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igus® Ltd.

Caswell Road

Northampton, NN4 7PW

01604 677240

You can rely on the igus® quality

igus quality is confirmed. In accordance with the ISO 9001 and IATF16949 standards, the implementation of which is regularly audited and certified, igus has been operating a distinctive quality management system for years. Our quality policy is guided by the goal of finding out about and fulfilling the customer's needs and being a competent partner and reliable supplier. igus is always committed to manufacturing products with the highest quality standards and to developing innovative solutions.

Test certificates, seals of approval and memberships

ISO 9001


igus® is certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001 in the area of energy chains with cables and harnessing as well as polymer plain bearings.
IATF 16949

IATF 16949

igus is certified according to ISO/TS 16949 in the area of energy chains with cables and harnessing as well as polymer plain bearings.

​​​​​​​ISO 14001:2015

We are certified according to ISO standard 14001, a recognised basis for environmental management systems. 
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ISO 50001:2018

Our energy management
system is certified according to the international standard ISO 50001:2018. 
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The iglidur and igumid materials have been tested for their components in accordance with 2011/65/EU (RoHS).

UL verified

Brand promise "igus 36-month chainflex cable guarantee and service life calculator based on 2 billion test cycles per year" certified by UL
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We are a member of the EHEDG expert network. Its task is developing guidelines for the hygienic design of machines and systems for the food-processing industry.


chainflex cables are manufactured based on the recommendation of the Verein Deutscher Werkzeugmaschinenfabriken (VDW = Association of German Machine Tool Industry) for the purpose of standardising components, interfaces and connecting systems.
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IPA clean room

Various igus products are certified with the best classification possible, ISO class 1, by the IPA Fraunhofer Institute.
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ESD applications

igumid ESD material in grey, has been offering explosion protection and protection against electrostatic build-up since June 2002.
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TÜV checks types

igus e-chains and e-tubes have been tested by the TÜV regarding their construction.
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TÜV noise test

igus e-chain systems operate silently. Various energy supply systems have been compared in the TÜV acoustic laboratory and at igus GmbH.


chainflex cables are manufactured according to international standards.


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UL material approval

All igumid materials for e-chains and e-tubes have got the UL material approval.
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Approval by the "Verband Deutscher Elektrotechniker"
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Approval by the Canadian Standards Association.
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Approval by the Commission Electrotechnique Internationale.
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Approval by Customer Equity

Awards and recognitions

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Recognised training company

The German chamber of industry and commerce (IHK) in Cologne adjudged us as a recognised training company with "outstanding achievements in vocational training".
iF Design Award

iF Design Award

Since 1987, igus products have regularly received the iF Design Award.
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Red Dot design award

Since 2006, igus products have received the Red Dot award more than once.

We are around the world

igus motion plastics products are made in Germany, but of course we don't have 188,000 customers in Germany alone. We are represented in over 80 countries and have factories in 15 of them; there are 30 igus subsidiaries and many other sales partners.
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