The History - From founding the company to being the market leader
Founded in 1897 by Chr. Mayr as mill carpentry, the company developed into one of the leading providers for power transmission products.
The Company - Tradition and Innovation for more than 100 Years
For more than 100 years, the company mayr power transmission convinces customers with their high-quality products, such as torque limiters.
Chr. Mayr GmbH + Co. KG
We safeguard the movements of this world!
Specialists in power transmission for more than a centurymayr® power transmission from Mauerstetten in the Allgäu region is one of the most traditional and yet most innovative German companies in the field of power transmission. From modest beginnings in the year 1897, the family-run company has developed into the world market leader and has remained independent and autonomous until today.
An unsurpassed standard product range
mayr® power transmission is a leading manufacturer of safety brakes, torque limiters and shaft couplings. Its wide product portfolio also includes magnetic couplings and magnetic brakes as well as high-quality DC drives. Regarding customer-specific requirements, too, the company possesses the experience to develop customized and economical products. Numerous renowned machine manufacturer manufacturers worldwide trust in holistic solutions from mayr® power transmission.
Today, approximately 700 employees work at the headquarters in Mauerstetten; about 1200 employees work for mayr® power transmission. With eight subsidiaries in Germany, sales offices in the USA, France, Great Britain, Italy, Singapore and Switzerland as well as 36 additional country representatives, the company offers its customers direct local contacts worldwide.
The brakes, clutches and couplings by mayr® power transmission can cater for application fields within an extremely wide branch spectrum. The products prove their worth every day in all subdivisions of mechanical engineering and safeguard the movements of this world.
Torque limiters, safety brakes or shaft couplings can be found, amongst other things, in filling plants, machine tools, packaging and printing machines as well as in elevators, wind power plants and in stage technology.
Tested quality and reliability
The mayr® products – safety brakes, torque limiters or shaft couplings – are subject to meticulous quality inspections. These include quality assurance measures during the design process as well as a comprehensive final inspection. Only the best, tested quality leaves our factory. All clutches/couplings and brakes are rigorously tested on calibrated test stands, and adjusted precisely to the requested values.
An electronic database in which the measurement values are archived together with the associated serial numbers of the safety brake, torque limiter or shaft coupling guarantees 100 % traceability. On request, we confirm the product characteristics with a test protocol. The certification of our quality management according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 confirms the quality-consciousness of our colleagues at every level of the company.
Never compromise on safety
We make no compromises where safety is concerned. Only top products of a perfect quality guarantee that no people are injured
or machines damaged in case of operational malfunctions, collisions and other hazardous situations.
The safety of your employees and machines is our motivation to always provide the best and most reliable torque limiter,
shaft coupling or safety brake.