Gelenkwellenwerk Stadtilm GmbH is a manufacturer of cardan shafts and cardan shaft components of
high quality standards and international reputation for 65 years.
GEWES (Gelenkwellenwerk Stadtilm GmbH) has been organised as a company of 5 „fractals“,
which is about the same as profit centre, but aiming at an optimum of the profit of all divisions together.
This organisation helps very much
• to react to customers’ requirements within a short time
• to meet all needs of our customers concerning quality and delivery reliability
• to change product-generations smoothly
• to keep know how and expert skills on a high level
• to match all standards and quality requirements efficiently.
In four fractals we produce for our customers
• Double cardan shafts up to 15,000 Nm
• Cardan shafts up to 370,000 Nm
• Drive shafts, rear axle shafts
• Precision turned parts like gear parts and king pins in large units
and carry out required heat treatments in the 5th fractal.
Each production unit is supported by the central R+D, Purchase, Quality Control and Metrology
More than 500 customers in 38 countries prove the trust in the reliability and quality of GEWES.
The company has got a certified quality management system according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2000 and
ISO/TS 16949:2002 as well as environmental management system according to DIN EN ISO 14001:2005.
The company’s constant research and development of products and improvement of its processes
guarantee modern, durable and competitive products with features like:
• Compact construction
• Ideal flexibility
• Long life cycle
• Maintenance-free or rather low-maintenance