Milestones of a success story

The history of LTI Motion is that of a company whose successful corporate strategy brought together tradition and progress, firm values and big ideas, brave decisions and technological expertise. The result: a solid foundation for sophisticated technologies and system solutions for the 21st century.


Since end of 2018, LTI Motion GmbH has been part of the internationally active automation specialist KEBA AG based in Linz / Austria


Integration of the LTi DRiVES, LTI ELECTRONiCS, andron and LEViTEC into the newly created LTI Motion GmbH. This belongs to the Motion Technology Business Unit of the Business Area Körber Automation


Takeover by the Körber Group


The Mars rover “Curiosity” lands on Mars with sensors by Sensitec.


Expansion of the control technology division with the acquisition of andron GmbH, manufacturer of high-end CNC controls for machine tools

Acquisition of Heinz Fiege GmbH & Co. KG, manufacturer in the field of spindle technology

Founding of LTi ELECTRONiCS GmbH, manufacturing service provider for electrical assemblies and devices


Takeover of the previous partner for electrical and automation solutions Dressel GmbH & Co. KG


Renaming of LUST as Lust Technology international (LTi)


Takeover of Stromag Elektronik GmbH – today’s LTI ReEnergy GmbH, operating in the field of energy technology


Founding of Sensitec GmbH, a leading company in the field of magnetoresistive sensor technology


Expansion of system expertise for motor and magnetic bearing components with new
developments and the founding of LEViTEC GmbH


Expansion of the servo system product range with the MC7000 servocontrollers


First fully digital inverter


The first standard inverter range for 0.75 kW to 4 kW goes into production


Construction of and move into the first company building


Development and subsequent series production of the first brushless direct current drive for a high-speed application


Founding of Lust Electronic-Systeme GmbH – today's  LTI Motion GmbH, specialist in the field of drive and automation technology

Company foundation

The physician Karl-Heinz Lust, born September 2, 1946, founded Lust Electronic-Systeme GmbH in 1971. He remained on the management board as managing partner until his death in 2009. Karl-Heinz Lust was highly esteemed by the employees and business partners for his charisma, foresight and dynamic entrepreneurial spirit. Through his visions, which he consistently implemented from both a technical as well as organizational perspective, he created an international group of companies in the drive, sensor and energy technology industry from very modest beginnings.