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Kendrion N.V.

Kendrion N.V. is a public limited liability company incorporated under the laws of the Netherlands, with its registered office in Zeist.

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Compressor clutch LA16

Demand-meeting and intelligent

Compressor drives

Kendrion's electromagnetic clutches for A/C compressors are the connecting link for transmitting power between crankshaft and compressor. The A/C system is engaged/disengaged as required via clutch.

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Four decades of expertise in drive technology

The LINNIG brand has been around ever since the invention of switchable clutches for A/C compressors. The electromagnetic solution, which initially enabled demand-meeting bus/coach air-conditioning some four decades ago, led to a globally successful company that to this day sets the standards and always is a step ahead.

Continuous further development of tried-and-tested products

This motto of the Kendrion GmbH also is our mission. As a pioneer in drive technology, we strive in continuously developing our successful technologies. Our key R&D issues focus on weight, power/load ratio, energy efficiency and service-friendliness.

Demand-meeting bus/coach air conditioning – Innovations for each individual application

When it comes to air conditioning, the solutions that we at Kendrion offer vary to the extent of our customer‘s requirements. Our clutches are designed and dimensioned according to application and customer requirements. From the continuously optimized, classic on/off clutch to the two-speed compressor drive, from standard to luxury class, when it comes to demand-meeting bus/coach air conditioning, our huge array of innovations clearly meet and beat the requirements of each and every customer.

Kendrion - Your competent, innovative partner for the optimization of overall concepts.

Kendrion Commercial Vehicles - We magnetise the world

Competent solutions in drive technology, innovation and precision – this is what Kendrion’s business area Commercial Vehicles and its products of the LINNIG brand stand for, already since 1971. Kendrion consequently continues to develop its successful concepts in the market, which are subject to ongoing inspections. The results are reflected in the following important factors: Energy saving, environmental protection, convenience and safety. Owing to Kendrion‘s tried-and-tested modular system, the solutions can be tailored to the individual requirements of our customers.

Our highly motivated employees are the backbone of Kendrion's success. They identify themselves with the company, know and significantly contribute to the markets with their knowhow. Their experience, competency, and innovative strength are decisive success factors for the future.

Next to our headquarters in Markdorf at Lake Constance, our international presence is manifested through production facilities in Mexico, the USA, China and India. Additionally, our global partner-network is readily available to serve customers locally. With it, Kendrion today provides goods and services of the LINNIG brand worldwide to more than 800 customers in over 40 countries.