Headquartered in Nordborg, Denmark, LINAK U.S. Inc. was the company’s first production facility outside of the country and was built in Louisville in 1999. LINAK U.S. is the North and South American subsidiary of LINAK A/S in Denmark, a worldwide leader in electric linear actuator solutions. Globally recognized for high-quality, technologically advanced and innovative actuators and controls, LINAK employs approximately 350 people in Louisville and over 2,200 people worldwide. LINAK produces electric linear actuator solutions to create smooth movement in a variety of very different applications. From healthcare to agriculture, comfort furniture, office interior, or industrial automation – the possibilities are endless.

The results LINAK has achieved through the years are based on a strong set of values. They place great importance on these values and are continuously measuring how well they live up to them. Their culture is based on enthusiastic employees who seek to make a difference for their customers, the company and themselves. Taking an active interest in the well-being of each other, supporting and encouraging each other to reach new heights.

The partnership between LINAK and the Speed School has helped to improve the overall student experience. Their participation in the Fundamentals of Engineering Panels has provided real world knowledge in several engineering disciplines. Involvement in the School’s capstone projects have offered an insider’s view to industry challenges. The professional development of the students has also been accelerated by the cooperative education program LINAK has supported through practice interviews and project-based rotations of cooperative education experience. LINAK is proud to support the development of tomorrow’s engineers and is dedicated to helping improve people’s quality of life and working environment.