Quality Magazine

Wenzel America Partners with Liebherr Gear Technology

April 16, 2013

 

WIXOM, MI--Wenzel America has partnered with Liebherr Gear Technology Inc., an international manufacturer of gear-cutting machinery and the supply of technically advanced products and services.
 
Liebherr will exclusively represent the Wenzel GearTec product line in the United States and Canada. Liebherr Gear Technologyis based in 
Saline, MI, and manufactures, sells and supports a wide range of gear hobbing, shaping and grinding machines. The Saline, MI, facility is also home 
of Liebherr Automation Systems Co., a global integrator of  automation for advanced-manufacturing systems.
 
The Wenzel GearTec product line includes a range of granite, air-bearing horizontal gear testing machines named WGT and can also offer 4-axis gear 
measuring technology on any Wenzel CMM frame to give customers gear and traditional CMM measurement on the same platform.
 
“We are very excited at the prospect of working with Liebherr," says Andy Woodward, president of Wenzel America. "Their knowledge of the gear manufacturing customer base in North America is second to none and we are certain that they will be able to introduce our gear 
testing product line to many more prospective customers in our market. Also joining our forces will produce an unrivalled customer support team 
going forward. This agreement represents the first of many between the two companies around the world."
 
Wenzel Group has been manufacturing metrology equipment for more than 45 years and celebrates in its 10th anniversary of supplying gear testing systems 
to some of the world’s most prestigious gear manufacturers, including some very large machines to Liebherr. Wenzel remains a family owned company
and prides itself on its long term relationships with its customers.
 
Since 1949, the Liebherr Group has been a family-owned business. Today, the entire organization consists of more than 39,000 employees in more than 130 
companies across all continents. By dividing into smaller company units, the Liebherr Group is able to give clients the service of a family-owned 
business combined with the global influence of a multi-national corporation.