What started in 1964 in a Cologne backyard with a single injection-molder has 50 years later become a specialist for motion plastics worldwide. Today, igus® is the world’s market leader for plastic bearings and energy chains with branch offices in 35 countries.
The Blase family in front of the garage where the igus® story began
The flexible igus® factory in Cologne - by Nicholas Grimshaw
igus® demonstrates the performance capabilities of tribo-optimized plastics with its "iglide® on tour" trip around the world. A compact car with 56 plain bearings on board is stepping up to the challenge and shows customers world-wide the options with Motion Plastics®…
Celebrating its 50th anniversary, igus® demonstrated its capabilities for innovation with the release of the world’s first tribo-filament for 3D printers, the affordable and flexible robolink® D, and the readychain® Speed pre-harnessed, clip-on cable carriers.
New Product tour with Artur Peplinski, Head of International Group Development & Marketing
Modern plastic energy supply chains are the lifeline of mechanical engineering and automation. The vector award would like to distinguish daring applications in energy supply. These can be implemented with versatile energy chains and cables.
The competition recognizes bold applications with plastic plain bearings that stand out based on their technical and economic efficiency and creativity. manus® symbolizes the courage and drive to explore new ways in bearing technology.