Wide range of cost effective stepper motors and servo motors with controllers

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Leadshine and ATB Automation

Leadshine Technology Co., Ltd, headquartered in Shenzhen, China, was established in 1997. Leadshine specializes in the development and production of servo and stepper motors and drives. Since 2019, Leadshine is an important partner and supplier of ATB Automation. ATB Automation is responsible for customers in the Benelux and OEM customers in various other European countries.

Leadshine of today

Leadshine Technology Co Ltd was founded in 1997 by Dr. Warren Li and now grown into a leading motion control manufacturer. 

  • Listed on the stock exchange (stock code 002979)
  • Number of employees: 1250, including 300 engineers (R&D)
  • 4 production facilities (Shenzhen and Shanghai)
  • production 2 million controller motors/year
  • Turnover: > USD 300,000,000

The delivery program includes:

  • ac servo drives
  • brushless dc servo drives
  • closed loop and open loop steppers
  • motion controllers and displays
Warren Li - Gary - Peter - Henry - Linda
Leadshine Shenzen factory

Leadshine worldwide

Over the past decade, Leadshine has also grown tremendously outside of China. From Shenzhen, customers and distributors are supported by specialists with international experience.
Leadshine is now represented in more than 60 countries, with ATB Automation being a distributor in the Benelux. For servosystems in several other European countries. ATB Automation is also distributor / support office.
In the USA, Leadshine has a sales office with its own distribution network.

Superior Product Quality

All products offered by Leadshine are at industrial quality level and have proven records of successfully implemented in tens of industries by thousands of OEM clients in the world.

They are made of high quality materials in strictly controlled manufacturing and quality control processes. Each drive is tested under voltage for a minimum of 24 hours.

Leadshine has been ISO9001 certified for quality management practices since 2004. Many of Leadshine products are certified with CE, TUV.

Leadshine Test facility
CSE3 closed loop EtherCAT stepper drive Leadshine

Industrial Fieldbuses

Fieldbus communications are industrial network protocols for real-time distributed control that allows connection of servo drives. Providing total compliance with global industry standards, the Fieldbus Drives of Leadshine harness the full power of cutting-edge networking communication:

  • EtherCAT
  • ProfiNET
  • CANopen
  • Modbus RTU

Integrated motors

Integrated Motors are made with high performance drives and motors, and deliver high power in a compact high quality package that can help machine builders cut down on mounting space and cables, increase reliability, eliminate motor wiring time, save labor costs, at a lower system cost.

Leadshine supplies bldc servo motors as well as open-loop and closed-loop stepper motors with integrated drive.

The drives are equipped with Modbus-RTU, CANopen or pulse-direction communication.

Leadshine integrated motors
 WVRB planetary gearbox Leadshine ac servo motor

Leadshine in combination with servo gearboxes

ATB Automation supplies complete solutions in combination with Wanshsin gearboxes such as planetary gearboxes, right-angle gearboxes, indexing tables and harmonic reducers.

Assembly takes place in the workshop of ATB Automation.

Leadshine and ATB Automation: a close-knit team

The ATB Automation team has a strong bond and short lines of communication with the specialists of Leadshine's Overseas sales and support team. This is partly thanks to the annual mutual visits in Shenhzhen and the Netherlands.

The support is fast and adequate and the know-how of ATB Automation's application engineers is high through training. This is the reason that Leadshine entrusts ATB Automation with exclusive representation in the Benelux.

Leadshine and ATB Automation Team


Wide range of ac and bldc servo drives plus closed loop and open loop steppers. Drives including fieldbuses EtherCAT, Modbus (RTU), CANopen.

Servo drives

Servo motors

Stepper motor controllers

Stepper motors

Motion controllers

I/O modules / Gateways

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Visiting and postal addresses

Location Netherlands
Vermogenweg 109

Contact information:
Tel +31 297 28 58 21


Location Belgium
P. Basteleusstraat 2 - Unit 11

Contact information:
Tel. +32 2 588 80 05




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