Articles appeared in Cement and Mineral Magazines


"Gearing Up to Full Power" appeared in World Coal, November 2012

Learn more about the development of a gear unit series for coal mills.


Gearing Up to Full Power
World Coal, November 2012

"Gearing Up for Increased Production" appeared in World Cement, August 2012

Beat Trinkler, Senior Supervisor Customer Service, and Martin Baechler, Product Manager, FLSmidth MAAG Gear AG, Switzerland, tell of a MAAG WPU replacement at Arabian Cement’s Rabigh plant.


Gearing Up for Increased Production
World Cement, August 2012

"Moving to three-stage gears" appeared in International Cement Review, May 2012 
Raw material and cement grinding units worldwide are characterised by increasingly larger vertical mills. This trend also affects the design of gear units. Larger gear units transmitting more power are more expensive and also increase the overall investment costs for the mill because of the additional space needed. These requirements led FLSmidth MAAG Gear to adapt its well-proven gear unit to meet customer needs


Moving to three-stage gears
ICR, May 2012
"Service – the secret of success" appeared in ZKG, May 2012 
With the right maintenance gear units will run reliably for several decades. The oldest one in service is a parallel shaft gearbox which has been in operation for 60 years.

Secret of Success
ZKG, May 2012

"FLSmidth MAAG Gear develops new WPU coal mill series" appeared in World Cement, April 2012

The needs and demands of coal mills differ to those of other mills in a cement plant. FLSmidth MAAG Gear has developed a new series of MAAGTM WPU especially for coal mills in the cement, minerals and thermal power plant industry.  

MAAG WPU coal mill serie
World Cement, April 2012

"FLSmidth launches MAAGTM LGD - integrated side drive system" appeared in World Cement, December 2011

With the purchase of Darimec in July 2011, FLSmdith MAAG Gear will be able to deliver its MAAGTM LGD with own girth gears.

MAAG LGD integrated side drive system
World Cement, December 2011


"Geared up for another 37 years" appeared in World Cement, September 2011

Professional maintenance and service can pay off. Learn more about the overhaul of a 37 year old gear unit.

"Geared up" 
World Cement, September 2011



"WPV-The FLSmidth MAAG Gear three-stage gearbox for vertical roller mills" appeared in Global Cement Magazine, March 2011

The three-stage FLSmidth MAAG Gear bevel and planetary gearboxes - new design - all of which are equipped with slide bearings, have reached an impressive compact design. Customer’s requirement led FLSmidth MAAG Gear to adapt the overall dimensions of the gearbox, so that it will fit under any existing Vertical Roller mill.

Global Cement Magazine, 2011



"Gear Service - What's Inside" appeared in World Cement, October 2010

The gears supplied by FLSmidth MAAG Gear, which are among the key components in cement plants, weigh up to 190 tons. With the right maintenance the gears will run reliably for several decades.  

Gear Service - What's inside?
World Cement, 2010



"Successful lateral thinking" appeared in the International Cement Review, March 2009 

MAAG Gear AG entered the market with its own integrated side drive in 2003. The design is based on state-of-the-art technology and has improved upon the already tried-and-tested design which is currently available on the market. It was developed to reduce costs and save space for mills with integrated side drive.  

Successful Lateral Thinking
International Cement Review

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