Company history

GEORGII KOBOLD's 60 employees manufacture electric motors for technically sophisticated applications.

The main products are torque motors, servo synchronous- and asynchronous motors, geared servo motors and custom-built motors.


1924Founding of the company
1926Construction of sewing machine motors
1942Erection of the branch factory in Horb am Neckar
1955Presentation of the world's first maintenance free three-phase braking motor
1960Commissioning of the Leinfelden-Echterdingen works
Relocation from Stuttgart to Leinfelden-Echterdingen
1965Death of the owner of the company, August Heine
Werner Heine takes over the management of the company
1985Market launch of the KSY synchronous servo motor
1991Werner Heine passes control of the company to Petra Meeßen née Heine
1994Market launch of the KSA asynchronous servo motor
199975 anniversary of the GEORGII KOBOLD company
75 years or experience in building electric motors; manufacture of 3,430,000 electric motors
Dr. Reiner Vonderschmidt is the new owner and executive manager since 1st April.
2006Market launch of the new product series:
• KSY-D synchronous servo motors with increased power density
• KSD distributed servo drives
• KSG integrated servo geared motors
2007Market launch of the KTY torque motors
2008Market launch of the KSY-Q synchronous servo motors