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Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH

High-quality and high-performance drive and control technology components and systems belong to the product range of Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH. Whether a slewing bearing or gearbox, rope winch, control cabinet or electric motor: The products manufactured here are not only used in machines made by Liebherr, they are also in demand from customers outside of the Group. Which is why around 15,000 slewing bearings as well as 37,000 gearboxes and rope winches are delivered annually.

Optimal growth perspectives at the plant

Gearboxes manufactured by Liebherr at its Biberach plant.

Gearboxes manufactured by Liebherr at its Biberach plant.

Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH was founded in 2012. The company evolved from the splitting up of Liebherr-Werk Biberach GmbH. Until the end of 2011, it developed and manufactured construction cranes as well as components for drive and control technology systems. The grouping and current autonomy of Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH creates optimal growth perspectives for the company at the Biberach location.

Subsidiary plant of Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH at the airfield site

Subsidiary plant of Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH at the airfield site

In 2015 Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH was expanded with the addition of a subsidiary plant next to the Biberach airfield. Since then the area of electrical drive and control technology, including the product lines control technology and electric machines, has had its head office there. The central management and production of slewing bearings and drives are still located on the main site.

High-quality components and their areas of application

Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH develops and manufactures high-quality components and systems for high-performance drive and control technology. The slewing bearings, gearboxes, rope winches, electric machines, control cabinets and products from the area of power electronics produced here have versatile uses: For example they are used in earthmoving machines and wind turbines, in open-cast mining, and in maritime applications. Vehicle and transportation systems as well as machine tools run using components and systems from Biberach.Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH

Facts and figures

  • Founded: 2012
  • Workforce: 1.640
  • Total area: 315,100 m²
  • Built-up area: 116,400 m²

Address

Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH

Main office / drives / slewing bearings

Hans-Liebherr-Straße 45

88400 Biberach an der Riß

Germany

Address

Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH

Control technology / electric machines

Ernst-Ottenbacher-Straße 2

88400 Biberach an der Riß

Germany

Press contact

Heike Haarmann

Product Marketing


Products and services of Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH

Assembly of slewing drives

Assembly of slewing drives

Assembly of slewing drives
Employees of Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH assemble the DAT 1000.

The product divisions of Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH belong to a long company tradition and define innovative enhancements to the product range.

Slewing bearings: Ball bearing and roller bearing slewing rings

Liebherr is a global leader in the manufacture slewing bearings. In Biberach, a wide range of dimensions and models of slewing bearings are also manufactured according to customer specifications in addition to standard types. They are used, for example, in earthmoving and deep foundation machines, mining equipment, and tunnel boring machines.

Gearboxes and rope winches

Liebherr has more than 70 years of experience in the development, design, and manufacture of gearboxes and rope winches. This includes:

  • Slewing and swiveling drives
  • Wheel and travel drives
  • Compact and heavy duty rope winches
  • Drilling drives, mixer drives, and other special solutions

Their areas of application include, for example, cranes, harbor and ship equipment, energy technology, and special machinery.

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State-of-the-art development and manufacturing equipment is used for slewing bearings, gearboxes and rope winches in the production centre in Biberach.

Electric machines: engines and generators

As an ideal complement to gearboxes and control systems, Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH develops and manufactures compact air-cooled asynchronous squirrel cage motors and permanent magnet motors. The output of engines ranges from 4 kW to 2,000 kW, and up to 3,500 kW for generators. The electric machines are used under the most extreme conditions – such as in diesel-electric mining trucks, construction machines, as well as tower and container cranes for instance.

Control technology

Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH develops and manufactures, for example, control systems for diesel-electric mining trucks as well as control systems and control cabinets for maritime cranes, construction cranes, and gantry cranes. Control cabinets for machine tools and automation systems as well as products for transportation systems are produced for other plants in the Group. Power electronics assemblies from the plant's development and production include, for instance, energy storage units, DC/DC converters, AFE, compact inverters, and inverters with a modular control system.

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State-of-the-art development and manufacturing equipment is used for electric machines and control technology in the production centre in Biberach.

Slewing bearings

For over 70 years Liebherr has been manufacturing top-quality large diameter slewing bearings. Depending on requirements, various dimensions are available. Slewing bearings

Gearboxes & rope winches

Every year Liebherr manufactures tens of thousands of durable gearboxes and rope winches. All products are subject to rigorous testing. Gearboxes & rope winches

Electric machines

Thanks to a flexible modular system, our electric motors and generators are optimally adapted to the respective customer application. Electric machines

Control technology and electronics

At the production site in Biberach, power electronic components as well as control cabinets are developed and produced:

Career opportunities at the Biberach plant

Passion for technology, quality awareness in every detail, and clear customer orientation for products stimulate all activities of the global Liebherr Group. This ideology is also embodied by the workforce of Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH in its daily work.

Career in the Liebherr Group.

Career in the Liebherr Group.

Exciting lines of work

At Liebherr you have the opportunity to shape your own career across all industries. Regardless of whether you are an experienced professional, new entrant, graduate or student - at Liebherr you find exciting fields of work and individual development opportunities.

Careers with Liebherr
Careers with Liebherr at the plant in Biberach an der Riß (Germany).

Careers with Liebherr at the plant in Biberach an der Riß (Germany).

Current job offers

Applicants can gain a brief overview of job vacancies and apprenticeships worldwide or at the Biberach plant in the online job portal. Of course, we would also be happy if you were to send us a non job specific application. Qualified and motivated co-workers are always welcome at Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH.

Job vacancies at Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH

Address

Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH

Main office / drives / slewing bearings

Hans-Liebherr-Straße 45

88400 Biberach an der Riß

Germany

Careers contact

Samuel Kollmann

Human Resources Officer

Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH

Hans-Liebherr-Straße 45

88400 Biberach an der Riß

Germany


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