Helios Gear Products, LLC (South Elgin, IL), formerly Koepfer America, LLC, announced their new long-term representation agreement with YG Tech Co., Ltd. (Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea), owner of the Yunil and Hera machine tool brands. Helios will provide all North American sales, service, and technical support for these gear manufacturing machines. “This partnership allows us to expand our product offerings and remain competitive in the global marketplace,” said Adam Gimpert, the business manager of Helios. “We are always looking for ways to provide more value to our customers so that they are better positioned to efficiently produce profitable gears.”
In the partnership, Helios offers a full range of hobbing systems for gears up to 39 in outside diameter. For small gears, the Hera 30 provides horizontal “micro” hobbing with unified automation systems for parts up to 1.575 in outside diameter. The Hera 90 aligns with Helios’s legacy customers by offering a horizontal hobbing machine with a unified gantry automation system for parts up to 3.937 in diameter. This line continues with a range of vertical hobbing systems, including the models 150, 200, 350, 500, and 1000.
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