The companies will share technical sales and engineering resources to support the growing demand for gear hobbing, shaping, chamfering, grinding, and measurement equipment and tools.
Customers seeking efficient access to gear manufacturing solutions will see that all three companies have actively expanded their product offerings to meet customer requirements. This collaboration ensures all gear manufacturers have swift access to the latest technologies available.
KA, newly named Helios Products LLC and based in South Elgin, IL, has earned a reputation for excellence in serving its customer base for over 30 years with premium hobbing, shaping, hob sharpening, chamfering, and analytical measurement technology. KTLP, based in Boulder, CO, provides precision gear and rotor tooth grinding and measuring equipment to all market sectors. PGM, based in Dayton, OH, is an innovator in analytical measuring machine control, software, and functional gaging solutions and became a subsidiary of KTLP in 2015.
“KTLP, PGM and KA philosophies and specific capabilities are an excellent fit” says Bill Miller of KTLP. He points out that the three companies traditionally had unique niche customer bases which is changing. Leveraging the established sales relationships will benefit collectively all customers.