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

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.

Gantry portal

Gantry Portal Suited for In-Line Production of Small Parts
Liebherr’s LP 100 gantry portal has a flexible design suited for smaller, lighter components and in-line production.

Liebherr LK 300 500

Gear Skiving Machines Provide Rigidity, Powerful Spindles
Gear Expo 2017: Liebherr Gear Technology will introduce its LK 300 and 500 gear skiving machine series.

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 bin picking

Bin-Picking Solution’s Two-Phase Vision System Achieves Higher Resolution
Liebherr offers its bin-picking solution with a new vision system for intelligent removal of workpieces from a random arrangement.

Expanded Gear Grinding Series Caters to Aerospace Suppliers, Job Shops
Liebherr has expanded its LGG range of grinding machines.

Liebherr Rotary Loading System

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

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.

Liebherr pallet handling system

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.

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.

Liebherr shaping head

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.

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