The 400-year heritage of the Sumitomo Group providing reliable solutions to the industrial market, along with the reputation of Lafert Group and Invertek Drives, reinforces the innovative spirit of Sumitomo Drive Technologies through this truly robust global presence.

“Shaping the future together” is a powerful statement which sets a long-term goal and represents the ideal to which we aim with the union of these three major companies.

Our aim as a global organization is to look ahead and embrace innovation by listening to each other and our customers; thereby building new prosperity and imagining an ever better future for everyone.

Sumitomo Drive Technologies is our brand name for the Power Transmission & Controls division within Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. We’re committed to strong relationships with our customers globally, while focusing on quality-oriented gearmotor and gearbox products, services and solutions.

Lafert Group is a world leader in the design and manufacture of high performance Electric Motors for industrial applications, strongly focused on technological innovation, energy saving and product customization.

Invertek Drives is dedicated to the design and manufacture of sophisticated Variable Frequency Drives, used to control motors in a wide variety of industrial and energy saving applications.