Improve what moves. With this goal in mind, igus develops and produces lubrication-free and tribologically, i.e. in terms of friction and wear, optimized high-performance plastics. The so-called motion plastics include energy chains, cables, plain bearings, linear and drive technology, 3D printing, low-cost robotics, and intelligent sensor technology that help customers improve their technology and reduce costs. Research in the industry's largest test laboratory continuously produces innovations and greater safety for clients. 243,000 items are available from stock and service life can be calculated online. Key environmental investments include the "Chainge" platform for recycling technical plastics and the investment in a company that extracts oil back from plastic waste.