Fathers and sons: A guarantee for
innovation and quality for four generations.


DESCH was founded in 1906 and from the beginning, the company was managed by the Desch family and became successfully positioned for the future. DESCH Antriebstechnik with its locations in Germany and China gains a new strategic partner and majority shareholder in the NIDEC Group, with Olaf Desch overseeing European and Asian markets. DESCH North America with its locations in Canada and USA maintains its status as an independent family-owned company and Hendrik Desch continuously serving as the CEO for North America.

DESCH is an internationally operating company in advanced mechanical and plant engineering, that is proud of its roots in the Sauerland region of Germany.  As a market-leading drive technology partner, we provide innovative, customized, complete solutions along the entire drive train. Our name stands for the highest quality and top of the line service.

Since 1906, the most important part
of our company: Our employees.


Sustainable success is achieved with excellent teams. Since the establishment of our company, qualified, motivated and high-performing employees have been the key to our success. Our employees, often in the second and third generations of families who have worked for us, have innovative capabilities, a wealth of ideas and professional qualifications that are demonstrated in many patents and utility models as well as in our system for improvement. Our employees are looking forward to a successful cooperation with you.