The family-run company Mayr power transmission, which was founded in 1897, is a leading manufacturer of safety brakes, torque limiters and shaft couplings. These products are primarily designed for application in electrically driven machines and systems. They can be found, amongst other things, in filling plants, machine tools, packaging and printing machines as well as in elevators, wind power plants and in the stage technology. There are currently 600 employees working at the headquarters in Mauerstetten, in the Allgäu region. Mayr power transmission has more than 1000 employees worldwide. With production plants in Poland and China, sales subsidiaries in the USA, in Great Britain, France, Italy, Singapore and in Switzerland as well as 36 additional foreign representatives, the company is active around the globe.