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Industry 4.0 Summitt

Manchester Central (M2 3GX)

28/02/2018 - 01/03/2018

Industry 4.0, the 4th industrial revolution, smart manufacturing, digital factories…these are (more)

Drives & Controls 2018

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

10/04/2018 - 12/04/2018

Drives & Controls exhibition is recognised as the UK’s leading show for Automation, Power (more)

UKIVA Machine Vision Conference

Arena MK(MK1 1ST)

16/05/2018

Following a successful launch in 2017, UKIVA Machine Vision Conference returns to Arena MK, Milton Keynes, (more)

Schaeffler takes over remainder of Compact Dynamics

Schaeffler takes over remainder of Compact Dynamics

One year after acquiring the majority stake in Compact Dynamics, Schaeffler has now acquired the remaining 49% stake in the company from Semikron. Through the acquisition of the high-performance electric motor manufacturer, Schaeffler is expanding its expertise in the field of electric motors.

For Schaeffler, the acquisition of the remaining shares of Compact Dynamics is an important step in the implementation of its strategy “Mobility for tomorrow”, and electric mobility represents one of the company’s key opportunities for the future. This also includes the expansion of the company’s portfolio through the addition of new products. The acquisition of Compact Dynamics enhances Schaeffler’s existing technological expertise.

Based in Starnberg (Germany) Compact Dynamics is a development specialist in the field of innovative electric drive concepts with a focus on high performance drives and integrated lightweight construction in small volume production and motorsport applications. Schaeffler and Compact Dynamics have been working together with great success for many years, including jointly developing the electric drive for the Audi ABT Schaeffler Team in the FIA Formula E electric racing series.

 

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