News | 10/29/2022 Partners meet: Table tennis president visits Liebherr at Bauma

Liebherr has been closely associated with German table tennis sport as a sponsor for many decades. At Bauma 2022, the President of the German Table Tennis Association (DTTB), Claudia Herweg, paid a visit to the Liebherr booth in the outdoor area. She was received by Steffen Günther, member of the Liebherr International AG board of directors.

Mrs Herweg, Liebherr has been in partnership with the German Table Tennis Association for a long time. What does this mean from your point of view?

Claudia Herwig: "We are very proud of the partnership because Liebherr is a strong company. Now I see for the first time what product range and what depth of technology is really behind it – that's really impressive! We also like the corporate culture, the way Liebherr is managed – and how the group of companies cultivates the partnership with us: sustainable, geared to a long time. It's a lot of fun and a pleasure to work together!"

Question: You just mentioned the booth. Is this the first Bauma you've been to? What is perhaps the most impressive thing for you?

Claudia Herwig: "I have already visited a few trade fairs, but this one is certainly something else, really extraordinary. It's quite a show – to put it colloquially. It's impressive how the booth is planned, it's very logical how the flows move, how the machines stand. I think the demonstration that impressed me the most was the one of the two large machines at the front of the Liebherr booth, they are simply huge in terms of volume. But I find the cranes just as fascinating, as well as the small excavators, which one would like to get into and drive around a bit. Maybe next time? All in all, a very professional presentation that shows the brand fantastically."

Question: Another quick look at table tennis: After the silver medal at the World Table Tennis Championships in China – what is in store for 2023? What will be the highlights?

Claudia Herwig: "Our national player Dimitrij Ovtcharov has just won and is now in the semi-finals at this year's WTT Cup Finals. We had a super sports year in 2022 and in 2023 the tournament schedule is full. We will have our first tournament of our own in the autumn. We will announce that next month, it will be exciting!"