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Aerospace Boeing Dreamliner takes off with Liebherr on board
In the future, every Boeing 787 Dreamliner will fly with a remote electronic unit from Liebherr. This enables sensor data to be evaluated and systems to be controlled locally.
The remote electronic unit is used on board the Dreamliner to control the steering angle of the nose wheel.
Components 9.5-meter steel rings
A new production plant for large roller bearings has started up at Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH. The new machine can produce roller bearings of up to 9.5 meters in diameter, setting a Liebherr record.
The first roller bearings to be produced – weighing 34 tons and 7.8 meters in diameter – will be used in the installation of offshore wind turbines.
Mobile cranes Half a century of mobile cranes from Ehingen
In 2019 Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH celebrated its 50th anniversary. Opened on February 22, 1969, the plant has become a success story of German engineering.
Today Liebherr is the world market leader in mobile cranes. Around half the all-terrain mobile cranes used around the world come from Ehingen. 3,600 employees produce more than 1,800 mobile and crawler cranes there every year.
Concrete technology Concrete for the Brenner base tunnel
Two Liebherr Betomix 3.0 mixing plants are producing concrete for one of Austria’s and the European Union’s most important infrastructure projects: the Brenner base tunnel. The two plants have a combined output of around 240 cubic meters of fresh concrete per hour.
The purpose of this major project is to build a new rail connection between Austria and Italy. At 64 kilometers, it will be the longest underground stretch of railway in the world.
Mining R 9800 mining excavator immortalized in LEGO
The LEGO® Technic™ Liebherr R 9800 mining excavator is now on sale for enthusiasts around the world. The model of the Liebherr heavyweight has 4,108 parts, seven motors and many of the technical capabilities of its big Liebherr brother.
With its smart device connection, the excavator is the first programmable LEGO model that can be controlled using a smartphone app.
Domestic appliances Liebherr domestic appliances opens new customer center
The new customer center for Liebherr domestic appliances in Ochsenhausen sets new standards in architecture. In the building, whose glass facades are decorated with refrigerawtors, visitors can get to know the latest range of refrigerators and freezers up close in a public showroom.
In addition to the showroom, the five-story building also has office space, conference rooms, training rooms and event rooms with a total area of over 3,500 square meters.