Business Profile

igus GmbH was founded on October 15th, 1964 in a double garage in Cologne. The company develops and produces motion plastics. These lubrication-free high-performance plastics improve technology and reduce costs wherever things move. In energy supply systems, highly flexible cables, plain and linear bearings and thread technology made from tribopolymers, igus leads the markets worldwide.

The Cologne-based family business is represented in over 80 countries, employs more than 4,600 people worldwide and generated a turnover of 1.115 billion euros in 2022. In the largest test laboratories and factories in its industry, igus offers customers innovative, customized products and solutions in the shortest possible time. 243,000 items are available from stock and the service life can be calculated online in advance.