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News | 04/12/2021

Beyond borders: services for the wind industry

Russia has made significant progress in the generation of wind power in recent years, although largely unnoticed. When the Russian government decided to increasingly promote renewable energy in 2017, new opportunities opened up for wind turbine manufacturers. At that time, the share of wind energy in Russia made up 0.02 % of the overall energy consumption. By 2035, the Russian Ministry of Energy is aiming to further expand wind energy capacity to nine gigawatts - enough to supply around eight million households. In order to build wind turbines in Russia, manufacturers must meet the requirements for local production, which serve to strengthen the local labour market. Find out more

Press releases | 04/07/2021

LiView position transducer in the new crawler loader generation

LiView, the intelligent position transducer for hydraulic cylinders, allows for reliable control of the bucket in the new Liebherr LR 636 G8 crawler loader using precise measurement data – even under the most demanding conditions. Find out more

News | 02/03/2021

Liebherr advances into new dimensions with the world's largest slewing drive units

Liebherr delivers the world's largest worm-driven slewing drive units in the world for an innovative sailing system by eConowind. Inspired by Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Liebherr customer eConowind develops an innovative sailing system that is intended to revolutionise commercial shipping. Up to 40 metres in hight, futuristic metal sails serve as propulsion support for cargo ships. The world’s largest slewing drive units turn these huge sails. Using wind power in this way, fuel costs in shipping can be reduced by up to 20 percent. This is a breakthrough for the industry and an important step towards a more economical and ecological shipping. Find out more

Press releases | 01/27/2021

CLAAS relies on Liebherr IoT gateways

CLAAS, one of the world's leading agricultural machinery manufacturers, places its trust in the Liebherr Group in the field of Internet of Things (IoT). Combine harvesters, tractors and other machines made by CLAAS are connected thanks to IoT gateways from Liebherr. The high-performance gateways form a reliable interface for CLAAS' digital services, such as data management and precision farming. Find out more

News | 01/21/2021

Liebherr honoured with the SDEC 2020 Excellent Development Award

Shanghai Diesel, one of the leading engine manufacturers in China, honours Liebherr with an award for the outstanding performance in the development and integration of diesel fuel injection systems. Find out more

News | 11/02/2020

Securing the future: Liebherr in Deggendorf expands its training offer

Liebherr in Deggendorf (Germany) welcomes seven freshly baked trainees with the beginning of the new training year 2020/ 2021. Find out more

Press releases | 10/07/2020

New at Liebherr: Electronic Manufacturing Services

The Liebherr Components Division is growing and expanding its service portfolio at the Lindau site. In addition to comprehensive services relating to the Test Center for electronics, Liebherr now also offers Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS). Find out more

News | 09/29/2020

Winds of change: Liebherr Components in Brazil

With continental dimensions being as vast as they are, Brazil is a country of great contrasts. They reach far beyond the environmental ones with versatile climatic regions and terrain, like the Amazon Jungle, rough mountains and over 7,000 kilometers of beaches. The cultural, social and economic diversity add to it and mark the grandeur of this Latin American country. Find out more

News | 09/28/2020

Liebherr supplies engineering solution for Eickhoff

The Liebherr Components Division supplies a comprehensive engineering solution for a transmission test rig of the Eickhoff Group based in North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany). It is used for the testing of the existing transmissions and the development of future, more powerful transmission generations, which are installed in the company’s shearer loaders, for example. Find out more

News | 09/22/2020

Liebherr “drives” the world’s highest fire engine turntable ladders

Working at heights does not only require strong nerves, but also highly reliable equipment. Whether rescuing people from high-rise buildings using turntable ladder or positioning heavy loads above and on the rooftops, there is no time to think twice. Therefore, the manufacturers of special vehicles, such as fire trucks for example, pay particular attention to precision and accuracy when handling ladders, baskets, forks, booms or telescopic arms. Find out more

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