FLSmidth MAAG Gear

FLSmidth MAAG Gear is a global leader in high-quality, heavy-duty gear units for the cement and minerals industry. The company belongs to the successful FLSmidth Group, a listed Danish firm.


At the headquarters in Winterthur, Switzerland, over 100 employees work in development, design, finance and marketing. Production takes place in a modern plant equipped with new high-performance machines in Elblag, Poland, where over 160 employees manufacture gear units that satisfy the most demanding quality standards.


FLSmidth MAAG Gear (former MAAG Zahnräder AG) has many years of experience in manufacturing gear units. The company was founded in 1913 and quickly expanded into an international group. The first two­stage planetary gear unit for a horizontal mill in the cement industry was produced in 1966. Today, the product range includes various heavy-duty gear units for mills and gear solutions for bucket wheel excavators and belt conveyors.



FLSmidth MAAG Gear’s expertise is reflected in the uniqueness of MAAG Gear units: continuous performance, coupled with high precision and reliability. In addition, modular solutions and a compact design mean MAAG Gear units are simple to transport, install, operate and maintain. Each unit is specially manufactured to the client’s specifications.

FLSmidth MAAG Gear offers the following units and more for the cement industry:


For vertical mills: ­– WPU two-stage gear unit

­ – WPV three-stage gear unit

­ – Atox gear units

For horizontal mills: ­– LGD lateral gear drive

­ – CPU planetary gear unit

­ – Symetro gear units


For roller presses: ­– PPU: planetary gear unit for roller presses


Replacements: gear units for all types of installation


MAAG Gear units for the mineral industry include:

For belt conveyors: ­– KA/KB gear units

For bucket wheel


­– KPB gear units

For horizontal mills:

­– LGD lateral gear drive


Over 500 MAAG Gear heavy-duty gear units in more than 70 countries are daily in use under hardest conditions. Our specialist installation team guarantees rapid, competent and reliable support whenever you need it.


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