Canadian Packaging

Virtual Event
Insights into the Future of Packaging Automation
March 7, 2023 at 11:00am ET

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igus® is a family-owned and operated company, and has been developing and manufacturing tribologically-optimized polymer components for over 50 years. They remain committed to using their innovative materials to develop creative solutions for customers while exceeding expectations through quick and reliable service.

igus® centers their business around four main product lines that are focused on the idea of “motion plastics”: e-chain® cable carriers, chainflex® continuous-flex cables, iglide® dry-running bearings, and drylin® linear bearings and guides. igus® extensively tests all of their products under real-world conditions in a 41,000-square-foot testing facility in Cologne, Germany. The test data is compiled and then uploaded for use in numerous online tools and service-life calculators to enable customers to find the best material and components for their specific application. With over 80,000 products available from stock within their Rhode Island warehouse, igus® is able to ship up to 96% of orders within 24 hours.

At igus®, nothing is more important than the customer. The customer is often referred to as the sun; the center of the igus® universe. Teams are organized around the customer to quickly implement their ideas and meet their unique specifications, even when it requires innovation, since the success of igus is dependent upon the success of their customers.

The igus® team of sales engineers is available from 8AM to 8PM EST, coast to coast, with a dedicated team of technical sales experts located across North America for quick on-site assistance or installation and engineering services. igus® also offers complimentary online CAD files and extensive free product samples.

In addition to providing customers with reliable, high-performance products and superior customer service, igus® also believes in the importance of fostering the mechanical design ideas of students. Through the Y.E.S. (Young Engineers Support) Program, igus® donates free products to robotics competitions, schools, and hundreds of thousands of students worldwide.

Being a producer of plastic components, reducing environmental impact has become a primary focus for igus®. To that end, igus® recycles and reuses 99% of their plastic waste. igus® has also made the switch to exclusively green electricity and climate-neutral gas, and plans to reach CO2 neutrality by 2025.