Partnership in power transmission systems

Comer Industries and Bonfiglioli Riduttori reach historic agreement

From January 1st, 2015, Bonfiglioli Riduttori will acquire from Comer Industries the electric wheel drive units and planetary wheel drives product lines.

Bonfiglioli Riduttori and Comer Industries announce a historic agreement which allow both companies, leaders in the design and production of power transmission systems, to achieve their respective long-term strategic objectives.

Sonia Bonfiglioli and Matteo Storchi.
Sonia Bonfiglioli and Matteo Storchi.

Starting from January 1st , 2015, Comer Industries will transfer to Bonfiglioli Riduttori the entire equity stake of the Company dedicated to the production of its electric wheel drive units (electrically operated wheel drives) and planetary wheel drives product lines.

Comer Industries wishes to concentrate and optimize its resources on “core” product lines for the agricultural and industrial sector. For Bonfiglioli this acquisition represents an extraordinary opportunity to expand its range of planetary wheel drives, increasing market share and completing its offer of solutions for electromobility, in particular for the material handling sector.

The agreement between the two Companies is aimed at optimizing their product ranges and creating synergies to increase competitiveness in their respective reference markets, in line with the strategic plan of the two Companies.



Bonfiglioli Riduttori – a turnover of 614 million euros and 3,335 employees at 31.12.2013 – is a global leader in the power transmission, mechatronics, electromobility and renewable energy sectors, promoting sustainable and shared development all over the world, through the offer of a dynamic, responsible, prompt and customer-driven service.

Comer Industries – a turnover of 340 million euros and 1,367 employees at 31.12.2013 – is a global leader in the design and production of advanced engineering systems and mechatronic solutions for power transmission, supplied to major manufacturers of agricultural machinery, construction equipment, industrial and renewable energy applications worldwide.