Printed Motor Works

Printed Motor Works is a UK manufacturer of compact electric motors and motor gearboxes providing complete solutions for motion control applications. The company is focused on four strategic areas:


Brushless Pancake Motors
We are considered a world leader in the design and manufacture of compact brushless DC electric motors for the industrial, aerospace & defence, medical, marine and other specialist markets. Our experience spans from flat motors for operating door systems to in-wheel motors for industrial robots.

Brushed Pancake Motors
Founded in 1963, we are Europe’s largest manufacturer of flat brushed DC pancake electric motors and motor gearboxes. As the world’s leading authority on the  design and manufacture of pancake motors, we continue to explore new areas of application for this unique motor design.

In-Wheel Motors
We are a world leader in this nascent technology with a strong focus on extremely demanding high torque low speed applications. Our modular motor system allows us to rapidly design and produce custom wheel motors for high-end commercial, marine and aerospace & defence applications.

Custom Motor Design
Printed Motor Works is recognised as a world authority in the design and manufacture of compact high-power permanent magnet brushless DC electric motors. We offer many sizes of brushless permanent magnet and brushed pancake DC motors that can be rapidly tailored to meet your exact specification.