Machine Tools and Automation Systems division
With more than six decades of experience, Liebherr is one of the world's leading manufacturers of gear cutting machines, gear cutting tools and automation systems. The activities of the Machine Tools and Automation Systems division are coordinated by Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH in Kempten (Germany).
Product area of gear cutting machines
Liebherr started producing gear cutting machines as early as the start of the 1950s. The Group is now one of the world's leading manufacturers of gear hobbing machines, gear shaping machines, generating and profile grinding machines, as well as gear cutting tools. These products are used by many well-known companies in the international mechanical engineering and vehicle construction industries. The future-oriented technology of coolant-free, high-speed cutting in gear technology not only protects the environment, but also increases machine productivity.
Product area of automation systems
In the automation systems product area Liebherr supplies gantries for handling workpieces weighing up to 6,500kg, as well as automatic loading and unloading equipment for machine tools and various transport systems. Projects in all areas of manufacturing and assembly can be implemented with a wide range of products such as linear gantries, pallet handling systems and conveyor systems. The modular structure and the use of high-quality components and highly qualified skilled staff guarantee an above-average availability of the systems. Together with leading machine manufacturers, the Liebherr automation systems product area implements production line linking, automation of machining centers and system integration of machine tools.
Production sites in Europe, the USA and Asia
The activities of the Machine Tools and Automation Systems Product Division are managed by the division controlling company Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH in Kempten (Germany) which also acts as a production site and operates another branch in Ettlingen near Karlsruhe (Germany). Other production sites are located in Collegno near Turin (Italy), Saline, Michigan (USA) and Bangalore (India), supplemented by a worldwide sales and service organization.