Liebherr Group

Rue de l'Industrie 45
1630 Bulle
+41 26 913 31 11
Company Info
The Liebherr Group consists of over 130 companies and is a global equipment manufacturer based out of Switzerland. The company, founded in 1949 by Hans Liebherr, manufactures a diverse line of products including construction and earth-moving equipment, mining equipment, cranes, concrete equipment, material handling equipment, aircraft equipment, machine tools, automation systems, and more.

Liebherr Group in the News

Many might not know that the Liebherr Group has roots dating back 70 years ago during the rebuilding of Germany and Europe. On August 19th, 1949, Hans Liebherr was issued a patent for the first mobile tower crane by the German Patent Office. This invention paved the way for the success story that followed.
August 20, 2019

Liebherr Mining Equipment is continuing to make exciting improvements to their ultra-class mining trucks and excavators with things like enhanced performance for T 264 mining trucks and higher, extended hauling capacity for T 282 C and T 284 mining trucks, and real-time tracking of machine health and performance with Liebherr Mining Data. Increased safety, productivity, and performance are at the core of the enhancements being made to these machines. Liebherr is also working to meet global EPA requirements for all of its trucks with tier 4 solutions.
April 3, 2019

A division of Liebherr is celebrating their 50-year anniversary this February 22nd! On this day in 1969, Hans Liebherr founded Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH, a divisional controlling company for mobile cranes. Fast forward to today, and the company has approximately 3,600 employees producing around 1,800 machines every year.
February 21, 2019

Liebherr is showcasing their comprehensive package of multiple intelligent assistance systems for their XPower large wheel loaders to construction industry professionals for the first time at this year’s upcoming Bauma Expo in Munich. These systems will include their active rear person recognition, a sensor-supported, integrated tyre pressure monitoring system, and a new intuitive steering system that will be available for all mid and large series models from Bauma 2019 onwards. All of Liebherr’s assistance systems are developed by Liebherr themselves, meaning that the technology is fully integrated into the machine controls, fully optimizing safety and comfort in their daily wheel loader operations.

February 11, 2019

Liebherr is set to debut four new cranes from their Mobile Cranes Product Division at the Bauma expo this year. These cranes, listed below, will feature enhanced performance, resource management, and flexibility, thanks to the company’s dedication to consistently seeking out the newest and most advanced development of successful technologies.
February 7, 2019

Liebherr is debuting their latest EC-B Flat-Top crane series at the upcoming Bauma 2019 expo in Munich, featuring eight units total, all the largest in their class, and all with increased operator comfort in the new LiCAB cabin with intuitive user interfaces. Excitingly enough, three of the cranes will utilize fibre rope, which has a four times longer service life than traditional steel rope and enables cranes to work with higher load capacities while being easier to handle. All of the new cranes can be expected to available in April of this year.
February 6, 2019

Liebherr will be attending Buama 2019 this year, and the presentation they have prepared is sure to be an earth-shattering event. Not only will they be hosting daily shows and an innovation lab where attendees can stop by to see their latest future-focused technologies, but Liebherr will also be showcasing INTUSI, their adaptive and intuitive new solution for machine communications. Specialists will also be able preview a package of multiple intelligent assistance systems for XPower wheel loaders, in addition to a new generation of mobile and crawler excavators, like the R 934 and the A 913 Compact Litronic.
February 5, 2019

Liebherr has been hard at work in 2019 producing their latest generation of crawler excavators, the “Generation 8”. These powerhouses, produced in Colmar, France, feature increased operator comfort and higher productivity than previous models. The new R 934, based on the original R 934 and R 938 models, will be presented at the upcoming Bauma 2019 expo in Germany alongside an engine meeting Stage V emission standards. This model includes numerous improvements including simplified, safe maintenance work, and increased power.
January 31, 2019

Liebherr will be one of the many companies attending this year’s Bauma 2019 in April, and they will be presenting their brand new 125 K fast-erecting crane. Featuring a maximum hook height of 65.5 meters and a radius of 55 meters, this will be the fastest erecting crane on the market to date. The 125 K will be available for purchase worldwide beginning in March, preceding its appearance at the expo.
January 30, 2019

Liebherr is proud to announce that they will be presenting all of their latest product developments and innovations at this year’s Bauma 2019, held April 8-14th. The company is hoping to further the growth that is already reflected by the high demand for their products and services, and is excited for the innovations on display to play a key part in that. Liebherr will be showcasing their range of construction machines, material handling and mining machines, and various components at their 14,000 square meter outdoor stand, as well as their indoor stand in hall A4, number 326.
January 3, 2019

Liebherr-France in Colmar is continuing their compact product line with their recent series production of the new R926 Compact crawler excavator. Not only does this model have higher levels of production than previous models, but it also comes with a Stage IV / Tier 4f emission standards compliant engine without a DPF or EGR valve. The R926, a new player in the 15 to 35 tonne weight range, is versatile in urban areas or on narrow construction sites.
July 18, 2018

Liebherr-Hydraulikbagger GbH continues to innovate with solutions optimized to suit specific applications and machines with their extensive product portfolio of buckets, attachments, and quick coupler systems of the highest quality standards. These can be used for both Liebherr hydraulic excavators and material handlers, as well as machines from other manufacturers. With extensive experience, Liebherr has created a portfolio for all applications from digging tools for the earthmoving sector to grabs for diverse applications in material handling technology.
July 16, 2018

Liebherr-Hydraulikbagger GmbH is investing 35 million euros in the future of their brand new logistics center at their Kirchdorf an der Iller location. This move is meant to strengthen their development in the original location of the Liebherr Group. The ground-breaking construction began earlier this month, when an official ceremony was held, and the project is planned to be completed by 2020.
June 25, 2018

Liebherr is unveiling a wide variety of new products at the upcoming Intermat 2018 Villepinte exhibition center in northern Paris from April 23rd to the 28th. The exhibition will feature several world premieres and product launches for the European market in the E6/E035 outdoor area. The Liebherr Group will be at the technology pavilion presenting a cross-section of the current construction machine technology trends on the rise, as well as information about the most up-to-date trends in digitization solutions and the Liebherr Reman program.
December 21, 2017

Wasel GmbH Schwerlastlogistik has accepted two LRT rough-terrain crane models from the Liebherr plant in Ehingen. The company now owns the first of the LRT 1090-2.1 and the LRT 1100-2.1 series. The firm plans to deploy both rough-terrain cranes in opencast mining as well as on major construction sites with long periods of use.
December 15, 2017