Additive Drives
A contribution to the planet

The next generation of electric motors

One third of the electrical energy consumed worldwide is currently used in electric motors. The transition to a more sustainable world requires new solutions with greater efficiency and improved designs that enable energy savings of up to 20%. Our team is constantly working on developing the electric motors of tomorrow and offering our customers innovative concepts for the drives of tomorrow!

Additive Drives

Additive Drives was founded out of a deep desire to take electric motors to the next level and simplify the development of new, more efficient and powerful electric motors.

Engine development experts Philipp Arnold and Dr Jakob Jung founded the company Additive Drives together with manufacturing technology expert Axel Helm.

Based in Dresden, the team of 50 employees now develops engines for the whole world. Its customers include renowned car manufacturers, well-known aviation companies and global players in the robotics sector.

Axel Helm and Philipp Arnold

Management Team

Axel Helm

General Manager

Dr. Jakob Jung

General Manager

Philipp Arnold

Chief Financial Officer

Lasse Berling

Head of Technical Design

Electrification Moves the world. we make it simple!

Electric motors move the world. They can be used in a wide range of applications, from traction drives and fan motors in heat pumps to torque motors that replace inefficient hydraulics in industry.
With the shift towards highly efficient electric motors, many users are taking an important step towards greater sustainability. Additive Drives supports its partners in the development through to series production of electric motors at the next level.

Innovation out of responsibility

Additive Drives was founded out of a deep desire for more innovation and has developed into a pioneer of electric drives. For years, we have been dedicated to developing new technologies to make electric motors more sustainable. With solutions such as the Next-Pin, we have the future of electromobility on offer.


Electric motors move the world. Our motors are used in a wide variety of products and are customised for every application.

Careers at additive Drives

Together we shape the drives of tomorrow! We offer our team exciting topics in development, in-house production with state-of-the-art equipment, a familiar working atmosphere and flexible working hours, as well as company parties and events!