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    igus is a manufacturer of energy chain systems and polymer plain bearings. It offers connectors, gears, chainflex cables, drawing parts, and other products. The company provides roadshow, installation, order tracking, 3D printing, and other services.
    HQKöln, DE

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    Employees (est.) (May 2021)3,380
    Cybersecurity ratingAMore

    Key People/Management at igus

    Frank Blase

    Frank Blase

    Chief Executive Officer
    Tobias Vogel

    Tobias Vogel

    CEO, Bearings & Linear Technology
    Gerhard Baus

    Gerhard Baus

    CEO, drytech
    Christian Batz

    Christian Batz

    Vice President, Head of DigITal
    Peter Ophey

    Peter Ophey

    Vice President, Head of Human Resources
    Artur Peplinski

    Artur Peplinski

    CEO igus International
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    igus Office Locations

    igus has offices in Köln, East Providence, Lenzing, Schoten and in 24 other locations
    Köln, DE (HQ)
    Spicher Str. 1a
    Lenzing, AT
    Photo-Play-Straße 1
    Schoten, BE
    Jagersdreef 4a
    Jundiaí, BR
    Rua Antonio Christi, 611 - Parque Industrial III
    Shanghai, CN
    No.50 Huancheng North Road, Fengxian District
    Vejle, DK
    Lysholt Allé 8
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    igus Financials and Metrics

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    igus News and Updates

    igus introduces 168 new motion plastics innovations

    In a difficult environment, Germany’s igus is featuring more innovations than last year — from an integrated robot drive to a ball bearing with 21 times the previous service life. The company has increased the pace of innovation despite the pandemic: high investments in digitalization, logistics and…

    igus investment paves the way for innovative plastics recycling technology

    Plastic waste that would otherwise pollute the environment can now be reused as a valuable raw material through a 25-minute chemical recycling process. igus, the Germany-based motion plastics specialist, is helping to support the initiative by increasing its investment in Mura Technology to approxim…

    igus reports more than 10,000 visitors at its live trade show booth

    Since May, igus innovations exhibitions have been located in the halls of the company’s facilities around the world. 120 new motion plastics products are exhibited at real, but virtually accessible, igus trade show booths. The booth at igus HQ in Cologne, Germany is also the model for a digitally ex…

    igus offers 36-month guarantee on energy chains

    igus now offers a 36-month guarantee on its energy chains, which are in demand for a wide range of job applications. The robust, lightweight, and long-lasting energy chains are made from high performance polymers from igus, the Germany-based motion plastics supplier. igus runs its North American ope…

    igus donates face shields to Rhode Island, Florida schools

    igus, a German manufacturer of high-tech, low-cost, and sustainably engineered plastics, has announced its plans to donate more than 220,000 face shields to schools in Rhode Island and Florida to help protect students and staff in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. igus’ North American headquarters …

    D3 and D1 dryve motor control systems from igus

    igus has developed two new cost-effective and easy-to-operate control systems so that users from all areas of industry can quickly start up their motorized drylin E drive axes. The D3 dryve controls simple linear or rotations axes with DC motors without any software or a PC. For more complex travels…
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    igus Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was igus founded?

      igus was founded in 1964.

    • Who are igus key executives?

      igus's key executives are Frank Blase, Tobias Vogel and Gerhard Baus.

    • How many employees does igus have?

      igus has 3,380 employees.

    • Who are igus competitors?

      Competitors of igus include Daibea, Piper Plastics and General Polymeric.

    • Where is igus headquarters?

      igus headquarters is located at Spicher Str. 1a, Köln.

    • Where are igus offices?

      igus has offices in Köln, East Providence, Lenzing, Schoten and in 24 other locations.

    • How many offices does igus have?

      igus has 28 offices.