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Kumera Drives Oy

Kumera Drives Oy

23.02.2016

Kumera Drives Oy, based in Riihimäki in Finland, is industrial gearbox and service provider to several industry segments. The unit is part of Kumera Power Transmission Group belonging to Kumera Corporation. The unit employs about 140 professional people, who are quality and customer oriented and minded.

The customer industry segments served are Pulp and Paper, Mining, Machinery building, Material Handling, Energy Production, Metals. The largest segment has traditionally been and is today Pulp and Paper; however the gearboxes and solutions are growingly used by other industry segments as well. The annual business is rather evenly split between new build sales to OEM customers i.e. large system suppliers known as original equipment makers and Service and After Sales providing lifecycle services to end-user factories and installations worldwide. Lifecycle services cover spare parts, spare gearboxes, gearbox overhauls and gearbox inspections. Kumera gearbox products can be found in more than 40 countries all over the world and the company history goes back to the year 1945.

Kumera Drives has vast and skill full engineering capacity developing gearboxes to the most demanding applications, which are operating 24/7 principle under demanding conditions. The technical capabilities and quality are the key competitive edges. The manufacturing department, including machining the most demanding and accurate gear and power transmission parts, heath treatment, assembly and testing, is realizing the highly engineered and accurate gear solutions. The selected manufacturing strategy makes possible the shortest possible lead times and delivery accuracy enabling customer satisfaction. The ISO 9001 quality system is certified by DNV-GL (Det Norske Veritas – Germanischer Lloyd) providing the base for the quality of operations.

Standard Kumera gearboxes meet the most of the customer demands, however increasingly growing number of tailored solutions are requested as well. The sales force together with engineering is offering the best fit, efficient and cost competitive solution to customer request. Power-Plaza internet portal is serving customers with exact gear data of standard solutions. Today it is possible to order through the Power-Plaza portal making ordering process fast and simple, not tied into local working hours.

The product and service development itself is done in close collaboration with our customers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), research institutes and end-users. This cooperation enables us to adapt the latest technology and new demands set for power transmission equipment.

The latest success stories and running orders are related to large pulp mills under construction in Finland and overseas as well as large overseas mining related plants. While writing this article Kumera Drives Oy is delivering a large girth gear solution to a customer in Russia.

We have one goal for all of our operations and that is to improve the customers´ efficiency in their processes by using innovative power transmission solutions.

Jari Salo
Managing Director
Kumera Drives Oy