Tolomatic, Inc.
Techno Drive Co., Ltd.
Tamagawa Seiki CO., LTD.
Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument - SDP/SI
Shinano Kenshi Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
Shanghai MOONS' Electric Co., Ltd.
Onexia, Inc.
OMEGA Engineering inc.

27 Stepping Motor Manufacturers in 2024

This section provides an overview for stepping motors as well as their applications and principles. Also, please take a look at the list of 27 stepping motor manufacturers and their company rankings. Here are the top-ranked stepping motor companies as of February, 2024: 1.Novanta IMS, 2.Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument - SDP/SI, 3.Onexia, Inc..

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List of 27 Stepping Motor Manufacturers

*Including some distributors, etc.

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    • Novanta IMS
      • United States of America Address: 370 N. Main Street Marlborough, Connecticut, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Novanta IMS was established in 1986 and is based in Marlborough, Connecticut, U.S., and is a manufacturer of motion control components for automation equipment that have applications in various industries. The company provides integrated stepper motor driver controller packages, standalone rotary motors, and linear actuators that have applications in areas including medical instruments, lab automation, electronics assembly, robotics, and, semiconductor manufacturing, as well as packaging, fabrication, and, laser marking sectors. They are certified to ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 14001:2015 and also offer hardware modification, planetary gearboxes, software & firmware, connector options, and chip-level development facilities.

    • NMB Technologies Corporation
      • United States of America Address: Novi, Michigan, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      NMB Technologies Corporation, founded in 1951 with facilities in the USA, is a MinebeaMitsumi Group company and a manufacturer of electromechanical and semiconductor components such as small motors, backlights, sensors, and wireless technology. The company's products include cooling fans, precision small motors, mechanical bearing assemblies, battery protection components, and programmable drivers. NMB Technologies Corporation also offers custom design, engineering, and manufacturing to its customers in the automotive, robotics, medical, consumer technology, and industrial markets.

    • Tolomatic, Inc.
      • United States of America Address: 3800 County Road 116, Hamel, Minnesota, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Tolomatic was founded in the 1950s and operates out of Hamel, Minnesota. Tolomatic Is a manufacturer of automation components for industries such as aerospace, agriculture, automotive construction, life sciences, semiconductor, and utilities. Tolomatic has three main product lines which are electric linear actuators, pneumatic linear actuators, and power transmissions. Electric linear actuators include rodless electro-mechanical actuators, electric rod actuators, as well as custom & modified products. Pneumatic linear actuators include rodless pneumatic actuators, rod-style pneumatic linear thrusters, and custom & modified products. Power transmission includes roller screws, industrial caliper brakes, industrial gearboxes, and industrial cone clutches.

    • Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument - SDP/SI
      • United States of America Address: 250 Duffy Avenue, Hicksville, New York, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      SDP/SI was founded in 1950 and is situated in New Hyde Park, New York. SDPP/SI is a manufacturer of precision gears and high-quality mechanical components used in the aerospace, industrial manufacturing, medical technology, and robotics fields. The company manufactures parts in a variety of materials including alloy steel, stainless steel, bronze, brass, nylon, and titanium. The company also provides coating services such as heat treating, zinc plating, and painting. Additional custom options are available including manufacturing to customer drawings and specifications.

    • Geeplus Inc.
      • United States of America Address: 302 Friendship, South Carolina, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Geeplus was founded in 2004 in Beckenham, UK as a management buyout of the electromechanical division inside Densitron Control Systems, Ltd. The company is a worldwide designer and manufacturer of both standard and customized electromagnetic and electromechanical actuators. The company’s primary catalog includes voice coil motors, linear and rotary solenoids, control circuits, and other related components. The company’s custom actuator solutions include design options for custom voice coil actuators, custom solenoid actuators, custom stepper motors, and custom electromagnets.

    • FKN Systek, Inc.
      • United States of America Address: 115 Pleasant St., Millis, Massachusetts, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      FKN Systek, Inc., founded in 1997, is manufacturer and supplier of depalletizers and electronic assembly tools to serve the PCB assembly industry with equipment and expertise for separating loaded printed circuit boards with tools such as N100 PCB nibbler used to detach tab routed panels, K6000 in-line multiple Circular Blade Depanelizer for detaching pre-scored boards, the R100 tabletop router and the N200 punch for tab routed panels. The company in Pleasant St, Millis MA, has PCB racks to handle assembled printed circuit cards during the manufacturing process in the telecom, chemical, aviation, and mining industries.

    • Elinco International JPC, Inc.
      • United States of America Address: 1525 Kings Highway East, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Electric Indicator Company (ELINCO) is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company founded in 1926 in Stamford, Connecticut. Founded in 1969, Japanese Products Corporation (JPC) was acquired by ELINCO in 1991. The company focuses on the design and manufacturing technology of motors, air-moving devices, and drives. Products include brushless DC motors, stepper motors, PMDC motors, AC motors, planetary gearboxes, encoders, fans, and blowers. The main markets of the company are communication, industrial automation, medical technology, office automation, security, home automation, and automotive.

    • OMEGA Engineering inc.
      • United States of America Address: 800 Connecticut Ave. Suite 5N01, Norwalk, Connecticut, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      OMEGA Engineering was originally begun in 1962 as a manufacturer of thermocouples and has grown to over 100,000 products for measurement and control of temperature, humidity, pressure, strain force, flow, level pH, and conductivity as well as customer service including data acquisition, electric heating, and custom-engineered products. Additionally, OMEGA offers tools to serve as reference for engineers around the world. OMEGA Engineering serves the aerospace, automotive, wireless, sanitary, test & measurement, process control, power monitoring, environmental, and laboratory markets.

    • Onexia, Inc.
      • United States of America Address: 750 Springdale Drive, Exton, Pennsylvania, United States of America

      Company Overview

      ONExia Inc is based in Exton, Pennsylvania and is a robotics integrator, custom machine builder, and industrial distributor. ONExia specializing in manual process automation and assists manufacturers of all sizes increase throughput with cutting edge technology. ONExia works with customers to develop turnkey custom machines including 2D & 3D vision system integration, software design & development, and machine safety services. ONExia uses robotics to automate line packaging. ONExia also offers robot palletizers that are compatible with new or existing packaging lines.

    • Sinotech
      • United States of America Address: 6663 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway Portland, Oregon, United States of America

      Distributor Overview

      Sinotech is based in Portland, Oregon with offices in China. Sinotech is a distributor for custom-engineered electrical motors, motor components, and mechanical components manufactured in China. Sinotech’s motors include AC motors, DC motors, brushless DC motors, slotless high speed BLDC motors, stepper motors, cordless motors, gear motors, servo motors, and miniature motors. Motor components include laminations, wound coils, armature and field coils, brushes, and communicators. Mechanical components include assemblies, die castings, investment castings, sand castings, shafts, steamed metal parts, tubular metal parts, machined extrusions, plastic parts, rubber parts, and secondary processing.

      • Germany Address: Waterloohain 5, Hamburg, Germany

      Manufacturer Overview

      TRINAMIC, a company founded in 1992 and based in Germany, is a manufacturer and supplier specializing in motors and motion control technologies. The company provides a wide range of products such as integrated circuits, modules, motors, and development tools. Their products are used in various applications such as robotics, automation, 3D printing, and medical devices. The company also offers customer services including comprehensive technical support, documentation, datasheets, and application notes to meet clients’ needs.

    • Tamagawa Seiki CO., LTD.
      • Japan Address: 1879 Ohyasumi, Iida, Nagano, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      Tamagawa Seiki was established in Japan on March 3, 1938, and it is a developer and manufacturer of high-precision control equipments. The company manufactures and develops products like rotary encoders, resolvers, servo motors, gyros, step motors, aerospace products, and space products. Some of their major clients include Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Toshiba, Hitachi, Toyota, and Honda. Their featured products are the Non-shaking system and Optical level gauging system. This company also manufactures two and three-dimensional (spatial) position/angle sensors.

      • Japan Address: 338 Kuzetonoshiro-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      Nidec Corporation was founded in Kyoto, Japan in 1973 and is a conglomerate with over 200 subsidiaries. Primary products are hard-disk drive motors and automotive parts, and specializes motors ranging from miniature to gigantic. Nidec’s products are used in robotics, automotive, home appliances, agriculturel equipments well as molding, cutting, and machining equipment and sensors.

    • Shanghai MOONS' Electric Co., Ltd.
      • China Address: No.168 Mingjia Rd,Minhang District, Shanghai, China

      Manufacturer Overview

      MOON’s is headquartered in Shanghai, China. MOON’s is a manufacturer or motion control products. Among these products are stepper drives and motors, brushed and brushless DC motors, servo drives and motors, integrated motors, BLDC drives, lighting drivers and control products, and condition monitoring products. MOON’s has achieved ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 certification.

      • Japan Address: 3-93 Aioi-cho,Kiryu-shi, Gunma, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      NIDEC ADVANCED MOTOR CORPORATION, established in 1949 and based in Gunma, Japan, is a manufacturer of hybrid stepping motor and fan technology. The company's product range includes AC/DC fans and motors, blowers, stepping motor, synchronous motor and ice maker. It mainly provides customized solutions following its analysis technique in the designing process such as ALD(Analysis Leads Design) which includes vibration, structural and flow analysis. The company has acquired quality management system certification of IATF 16949.

    • Shinano Kenshi Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
      • Japan Address: 1078, Kami-maruko, Ueda City, Nagano, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      Shinano Kenshi is an ISO 13485:2016 certified manufacturer, producer and seller of hardware and software development products, established in 1918 and is located in Nagano, Japan. The company manufactures a range of products, including drive systems, precision motors, customized motor solutions, motor pumps, and spun silk yarn. Its flagship product is the PLEXTOR, also known as PLEXLOGGER, which includes high-speed cameras, data loggers, and monitors. Additionally, the company is also engaged in developing and manufacturing welfare and life assistance equipment.

      • France Address: 11 rue Ferdinand de Lesseps, Goussainville, Île-de-France, France

      Manufacturer Overview

      SANYO DENKI Europe was established in 1988 in France as the European subsidy of SANYO DENKI CO., LTD of Japan. The company is a manufacturer of components used in mechanization, computing, and public utilities. The company operates in three operating segments: Cooling Systems, Power Systems, and Servo Systems. Cooling Systems develops, manufactures, and sells cooling fans and cooling systems. Power Systems develops and manufactures UPS, engine generators, and solar energy power conditioners. Servo Systems develops, manufactures, and sells servo motors, stepping motors, drive units, and control systems.

    • Nanotec Electronic GmbH & Co. KG
      • Germany Address: Kapellenstr. 6, Feldkirchen, Freistaat Bayern, Germany

      Manufacturer Overview

      Nanotec Electronic GmbH & Co. KG, headquartered in Feldkirchen, Munich, Germany, is a manufacturer of motors and controllers for performance drive solutions since 1991. The products include motors, gearboxes, brakes, encoders, and actuators. Accessories include lubricants, capacitors, spacer sleeves, brake choppers, and connection cables used in semiconductor production, medical engineering, automation systems, the packaging sector, and laboratory automation. The company received the Top 100 award in 2022 for the second time in a row.

      • Germany Address: Schiessstr. 44, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

      Manufacturer Overview

      Oriental Motor, established in 1885, and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a manufacturer and supplier of motion control and motor solutions. The company offers a range of products, including stepper motors, servo motors, and motorized actuators, catering to industries such as automation, robotics, medical, and semiconductor manufacturing. The company offers UKCA compliant products for the UK market, and holds ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications for their quality management and environmental management systems.

    • Frankl & Kirchner GmbH & Co. KG
      • Germany Address: Fabrik für Elektromotoren u. elektrische Apparate,Scheffelstrasse 73,Schwetzingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

      Manufacturer Overview

      EFKA, founded in 1933 and headquartered in Germany, is a manufacturer and supplier of sewing machine motors and control systems. Their product range encompasses a wide range of sewing machine motors, drive units, and control solutions, tailored for use in industries such as textiles and apparel. The company’s products increase sewing machine performance and enhance higher productivity and quality for global markets. Being an ISO-certified company, EFKA aims at providing creativity, efficiency, and sustainable solutions in the sewing company.

    • Autonics Corporation

      Manufacturer Overview

      Autonics Corporation, established in 1977 and based in Busan, South Korea, is a developer and manufacturer of automation products, which are marketed worldwide. Some of its products include sensors, peripheral connection equipment, motion devices, control devices, and process automation instruments. The automation products are used in various industries, including automotive, packaging, machine tools, metal, and marine. The company has 12 international offices spanning over 100 countries, a fully automated warehouse system, and various international quality certifications, including RoHS, CE, UL, and EAC. Its safety products meet the functional safety standards IEC 61508 and mechanical safety standards ISO 13849.

    • Festo Corporation.

      Manufacturer Overview

      Festo Corporation, established in 1925 and headquartered in Esslingen, Germany, is a supplier of automation technology and technical education and is ISO 9001, ISO 13485, and ISO14001 certified. It has around 33,000 catalog products, customized components, and ready-to-install solutions, including grippers, motors, and sensors used in industrial and process automation. The company won the German Future Award in 2010 and serves 300,000 customers worldwide, while its education division provides training solutions for 56,000 industrial companies and educational institutions. It registered €3.81 billion in the 2022 financial year and is available in around 60 countries, with 2,600 patents worldwide.

    • DFRobot

      Manufacturer Overview

      DFRobot, established in 2008, is a manufacturer of robotics and open-source hardware solutions. Their mission is to empower future inventors by providing easy access to hardware, software, and ideas. With a strong focus on open-source hardware, DFRobot creates user-friendly products and fosters a community of learners. They have expanded their offerings to include STEM education, manufacturing, and more. DFRobot's diverse team consists of employees with varied backgrounds. They offer a wide range of electronic toolkits, modules, and learning resources for DIY hobbyists, industry developers, and educators. DFRobot serves creators globally through their comprehensive online and offline ecosystem.

    • Manufacturer Overview

      Hansen Corporation was founded in 1907 in Princeton, Indiana, and is now an ElectroCraft Company. The company specializes in synchron motor and DC motor production as part of ElectroCraft. ElectroCraft provides motion control solutions in industrial, commercial, and consumer product markets. ElectroCraft and Hansen product models include asynchronous drives, stepper motors, DC brush motors and brushless motors, and actuators. The company’s tech center includes a CAD library of Hansen and ElectroCraft products, a conversions calculator, and whitepapers.

    • Kollmorgen Corporation

      Manufacturer Overview

      Founded in New York in 1916, Kollmorgen designs and manufactures motion system, drives, motors, actuators, gear heads, automated guided vehicle (AVG) systems, and accessories across a number of implementations and industries. These include aerospace, AGV, food&beverage, machine tools, metal forming, medical automation and imaging, energy, packaging, pharmaceutical, postal sorting, printing, robotics, smart warehouses, and tire and rubber production. Kollmorgen assists customers both in custom designs and in allowing customers to design their own devices based on individual needs.

    • Beckhoff Automation GmbH & Co. KG
      • Germany Address: Hülshorstweg 20, Verl, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

      Company Overview

      Beckhoff Automation LLC is the American branch of Beckhoff Automation GmbH & Co. founded in Verl, Germany. The United States headquarters is based in Savage, Minnesota. The company serves industries such as automotive, marine, semiconductors, and alternative energy with hardware and software-based solutions. The company’s five hardware product segments are industrial PCs, fieldbus components for I/O, motion drive systems, MX systems, and system-integrated machine vision products. The company also produces software for automation-related tasks.

    • Techno Drive Co., Ltd.
      • Japan Address: New-Well Ikuta Build. 101, 1-26-28 Mita, Tama-Ku Kawasaki-City, Kanagawa, Japan

      Distributor Overview

      Techno Drive, founded in 1993 and located in Kanagawa, Japan is a manufacturer of motor drive systems. The company specializes in the production of programmable drivers, motion controls, stepping motors, factory automation systems, auto-focus systems, and automated alignment systems. The company manufactures the drivers with bipolar motors. The motion controllers designed by the company come with 1-axis and 2-axis. The company works and designs its products with micro-stepping technology to develop motor drive systems, and the products are compact, and offer low vibration and precision positioning.

Stepping Motor Manufacturer Ranking

*Including some distributors, etc.

Derivation Method

The ranking is calculated based on the click share within the stepping motor page as of February 2024. Click share is defined as the total number of clicks for all companies during the period divided by the number of clicks for each company.

Number of Employees

  1. NIDEC SANKYO: 114,371
  2. Beckhoff Automation GmbH & Co. KG: 5,680
  3. Shinano Kenshi Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.: 4,000

Newly Established Company

  1. DFRobot: 2008 (16 years ago)
  2. Geeplus Inc.: 2004 (20 years ago)
  3. Shanghai MOONS' Electric Co., Ltd.: 1994 (30 years ago)

Company with a History

  1. Hansen Motors: 1907 (117 years ago)
  2. Shinano Kenshi Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.: 1918 (106 years ago)
  3. Tamagawa Seiki CO., LTD.: 1938 (86 years ago)

Stepping Motor Manufacturers in United States

*Including some distributors, etc.

Global Distribution of Stepping Motor Manufacturers by Country

*Including some distributors, etc.

Country Number of Companies Share (%)
United States of America United States of America 10 45.5%
Germany Germany 5 22.7%
Japan Japan 5 22.7%
China China 1 4.5%
France France 1 4.5%

List of Stepping Motor Products

19 products are listed.

NPM High Technologies Co., Ltd.

Abundant surrounding modules, space, downhole, environmental resistance stepping motor

■ Overview ・ Manufacturer: CDA Inter Corp ・ Application: Military, space ■ Features ・ CDA Intercorp has been supplied for more than 40 years of...

10 models listed

Fiblab Co., Ltd.

Rotated axis penetrating hole type hole motor (hollow motor)

Rotating axis penetrating hole type motor ■ Characteristics ・ It is a stepping motor that has a hole in the shaft and is hollow. ・ Because the s...

4 models listed

Widework Co., Ltd.

Hybrid stepping motor KH series B900 type

■ Characteristics ・ High -speed, high torque, low noise ・ Enhanced motor variations * Both axis products are also available.

2 models listed

Widework Co., Ltd.

Hybrid stepping motor KH series 800 type

■ Characteristics ・ High -speed and higher functions of output devices that are 1.3 times higher than conventional high -torque products ・ Approx...

3 models listed

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