GreenIntelligence in
drive technology
Making Engineers Happy

Industrial drive technology:
Intelligent thinking. Sustainable action.

Anna is exploiting the opportunities that the Industrial Internet of Things has to offer throughout her logistics and production processes.

What makes engineers with different automation tasks happy? Having an experienced partner on their own level to deal with the difficult challenges facing them. 


Drive experts at ebm-papst have detailed applications expertise and, thanks to GreenIntelligence, can offer drive solutions with intelligent networking capabilities that perfectly cater for all requirements. But there is even more behind GreenIntelligence. We believe that intelligent technologies enable practical sustainability.

Take your applications to a whole new level with GreenIntelligence, and make yourself and your customers happy!

The way we work is environmentally friendly and our products and solutions save energy: we believe that intelligent technologies enable practical sustainability.

For the right drive technology
GreenIntelligence makes a difference in every industry

GreenIntelligence stands for digital and sustainable solutions from ebm-papst, whether that's for drive technology or ventilation technology. But what does that mean exactly? How do we make engineers happy? We get to the heart of it – watch the video now!

Your needs – our solution

Industrial drive technology has multifaceted requirements:

  • Excellent compatibility and fast commissioning
  • IIoT features, such as networking products, and capture, transfer and analysis of data
  • High levels of reliability and operational safety for the system, optimization of the total cost of ownership
  • Compliance with security standards
  • Optimization of production processes, improvement in efficiency and productivity


GreenIntelligence: Because multifaceted requirements require multifaceted solutions:

  • Common interfaces like RS485, standardized protocols such as CANopen and Profinet, simple commissioning using the intuitive "driveSTUDIO" tool with analysis functions and predefined control parameters
  • Smart closed-loop control with Siemens Micro-Drive and SIMATIC Controller
  • Condition monitoring using driveSTUDIO: Monitors speed, current draw, position, temperature
  • Ability to respond to changes in the environment thanks to communication between sensors, drives and the closed-loop control system
  • ebm-papst drive experts offer in-depth knowledge of applications and work with customers to develop individual solutions

Our highlights for industrial drive technology


ebm-papst driveSTUDIO


Intelligent operation –
with the driveSTUDIO commissioning and service tool

Simple commissioning

  • High connectivity
  • Intuitive operation
  • A software tool for different user groups
  • Extensive scope functions
  • Predefined (motor-dependent) control parameters

Condition monitoring

  • Operating status
  • Current speed
  • Current current draw
  • Current position
  • Current temperature

Warning notices

  • Permissible continuous current exceeded
  • Maximum speed reached
  • Permissible operating temperature exceeded
  • Error display in plain text

High cost saving

  • Fast commissioning
  • Predictive maintenance
  • Coordinated hardware and software from a single supplier

"Digital products solve problems
that analog products can’t"

With its GreenIntelligence label, ebm-papst is setting an example in digitalization. Thomas Sauer, Group Director for Digitalization and Electronics, explains the idea behind it and what customers can expect.

We’ll be glad to make you happy too!

Martin Schulz
Head of Sales Germany
Phone +49 7938 81 222