Company history


1992

Founded by Ralf Schwarzer and Thomas Plöger


1993

Development and manufacture of a flat articulated electromagnetic brake.

First delivery of rigid electromagnetic brakes for the tram system in Augsburg

Coils for the articulated electromagnetic brakes project Nightstock.

Hydraulic equipment for the tram system in Essen.


1994

Rigid electromagnetic brakes project Leipzig


1996

Project Cologne, Jena, Mainz and others


1998

New build of office and assembly in Halle / Westphalia


2008

Development of ultra-flat articulated electromagnetic brake, project NSB


2009

Expansion of assembly line


2014

Expansion of warehouse


The figures


Rigid electromagnetic brakes, type EMS:

Articulated electromagnetic brakes, type EMGS:

Coils for EM brakes:

Actuation cylinders:  

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22,000 units

1,700 units

12,000 units

2,500 units


produced since 1992, status: end of 2014