HANNOVER MESSE 2018, 23 - 27 April
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Exhibitor 2017


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Company Data

Franke GmbH

Obere Bahnstr. 64
73431 Aalen
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Fax: +49 7361 920 120


Mr. Gerhard Reininger
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Fax: +49 7361 920-120


Type of company

Year founded

No. of employees
101-250 (Status: 2013)

Annual turnover
between 10M and 50M EUR (Status: 2015)

Company profile

Franke develops customer-specific Wire-Race-Bearings and Aluminium Linear Systems, which are precisely tailored to the respective requirements. Company founder Erich Franke invented a new type of bearing in 1936 - the Wire Race Bearing. It still forms the basis of all Franke applications. Today, Franke GmbH employs more than 200 people. The company's head office is located in Aalen in Germany. We are represented by numerous offices around the world.

Franke products can be used in a wide variety of ways. We develop customized solutions for numerous industries - from bespoke products to
standard components.

Company website


Linear guides

Franke Linear Systems are used wherever machines perform fast, straight movements. Aluminum guide rails form the basic components, which have integrated steel or non-corrosive raceways. Cassettes or pairs of roller shoes with large rollers move on the guide rails. They are based on a 4-point contact more

Wire Race Bearings

Franke Wire-Race-Bearings provide the necessary movement in various Wire-Race-Bearing applications. They comprise four race rings, balls, a ball cage and, on request, a mating structure. The ball rolls smoothly and with little friction on the four open race rings. The raceways are precisely adapted to more

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