03/16/2018 Liebherr opens new agency in south-east of France

Liebherr family shareholders Jan Liebherr, Stéfanie Wohlfarth and Patricia Rüf cut the ribbon with branch manager Charles Ivakno.

Liebherr family shareholders Jan Liebherr, Stéfanie Wohlfarth and Patricia Rüf cut the ribbon with branch manager Charles Ivakno.

Liebherr inaugurated its new facility in Rognac on 9th March 2018 in front of 400 customers. The new facility is now in charge of the sales, rental and service of earthmoving, material handling and construction machines. Only 30 km from Marseille, the new location has 60 employees.

On an area of over 43,000 m2, the new agency combines earthmoving, concrete technology, mobile cranes, maritime cranes, tower cranes and deep foundation machines. Going forward, the new agency will manage the Bouches-du-Rhône, Var, Vaucluse and Corsica départements of France and half of the French region of Gard.

Liebherr’s first production site in France was founded in Colmar in 1961. 40 years ago, in 1978, Liebherr opened its first facility in south-east France. Liebherr has invested a total of €12 million in its new location. It is an important milestone for the group’s regional development.

Facts about the new Liebherr facility

  • €12 million investment
  • 60 employees
  • 43,000 m2 total area
  • 6,500 m2 built-up area