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Groschopp celebrates Sioux Center’s 125th Birthday

June 7, 2016

SIOUX CENTER, IA – On Saturday, June 4, Groschopp participated in Sioux Center’s Summer Celebration parade with their baseball-themed company float. Featuring employees and their families, this float was a patriotic display of balloons, scoreboards, candy buckets, and a pitching machine run by one of Groschopp’s very own motors. For ten blocks, employees tossed candy and […]

Groschopp: Unaffected by New Integral Motor Rule

May 23, 2016

  June 1st is almost here, and many within the electric motor industry are scrambling under the pressure of what that means for manufacturing and production standards. Finalized May 2014, the New Integral Motor Rule is effective starting next month. This rule now requires 1-500 hp motors to meet Premium Efficiency requirements—prior to this, only […]

Dordt College Engineering Society kicks off local business tour at Groschopp

April 28, 2016

SIOUX CENTER, IA – Earlier this month, 22 members of the Dordt College Engineering Society visited Groschopp, Inc. to learn more about Groschopp’s manufacturing and engineering departments. The Society is a social networking group of Dordt College Engineering alumni, students, and faculty in its second year of meeting. This year, the Society is visiting several […]

Second Year Platinum Supplier Certification from Caterpillar

April 22, 2016

SIOUX CENTER, IA – Groschopp, Inc. was recently awarded a platinum level premium supplier certification from Caterpillar for outstanding quality and excellence for the second year in a row. The platinum certification level is the top tier in Caterpillar’s Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP). Caterpillar presents this certification as a way to recognize top suppliers […]

Updated Speed-Torque-Power Calculator

March 31, 2016

SIOUX CENTER, IA Groschopp Inc., a fractional horsepower motor manufacturer, recently launched an updated version of their STP (speed-torque-power) desktop calculator. The updated program keeps the functionality of the previous version, and are compatible with Windows 8 and Windows 10. What is Groschopp’s speed-torque-power calculator? Groschopp’s STP calculator is a program that allows users to quickly […]

Warm Wishes for 2016

January 4, 2016

Take some time to laugh and enjoy life. We want to take a quick moment to wish you and your business happiness and prosperity in 2016! If we had the opportunity to partner with you in 2015, thank you for your business. We can’t wait to see where 2016 takes you. For those of you […]

Closed for the holiday

December 16, 2015

Groschopp will be closed for the holiday on December 24-25 and January 1. Please keep this in mind as you move forward with your motor and gearmotor projects. We will do our best to serve everyone in a timely manner. We wish you a happy holiday season!

Groschopp Launches User-Friendly Website

November 18, 2015

Groschopp recently launched a mobile-friendly website that focuses on making the search for a motor or gearmotor simple for the user. The website adds a new motor search tool that enables users to easily maneuver through Groschopp’s products. “Motor manufacturing websites can be overwhelming to use because of the complex navigation options. Our goal was to make the […]

Groschopp Inc., Expands Production Facility

January 13, 2015

Groschopp Inc. announces an expansion to its production facility, located in Sioux Center, Iowa USA. Completed in October 2014, the addition enlarges and updates the Shipping and Receiving area of the current facility and totals 3,200 sq. ft. The expansion adds an overhead crane system to improve material handling safety and efficiency; and updates the […]

Groschopp In the Community: Toys for God’s Kids

December 23, 2014

Groschopp recently teamed up with Toys for God’s Kids.  Toys for God’s Kids is a non-profit group in North America who create small toy cars out of wood for children in need around the world.  Using donated labor and materials to create their toys, Toys for God’s Kids distributes the toys on mission trips, through […]

How to use the Motor Search Tool

Narrow your search by selecting motor type, gearbox, voltage, and phase options for your desired motor.

Select a dominant variable: choose one of the three parameters to narrow your search. The selected variable determines which slider bar you will be able to manually move.

Use the slider corresponding to your dominant variable to further narrow your motor selection. The other sliders will automatically move to show available ranges based on the range of your selected variable.

Results will upload as your search criteria changes. If you have any questions regarding your results or how to use the search tool, you can chat with us using the green tab on the left-hand side of your screen.

Note: Groschopp Universal motors are custom built to fit your application so no additional options are available to narrow the search. Selecting the Universal motor type will prompt a message taking you to the Universal product page.

Not sure what you need?

One of our team members would be happy to help. Contact us at 800-829-4135 or by email at You can also chat with us using the green tab on the left side of your screen.

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Universal Motors

Groschopp Universal motors are custom built to fit your application so no additional options are available to narrow the search. Standard frame sizes and motor features can be found on the Universal page.

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