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iwis – precision, innovation and passion

More than 100 years of experience have helped to make iwis what it is today: a globally active technology leader in the field of high-precision, top-quality chain solutions. We offer a wide and diverse range of products from high-performance drive chains to innovative chain drive systems tailored to the special requirements of individual customers. We are a development and system partner of all major automotive manufacturers, so our timing drives can be found in car engines all over the world. We also develop smart system solutions for mechanical and plant engineering, the packaging, printing and food industries, and industrial conveying applications.

Drive Solutions for Mechanical Engineering and Plant Construction

Mechanical engineering

Mechanical engineering

iwis - roller chains with above-average service life, excellent wear resistance and limited length tolerances for specialized applications and various areas of mechanical and plant engineering. Learn more
System solutions for the Packaging Industry

Packaging industry

Packaging industry

Chains and chain systems for the highest demands on precision, speed and durability. Precision chains from iwis guarantee uniform parallel running with exact positioning and an outstanding service life. Depending on the application, maintenance-free or corrosion-resistant chains with high-quality initial lubrication are also used. Learn more
Chains for applications in agricultural machinery

Agricultural machinery

Agricultural machinery

iwis agrisystems offers not only a wide range of drive chain products for harvesters and chains/kits for retrofitting to all machine makes, but also feederhouse chains, elevator chains, maize gathering chains and chains for round balers, as well as chain accessories. We specialise in the production and development of customer- and application-specific customised solutions. learn more
Drive solutions for the Food Industry

Food Industry

Food Industry

Hygiene regulations, various temperature ranges or corrosion resistance are requirements for drive systems in food production. Food approved lubricants or maintenance-free chains for the food industry can be found here. Learn more
System solutions for the automotive industry

Automotive Industry

Automotive Industry

Industrial applications: In this sector, iwis offers optimal solutions for conveyor and transport systems tailored to automotive production lines. MEGAlife maintenance-free chains offer corrosion protection and minimal elongation over their entire service life. Automotive supplier: With high-quality timing chain drive systems for camshafts, injection pumps, balance shafts, oil pumps and ancillary units, we are a highly innovative supplier to the automotive industry, moving engines and vehicles of all kinds. Learn more
Systems solutions for Logistics and Conveyor Technology

Logistics and Conveyor technology

Logistics and Conveyor technology

A wide variety of conveyor and drive chain systems are used. The demands on chain characteristics such as fatigue strength, breaking loads, chain tolerances, surface, material qualities, lubricants or even freedom from lubricants and their reproducibility are enormous. Learn more
Drive solutions for the Printing Industry

Printing Industry

Printing Industry

Paper dust, exactly parallel running and tribological requirements are only some of the chain performance challenges posed by the printing industry. iwis chains guarantee trouble- and jolt-free conveying and precise positioning of paper sheets for printing, thus maximising machine availability. Learn more
Calculation and chain configuration for medical technology

Medical technology

Medical technology

Chains with special properties are used in adjustable operating chairs, operating tables, hospital beds, and a number of other medical technology applications. In this particular field chains must satisfy a large number of requirements. For hygiene reasons, and because lubricants are usually prohibited or problematic, stainless steel chains are often used, including the CF b.dry version. learn more
iwis drive solutions for the building materials industry

Construction industry

Construction industry

Typical applications in the construction industry involve conveying heavy loads over long distances in harsh environments. The simple, robust design of our cast steel chains means they are suitable for pulling even the heaviest loads in the toughest conditions. Learn more
iwis roller chains with sawtooth plates and solutions for the timber industry

Wood processing industry

Wood processing industry

Many chains are subject to high dynamic loads in the wood processing industry and are therefore especially designed for shock resistance. iwis' product range includes special chains for a wide variety of applications in the wood industry. Learn more
iwis chains and solutions for lifting equipment and fork lifts

lifting equipment and fork lifts

lifting equipment and fork lifts

Typical areas of application for leaf chains are forklifts, lifting equipment, container lift trucks, working platforms, machine tools and applications in the steel industry. iwis is a system supplier for chains, idler rollers and connecting materials. Learn more
iwis Electronics Industry

Electronic Industry

Electronic Industry

Intelligent casing, connection and shielding solutions from development and prototype construction to series production - iwis systemtechnik is the specialist for high-precision sheet metal stamping and bending parts. Learn more
Solutions for Aerospace Industry

Aerospace industry

Aerospace industry

High-precision stamped / bent sheet metal parts fulfil important functions in the aerospace industry. iwis systemtechnik specialises in everything from development and toolmaking to small series and series production. Learn more
iwis brands JWIS ELITE FLEXON ECOPLUS eurochain

Strong brands for your success!

Our product brands JWIS, ELITE and FLEXON, along with EUROCHAIN and ECOPLUS, provide the perfect solution for every drive application.

iwis manufactures roller chains to extremely narrow tolerances and with above-average service life for the global market – our premium brands are actually produced to way beyond ordinary global standards. Every product brand, every section of our portfolio and every single product that leaves our factory must meet the strict iwis quality requirements.

iwis is famous the world over for outstanding reliability.

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New plant opened in China!
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iwis motorsysteme wins "Familienlöwe" award
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2018 iwis takes over Unimet
iwis acquires the Unimet Group, a specialist for high-precision metal sheet stamping and bending
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Turning visions into reality: iwisions!

iwis is one of the world’s leading suppliers of chain system solutions for drive and conveyor applications in many branches of industry. What began as a bicycle chain workshop rapidly grew into a successful, friendly family company – and eventually became a globally active technology leader in the field of high-quality chain system solutions and engineering services. Our product brands JWIS, ELITE and FLEXON, together with EUROCHAIN and ECOPLUS, guarantee a solution to meet every quality requirement.

Our team consists of more than 1,500 employees working at numerous international locations:

committed, experienced professionals who put all their skill and expertise into development and optimisation, production and quality assurance in the four divisions –Engine systems, Industrial systems, Agrisystems for agricultural machinery and Systemtechnik for stamped/bent sheet-metal parts. Contributing to solutions that really move the world. Our goal is perfection – nothing more, nothing less.

The skill and expertise of our engineers lies in discovering trends and developing new material and manufacturing technology and customer-specific customised solutions. Our Research and Development embodies innovation and cooperative partnership, making us a strong, reliable partner.

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