Koepfer Becomes North American Distributor for CLC in Italy
March 10, 2014—Koepfer America, L.L.C., recently announced its partnership with CLC, S.r.l., as the manufacturer’s first exclusive distributor in North America. CLC, of Cadelbosco Sopra, Italy, manufacturers a wide range of heavy-duty machines for hobbing (vertical and horizontal) and shaping of gears from 200 mm to 2000 mm (8” up to 78”) in diameter.
The CLC product line features heavy duty construction, high-speed direct drive torque motors, Fanuc 31i series numeric control, and operator-friendly software. CLC machines can also be customized with automation to provide an optimized gear manufacturing solution.
In addition to new machines, CLC also rebuilds and retrofits numerous types and sizes of gear manufacturing machines. The company achieves a high level of customer satisfaction by delivering hands-on, custom machine tools and automation through both rebuilt and new machines.
Dennis Gimpert, president of Koepfer America, remarks, “CLC presents an exciting venture, which will expand our offered products to coarse-pitch gear manufacturers and job shops across America and Canada. We look forward to providing our customers a new precision solution for hobbing and shaping of large gears.”
Cory Sanderson, Koepfer America’s vice president of sales, adds, “We think our customers will be eager to learn more about CLC’s top-tier gear machines and the many features available. Of course, Koepfer America will also support these new machines with our team’s proven service.”
Koepfer America will focus on the United States and Canadian market. CLC products appeal to gear manufacturers of coarse-pitch gears in need of vertical or horizontal hobbing solutions. Similarly, CLC gear shaping machines provide flexible solutions for straight, helical, tapered, and face gears. In general, the CLC product line helps Koepfer America provide one-stop Helios Gear Manufacturing solutions.
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