If you have high expectations, you’d better start by living up to them yourself. We have been challenging ourselves for more than 25 years. In 1992, with the development of an active-stall blade pitch control system for 300/600 kW-wind turbines. Or in 1998, when we began serial production of pitch systems for 1,5 MW turbines. Or in 2001, with a pitch system for the then largest WTG in the world. Offshore by the way.

In 2006 we started production in Qingdao, China, and ... we’ll stop telling you about our history now. We’d rather make history. For you as well. We look forward to meeting your personal expectations. If you happen to be perfectly satisfied with everything at the moment, we’re pleased about that too. And invite you to visit our website time and again over the next 25 years.


1970 The SSB Elektromaschinen GmbH & Co. KG was founded in order to produce the first electric machines using a standard motor.
1972 Development of the first special drive
1992 Entry into the wind energy market
1998 Mass production of pitch systems in the 1.5MW class
2005 Founding of the SSB subsidiary in Qingdao, China
2009 Acquisition of SSB Antriebstechnik GmbH & Co. KG (SSB Wind Systems) by Emerson Electric Company
2010 Founding of the SSB subsidiary in Seoul, Korea
2010 Founding of the SSB subsidiary in Chennai, India
2012 Introduction of first modular pitch system - SSB UniFlex
2013 UL-Panelshop listed
2014 First certification according to UL and CSA standard; Introduction of the new pitch systems SSB Perfect Pitch
2015 First field test of SSB SSB BladeVision and founding of the SSB subsidiary in Eden Prairie, USA
2017 Acquisition of SSB Wind Systems GmbH & Co. KG by Nidec