A strong network

The Wippermann Group of Companies develops and manufactures traction mechanisms and connection devices. Whether our customers are interested in industrial chains, bicycle chains or screws and bolts – our strength lies in an excellent engineering competence, a comprehensive know-how in metal working as well as in a large experience with regard to our markets. Our service range is complemented by a trading business characterized by purchasing additional high-quality products sold at good value for money.


Wippermann jr. GmbH

Wippermann GmbH has been manufacturing high-quality industrial chains and sprockets for high-performance drive and conveying systems for discerning customers in a wide range of industries since 1893. We combine innovative engineering solutions and state-of-the-art manufacturing technologies with services that are consistently adapted to our customers’ needs. This is what makes us one of the world's leading suppliers of drive components, offering standard, maintenance-free and customized high-performance chains and sprockets.

Wippermann jr. GmbH Direkt

Since 1996 our customers have had the possibility to order standard products directly from Wippermann Direkt. The order transaction is simplified, and the large Direkt stocks usually guarantee availability within 48 hours.

Wippermann jr. GmbH Trading

A second market for import chains has established in Europe. Therefore we distribute a wide range of standard chains made by several renowned manufacturers from overseas under the brand name Witra (Wippermann – Trading). The continuously high quality is guaranteed by strict quality agreements as well as checks in the manufacturing plants at regular intervals. Ample stocks at the WITRA location in Kirchlengern, Germany, allow for processing your orders within only a few days.


Connex by Wippermann

We set the highest standards for our products with regard to quality and performance characteristics. The same applies to our Connex bicycle chains. Connex is a brand of the Wippermann jr. GmbH, and it benefits from 120 years of experience in the production of industrial chains. Professional cyclists from all over the world know this – and they trust Connex chains in every challenging situation.


Gevag GmbH

An investment group managed by the Wilhelm Wippermann AG acquired GEVAG Schrauben GmbH & Co. KG in 2011. Together with the Wippermann jr. GmbH another company in the metal working industry is now part of the Wippermann Group of Companies. Developing and production technologies of both companies complement each other in many areas.