04/12/2018 Liebherr achieves the highest turnover in the Group's history

Numerous new products unveiled: The earthmoving division presented a new telescopic handler series, the L 514 and L 518 stereoloaders, as well as the R 936 Compact hydraulic excavator, among others.

Numerous new products unveiled: The earthmoving division presented a new telescopic handler series, the L 514 and L 518 stereoloaders, as well as the R 936 Compact hydraulic excavator, among others.

In the construction machinery and mining segments, as well as in other product areas, Liebherr recorded an increase in turnover. Sales of construction machinery and mining equipment rose by 14.5% to € 6,182 million. In the Maritime Cranes, Aerospace and Transportation Systems, Machine Tools and Automation Systems, Domestic Appliances, Components as well as Hotels divisions overall turnover was up by 1.5% to € 3,663 million compared with the previous year.

In Western Europe, Liebherr's most important sales region, turnover increased significantly. The key markets Germany and France showed particularly strong growth. Sales performance in Eastern Europe, particularly in Russia, was encouraging. In the Far East / Australia and America, revenues were also above the previous year's level. The Near and Middle East and Africa, however, recorded a fall.

The financial report of the Liebherr Group can be found at www.liebherr.com/annual-report.