Integrated Drive Solutions and Custom Engineering Support for Intralogistics

At PROMAT 2019 – NORD displays new drive technology for conveyor and warehousing systems, increasing productivity and return on investment

Thursday, March 14, 2019

WAUNAKEE, Wis. (Feb. 27, 2019) – NORD Gear Corporation brings automated drive technologies to Chicago April 8-11, 2019 at ProMat – the biggest warehousing, material handling and logistics trade show in North America.  
NORD will showcase its integrated and energy efficient drive solutions for manufacturing and material handling to nearly 45,000 supply chain professionals at the event. The intralogistics industry is one of NORD’s fastest-growing markets. According to Torsten Schultz, NORD President, one NORD advantage is its global integration “Three of the world’s top five material handling suppliers use NORD drive technology, and we have long-term supply agreements with two of the suppliers.” 
He added that NORD provides global sales, engineering and customer support. “We support customers and drive systems in 98 countries – wherever their operations are located.” 
NORD engineers will be at PROMAT to discuss its complete range of drive solutions for logistics needs at Booth S-2088, including:
  • The LOGIDRIVE® solution delivers integrated drive technologies for manufacturing and warehousing: high efficiency gearboxes; IE4 permanent magnet synchronous motors; and decentralized variable frequency drives (VFDs). In turn, the VFDs and IE4 motors support large speed ranges through gearboxes, to deliver automation for stacker cranes, automated guided vehicles, chain conveyors and roller conveyors, etc. NORD VFDs are capable of operating with all common field bus networks, offer free PLC integration, and provide simple commissioning with plug-in parameter boxes or NORD’s free programming software tool, NORDCON. Efficient operation at partial load and low speeds make LOGIDRIVE the solution for high-volume warehousing, manufacturing and packaging systems.
  • Right-angle worm, helical in-line and two-stage helical bevel gear units – NORD’s innovative distributed control AC vector drives and motor controllers operate near or directly mounted on motors and reduce load on the higher level control system. Plus, NORD’s decentralized VFDs can be freely configured and adapted to hundreds of applications: conveying, lifts, pumps, etc. As result, customers obtain an optimum drive solution and reduce installation and operating costs.
NORD offers a complete line of adaptable drive solutions for manufacturers that require drive systems, need components to streamline production and lower cost of ownership, or seek automation technology. With modular components that include a wide variety of gear and drive units, performance ranges, input configurations and mounting options, NORD serves custom drive system and engineering needs across the globe. For more information, visit, call +1 888-314-6673 or e-mail
With 4,000 employees, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS has been developing, producing and selling drive technology for more than 50 years, and is one of the global leaders of full-service providers in the industry. In addition to standard drives, NORD delivers application-specific concepts and solutions for special requirements such as energy-saving drives or explosion-protected systems. NORD has subsidiaries and sales partners in 98 countries worldwide. The dense sales and service network guarantees optimal availability, enabling short delivery times and customer-oriented service. NORD produces a very diverse range of drives for torques from 88 to more than 2.2 million lb-in, provides electric motors in the power range of 0.16 to 1,341 HP, and manufactures frequency inverters with the required power electronics of up to 215 HP. Inverter solutions are available for conventional control cabinet installations as well as for decentralized, fully-integrated drive units. 
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