About THIEN eDrives

THIEN eDrives is a competent partner for innovative electrical drive systems with virtual designs, from manufacturing prototypes up to serial production.


A capable partner
75years of experience in Drive Solutions
Our expertise combined with a long-term proficiency and standard processes guarantee a high level in engineering performance and product quality.

Business area

Tailor made, from consulting to serial production

THIEN eDrives is the ideal engineering partner for all individual products.

Our support starts with the selection of the best technology to find the optimal solution for your products. Further, we provide you with engineering and serial production of motors inverters and complete drive systems. Development, manufacturing and assembling takes place in our plant in Lustenau, Vorarlberg, Austria. All our drive systems are designed to provide highest efficiency, power density and reliability. Our specialization is induction and permanent magnet motors, inverters and integrated solutions.

The mobile future is “e”

Electric bikes, electric fun vehicles or electric cars – we are the experts in engineering, industrialization and production of motors, invertors and highly integrated drives. We offer all of the above services from prototypes to serial production.

Commercial Solutions with Added Value

We offer electric drives with highest efficiency as a standard.

Our EC motors with integrated inverters already fulfill efficiency class IE4 (draft) and provide a short return of investment.

The power range of our EC Drives starts from 120 W to 7,5 KW. By using a modular system we can offer you economic solutions for several applications.

One of our key features is the easy implementation of additional functionality, which can be specific for various applications.

Management Team

Reinhard Robitschko

Reinhard Robitschko

Finance, Human Resources, Development, Production
Norbert Eckmayer

Norbert Eckmayer

Sales, Marketing, Projectmanagement

Our history

Technology in motion
The heritage of Thien e Drives trace back to year 1946. For more then 60 years we have been one of the leading companies in special Electric Motors and Drive Solutions. Since 2011 the company operates as an individual enterprise using the new brand name Thien e Drives. We are prepared for the challenges that await us.
  • 1946
    Foundation of Thien Motoren (Motors)
  • 1986
    Expansion of the company
  • 1990
    First delivery of series electric vehicle drives
  • 2001
    Foundation of Thien Elektronik (Electronics)
  • 2003
    Member of ATB Group in Styria
  • 2004
    Competence Center for development of ATB
  • 2006
    Thien Motors and Thien Electronics merge in Lustenau
  • 2007
    ISO 9001-2008 certified
  • 2010
    ISO TS 16949:2008 certified
  • 2011
    Becoming of THIEN eDrives by management buy out
  • 2016
    70 years THIEN eDrives
  • 2018
    QM-System IATF 16949