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News | 05/25/2022

Liebherr apprentices reach H2GP finals with hydrogen drive

Nine apprentices at Liebherr in Bulle (Switzerland) have won the "Pro" category of the semi-finals of the Horizon Hydrogen Grand Prix (H2GP). For the competition, they developed a hydrogen-powered car that has now left the competition behind in a 6-hour race. With this pole position, the team now heads to the world finals in Assen (Netherlands) from June 2-5. Find out more

Press releases | 05/16/2022

Customer Day at Liebherr: Expanded Operations, Expanded Solutions

Liebherr USA, Co. hosted visitors from across the globe at their first Customer Day on May 12. The company highlighted and demonstrated a diverse range of products across all ten segments including earthmoving, material handling technology, deep foundation machines, tower cranes, mining, mobile and crawler cranes, maritime cranes, concrete technology, components as well as refrigerators and freezers. Find out more

Press releases | 05/12/2022

AVR relies on Liebherr cameras and displays

The Belgian agricultural machinery manufacturer AVR relies on proven electronics from Liebherr: in the Puma 4.0 potato harvester, up to 16 digital smart cameras and two 12″ display controllers provide detailed real-time monitoring of the entire work process. Find out more

Press releases | 05/10/2022

MyLiebherr homepage: new design and features enhance user experience

The homepage of the MyLiebherr online portal has a new look. Thanks to the modern design users benefit from a clearly structured, intuitive user interface and a clearly arranged homepage. Optimised and additional features round off the design update. Find out more

Press releases | 05/09/2022

Study confirms Technology neutrality reduces the most emissions

In order to achieve the international climate objectives, economies worldwide must reduce their greenhouse gas emissions significantly in all sectors. This also applies to the construction industry and its partners. This is why Liebherr, as one of the largest construction equipment manufacturers, is also working on new, efficient drive concepts. In doing so, the company focuses on technology neutrality which has been affirmed by a recent study. Find out more

Press releases | 04/05/2022

Liebherr’s MDC3 camera – The best choice for Sandvik

The Swedish group Sandvik supplies tools and equipment for various areas, such as metal cutting, mining and rock excavation. Due to the rough environmental conditions in underground mines, the company relies on proven robust and reliable components. Stress tests conducted by Sandvik showed that Liebherr's digital smart camera is ideally suited for demanding operating conditions. In addition, the camera reliably ensures easy viewing, even in very dark underground mining environments. Find out more

Press releases | 03/10/2022

Liebherr and Tula join research activities

At the International Engine Congress in Baden-Baden (Germany), Liebherr-Components AG and U.S.-based Tula Technology presented the results of their joint study on heavy machinery. Together, the companies carried out research on reducing greenhouse gases (GHG) and nitrogen oxides (NOX) produced by heavy-duty equipment. Based on simulations, Tula’s diesel Dynamic Skip Fire (dDSF™) software allows the reduction of NOX tailpipe emissions by 41% and carbon dioxide (CO2) by 9.5%. For this study, Liebherr Machines Bulle SA provided its D966 engine that operates in a variety of applications, like mobile or maritime cranes and wheel loaders. Find out more

Press releases | 03/09/2022

Wind-assisted propulsion: Harness the wind with Liebherr

Liebherr makes use of the wind as a resource for clean energy shipping, as well, and offers wind-assisted propulsion as an alternative solution. Slewing bearings and slewing drives excel at working together perfectly on high seas. The overall design of the wind-assisted propulsion consists of high, futuristic-looking sails that turn towards the wind and complement conventional ship propulsion still driven by diesel engines, for example. Hence, the technology harnesses the wind to propel a wide variety of vessels, such as bulk carriers, and thus ensures greater energy efficiency. Find out more

Press releases | 02/23/2022

Digital clearance monitoring for slewing bearings

With the condition monitoring system for slewing bearings, Liebherr has created a digital monitoring system. The integrated wear measurement system, bearing clearance monitoring (BCM), ensures optimum remote monitoring of the slewing bearings in various applications, such as mining, material handling or maritime equipment. The BCM system can be used to measure bearing wear in axial and radial directions, as well as tilting clearance. Such a remote diagnostics does not only ensure flexibility in measurement, but also reduced downtime, lower costs in maintenance and, above all, higher personal protection. Find out more

Press releases | 01/13/2022

Liebherr appoints Dr. Tim Gerhardt as new Managing Director of Liebherr USA, Co.

Dr. Tim Gerhardt, an experienced business executive within the Liebherr Group has joined Liebherr USA. Co. as one of the new Managing Directors for the U.S. operations. Dr. Tim Gerhardt shares Liebherr USA, Co. executive responsibilities with Kai Friedrich, Managing Director for Liebherr USA, Co. and Divisional Director for the construction equipment product segment in Newport News, VA. Find out more

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