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igus® inc.

PO BOX 14349

East Providence

RI 02914

+1 800 521 2747
+1 401 438 7270

Plastic, maintenance-free solutions for the material handling industry

igus® offers innovative e-chain® cable carriers and drylin® linear guides for shelving systems used for pallet storage and retrieval machines, highly dynamic automatic mini-load system (MLS), or mini-loads and multi-shuttle systems.  For each type of shelving system, we can put together the right system from our huge modular kit.  For other machinery and equipment for intralogistics, such as industrial trucks, lift tables and palletizers, we can find the perfect solution consisting of energy chains, highly flexible chainflex® cables and a variety of maintenance-free and self-lubricating plastic plain bearings.  igus products® have various applications to facilitate material flow and intralogistics, which provide specific solutions for a smooth operation in your warehouse

Our e-chains® are used in pallet storage and retrieval units (SRUs), dynamic automated small parts stores or multishuttle systems.  They're also used in industrial vehicles, driverless transport systems (DTSs), lifting tables and palletizers, we will find the best possible solution from energy chains, cables and iglide® plastic bearings.

material handling

SRU & shuttles

Space-saving, durable energy supply systems for storage and retrieval units, shuttle systems and transfer trolleys

Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs)

Self-lubricating and maintenance-free plain and linear bearings for forklifts, automated transport systems etc.

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lifting tables

Lifting tables

Highly resilient polymer bearings for cylindrical and scissor joints of lifting tables

conveyor technology

Conveyor technology

Maintenance-free components for hanging systems, roller conveyors, roller ball tables and other conveyor systems

New products in 2021

Highlights for Material Handling Industry

Industry Manager Christian Strauch will present the top news for material handling in just five minutes. This includes condition monitoring on bus cables:

  • Measurement of the transmission characteristics during operation
  • Saves on additional measuring cores
  • Smart monitoring of all cables, including plug-in connectors

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Browse products for the material handling industry

autoglide 5

autoglide 5

Horizontal travels set up quickly



Hybrid cables suitable for SEW MOVILINK DDI

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Easy vertical energy supply with minimal effort

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Application Assistance

For further questions or product information, please contact:

Dan Thompson

Product Manager


Customer Service:

Monday to Friday from 8 am - 8 pm