Overton Gear and Klingelnberg Form Strategic Alliance
April 19, 2006—Klingelnberg GmbH and Overton Gear have formed a strategic alliance for manufacturing and supplying high quality large spiral bevel gears for the worldwide market.
The companies anticipate greater availability of high quality large spiral bevel gears for the worldwide market. Customers should continue to contact their current sales representatives for ongoing and future business.
Overton Gear and Tool Corp. manufactures custom gears in marine, off-shore, locomotive, mining, wind energy and construction industries. Located in Addison, IL, the company recently acquired Illinois Gear Corp.
The Klingelnberg Grop develops, manufactures and sells gear production machinery and related equipment. Klingelnberg products are used in automotive, truck, aircraft, agriculture, construction, power tool and marine industries. The company has operations in Zurich, Switzerland; Huckeswagen and Ettlingen, Germany; Gyor, Hungary and sales and service offices throughout Europe, North and South America and the Asia-Pacific region. Klingelnberg, along with Liebherr-Verzahntechnik, is part of the international Sigma Pool international gearing partnership.