Welcome to ZAE

ZAE – Your innovative partner when it comes to drive systems and components

We at ZAE are specialised in the development and manufacture of innovative drive systems and components. Our product range includes both powerful standard gear units and individual special solutions according to customer specifications.

ZAE is a mover & shaker



Our standard mitre gear programme embraces single and multi-stage worm gear units and worm gear sets as well as bevel gear units and geared motors. We offer you everything, from development and design through manufacture to assembly, from a single source.


The foundation of our work consists of two pillars: innovation and research. In the sector worm gear units, above all, ZAE is a market leader. As an independent and medium-sized family-run enterprise with almost one hundred years of experience in the field of drive technology ZAE is especially known for its flexibility. We are thus able to react quickly to specific customer requests. And that is also how we have been able to further develop our knowledge in the sector worm gear units, servo gear units and bevel gear units and assist our customers with tailor-made solutions.


Special designs and worm gear units through  to tailor-made drive solutions therefore constitute a major part our product portfolio today. In addition we offer our customers attractive solutions in the sphere of standard gear units. These too are continuously expanded from the standpoint of energy efficiency and resource conservation so that we can comply with the ever-changing requirements of our customers and of the market.


The German abbreviation ZAE stands for "reliable, driving and efficient". We perceive ourselves as an independent company and hence work in a particularly target-oriented and innovation-oriented manner, in order to be able to offer you the best solutions in the field of worm gear units and, furthermore, possible special solutions. As a result our employees possess enormous technical knowledge and experience and, for example, are not just continuously refining our worm gear units, but, thanks to the latest testing technology, also ensuring optimum application and functioning with the customer.


Bank on us and convince yourself of our broad portfolio when it comes to worm gear units, our professionalism and routine. We are your partner for individual solutions in respect of drive systems and components, worm gear units and more. Contact us to seek advice. We will help you to move forward!