Over the past 50 years, Zahnradfabrik Neviges has developed from a one-man operation into a highly specialized manufacturer of gearwheels and gear units used around the world. Today, the company employs more than 180 people on a production area of 10,000 m2. From the outset, the company has specialized in the production of gearwheels and transmission parts as well as the assembly of complete gear units.

Thanks to wide-ranging know-how and many years of experience in the field of drive technology, we guarantee production at the highest technical level and are amongst the most innovative gear manufacturers in Europe. As a competent partner, we supply manufacturers of agricultural and road building machines, general machinery and system builders as well as the fields of defense technology, naval gear units, engine construction and wind energy: On the basis of a flexible, modern fleet of machines, we meet every expectation placed on a competent supplier – whether for large parts weighing up to 20 tonnes or small production runs:

Our goal is to invest in the very latest gear machining technology, so that we can continue to offer our customers the solutions they need as well as state-of-the-art products:

We are an independent, medium-sized company and are present in the world’s major markets. 


1969  Zahnradfabrik Neviges is founded by Wolfgang Schmahl

1975  The business moves to its present site

1980  Expansion of the company premises

1998  Martin Schmahl joins the company to take over the reins

2007  Construction of an additional production hall

2012  Creation of a new shipping and logistics center

2013  Expansion of the company site by a further 6,000 m2

2016  Expansion by a further adjacent site of 3,500 m² and the integration of Alfred Baron GmbH as a specialist for the turning of large parts

2018  Construction of a modern assembly shop for drive axles and transmissions with a paint shop and an end-of-line test bench

2019 – 2020  Installation of an innovative, automated vacuum hardening plant for heat treatment and expansion of a production hall

2021 Expansion of the vacuum hardening plant for heat treatment

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