Juergen Blickle

  • Juergen Blickle and his brother Rainer preside over SEW-Eurodrive, a manufacturer specializing in drive-automation and power-transmission solutions.
  • The company, acquired by their father, Ernst, in 1945, now employs more than 17,000 people and generates around $3 billion in annual revenue.
  • Its motor, gear and electronic components power conveyors, lifts and other applications in contexts ranging from auto assembly to commercial baking.
  • In the U.S., it operates a manufacturing plant in Lyman, S.C., and has five regional assembly centers and dozens of technical sales offices.