The IMO Group, consisting of the enterprises - IMO Holding GmbH, IMO Momentenlager GmbH & Co. KG, IMO Energy GmbH & Co. KG and IMO Antriebseinheit GmbH & Co. KG - is a leading worldwide manufacturer of large anti-friction Slewing Rings and self-contained Slew Drives. IMO Slew Drives are fully assembled, ready to install slewing systems. IMO headquarters are in Gremsdorf, near Nuremberg in Germany. IMO manufactures a large variety of Ball and Roller Slewing Rings with diameters from 100 mm up to 5,200 mm. These Slewing Rings are used as components in wind energy plants, construction machinery, steelworks or filling machines. The Slew Drive product range comprises hydraulically and electrically driven systems for typical uses such as manlift platforms, cranes or to position photovoltaic machines. The business group shows a double digit growth in their numbers of employees and turnover for the last 5 years. In the years 2003, 2005 and 2007 IMO achieved the award, ?Bayerns Best 50” (Bavaria`s Top 50) by the Ministry of Economy for creating jobs and growth in turnover. IMO ist among the first 150 European companies with the highest employment growth rate and is one of the 500 European's "Champions of growth".