Fenner Drives designs, manufactures and sells an extensive range of customized solutions for power transmission, motion transfer, and conveying applications.
With over 200 employees and ISO 9001 certified production facilities in Manheim, PA and Wilmington, NC, we have a wealth of manufacturing, technical and commercial expertise.
Fenner Drives customers reflect a balance between OEM’s, users and distributors that provides resiliency throughout the economic cycle. Products with high market brand recognition are sold worldwide by strategically located Fenner Drives sales teams working closely with international distributor partners. With active new product development programs, we continually strive to develop products and services to meet the changing needs of industry.
Fenner Drives is a division of Fenner PLC. With over 5,500 employees worldwide, Fenner PLC is a world leader in reinforced polymer technology.
Key Market Sectors
|Building Climate Control
||Food & Beverage
|Mining and Aggregates
||Ceramic & Roof Tile
||Oils & Gas Exploration
|Truck & Bus
||Building Products & Wood Processing
Manheim Manufacturing and Belting Company was started in 1911 by three area businessmen as a manufacturer of conveyor belting for agricultural markets.
The company’s Balata natural rubber conveyor belting soon developed a strong regional reputation, leading Manheim to supply flat power transmission belt to general industry. These power transmission belts were used by various railroads to drive the generators of electrified rail cars.
Read more about Fenner Drives' Company History.
||Manheim Manufacturing and Belting Company is founded by three area businessmen.
||The company licenses technology for a patented V-belt, which is marketed as Veelos genuine balata belting.
||An engineer is contracted to design what has become Trantorque Keyless Bushing.
||Manheim Manufacturing and Belting is purchased by Fenner PLC. The company is now known as Fenner Manheim.
||Fenner Manheim purchases Efson Inc.
||The Industrial Division acquires Eagle Belting Company.
||A company reorganization is completed. Fenner Drives Industrial Division is now known simply as Fenner Drives.
||Fenner Drives acquires B-LOC Corporation.