Liebherr Gear Technology Inc.

1465 Woodland Dr.
Saline, MI 48176 US

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Company Profile

The Liebherr enterprise was established in 1949 by Hans Liebherr.

Gear Production and Automation Solutions by Liebherr

Single Table Gear Grinding SolutionWith a one-table design and a new-design grinding head, the Liebherr LGG 180 and LGG 280 machines greatly reduce grinding times for twist-free profile and generating grinding.

Random Bin-Picking Automation

Removing randomly placed items from a container as a human can requires the complex interaction of image recognition system software, robots, and a sophisticated handling strategy.

Hobbing with Chamfer Cut in One Set-up

The new LIEBHERR LC 180 Chamfer Cut in one set-up hobs and generates the precise and reproducible chamfers required by the automotive user without adding to part cycle times.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

Left to right: Mr. Heinrich Bruederle (Wenzel GearTec), Dr. Christian Lang (Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH), Frank Wenzel (Wenzel GearTec), Dr. Hans Gronbach (Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH)

Liebherr-Verzahntechnik Acquires Gear Measurement Equipment Manufacturer
Wenzel GearTec will be integrated into the organization of Liebherr-Verzahntechnik as a subsidiary.

Liebherr LGG 400 M.

Grinding Machine Processes Longer Shafts
Liebherr has introduced the LGG 400 M model grinding machine that fits the same footprint as the previous, smaller LGG 280 M.

Liebherr apps

Apps Ease Implementation of Industry 4.0 Essentials
The Automation Systems division of Liebherr has developed a range of applications that support Industry 4.0 initiatives.

Liebherr Automation

Liebherr Showcases Part Recognition Technology
Liebherr is showing off a vision system for its automation platform that provides accurate part recognition at 0.5-millimeter accuracy. 

PHS Allround pallet handling system

Pallet Handling System Expands to Support Production Changes
IMTS 2018: Liebherr is displaying its PHS Allround pallet handling system, designed for enabling flexible production with four- and five-axis machining centers.

collage of robots and automation products and software

April 2018 Product Spotlight: Robots and Automation
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on robots, handling equipment and other automation products. 

Liebherr Automation Systems’ PHS Allround pallet handling system

Modular Pallet Handling System Enables Flexible Production
Liebherr Automation Systems’ PHS Allround pallet handling system is designed to enable flexible production with four- and five-axis machining centers in a range of shops.

Liebherr LC 280 α gear hobbing machine

Gear Hobbing Machine Provides Versatility for Short-Term Production
Liebherr has released the LC 280 α gear hobbing machine for short-term production jobs.

Liebherr LK 500 gear skiving machine

Gear Skiving Machines with Direct-Drive Tables Handle High Workpiece Speeds
EMO 2017: Liebherr will feature its LK 300 and 500 gear skiving machines, which are based on components of corresponding large hobbing machines. 

Manufacturing News of Note: June 2017
Sandvik Coromant and Zimmerman appoint new presidents, DeVry University launches advanced manufacturing classes, and more industry news.

Liebherr to Host Seventh WZL Gear Conference
The conference will present findings from the WZL Gear Department’s research in gear design, manufacturing and testing.

April 2017 grinding

April 2017 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Grinding
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on a variety of grinders and abrasive machining equipment.

Liebherr IG Opal 4.0

External to Internal Gear Grinding in 30 Minutes or Less
Based on Liebherr’s Opal system, the IG Opal 4.0 internal geartooth profile-grinding technology fits a belt-drive spindle to the company’s standard GH 4.0, GH 5.0 and GH 6.0 grinding heads.

Liebherr LCD 300 ChamferCut

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.

Gear Expo

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.

Gear Production Supplement's September 2015 issue

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.

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 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.

Liebherr LGG 180, 280

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.

Small-workpiece-handling robotic system.

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.

LC 180 gear hobbing machine

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.

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