AUMA Drives - Tradition meets future

AUMA Drives looks back on more than 120 years of successful company history. During this period, the classical gear factory changed into a modern, innovative and internationally renowned business for drive systems. 

1896 Foundation of Maschinenfabrik Pekrun by Professor Herrmann Arthur PekrunMaschinenfabrik Pekrun .


1929 Number of employees increases to 1200.


1949 Transformation into state-owned

VEB Getriebefabrik Coswig


GFC ASUG worm gear units GDR

bis 1989 GFC becomes the only worm gear manufacturer in the GDR, our products are being sold to Eastern Europe, France, the Netherlands and FRG.


1991 GFC joined to AUMA Group.

2004 New company name GFC AntriebsSysteme GmbH         GFC Antriebssysteme GmbH

2016 New company name         AUMA Drives