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    Berger Lahr is now Schneider Electric

    About Berger Lahr

    Berger Lahr, now Schneider Electric, offers products, systems and complete solutions for positioning and automation including comprehensive consulting and engineering services - from the development stage through production and commissioning. In 2008, Berger Lahr changed the company name to Schneider Electric Motion Deutschland, and integrated its products and services into the offering of Schneider Electric. The motion products are a part of Schneider Electric's Lexium range.

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    The history of Berger Lahr

    1941: Founding of Berger Lahr by Gerhard Berger in Lahr (Germany).

    The first products of Berger Lahr were measuring instruments, later on controllers and relays. In 1972, Berger Lahr developed the worldwide first 5-phase stepper motor and in 1993 the first 3-phase stepper motor worldwide. In 1999, Berger Lahr launched its first integrated drive which comprised motor and electronics in a single unit. Today, Berger Lahr is a manufacturer of high-quality servo drives and motors, linear axes and systems. In 2008, a total of 500 employees worked in the development and production of motion products in Lahr (Germany).

    Berger Lahr was an internationally renowned brand with an outstanding reputation in the area of stepper motors and integrated drives. Berger Lahr offers a complete Motion Control product range for machine automation: Motion Controllers, Drives & Motors and Linear Motion.

    In 2000, Berger Lahr became a company of Schneider Electric. In 2008, Berger Lahr changed the company name to Schneider Electric Motion Deutschland and integrated its products and services into the offering of Schneider Electric Automation and Control.

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