About us

About us

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The origins of this family business date back to the year 1863.

Klingelnberg is one of the global market and technology leader in the gear industry. These include the development and manufacture of machines for the production of  bevel and cylindrical gears, measuring centers for axially symmetrical objects of all types, and the production of high-precision gear components made to customers' orders.

The road from the company's origins to global market leadership  has been shaped by a no-holds-barred approach to product and service quality, along with absolute reliability and strict adherence to deadlines. That is what every one of our employees stands for. With numerous R&D engineers around the globe and more than 200 grants of patents, the company consistently demonstrates its capacity for innovation.

Today Klingelnberg operates engineering and manufacturing facilities in Zurich, Switzerland, Hueckeswagen and Ettlingen, Germany. The company maintains a global presence with Sales and Service offices in Italy, France, Spain, Russia, Japan, India, China, Brazil, the United States, and Mexico.

The company's declared aim is to continue to provide highly efficient, competitive products for customers and partners from a range of industries, including the automotive, commercial vehicle and aircraft industries, shipbuilding, the wind-power industry, and general gear manufacturing. In all its dealings, Klingelnberg is respectful of the environment – as evidenced by its ISO 14001 certification and participation in the Blue Competence Initiative by the German Engineering Federation (VDMA).

History

Company

The most recent milestones in the company's evolution include:

  • 2021: KLINGELNBERG receives German Innovation Award
  • 2020: Winner of the "Best of Industry Award" in the category "Measuring Technology"
  • 2018: Winner of "Best of Industry Award" in the category "Industry 4.0" and Winner of "iF Design Award" in the category "Product"
  • 2016: Winner of "Industrie 4.0 Award" in the category "Design & Production"
  • 2012: Acquisition of core business Höfler Maschinenbau GmbH
  • 2010: Inauguration of the new corporate headquarters in Zurich
  • 2008: Commissioning of the world's most modern large bevel gear manufacturing facility
  • 1997: Introduction of the dry-cutting process for spiral bevel gears
  • 1993: Acquisition of Oerlikon Geartec AG

 

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KLINGELNBERG AG
Zurich, Switzerland

KLINGELNBERG GmbH
Hueckeswagen, Germany

KLINGELNBERG GmbH
Hueckeswagen (Winterhagen), Germany

KLINGELNBERG GmbH
Ettlingen-Oberweier, Germany

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