Liebherr, Wenzel Announce Sales and Service Agreement for NAFTA
September 12, 2018
Liebherr Verzahntechnik GmbH,(LVT) Kempten, Germany, announced today that Liebherr Gear Technology, (LGT) Saline, MI, will be the sole sales and service source for Wenzel GearTec (WGT) gear inspection machines and software for the NAFTA region effective immediately. The announcement was made by Dr. Christian Lang, LVT managing director and Frank Wenzel, WGT owner at the IMTS exposition in Chicago.
LGT will import the Wenzel machines directly from the Wenzel GearTec factory in Karlsruhe, Germany, according to Frank Wenzel.
Gary Chatell, LGT president, said that Liebherr will provide full service support for all Wenzel machines currently installed in North America, including calibration services, training, parts, and applications assistance. Felix Scholz, service manager at LGT, will be adding dedicated staff to provide this customer support.
The agreement by Liebherr and Wenzel will result in improved service to customers in the market. Wenzel products cover applications from automotive, truck, off highway up to construction equipment and energy ranging up to workpiece diameters of 1600mm.“This combination of the Wenzel gear inspection capabilities with Liebherr gear generation technology offers gear manufacturers a highly capable single source for advanced parallel axis gear production and inspection technology,” said Scott Yoders, LGT vice president of sales.
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