Drive Systems Segment

Oerlikon Drive Systems (Segment)
The Drive Systems Segment, with its brands Oerlikon Graziano and Oerlikon Fairfield, is a leading provider of gear, drive and shifting solutions. With over 90 years of experience, one of the Segment’s core competencies is its in-house engineering and manufacturing expertise in developing innovative solutions, which can be anything from a custom-engineered synchronizer ring to a seamlessly integrated powertrain from the engine to the wheel. The Segment’s high-tech products can be found in a wide range of applications for operating machinery and equip¬ment used in agriculture, construction, energy, mining, transportation and high-performance sports cars. Examples include tractors, trucks, on-/off-highway vehicles such as city buses and airport towing tractors, power plants, oil and gas platforms and underground mining machines. The Segment’s latest innovations for electric and hybrid vehicles are targeted at reducing emissions and environmental pollution, while still providing the desired vehicle performance and engine efficiency.

Segment BUs:


Core competencies

Drive Systems Segment maintains engineering and manufacturing expertise to develop gear driven solutions for the propulsion or rotation of mobile vehicles or industrial equipment.

Drive Systems Segment product portfolio includes a wide range of solutions from 4,000,000 Nm output drives used with self-elevating marine platforms to the latest technology with dual clutch and continuously variable transmissions. 

Market Areas/Solutions

Leader in High Performance Automotive Transmissions and Transaxles
Leadership in the development of high performance transmissions.
Expertise with DCT and e-LSD providing turnkey services, including advanced electronic controls.

Leader in Gear Solutions
Segment Drive Systems is one of the largest manufacturers of precision gear components for agricultural, off-highway, industrial and power generation markets.

Leader in Shifting Solutions
Leadership in design, development and production of shifting solutions (synchroniser and powershift units) used within the agricultural and off-highway vehicle industry.

Leader in Off-Highway Systems
Leadership in the manufacture of axle assemblies and planetary drive solutions for the off-highway market.

Segment CEO Drive Systems

Dr. Bernd Matthes


Eleonora Volpe
Head of Marketing Communications EMEAR
P: +39 011 9570 1
F: +39 011 9591259
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Oerlikon Graziano SpA
corso IV Novembre 53
10098 Rivoli (Torino)
Import as VCF
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