Welcome to KÖBO: Pioneering Chain Technology – for over 120 years.

As a company, the products we manufacture only work when they mesh perfectly, and so we know the importance of good partnerships. Our drive for the highest quality, our strength in forward-thinking innovation, and our maximum product safety has made us one of the leading chain providers in the world. Through years of expertise, today our KÖBO professionals develop customized, highly effective solutions – we are the “The Chain People".

  • KÖBO is moving to Africa, or more precisely, to Johannesburg: Experienced Sales Engineer and Business Development Manager Naigel Pera, who is being supported locally by regional partners, started with the expansion of KÖBO’s most southerly global branch office back in the spring of 2017.


    read more

  • At 80.2 metres in length, the futuristic escalator of the Hamburg Concert Hall is just as impressive as the building itself. Known as the “Tube”, it is officially the longest escalator in Western Europe. With this project, KÖBO is marking yet another milestone that confirms the position of the long-established company on an international level as one of the leading manufacturers of chain technology.


    read more

  • PTC ASIA was first held in 1991. Today, it is one of the leading industrial trade fairs for power transmission. In addition to this specialization, however, there are many other reasons why the CHAIN PEOPLE from Wuppertal will be at PTC 2017. The annual growth in the number of exhibitors and the exhibition area of this industry event make it the most important trading platform in the Asian markets.


    read more

  • In the spring of 2015, the American Cement Company, based in Sumterville, Florida started looking for a competent chain technology partner. It needed to develop a unique limestone recovery system. The team from KÖBO USA took on the project and turned it into a success story that they are still writing together today.


    read more

  • The long-standing company KÖBO manufactures sprockets and sprocket plates in all designs and variations around the world. KÖBO also produces numerous attachments, rollers, buckets, pan belts and individual parts for specific applications. The quality of the products is so sought-after that the CHAIN PEOPLE from Wuppertal supply their chains to the whole of Europe, the USA and Asia.


    read more

Steel Industry

When materials and technology are crucial, KÖBO meets that demand as a specialist in technology driven industries by producing the finest quality special conveyor chains and sprockets for the steel, metallurgical, and aluminum industries. 

read more

Bulk Handling Industry

Whether coarse or fine-grained, whether by corrosive or abrasive properties – our unique knowledge of the conveyor process and our high quality standards allows us to work together with the major equipment manufacturers of the industry.

read more

Automobile Industry

Good technology and good relationships have a lot in common. We are strong component partner to automotive manufacturers and suppliers. The development and production of our high-performance handling and plattenbankchains are a prime example.

read more

Food industry

KÖBO chain technology is present in the industries of baking, meat processing, bottling, and the processing of produce and cereals. We put our efficient concepts to work for our partners in the food industry every day.

read more

Wood Industry

KÖBO develops and produces chains for the lumber industry. We work together with our international partners to create innovative, efficient solutions for their needs.

read more

Passenger Transportation Industry

KÖBO creates excellent connections, one chain at a time. It’s only natural then that moving people is an important part of our portfolio. Our chain systems create a superbly smooth movement for optimal comfort to the passenger - worldwide.

read more

Water Treatment Industry

Water treatment plants are often highly complex, high-tech facilities. To satisfy the varying needs within this industry, KÖBO produces specialty chains of stainless and special alloy steels.

read more

Additional Industrial Applications

KÖBO has unparalleled production capabilities. Our chain and sprocket production facilities are unrivaled, and our flexibility allows for individual implementation - for any industry.

read more