Lenze Bachofen in Switzerland

Location Uster

Lenze in Switzerland

Lenze Bachofen AG stands for efficient support to its customers in the development of technically and commercially interesting solutions.


Solutions, not products, are our central focus! We propose a wide spectrum of innovative products, well-prepared solutions, complete systems and comprehensive services. We contribute to cost reductions and productivity improvements on the machines of our customers. Together with Lenze, we strive for long-term partnerships with our customers.


Our solutions are used in the most diversified applications of the machine industry. OEMs, engineering companies, but also end users are our target markets.


The strategic fields of activity are comprised of automation with controls, servo drives and system technology, drive technology with frequency converters, gear motors and remote drive systems, as well as production/logistics and service.

Market Positioning

We are one of the leading companies in the fields of drive technology and automation and know the demands of the market. Moreover, we are supported by Lenze, an innovative, globally active company with production facilities in Europe, Asia and the United States. Overall, more than 3300 employees work for the Lenze Group providing highly trained support to you and your customers at any place in the world.

Our history

A retrospective on 40 years.


Get to the point: Lenze proposes on the market its new frequency converter i500.


Lenze Bachofen AG celebrates 40 years of success in the Swiss market.

Our Swiss homepage now appears in a  new look.  It has been adapted to the corporate design of Lenze


Market introduction of the Smart Motor m300 and the new transmission line g500 produced by Lenze.


Lenze Bachofen AG creates the brand "Lenze Performance Partner" for still improved follow-up of final customers. The partners Elwitec GmbH and Incontrol AG receive the first quality seal  "Lenze Performance Partner".


Market introduction of the new Servo-Inverter i700 for multi- axes applications produced by Lenze.


Addition to the family of decentralized inverters: The Inverter Drives 8400 motec is introduced onto the market.

Lenze makes a further important Step in the field of automation in presenting its new control platform – the Controller 3200C. The new hardware platform is designed fort he efficient implementation of control systems and motion control applications.

With the inverter Drives 8400 Top Line, Lenze closes the gap to the Servo Drives. The inverter has servo qualities and is suited for positioning applications with high-level dynamic and precision requirements.


In October of this year Lenze AG is changed in Lenze SE (sociatas europaea). The new legal form offers the basis for a future oriented evolution of the company.

Lenze evolves from status of a mere specialist in drive technology to a partner for complete solutions in drive technology and automation.


Ready to Rightsize! – With this slogan the new generation of frequency converters, the "L-force Inverter Drives 8400" are launched.


Lenze Bachofen AG becomes the general importer for servo-, linear-, and torque motors produced by the Czech company VUES BRNO s.r.o.


The first customer is connected to Lenze Bachofen AG via an EDI link.


Start of the market introduction of the   L-force Servo Drives 9400.


Lenze Bachofen AG celebrates its 30th anniversary in introduces a modern, up to date logo.

Implementation of  SAP/R3 and connection to the SAP world of Lenze.


Lenze Bachofen AG moves to the office space at Ackerstrasse 45 in Uster.


Lenze Bachofen AG celebrates its 25th anniversary.

With the program standard IEC 1131, Lenze integrates, for the first time, PLC functions into a drive control system.


Market launch of the frequency converter 8200  motec and the transmission program.


The Lenze Group celebrates its 50th anniversary.


An ultra-modern factory for the automated line production of servo- and frequency converters is put into operation.


At the beginning of this year, the new transmission line (GnG) is introduced .


The frequency converter range 8200 is put onto the market and meets great interest.

The DIN ISO 9001 certification also for Lenze Bachofen.

1991 - 1993

Introduction of a DIN ISO 9001 certified quality management system at Lenze.


Frequency converters are equipped with microprocessors; serial field bus communication becomes possible.


Starting signal for the servo technology (controller and special motors).


Simplana Bachofen AG changes to <Lenze Bachofen AG.


The first in-house made DC motor fitted with an in-house spur wheel reduction gear is put onto the market.


Lenze launches the first frequency converter for the control of AC-motors.


Worm drive reduction gears are manufactured at the Lenze factory.


The Simplana Bachofen AG is founded at Uster near Zurich.

History of the Lenze Group

Get familiar with the history of the family enterprise Lenze SE.

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