Gear technology and automation systems product segment
With more than sixty years of industrial experience, Liebherr is one of the world's leading manufacturers of gear cutting machines, gear cutting tools, gear measuring machines and automation systems. All activities of the gear technology and automation systems product segment are coordinated by Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH in Kempten (Germany).
Gear Technology product segment
Liebherr started the production of gear cutting machines at the beginning of the 1950s and today is one of the world's leading manufacturers of gear hobbing machines, gear shaping machines, gear skiving machines, generating and profile grinding machines, as well as gear cutting tools. In 2019 Liebherr also entered the area of measurement technology with the gear measuring machines. These products are used by many well-known companies in the international mechanical engineering and automotive industry. The pioneering technologies of the high-speed machining in gear technology not only protects the environment, but also increases the machine's productivity.
Automation Systems product segment
Since the 1970s the automation systems area has been supplying turnkey production plants for mechanical production worldwide and in cooperation with well-known machine manufacturers has been automating highly efficient production cells and production lines. With a wide range of products such as gantry robots, belt conveyor systems, storage systems, pallet handling systems and robot integration, projects can be realised in all areas of production and assembly. The modular design, use of high-quality components and employment of highly qualified technicians ensure above-average system availability.
Production sites in Europe, Asia and the USA
All activities of the Gear Technology and Automation Systems product segment are managed by Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH in Kempten (Germany), which also functions as a production site and operates another subsidiary in Ettlingen near Karlsruhe (Germany). Other production sites are located in Collegno near Turin (Italy), Saline, Michigan (USA) and Bangalore (India), complemented by a global sales and service organisation.