In 1873, RENK was founded in Augsburg as mechanical workshop to manufacture any type of gears. Therefore the enterprise can look back on more than 130 years of experience and own development work in propulsion technology.
Design and manufacture of intelligent connections between driving motor and processing machine, we have been cooperating on this field of propulsion technology with our customers for generations. Since 1923, RENK Aktiengesellschaft is a member of MAN group, one of the leading European offerers of capital goods.
Today RENK is one of the worldwide acknowledged manufacturers of high-quality special gears, components of propulsion technology and test systems. RENK products excel by highest precision and reliability as well as excellent quality. Experience and creativity in development, design and manufacture guarantee RENK products a top position on the international market.
We produce on three locations in Germany as well as at our associated companies in France and in the USA.
RENK is divided into four independent strategic company divisions:
Comprise the vehicle transmission division at the Augsburg plant and the French affiliated company SESM. RENK is the leading manufacturer of tracked vehicle transmissions worldwide.
Driving elements (slide bearings and flexible couplings)
This business unit produces slide bearings as well as flexible couplings at the Hanover plant. The activities in bearing manufacture of the affiliated company RENK Corporation in the USA are part of this sector. RENK is also worldwide leading on the sector of electric machine bearings.
Special-purpose propulsion systems (industrial and marine gears)
The Augsburg plant is focused on the construction of special bull gears for marine and specific stationary applications whose performances reach values up to a limit of 140 MW.
Broad-use propulsion systems (industrial and marine gears, couplings)
The Rheine plant is specialised in the product ranges of general industrial and large marine gear units as well as in couplings of all design types.
Moreover, the Augsburg-based RENK Test System GmbH manufactures testing rigs. The company delevops and builds ready-to-key test systems for development, manufacture and quality assurance of products of automotive, railways and aircraft industry. The test systems activities in the USA are handled by sales and service establishment RENK LABECO Test Systems.