Johannes Hubner Giessen

Precision. Strength. Customer focus.


Johannes Hubner Gissen develops leading products and system solutions for extreme operating conditions. Its intelligent and programmable encoders support predictive maintenance and make an important contribution to automation and Industry 4.0. They guarantee high levels of plant availability and set new standards in the field of functional safety in heavy industry.

As it says on their website:

“We are fascinated by technology – and we understand our customers. We stand firmly at your side with exceptional ideas and tailor-made solutions.

“To support you as our customers, we offer robust encoder systems, powerful drive technology and worldwide service.

“That is how we overcome the huge challenges in heavy industry and other fields subject to harsh conditions to sustainably improve your business.”

Key Facts:


Members of staff:100

Turnover: €16 million

Export quota: 75 %

Head office:Giessen / Germany

Branch office:USA

Partners: More than 50 on all continents


  • Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA)
  • Zentralverband Elektrotechnik- und Elektronikindustrie (ZVEI)
  • Platform Industrie 4.0
  • Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST)
  • VDE


Frank Tscherney, CEO –

Matthias Simon, General Sales Manager –


Hubner Giessen offers a wide range of intelligent maintenance products for heavy industry, including anything between motors, generators, sensors and all related accessories.

  • Sensor Systems

Hubner Giessen’s sensor systems includes a broad selection of particularly long-lasting encoders suitable for installation in extremely rugged operating conditions. These are either available as standard products or as individually customized solutions. Moreover, many of them are certified for special applications.

See Hubner Giessen’s Sensors Systems

  • Accessories

Its accessories are a broad assortment of high-quality accessories that harmonize perfectly with our sensor systems. They include FOC transmitters and FOC decoders, output multipliers and pulse converters as well as frequency voltage converters and encoder diagnostic units. Mechanical accessories include system solutions for safe hollow shaft and solid shaft mountings, safety couplings and intermediate flanges as well as adapter shafts and torque brackets.

See Hubner Giessen’s Accessories

  • Motors & Generators

To suit harsh operating conditions we offer different versions of powerful DC motors that can also be adapted to suit the respective connection and mounting conditions. Our efficient generators operate on the principle of permanent excitation. In addition to guaranteeing high energy availability they fulfill application requirements with regard to custom voltages, construction type and shaft ends.

The motors and generators are divided into two main categories:






Contact Details

Siemenstradde 7
Matthias Simon
General Sales Manager

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