Drive Solutions for Mechanical Engineering and Plant Construction

Research and innovation statistics show that few branches of industry are as highly innovative as mechanical engineering and plant construction. Internal and external investments in research and development have continued to rise in recent years.

This sector forms the core of Germany’s capital goods industry; it manufactures complex products for the entire economy, as well as processing high-end technological intermediate products.

Highly innovative components and industrial chains for plant construction iwis

Highly innovative components for highly innovative machinery

iwis continuously develops its products to create the best possible conditions for the mechanical and plant engineering industry. You can rely on our Engineering department as an expert, solution-oriented partner.

The challenges posed by individual projects usually allow many different possible solutions which can be validated by exact calculations.

Drive Solutions for Mechanical Engineering and Plant Construction by iwis

Precision for your success

We will find the optimum solution for your application by selecting the right basic parameters on the evidence of the knowledge gained through decades of experience.

We guarantee your progress by using our technological know-how to develop finished products as solutions for every application and any requirement, however challenging.

Whatever is required – construction of a complex new plant or machine optimisation by replacing existing chains – we will help and support you all the way from the initial rough draft to the finished product.

Industry 4.0 digitalisation and automation iwis

Cost-effective with a future

The industry is currently confronted with topics such as Industry 4.0, digitalisation and automation – you are facing the same challenges as us. We are equipped to help you meet these challenges with new developments to meet changing requirements and advanced development of existing technology to meet the demands of highly automated production.  

Profitability and efficiency are our top priorities, so we monitor production costs closely throughout the entire project. We use a TCO calculation to identify optimisation potential and possible cost savings.

CCM-S - The chain elongation monitoring system on JWIS chain

Broad product portfolio – everything from chains to maintenance

Delivering a chain is by no means the end of the story for iwis. We take care of the entire chain drive, including accessories such as sprockets, plate wheels and much more besides. We also provide special tools for maintenance and repairs.

Our CCM-S - Chain Condition Monitoring Tool enables you to monitor wear elongation and replace the chain in good time, thus preventing costly machine downtimes and lost production.

Contact iwis


Please contact our worldwide subsidiaries for application support in your industry or our Customer Service directly at

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Find out about our comprehensive range of industrial chains – everything from roller chains to side-bow or leaf chains.

For a complete overview of our comprehensive product catalogs and flyer have a look at our Downloads

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
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
iwis Re-Lubrication VP6

Maintenance of Chain Drive Systems

Maintenance of Chain Drive Systems

The right maintenance is a basic requirement for low wear and a long service life.

Regular maintenance and repair prevents machine and production plant breakdowns. iwis can give fundamental recommendations and support with maintenance work on  drive chains, sprockets and other drive components. Learn more
iwis InduKet Calculation Program for chain calculation

Calculation Program

Calculation Program

INDUKET - The chain calculation program for engineers

Designing and configuring a chain drive is fast and easy using the iwis chain drive calculation program. Learn more


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