SMELA GmbH develops, manufactures and distributes innovative drive systems. These combine electrical and mechanical components to the most compact plug & play alternative of pneumatic cylinders.
After winning numerous innovation and startup competitions in 2020, SMELA GmbH was named TOP No. 2 of Germany’s TOP 50 Startups last year (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung). After industrial testing of the pilot series in 2019 and 2020, the startup launched the first series of liteECO® actuators in four force variations and several configuration options in 2021.