At a Glance

Driven by innovation since 1897

Tornado has been setting standards in the market for gearbox, geared motors and integrated drives solutions for over 120 years. Thanks to our creative and motivated employees, an efficient network of suppliers and many years of expertise, we can grow steadily.

Over the years, we have acquired our know-how by constantly facing new technical and service as well as process-related challenges of the times. In order to master these challenges in the future, we have made it our business to train and promote new talents and to create the working conditions under which innovations can arise from knowledge, technology and passion.

Our operational achievements:

  • High degree of vertical integration for gearbox and geared motors
  • Leading manufacturer of geared motors for Accessibility (Stairlifts, Platform & Home lifts) and special industrial lifts (Dumbwaiters, Freight…)
  • Specialist for industrial geared motors up to 5.5 kW and torque of up to 2.000 Nm
  • Supplier of direct drives and automation solutions for industrial doors
  • Tornado successfully supplies the market for stage equipment and industries with special requirements (e.g. cranes, storage equipment, printing and textile industries, etc.)

Our Motor - your Solution

Tornado Antriebstechnik GmbH enjoys the trust of many customers in Europe and North America. Time and again, we convince them with individual system solutions for a wide range of applications that meet their expectations and requirements down to the last detail. Our range of services includes not only a high vertical range of manufacture and machining (grinding, milling, turning, gear cutting), but also design and final assembly with a production capacity of 200,000 drives per year on an area of 11,000 m². We rely on modern technologies, an integrated management system and continuous quality improvement.