Products and Brands

„Strong brands are the key to our success.“

Product portfolio

iwis is one of the world’s leading companies in its field, and one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of drive chain systems for the automotive industry, mechanical and plant engineering, the packaging, printing and food industries, agricultural machinery manufacturing and industrial conveying applications. The iwis smart connect division produces high-precision stamped/bent metal components.

Our product portfolio covers the entire range of innovative drive solutions: iwis supplies everything from high-quality chain drive systems for automotive camshafts, fuel injection pumps, balance shafts, oil pumps and sub-assemblies to a comprehensive range of high-quality chains for a variety of industries. A wide selection of customised chains manufactured to suit individual customer requirements and a comprehensive range of chain/related accessories round off the programme.

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The world of iwis brands

We know that our customers have a wide range of different requirements, and we always aim to fulfil them by offering outstanding brands, innovative products and superlative customer-specific development solutions to keep the world moving.

The five main iwis brands cover the entire range of innovative drive solutions. Different performance categories ensure that iwis can provide the right solution for almost every drive engineering application.

iwis roller chain JWIS industrial applications

JWIS – our premium brand. Smart innovations and proven engineering excellence made in Germany. The brand stands for precision, tried and tested technology and sustainability.

JWIS is your brand for challenging applications with restricted tolerances and very high fatigue strength, performance and breaking resistance standards.

iwis ELITE industrial chains

The ELITE brand means reliability, high availability and flexibility. Our comprehensive product portfolio offers everything from industrial chains of various kinds, roller chains with attachments and large-scale conveyor chains to a variety of drive components – all available directly from stock.

ELITE chains have wear and fatigue limit values that are far superior to the minimum requirements of DIN/ISO standards.

iwis Flexon Flat Top Chains

FLEXON – innovative product conveying solutions with outstanding technical support for automation systems.

The FLEXON brand includes Flat Top Chains, Multiflex chains, Cast steel chains and Magnetic corner tracks.

iwis Eurochain roller chains

The EUROCHAIN brand caters to standard requirements and offers excellent value for money.

The delivery programme includes standard roller and conveyor chains with improved fatigue strength and breaking strength. All items are available from stock.  

iwis Ecoplus chains industrial applications

ECOPLUS – our economy brand for light-duty applications.

iwis drive components

iwis offers a diverse range of chain brands and comprehensive selection of chain-related accessories, enabling us to provide innovative, application-specific solutions for virtually all drive engineering requirements.

Product brands

We have created our own product brands for particular products. Featuring distinctive technical characteristics and based on iwis core expertise in a specific area, they focus on the highly specialised requirements of a particular application or innovative development.

iwis MEGAlife maintenance-free roller chain
iwis CCM chain elongation monitoring
iwis b.dry chains extremely wear-resistant
iwis IWIDUR ELIDUR Lubricants for roller chains

Our expertise

The name iwis has been associated with a comprehensive product range and high-quality products and services for more than 100 years. The technology and configuration of our chains are always oriented towards the demands of practical applications in the global market. The constant growth of our innovative strength and relentless pursuit of quality excellence ensure maximum customer benefits in all product fields.

The outstanding quality of individual components and system solutions made by iwis prove their worth in a wide variety of applications in everyday practice.  Our customers also enjoy the advantages offered by the long service life of our products and reliability of our Customer Service.

Discover the world of iwis products

Roller chains industrial chains drive chains iwis

Industrial Chains

Industrial Chains

iwis offers an extensive roller chain program for a wide range of industrial applications

in accordance with DIN and ANSI standards, as well as numerous special chains for a variety of uses. A complete overview. Learn more

Timing drive systems

Timing drive systems

Our Automotive Division: camshafts, injection pumps, bdifferential shafts, oil pumps and auxiliary units for all types of engines..

As an innovative leading supplier to the automotive industry, our high-quality chain drive systems for camshafts, injection pumps, differential shafts, oil pumps and auxiliary units are helping to drive all kinds of engines and vehicles. Learn more
Sprockets industrial applications



Available in various designs : standard or customized

iwis offers an impressively wide range and broad stock of various sprockets with pilot bores, and has full production facilities in order to rapidly rework pilot bore sprockets to customers demands. Furthermore, iwis provides fully finished sprockets manufactured according to customer designs and drawings. Learn more

Dual Mode VCS™

Dual Mode VCS™

Variable Compression Ratio System

One of the last large levers to achieve significant CO2 reductions in internal combustion engines with a single measure is the realization of a variable compression ratio (VCR). iwis developed the Dual Model VCS™ to offer a cost-optimized solution, which realizes those CO2 emission reductions. Learn more


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