Liebherr-Verzahntechnik Acquires Gear Measurement Equipment Manufacturer

Wenzel GearTec will be integrated into the organization of Liebherr-Verzahntechnik as a subsidiary.


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Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH has purchased all the shares of Wenzel GearTec GmbH, a manufacturer of gear measuring machines. Wenzel GearTec will be integrated into the organization of Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH. A partnership with the Wenzel Group was formed in 2015. Integrating gear measuring machines into its portfolio, Liebherr is aiming to be able to offer closed loop systems from a single source.

Wenzel GearTec develops and sells gear measuring machines, software and accessories in Karlsruhe, Germany. The portfolio includes the WGT series of four-axis gear measuring machines. The machines are used for various applications in automotive, aerospace, and general mechanical engineering.

Wenzel GearTec GmbH will continue to operate under its own name as a subsidiary of Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH. The existing contracts and legal relationships will remain in place along with the company’s Karlsruhe and Shanghai locations.

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