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The Schaeffler Group is a global automotive and industrial supplier. Top quality, outstanding technology, and exceptionally innovative spirit form the basis for the continued success of the company. By delivering high-precision components and systems in engine, transmission, and chassis applications, as well as rolling and plain bearing solutions for a large number of industrial applications, the Schaeffler Group is already shaping “Mobility for tomorrow” to a significant degree. The technology company generated sales of approximately EUR 14 billion in 2017. With more than 92,000 employees, Schaeffler is one of the world’s largest family companies and, with approximately 170 locations in over 50 countries, has a worldwide network of manufacturing locations, research and development facilities, and sales companies.


IDAM: Precise. Fast. Efficient.

INA – Drives & Mechatronics AG & Co. KG (IDAM), a member of the Schaeffler Group, is a specialist for direct drive technology.

IDAM's product portfolio includes linear and rotary direct drives covering a wide range of dimensions and performance. In addition, IDAM can supply all the required control technology for the system. Special attention should be given to the IDAM customer specific, high performance multi-axis (X-Y-Phi) systems. Through the cooperation of INA, FAG and IDAM a synergy has developed that ensures IDAM direct drive positioning systems are optimized and incorporate the latest technical advancements. INA - Drives & Mechatronics has comprehensive experience in the following industries: machine tools and production machinery, automation technology, productronics, measuring technology and medical engineering, food and beverage and packaging. IDAM direct drives are at the forefront of modern technology and are an optimal solution for many applications.

INA – Drives & Mechatronics was established on November 1, 2004 through the merger of the direct drive specialists L-A-T SUHL AG and präTEC Präzisionstechnik GmbH. The company headquarters are in Suhl, Thuringia, where around 130 employees provide their expertise and experience in engineering and motor systems. IDAM serves as the center of excellence for direct drive technology and mechatronics in Schaeffler Group.


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