ABM Article, April 2018 DESIGN WORLD ABM Article, April 2018 DESIGN WORLD
How to design gearmotors for extreme ambient conditions
Following some straightforward advice on gearmotor design will help ensure your gearmotor works in the most extreme environments.  
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New Product New Product
ABM Greiffenberger has developed a new bevel gearbox, the TDB230/254 Kombi, for use in electrically driven industrial trucks. The assembly can easily be integrated into existing vehicle series as a flexible platform solution. Users profit from high torques, extremely quiet operation and a long life.  
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AC Induction Motors for electric shuttles and autonomous shuttles AC Induction Motors for electric shuttles and autonomous shuttles
The development and commercialisation of intelligent transport systems is a very high challenge for everybody as NAVYA knows: The French company develops and builds autonomous vehicles for personal transport. NAVYA places highest demands on the drive technology – and found help in Bavaria to meet them. ABM Greiffenberger Antriebstechnik GmbH, with headquarters in Marktredwitz, Germany, developed special electric motors for a new generation of shuttles. These motors distinguish themselves by a consistently high output, efficiency and reliability, and thus fully meet the customer's target specifications.  
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ABM Greiffenberger at the CeMAT 2018 ABM Greiffenberger at the CeMAT 2018
ABM Greiffenberger will use the CeMAT 2018 in Hannover (April 23 to 27) to present to an international clientele its comprehensive portfolio of powerful drive systems for a multitude of applications in the areas of material handling and intralogistics. The bevel-gearbox TDB230/254 Kombi and the parallel, hollow shaft gearbox FGA172/173 are part of the innovations shown in Hall 26 at booth D10. These compact drives operate efficiently and provide users distinct advantages with their long service time.  
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Successful Cooperation Successful Cooperation
Drive specialist ABM Greiffenberger and Kostal Industrie Elektrik maintain a strategic partnership and jointly present system solutions on the market. In an interview Robert Lackermeier, CEO of ABM, and Dirk Fedder, Drives Business Unit Manager at Kostal, talk about the strategic plan and the benefit to the customer and simultaneously take stock.  
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New Product New Product
The new FGA 172/173 parallel shaft gear from ABM Greiffenberger meets the stringent demands imposed on materials handling facilities in intralogistics. The drive is compact, works very efficiently and has impressively long operating times.  
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ABM Expands SINOCHRON® Motor Portfolio ABM Expands SINOCHRON® Motor Portfolio
ABM Greiffenberger has added unit sizes 80 and 100 with up to 13 kW of power to its portfolio of energy-efficient SINOCHRON Motors. The system provider will introduce the new unit size 80 at LogiMAT 2018.  
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ABM Article Preview, Jan 2018 DESIGN WORLD ABM Article Preview, Jan 2018 DESIGN WORLD
What applications need quiet gearmotors? The answer might surprise you — because the human ear can detect noise at 10 dB lower than ambient levels, and many gearmotors operate in close proximity to people. In this technical article, we outline recent staff engineers’ research and development into the problem (and potential solutions for) gearmotor noise.  
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ABM and Coastal ABM and Coastal
ABM Greiffenberger delivers to the Canadian crane manufacturer Coastal hoist and travel drives for over 30 years. Since the 1980’s – Coastal was ABM’s first foreign hoist drive customer – a close cooperation based on trust and transparency developed. In an interview Coastal CEO Jim Caldwell describes how this business relationship started and flourished to today’s successful model.  
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Lifting Technology Lifting Technology
Many mid-size crane manufacturers bank on complete hoist drive technology solutions from ABM Greiffenberger. These drives are specifically developed for this market segment and characterized by a high degree of functionality. With the new GHX-Series the systems provider has now developed new powerful and energy efficient hoist gear drives with outstanding overall energy efficiency. In addition new angular travel drives provide a new option for crane builders.  
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Career start at ABM Career start at ABM
A new stage of life starts for five young people when they begin their vocational training. As of today, they follow their training in the occupational areas electronic engineer for machines and drive technology, mechatronic engineer, technical product designer, tool and metal-cutting mechanic at ABM Greiffenberger.  
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Anniversary Anniversary
Ten years ago, in June 2007, ABM Greiffenberger Antriebstechnik GmbH founded its subsidiary ABM Drives Suzhou Co. Ltd. in the Chinese city of Suzhou, near Shanghai – and has written a success story since. What began with four employees grew continually in the following years. In 2017, sales are at 13 million EUROS and ABM Drives is well established in the market.  
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Position further Strengthened Position further Strengthened
ABM Greiffenberger invests a double-digit million EURO amount in the Upper Franconian Marktredwitz and the Polish Lublin locations. The money is used for automation and modernisation of production, expansion of the production capacity as well as research and development. Thus, the company belonging to the senata Group is further expanding its leading position in the drive technology market.  
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Award Ceremony Award Ceremony
For the second time on April 06, 2017 the supplier day was held at the Jungheinrich AG, Moosburg (Upper Bavaria) plant with the theme “More Speed. More Flexibility. More Value. 2017”. Jungheinrich AG used the opportunity to communicate with its suppliers – over 70 representatives from more than 50 companies were present – about the perspectives and objectives of the cooperation. Highlight of this event was the presentation of the 2016 Supplier Awards.  
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