STW, Hawe Form Partnership
By Chad Elmore20 April 2018
Sensor-Technik Wiedemann (STW) and Hawe Hydraulik have formed an alliance for integrated drive solutions for mobile machines. The two companies will design and deliver together complete systems from hydraulics to automation and cloud-based concepts.
STW will contribute with its portfolio of sensors, controls, interfaces, data management and cloud solutions, while Hawe will deliver its hydraulic components, controls and systems.
“Together, STW and Hawe offer integrated mechatronic solutions through the combination of component, system and application knowledge across different technology fields,” said Karl Haeusgen, CEO of Hawe Hydraulik SE. “From control concepts through functional safety to connectivity: this partnership creates specific customer benefits.”
The partnership will allow machinery manufacturers to have one point on contact for the entire drive system. The two companies will offer solutions that address energy efficiency, functional safety, automation, predictive maintenance, and other digital functionalities.
“We look forward to working with Hawe Hydraulik to better serve the manufacturers of mobile machinery,” said Michael Schmitt, managing director of STW GmbH. “Coordinated system solutions provide our customers added value that translates into shorter time to market and superior service throughout the machine lifecycle.”