Top 13 Servo Motor Manufacturers Worldwide in 2024

servo motors of different sizes

Figure 1: Servo motors.

There are many brands of servo motors on the market. How can you choose a cost-effective brand with good quality among the many brands? We made a comprehensive selection based on the brand awareness, quality level, after-sales service, innovation ability, and other indicators of each servo motor and have released the following 13 brands for your convenience when choosing a servo motor brand. The following rankings are in no particular order and are for reference only.

1. Lenze (Germany)

Lenze is a world-famous manufacturer of electromechanical transmission products. Its main products include DC speed regulators, AC frequency converters, AC servo, various electric motors, small transmission products, reduction gearboxes, brakes, clutches, etc.

The company's product, MCM synchronous servo motor, is focused on the robot market. It has a compact structure, good load-to-motor inertia ratio, smooth housing, and is simple and easy to use. It is suitable for packaging, handling and other application scenarios.

Lenze Servo Motor representative products:
● MCS synchronous servo motor
● m850 synchronous servo motor
● SDSGA asynchronous servo motor
● MCA asynchronous servo motor
● MQA asynchronous servo motor

lenze mcm synchronous servo motor

Figure 2: Lenze servo motor.

2. Bosch Rexroth (Germany)

As a wholly-owned subsidiary of the German Bosch Group, Bosch Rexroth is a leading supplier in the global industrial technology market and has an outstanding reputation in the field of transmission and control. The company has a wide range of products, mainly focusing on high-quality electronic control, hydraulics, pneumatics, mechatronics components and systems and other fields.

Bosch Rexroth Servo Motor representative products:
● Synchronous Servo Motor, such as MS2N Performance, MS2E Ex 3G/3D, MS2S Standard
● Asynchronous Servo Motor, such as MAD Force-ventilated, MAF Water-cooled, 2AD, ADF

Bosch Rexroth servo motor

Figure 3: Bosch Rexroth servo motor.

3. Beckhoff (Germany)

Based on the new automation technology of PC as its development concept, Beckhoff produces industrial PCs, fieldbus modules, drive products and TwinCAT automation software to form a complete and mutually compatible control system that can provide open automation systems and complete solutions for various industrial control fields.

Beckhoff Servo Motor representative products:
● AM8000 | Synchronous servomotors
● AM8300 | Synchronous servomotors with water cooling
● AM8500 | Synchronous servomotors with increased rotor moment of inertia
● AM8700 | Servomotors with anodized housing

Beckhoff servo motor.

Figure 4: Beckhoff servo motor.

4. Siemens (Germany)

Siemens is one of the world's largest electrical and electronics companies. The company's business is mainly concentrated in six major areas: information and communications, automation and control, power, transportation, medical systems and lighting.

Siemens' servo motors are rich in variety and compact in structure, which can achieve excellent dynamic characteristics and operating efficiency, with a full range of performance levels and various installation specifications.

Siemens Servo Motor (SIMOTICS S Servomotor) representative products:
● SIMOTICS S-1FL6 Servomotors
● SIMOTICS S-1FK7 Servomotors
● SIMOTICS S-1FT7 Servomotors

Siemens servo motors of different types, including rotary servo motor and linear servo motor

Figure 5: Siemens servo motors.

5. Schneider (France)

Schneider Electric is a global electrical company headquartered in France and a global expert in the fields of energy efficiency management and automation. Schneider Electric is committed to driving digital transformation and serving the home, building, data center, infrastructure and industrial markets.

Schneider servo motors adopt advanced digital control technology and high-performance motor control algorithms, and have excellent performance in real-time control, speed response, static accuracy, dynamic accuracy, etc. The accuracy, stability and reliability of the servo motor movement can improve production efficiency, reduce operating costs and improve product quality.

Schneider Servo Motor representative products:
● Lexium 28 Servo Drives and Motors
● Lexium 32 Servo Drives & Motors
● Lexium 52 & Motors
● Lexium 62 & Motors

Schneider servo motor

Figure 6: Schneider servo motor.

6. ABB (Switzerland)

ABB is a global technology leader in electrical products, robotics and motion control, industrial automation and power grids. It is committed to helping customers in power, industry, transportation and infrastructure industries improve their performance.

ABB technology comprehensively covers the power and industrial automation value chain, and is applied in various scenarios from the power generation end to the power consumption end, from natural resource extraction to the completion of finished products, writing the future of industry digitalization.

ABB Servo Motor representative products:
● eSM servo motors
● HDS Series AC Brushless Servo Motors
● BSM C-Series AC Brushless Servo Motors
● Stainless Steel AC Brushless Servo Motors

ABB servo motors and drive

Figure 7: ABB servo motors and drive.

7. Panasonic (Japan)

Panasonic is a large multinational company whose products include home appliances, digital audio-visual electronics, office products, aviation and many other fields. Panasonic specializes in electrical and electromechanical services.

The company's small AC servo motors and drives are very popular in the market. The large inertia series are suitable for CNC machine tools, and the medium inertia series are suitable for robots (the maximum speed is 3000r/min, and the torque is 0.016~0.16N.m).

Panasonic Servo Motor (AC Servo Motor) representative products:
● MINAS A6 Family (Motor)
● MINAS A5 Family (Motor) - Discontinued

Panasonic servo drive and motor

Figure 8: Panasonic servo drive and motor.

8. Yaskawa (Japan)

Yaskawa Electric is a world-class manufacturer of transmission products and the first company in Japan to make servo motors. Its products are famous for their stability, speed, and high cost performance. It is the servo brand with the largest sales volume in the world and is used by the most industries.

From general industrial machinery to semiconductor and electronic component manufacturing equipment, Yaskawa can provide the most suitable servo and controller products suitable for various purposes.

Yaskawa Servo Motor representative products:
● Sigma-5 rotary servo motors including SGMMV, SGMJV, SGMAV, etc.
● Sigma-7 rotary servo motors including SGM7J, SGM7A, SGM7P, etc.

Yaskawa servo motor

Figure 9: Yaskawa servo motor.

9. Mitsubishi (Japan)

Mitsubishi is not an independent company, but a group of many independent companies. The company is involved in many fields such as mining, shipbuilding, banking, insurance, warehousing, trading, paper, steel, glass, electrical equipment, aircraft, oil and real estate. It is a Japanese industrial giant.

Mitsubishi Electric has always been committed to improving product performance and its FA product lineup covers programmable controllers (PLC), human-machine interfaces (HMI), AC servo systems, inverters, industrial robots and low-voltage power distribution products.

Mitsubishi Servo Motor representative products:
● MELSERVO-J5 Series Rotary Servo Motors (HK-KT Series, HK-MT Series) and Linear Servo Motor (LM-H3/LM-AJ/LM-F/LM-K2/LM-U2/LM-AU Series)
● MELSERVO-JET Rotary Servo Motor (HG-KNS and HG-SNS Series) and Linear Servo Motor (LM-H3/LM-AJ/LM-AU series)
● MELSERVO-J4 Rotary Servo Motor (HG-KR/HG-MR/HG-SR/HG-JR/HG-RR/HG-UR/HG-AK Series) and Linear Servo Motor (LM-H3/LM-U2/LM -F/LM-K2 Series)

Mitsubishi servo motor

Figure 10: Mitsubishi servo motor.

10. Sanyo Denki (Japan)

Sanyo Denki AC servo drive system is famous for its excellent performance, high speed, accuracy, flexibility, long service life and high cost performance. It can realize switching of different control methods, and fully closed-loop control, and has output detection function, automatic filtering function and real-time self-tuning function, widely used in blast furnace, printing machinery, packaging machinery, textile machinery, plastic machinery, medical equipment, automated production lines and other fields.

Sanyo Denki Servo Motor representative products:
● SANMOTION G AC servo motors including medium-inertia servo motor and low-inertia servo motor
● SANMOTION R AC servo motors including R2 servo motor, R1 servo motor, etc.
● SANMOTION T DC servo motors
● SANMOTION K DC servo motors

Sanyo Denki servo motor and drive

Figure 11: Sanyo Denki servo motor and drive.

11. Parker (USA)

Parker Hannifin, founded in 1918, is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a variety of automotive, industrial and aerospace markets.

Parker Servo Motor representative products:
● Brushless Servo Motors including Low-Inertia Brushless Servo Motors (Resolver Feedback) - SMB-Series, General Purpose Brushless Servo Motors (Encoder Feedback) - ME-Series
● DC Brushed Servo Motors including Pancake DC Servo Motor - AXEM Series, High Performance DC Servo Motor - RS Series
● Linear Servo Motors including ML18 Ironless Linear Servo Motor

Parker high power density brushless servo motor

Figure 12: Parker servo motor.

12. Allen-Bradley (USA)

Allen-Bradley (AB for short) was founded in 1903. It is a factory automation equipment supplier and one of the leading brands of automatic control and industrial control products. It produces programmable logic controllers (PLC), human-machine interfaces, inverters, sensors, safety components and systems, drives and drive systems, contactors, motor control centers and systems for such products.

In 1985, Rockwell Automation acquired Allen-Bradley for US$1.651 billion.

Allen-Bradley Rotary Servo Motor representative products:
● Kinetix MMA Asynchronous Main Motors
● Kinetix VPL Low-inertia Servo Motors
● Kinetix VPC Continuous-duty Servo Motors
● Kinetix VPF Food-grade Servo Motors

Allen-Bradley servo motor

Figure 13: Allen-Bradley servo motor.

13. Kollmorgen (USA)

Kollmorgen is a leading global supplier of motion control systems and accessories. Relying on in-depth professional experience in motion control design and R&D, it provides breakthrough solutions for global OEM machine manufacturers to help them achieve unparalleled performance, reliability and convenience.

With world-class motion control technology, industry-leading quality, and expertise in integrating and customizing products, Kollmorgen helps OEM machine manufacturers in industries such as printing, packaging, medical, machine tools, and robotics design better machines and win competitive advantage.

Kollmorgen Servo Motor representative products:
● AKM2G Servo Motor
● Stainless Steel Food Grade AKMH Series
● AKM2G & AKM Low Voltage DC Servo Motors
● EKM Series Servo Motors

Kollmorgen servo motor

Figure 14: Kollmorgen servo motor.

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