IGW

Address: IG Watteeuw International NV
Kampveldstraat 51
8020
Oostkamp
Belgium
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Railway Drive Systems

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 has provided customized, robust and efficient drive systems for this unique market since 1993. We have delivered so far over 100,000 gearboxes and gear couplings for the most prestigious rail projects all over the world.

Our commitment to operational excellence makes the difference, enabling us to combine the best value on the market with a tailor-made approach. The unrivalled efficiency, reliability and long service life of our solutions all contribute to the lowest total life cycle cost for the customer.

With plants in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Romania, India, China and the USA, IGW is close to customers all over the globe.

IGW is part of BMT drive solutions, a division of the BMT Group. The drive solutions division serves customers in three business lines: automotive, industrial and rail. Our shared know-how, commitment to innovation and global presence makes us a formidable force in the gear system market.

Gearboxes for Railway Applications

Your equipment needs to perform well under all conditions; hot or cold temperatures, mountains or countryside environments… Therefore, we make sure all the products we provide to you are tested in the right circumstances. 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.

Couplings for Railway Applications

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. All IGW couplings are subjected to rigorous prototype testing, using our gearbox testing equipment and experience to their full advantage.

Global Support Services

As an OEM or railway operator you are looking for perfect service partners who can offer a comprehensive service. A good service is customized, complete and above all, trustworthy. Therefore, rely on IGW, a global leader in railway drive systems since 1993 and an ideal partner who offers you a range of services for railway drive systems, couplings and complete wheelsets.

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IGW News

BMT Drive Solutions: An Important Step in Gear Localization

BMT Drive Solutions: An Important Step in Gear Localization

BMT Drive Solutions colleagues in China have taken an important step for the domestic production of gears in the Chinese factory.

Excitement All around India for IGW

Excitement All around India for IGW

IGW is extending its global manufacturing footprint with excitement all around India, especially in their local Indian plant in Pune.

IGW Romania Loves Local

IGW Romania Loves Local

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: Driving up the Heat in China Plant

BMT Drive Solutions: Driving up the Heat in China Plant

BMT Drive Solutions has introduced an in-house heat treatment installation to their VCST plant in Changzhou to treat large gears for rail vehicles.

ZELC Award: Four in a Row for IGW in Suzhou

ZELC Award: Four in a Row for IGW in Suzhou

Our colleagues of IGW in Suzhou have won the 2019 Outstanding Supplier award from CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co., Ltd. (‘ZELC’, in short).

A New Wheel Press: An Important Baptism by Fire for IGW in Brno

A New Wheel Press: An Important Baptism by Fire for IGW in Brno

Apart from producing high-quality gearboxes, we also strive to be a dependable full-service provider within the rail market.

IGW Further Invests in Customer Comfort

IGW Further Invests in Customer Comfort

Having been active for many years in the railway market, we recently decided that further investments in customer comfort are necessary.

IGW Awarded ZELC Outstanding Supplier of 2018

IGW Awarded ZELC Outstanding Supplier of 2018

IGW plant in Suzhou is very honoured to be awarded the title of "Outstanding Supplier of 2018" by CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co., Ltd. (ZELC).

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