News | 12/14/2021 German Ambassador visits Liebherr Singapore

Liebherr-Singapore welcomed the Ambassador of Germany to Singapore as well as the Executive Director of the Singapore-German Chamber of Commerce

H.E. Ambassador Dr. Riedel (4th from left), Dr. Philippi (6th from left), Mr. Hallier (2nd from right) at Liebherr-Singapore

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On November 26, 2021, Liebherr-Singapore welcomed H.E. Dr. Norbert Riedel, Ambassador of Germany to Singapore, Mr. Christoph Hallier, Deputy Head of Mission, and Dr. Tim Philippi, Executive Director of the Singapore-German Chamber of Commerce. The visit was hosted by Mr. Albert Chua and Mr. Daniel Wonschak, Managing Directors of Liebherr-Singapore Pte Ltd.

During the briefing about Liebherr-Singapore’s operations in the Asia Pacific region and its successful development since its foundation in 1988, Liebherr’s multi-faceted product and service portfolios were highlighted, ranging from tower, mobile and maritime cranes, domestic appliances to maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) activities in the aerospace sector.

The guests were particularly interested in understanding how the Liebherr Group had successfully managed the effects of the Covid pandemic on various business aspects, such as supply chains, staff management and recruitment. Key enablers were the organizational setup, its operational flexibility and regional empowerment. In addition, Liebherr outlined how strong global trends such as sustainability requirements and digitalization will become a growing part of Liebherr’s future business strategy.

The following guided tour of the facility provided the guests with more insights into the variety and wide scope of Liebherr-Singapore’s product and service capabilities. They acknowledged Liebherr’s ongoing commitment to its customers and Singapore, as exemplarily underlined by the ongoing development projects, extending Liebherr-Singapore’s capabilities regarding the repair of high performance aerospace hydraulics as well as the overhaul and re-coring of heat transfer equipment.

Following its foundation in 1985, Liebherr-Singapore has continuously extended its role as Liebherr’s dedicated business hub for the Asia Pacific region for sales of earth moving equipment, crawler cranes, tower cranes, mobile cranes, ship cranes, port equipment, refrigeration and freezing equipment in the East Asian and Pacific region.

For the range of aerospace products, Liebherr-Singapore is the appointed support and repair service center of the Liebherr Group with the capability of testing, repairing and overhauling the products of the Original Equipment Manufacturers Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH (Germany) and Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS (France).