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Nanotec Electronic GmbH & Co. KG is one of the leading manufacturers of motors and controllers for high-performance drive solutions. The company has been developing and marketing a broad range of products since 1991. Nanotec technology is primarily used in automation systems, laboratory automation, medical engineering, the packaging industry and semiconductor production.

In 1996, Nanotec came out with the first Plug & Drive motor with an integrated controller, setting a milestone. Today, Nanotec continues to focus heavily on research and development to create drive solutions that closely meet the needs and requirements of our customers. The R&D department and low-volume production are located in Feldkirchen and Bulgaria, whereas high volumes are produced at the company site in China and then further processed in Germany.

For CTO Dr. Christian Hainzlmaier, CIO Jörg Wiemann, CSO Durmus Özcan, CFO Elke Zec, and CEO Stephan Huber, the increasing automation is a future trend that opens up new potential – in production processes as well as in service robotics.

Awarded for innovation!

In January 2024, Nanotec received the TOP 100 award for the third time. This award honors especially innovative small- and medium-sized enterprises. 

On behalf of compamedia – the organizer of the TOP 100 innovation competition – scientist Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke from the Vienna University of Economics and Business and his team examined the innovative capacity of small- and medium-sized enterprises in Germany. Not only was the innovative output measured but also the innovative potential of the participants. 

In this scientifically independent benchmarking competition, Nanotec convinced in the area of "Outward looking/Open innovation" in its size class, placing it among the top innovators in Germany. 


Our Vision and Mission

Vision: We want to be the best partner worldwide to our customers and help them solve demanding tasks in electrical drive technology with our intelligent systems.
Mission: As a reliable partner, we enable our customers to develop excellent products with our solutions. To this end, we adhere to the following corporate principles:


We think long-term and pursue sustainability. We invest in the future of our employees and are committed to society and the environment.

Customer orientation

We understand our customers’ requirements and develop the best possible solution for them.


We strive for continuous innovation in products and processes for the long-term success of the company. 


In our dealings with each other we are fair, honest and reliable and dependable in what we say and do.