The heart of your machine. The drive system.

The development of modern drive technologies has undergone rapid changes in the last 25 years, following the introduction of digital technologies and bus systems. Given the large number of converter systems and electric drives available, machine manufacturers and machine operators need to be careful not to leave the design and implementation of the drive – the heart of the machine – up to just anyone!

Put your trust in Kühne+Vogel GmbH’s many years of experience.

Multi-engine drive systems for consistent material webs have been the focus of our work for nearly 30 years.

We give you a clear overview. Especially when it comes to expanding or upgrading existing multi-engine drive systems, things quickly become very complicated. We take care of every aspect to find the best drive solution for your machine:

  • Motor concept

  • Converter concept
  • Transmission concept or direct-drive solutions
  • Energy efficiency and ROI
  • Integration into existing control systems
  • Migration of bus systems

  • Functional systems security and risk analysis

A wide range of drive tasks. Standardized solutions.

Your machine is one of a kind. Nonetheless, we do everything we can to avoid having to deliver one-off solutions! Only solutions based on recognized standards can offer reliability for the future. That is our starting point. Think you have an unsolvable drive problem? Don’t worry, we already know how to solve it.

As a Solution Partner for Motion Control with Siemens AG, we are very familiar with the following drive families:


Naturally, our technicians and engineers can also work with older drive systems:


Kühne+Vogel GmbH’s technology platforms WebDrive+/Paper and WebDrive+/Paper for the paper and pulp industry also rely on the SINAMICS/SIMOTION standard.

In addition, we offer solutions for many other well-known drive manufacturers and brands:

  • ACS 800 von ABB
  • Vacon, Lenze, Eurotherm, Rockwell, usw.

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