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Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH

100 meters wide, 150 meters long and 19 meters high – these are the proportions of the new Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH six-aisle production hall. With its commissioning of the modern hall in Kempten, Allgäu in 2011, the company continued its history of success in gear cutting systems. The company founded in 1969 is one of the leading manufacturers of machine tools and automation systems.

Machine tools and automation systems from Kempten

LC 300 gear hobbing machine with loading gantry

LC 300 gear hobbing machine with loading gantry

Since 1952 Liebherr has been manufacturing gear cutting machines – at the beginning still in Kirchdorf an der Iller (Germany). In 1962 production was relocated from Kirchdorf to Kempten in the Allgäu. Since 1969 the company has been operating under the name Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH.

Machine tools: Extensive product program, high demand

Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH offers an extensive product program of machine tools and machine automation systems for economic manufacture of gearing products. The company supplies gearings, gearboxes, and slewing bearings to leading worldwide manufacturers.

Highly-efficient production with Liebherr automation systems

The gear cutting machines product program is ideally supplemented by automation systems. Products for automation of machine tools as well as further innovative solutions for production and factory automation are offered in this segment. They support modern high-efficient production in all sectors.

Facts and figures

  • Founded: 1969
  • Workforce: 1.400
  • Total area: 145,000 m²
  • Built-up area: 56,600 m²


Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH

Kaufbeurer Straße 141

87437 Kempten/Allgäu


Press contact

Thomas Weber

Head of Marketing

Products and services of Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH

Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH develops and produces high quality gear cutting machines and automation systems. The innovative products are distinguished by their high precision, availability and user-friendliness. Additionally, customers around the world value the outstanding energy efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the machines and systems.

Products in the gear cutting machine segment include:

  • Gear hobbing machines
  • Gear shaping machines
  • Generating and profile grinding machines

Examples of products in automation systems are:

  • Gantry robots
  • Conveyor systems
  • Storage systems
  • Pallet handling systems
  • Robot integration

High-efficient automation systems from Kempten

Automation systems support modern production. Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH equips production lines as well as highly-efficient manufacturing cells for machining centers. It operates as the general contractor or works together with leading machine manufacturers. Additionally, the company provides automation of individual plants and system integration of additional equipment in production.

Sales contact

Stefan Jehle

Head of Sales - Automation Systems

Peter  Biemer

Head of Sales - Machine Tools

Pierluigi Catellani

Head of Sales - Gear Cutting Tools

One Passion. Many Opportunities.

Career opportunities at the Kempten site

The driving force behind all activities within the international Liebherr Group is a passion for technology, quality awareness in every detail, and clear benefit orientation where products are concerned. This ideology is also embodied by the employees of Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH in their daily work.

Careers with Liebherr at the Kempten location (Germany).

Careers with Liebherr at the Kempten location (Germany).

Current job vacancies

Are you looking for a new career challenge? Whether you’re an experienced professional or a career starter, school or university student – we can offer you some exciting areas of employment and individual development opportunities.

You will find all our current job vacancies in the careers section of our website. You are also welcome to submit a speculative job application.

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Current job vacancies at Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH

Liebherr as an employer

One Passion. Many Opportunities. - our mission statement sums up what it means to work at Liebherr.

One thing unites us above all else: a passion for technology and exciting products. Find out what values Liebherr represents as an employer. Get an idea of the diverse opportunities at Liebherr.

Careers at Liebherr


Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH

Kaufbeurer Straße 141

87437 Kempten/Allgäu


Careers contact

Hubert Hemmerle

Human Resources Officer

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