Carl Zeiss IMT is expanding its reach into all areas of gear metrology in its business partner agreement with Koepfer America for the United States and Canada. The agreement provides improved technical and marketing support related to all areas of CMM gear metrology offered by Carl Zeiss. Carl Zeiss offers machines to measure both parallel axis and bevel gears from the smallest gears used in microtechnologies up to gears four meters in diameter using the Gear Pro software package. Prismatic features can be measured in seamless integration with the Calypso metrology software package. Koepfer America has sold parallel axis gear manufacturing equipment, service and support since 1989. Koepfer is involved with AGMA, The Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT), the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and other technical groups.