FROM A SMALL FAMILY OWENED COMPANY...TO A EUROPEAN MARKET LEADER
Stieber Clutch is a modern middle-size company with 140 associates located in the Heidelberg and Garching (Munich) facilities.
Founded in Munich by Edouard Stieber Development of the roller-ramp freewheel technology
Foundations of a broad, standard product range
Introduction and development of the technology with leading German machine builders
Move to Heidelberg - Establishment of a comprehensive international sales and distribution network.
Delivery of the first backstops for primary cooling pumps used in nuclear power plants Customers : Rateau –F- AEG – D; Sites Chinon – F , Gudremmingen – D.
Development and production in Europe of double-cage sprag clutches in accordance with the Borg-Warner standard. Introduced into the general machine building sectors as well as the automotive industry.
Development of, and patent application for, the first design of backstops using centrifugal lift-off sprags with a rotating inner race. Establishment of the RSBI series using this technology.
Design and manufacture of the world’s largest ever backstops nicknamed “Dino”. Each with a torque capacity of 1,700,000 Nm they were installed on a 26 km underground extensible conveyor in the Selby coalfield in the UK.
Development and manufacture of special high performance bearings for use in the textile industry.
First ISO 9001 certification.
Introduction of an improved version of RSBI, designated RSCI
Higher torque capacity in combination with a high run out tolerance and compatibility with all common gearbox lubricants.
Stieber joins the Altra Industrial Motion group of companies. Together with sister companies Formsprag and Marland, Stieber is the genuine world-leader in the field of overrunning clutches.