RULMECA Germany GmbH

About us

Conveyor components “Made in Germany”

As part of the RULMECA Group, RULMECA GERMANY GmbH focusses on development, production and sales of belt conveyor rollers and idlers, motorized pulleys, belt pulleys and other components for the global material handling industry.

RULMECA GERMANY GmbH is the leading global supplier for heavy duty rollers, belt pulleys and Motorized Pulleys for bulk applications. Our products are being used in the cement industry, in recycling, crushing and screening, in quarries, power plants and in coal and lignite mining. Leading OEM’s, engineering companies and end users are amongst our customers.

Since 2013, we also offer a wide range of drive solutions and idlers for the unit handling business, equipping the food-processing industry as well as distribution and logistics applications or machine manufacturers.

More than 250 employees in the manufacturing sites in Aschersleben and Leipzig work on customized solutions for our customers’ applications. The qualification and motivation of our personnel combined with continuous investments in new technologies and automation of the production ensure state-of-the-art reliability, efficiency and quality of our products since decades. A high degree of service offers additional benefits to our customers.

The Rulmeca quality system has been certified under the ISO 9001:2015 standards.


1850 - Gustav Wetzel establishes a foundry in Aschersleben, producing small cast brass parts and small machine frames for the lignite mining  industry
1905 - Expansion to „Wetzelsche Gelb- und Eisengießerei“; production of steel wire rope making machines; first exports of closing machines for mining  to Russia
1932 – Transformation into „Wetzel GmbH Aschersleben“, Iron and Metal Foundry“ as a result of the world economic crisis
1949 - The engineering and foundry company was nationalized and renamed „ABUS machine factory and iron foundry“
1956 – Production of the first Motorized Pulleys and rollers in Aschersleben
1957 - The company began to supply rollers and garlands for bulk conveying applications
1964 - The company was renamed into “VEB Förder- und Antriebstechnik Aschersleben” (FAA) and became part of the biggest East German Group of Coal Mining and Conveyor Equipment manufacturers (TAKRAF)
1989 - One million Motorized Pulleys have been produced
1991 - The company as "Förder- und Antriebstechnik Aschersleben GmbH" becomes part of the Interroll Group, a worldwide, well-known manufacturer of unit handling conveyor components
1993 - Double strategy: Increase in world-wide Motorized Pulley sales and development and production of rollers and belt pulleys
2002 - Aschersleben became headquarters of Interroll business unit Bulk Handling
2003 - The company became part of the RULMECA Group and was renamed into “RULMECA FAA GmbH”
2008 - RULMECA Germany was certified according to ISO EN 9001
2008 - Construction of a new production hall
2009 - RULMECA FAA GmbH and Precismeca Montan were merged into one company: RULMECA GERMANY GmbH
2010 - Market launch of MP 1000HD; the most powerful Motorized Pulley in the world
2013 - Market launch of Motorized Pulleys for unit handling applications

Contact details:


Plant Aschersleben:
Wilslebener Chaussee 12 – 14
D-06449 Aschersleben
P. 03473 956-222
F. 03473 956-333

Verantwortlich im Sinne des § 5 TMG:

Wilslebener Chaussee 12-14
06449 Aschersleben
Tel.: +49 3473 956-0
Fax: +49 3473 956-210

Registergericht Stendal HRB 107404
Ust-Ident.-Nr.: DE 139 929 199
Steuernummer: 117/107/00038

Geschäftsführer: Carsten Spanggaard
Aufsichtsratsvorsitzender: Marco Ghisalberti

Deutsche Bank Leipzig
BLZ: 860 700 00
Kto.-Nr.: 6 00 97 57
IBAN: DE 06 8607 0000 0600 9757 00

HypoVereinsbank Leipzig
BLZ: 860 200 86
Kto.-Nr.: 609 434 945
IBAN: DE 63 8602 0086 0609 4349 45

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