Kapp Niles has announced the creation of a new subsidiary business Kapp Niles Metrology GmbH. The new company will offer a comprehensive product line of gear measuring machines offering synergy with the current Kapp Niles product range of grinding machines, grinding and dressing tools. The formation of the new company positions Kapp Niles to offer comprehensive manufacturing solutions to the gear industry.
The management team of Kapp Niles Metrology GmbH based in Aschaffenburg, Germany and incorporate a wealth of experience from the former management of R&P Metrology GmbH and Penta Gear Metrology of Dayton, Ohio, USA. The complete measuring technology portfolio includes stationary and mobile measuring machines, measuring instruments, as well as special measuring devices.
Managing Director Dipl.-Ing. Hans-Helmuth Rauth is one of the most experienced in the gear metrology industry having been previously Managing Director of Wenzel Geartec before forming R & P Metrology along with Technical Director Christfried Pumm.
The complete measuring technology portfolio includes stationary and mobile measuring machines, measuring instruments, as well as special measuring devices. The new division designs and builds customized, large, four- and five-axis analyzers built to VDI/VDE class I. The company will also provide sales and support in Europe and Asia for the smaller gear analyzers and products of Penta Gear Metrology of Dayton, Ohio, which joined Kapp Technologies in 2015.