The rail industry requires a highly specialized approach. Millions of people and companies depend on trains, trams and metros every single day. Reliability is crucial. IGW provides customized, robust and efficient drive solutions for this unique market since 1993. We have delivered so far over 100,000 rail gearboxes and gear couplings for the most prestigious rail projects all over the world.
From heavy duty locomotives to light rail applications, from low speed city metros to very high speed trains, IGW is your engineering partner for any drive solution. We offer a complete service, from an extensive requirement analysis to premium production and future overhaul services.
Many years of field experience have given us the insight to focus on design features with a proven reliability, and to avoid those that have caused problems in the field. Using the latest engineering software and simulation tools, we ensure lifetime performance and minimal life cycle cost are built in from the design phase.
In cooperation with leading industrial partners and universities, we continue to innovate gearbox technology, improve energy efficiency and reduce life cycle cost, making sure the gearbox market is always moving forth.
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Railway-News magazine Issue 3, September 2022: IGW - Excited to Be Present at InnoTrans.
IGW is a global leader in railway drive systems, offering a range of services for drive systems, couplings and complete wheelsets.
Railway-News magazine Issue 4, September 2021: IGW (Industrial Gears Watteeuw) – The Sky Is the Limit for IGW US.
With the aid of Microsoft HoloLens glasses, IGW was able to provide live gearbox training based from its facility in Brno.
BMT Drive Solutions colleagues in China have taken an important step for the domestic production of gears in the Chinese factory.
IGW is extending its global manufacturing footprint with excitement all around India, especially in their local Indian plant in Pune.
IGW Romania will be will be making the parts for gearboxes that will be used in trams in the city of Iasi.
BMT Drive Solutions has introduced an in-house heat treatment installation to their VCST plant in Changzhou to treat large gears for rail vehicles.
Our colleagues of IGW in Suzhou have won the 2019 Outstanding Supplier award from CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co., Ltd. (‘ZELC’, in short).
Apart from producing high-quality gearboxes, we also strive to be a dependable full-service provider within the rail market.
Having been active for many years in the railway market, we recently decided that further investments in customer comfort are necessary.
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