New assembly plant in China

Expansion of Gadebusch machining plant (app. 80,000 sq. ft.)

Construction of an assembly plant in Russia

Construction of a new motor plant in Italy

40 years of NORD Gear

Opening of the high-rack storage system in Bargteheide

Germany Construction of a new assembly center in China

New production plant for electronic products opened in Aurich, Germany

Construction of new assembly plants in India and Czech Republic

Aerial view of NORD Drivesystems global headquarters in Barteheide, Germany

NORD Drivesystems Headquarters, Bargteheide, Germany

Expansion at Getriebebau NORD, Bargteheide

- Construction of a next high rack storage

- Construction of an assembly center for industrial gear units

Expansion at Getriebebau NORD, Bargteheide

-Expansion of an assembly center for industrial gear units

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS is celebrating the inauguration of the fourth construction stage of the production facility in Gadebusch and the 25th anniversary of NORD GEAR Ltd in Brampton, Canada. In China, NORD is celebrating the opening of a second factory in Tianjin, about 100 km south-east of Beijing, while on the fifth continent, the NORD Australian subsidiary is opening in Darwin.

At present NORD DRIVESYSTEMS is represented by 35 subsidiaries throughout the world. The NORD sales and service network is supplemented by sales and service partners in more than 60 countries. With a highly motivated team of employees and a complete range of technologically excellent and high quality drive technology products, the company is ideally equipped to face the challenges of the future.

New construction of an additional production facility in Souzhou, China

Modernization of the service area and the painting plant at the headquarters in Bargteheide

NORD Drivesystems exterior building in Bargteheide, Germany

New Administration Building in Germany

50th company anniversary.

New office building construction in Germany.

Expansion of production areas by 3,300m² for finishing of housings in Gadebusch.

Introduction of the field distribution system NORDAC LINK (frequency inverter/motor starter).

New construction of the installation and distribution site in Siheung, South Korea.

Introduction of a new size of industrial gear units with 15,000 Nm.

Expansion of capacity by approx. 2,000 m² at NORD Gear, Waunakee, USA.

Product Launch vom NORDBLOC.1 1-stage helical inline gear motor.

New construction of sales office and service center in Podleze, Poland.

  • Introduction of the NORD CON APP and the NORDAC® ACCESS BT Bluetooth stick
  • Optimized design for NORD asynchronous motors
  • Product launch NORD IE5+ synchronous motor
  • Introduction of the NORDAC® PRO SK 500P
  • Extension of the NORDBLOC.1® single-stage helical inline gear motor
  • Product launch of the MAXXDRIVE® XT series

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