Liebherr Gear Technology Inc.

Phone: 734-429-7225
Fax: 734-429-5357

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Mailing Address:
1465 Woodland Dr.
Saline, MI 48176 US

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Company Profile

The Liebherr enterprise was established in 1949 by Hans Liebherr. The great success of his first mobile, easy-to-assemble and affordable tower crane was the foundation on which the company flourished.

Today Liebherr is not only one of the world’s leading manufacturers of construction machinery but is also an acknowledged supplier of technically innovative user-oriented products and services in numerous other fields. The company has now grown into a Group with more than 39,000 employees in more than 130 companies across all continents.

Liebherr Gear Technology is a world leader in the development of advanced gear production processes, including hobbing, grinding, and shaping as well as gear tools.

Liebherr Automation engineers a wide range of automated handling equipment from machine loaders to gantry systems and robotics. The automotive industry worldwide is a leading user of Liebherr manufacturing technology.

Product Categories of Liebherr Gear Technology Inc.

  • Automated Pallet Systems
  • Automatic Storage/Retrieval Systems
  • Conveyors & Other Part Handling Automation
  • Gantry Loaders
  • Gear Cutting Tools
  • Gear Grinding Machines
  • Gear Hobbing Machines
  • Gear Inspection Equipment
  • Gear Shaping Machines
  • Pallet Changers - Automatic

As seen in MMS

Gear-Shaping Tools with Replaceable Inserts
Liebherr Gear Technology offers a range of new gear-shaping tools with replaceable inserts; galvanized cubic boron nitride (CBN) grinding tools for generating and profile grinding; shaving cutters; rolling tools, such as rolling discs and rolling racks; deburring tools for press-deburring; master gears; and rack-shape cutters.

Rotary Loading System Improves Machine Utilization
Liebherr’s Rotary Loading System (RLS) offers entry into high-efficiency production with one or two machining centers, promoting machine utilization of more than 90 percent, according to the company.

Gear Grinder Designed for Large-Scale Production Quality
The Liebherr LGG 280 gear-grinding machine is designed to reduce grinding times for twist-free profile grinding and generating grinding of workpieces ranging to 280 mm in diameter.

Chamfering Machine Offers Fast Setup, Processing Speed
Liebherr offers its LCD 300 ChamferCut, a stand-alone chamfering machine using the company’s ChamferCut method designed for repeat accuracy and long tool life.

Inside Gear Expo 2015
Billed as “The Drive Technology Show,” this year’s event featured new machine designs and cutting tools, heat-treat processes, and materials and hardening processes for hybrid transmission applications.

Modular Pallet-Handling System Optimizes Large-Part Manufacturing
Liebherr offers a larger, modular pallet handling system (PHS) designed to provide large-part manufacturers with the same handling flexibility, efficiency and cost savings of its smaller range.

A Map for Market Expansion
How one gear manufacturer freed itself from the single-customer model by adopting new technologies and expanding its customer base to protect against economic uncertainties.

Smaller Shaping Head Increases Stroke Length
Designed for its Platform 2 (LSE/LFS 200 to 500) and Platform 3 (LSE/LSF 600 to 1600) machines, Liebherr Gear Technology will display a smaller shaping head option which eases electronically-controlled machining of spur and helical gear teeth.

Ingersoll Hosts Liebherr Gear Seminar
Presentations from gear manufacturing experts and networking with industry colleagues make this event a valuable experience for everyone involved.

Liebherr Gear Seminar to be Co-Hosted by Ingersoll Cutting Tools
For the past 20 years, Liebherr has offered its annual Gear Seminar along with its business partners, focusing on the latest developments in machining centers, cutting tools and measurement technologies.

Gear Hobbing Machine Reduces Cycle Times
Liebherr’s LC 100 gear hobbing machine is said to be capable of achieving chip-to-chip times of 3 sec.

Large-Scale Grinders Promote Reproducibility
The Liebherr LGG 180 and 280 grinding machines use a one-table design and updated grinding head to quicken twist-free profile and generating grinding.

Robotic Bin-Picking Automation Effectively Channels Random Parts
Liebherr Automation offers a small-workpiece-handling robotic system with 3D software capable of removing randomly placed items from a container and accurately placing them in a machine or production line.

Liebherr Partners with Koepfer
Koepfer America will represent Wenzel GearTech products for Liebherr in selected states.

Producing Precision Gears
They needed precision gears of a variety of sizes and configurations, so what did Liebherr do more than 60 years ago? It designed, engineered and built its own gear-making equipment, which became one of its businesses. And yes, it still produces gears for its own requirements.

Gear Grinding Machine for Production Line Installation
Liebherr’s LGG 180 machine for profile and generating grinding is said to provide short grinding times and consistent high quality for large-scale production.

Measuring Machine Analyzes Small Gears
Available from Liebherr Gear Technology, the Wenzel WGT 280 gear-measuring machine is designed to measure gears smaller than 280 mm in diameter as well as rotationally symmetrical parts.

Hobbing Machine Features Chamfer Cut Unit
Liebherr offers a hobbing machine equipped with a separate chamfer cut unit for deburring and chamfering workpieces ranging to 180 mm.

Universal Hobbing Machine Designed for Flexibility
Liebherr’s high-performance LC 500 universal hobbing machine handles workpiece diameters ranging to 500 mm.