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High-performance polymers for motion

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Innovations 2020

Technology up, costs down: we strive to meet at least one of them. For many years, this has been our profession and continues to be our promise to you. The immense challenges in the year 2020 spur us on even more. Experience over 100 motion plastics innovations 2020.

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  • The worldwide motion plastics® expert for plastic solutions in motion
  • Hidden champion in German mechanical engineering
  • Leading manufacturer of energy chain systems and polymer plain bearings
  • Represented in 35 countries, headquarter in Cologne
  • igus® operates the largest test laboratories and factories in its sector