Ogura Featured in Newsweek International February 2019
Yashuhiro Ogura, President of Ogura Clutch, discusses how the company is developing clutch technology for electronic vehicles and robots
Ogura offers clutches and brakes for applications requiring .01"oz. to 25,000 lb.ft. of torque.There are approximately 3,000 different clutch models available. Besides an extensive standard product line we also have the flexibility to handle special designs or modifications for our customers.
Founded in 1938, Ogura is the world's largest manufacturer of electromagnetic clutches and brakes. Current production capacity is over 30 million per year. Ogura is known for high quality products and continuous innovation. We are ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, and IATF 16949:2016. With over 3,000 models in production, Ogura is sure to meet your specific product needs.
We welcome the opportunity to put our manufacturing and engineering skills to work for you.
- Ogura has 14 manufacturing facilities located in Japan, South East Asia, China, North America, South America and Europe.
- Ogura's manufacturing capacity is approximately 30 million clutches and brakes annually.
- Worldwide, over 2100 people are employed by Ogura.
- Company sales are in excess of $500 million per year, with the majority in electromagnetic clutches and brakes.
Ogura's industrial electromagnetic clutches, electromagnetic brakes and clutch brakes are used in many types of high speed, high cycle rate and long life machines.
Ogura mobile electric clutches provide highly reliable performance in many long life applications where electromagnetic clutches are key.
Ogura air blowers, air pumps, superchargers and recirculation blowers utilize the most robust and lightweight materials available today.