R&D and Innovation

Strong R&D team oriented to innovation is a standard Wikov has been intensively developing for last years. We have invested almost 100 million US$ into the latest machine tools in last five years and primarily into research, development and testing of our gearboxes. Design and development of the gearboxes are provided by Orbital2, a company found by Dr. Frank Cunliffe and Ray Hicks in 2003 and which became a part of Wikov Group soon after.

Orbital2 are pioneers of variable ratio gearboxes VRS and original inventor of the flexible pin technology.

Wikov launched a remote diagnostic tool WiGuard for online monitoring of the gearbox condition.