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Press releases | 03/05/2021

Model update: Liebherr introduces performance increase to L 550 and L 556 XPower® wheel loaders

In the five years since their debut, Liebherr’s XPower® large wheel loaders have established themselves as forerunners in terms of fuel efficiency and stability. Liebherr is now updating two models in the series - the L 550 XPower® and L 556 XPower®. To further boost performance, Liebherr has reinforced the lift arms and overhauled the working hydraulics. Innovations also include increased tip load, breakout force and engine power. The two performance-optimised models are now available to order from all Liebherr sales partners. Find out more

Press releases | 01/19/2021

In case of imminent accident, new brake assistant for Liebherr wheel loaders reduces stopping distance

Active personnel detection is an innovative assistance system for the Liebherr L 526 to L 586 XPower® range of wheel loaders. Liebherr has now added two extra functions - the brake assistant and incident map - to active personnel detection. The brake assistant automatically slows the speed of the wheel loader to a standstill the moment the active personnel detection issues a warning signal. The incident map displays potential risk zones on the site using GPS data in LiDAT - Liebherr’s in-house transfer and location system. Find out more

Press releases | 01/15/2021

Largest Liebherr material handling machine in France delivered

The largest Liebherr material handling machine to be delivered in France to date, an LH 110 M Port Litronic, will be operated at the harbour of Villefranche-sur-Saône in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, near Lyon. The harbour is located directly on the wide-gauge axis of the Rhône-Saône rivers, acting as a trimodal location linking waterways, road and rail carriers across the whole of France. Find out more

News | 12/03/2020

When dreams come true - in the Liebherr Christmas bakery

Liebherr machines at work: an ordinary sight. But this time our machines were not on a real construction site. Instead, they made dreams come true in the Liebherr Christmas bakery. Find out more

Press releases | 09/01/2020

A greater reach for tree care and the timber industry: Liebherr presents new equipment combinations

In addition to typical applications such as waste management or scrap handling, powerful and efficient Liebherr material handlers are also used in tree care or the timber industry. For an even greater reach Liebherr provides new solutions which are available for LH 22 to 35 Industry Litronic material handlers. Find out more

Press releases | 07/02/2020

Liebherr USA, Co. headquarters opens at expanded campus in Newport News, Virginia

Liebherr USA, Co. marked a milestone on April 6, 2020 – the company formally moved in to a newly expanded campus. The facilities house employees who work in administration, finance, human resources, sales, information technology, marketing, product support and distribution for nine different product units under the Liebherr USA, Co. umbrella. Find out more

Press releases | 03/10/2020

Powerful and efficient: Liebherr material handlers for scrap handling at the Conexpo-Con/Agg 2020 construction trade show

With the two material handling machines LH 30 M Industry Litronic and LH 60 M Industry Litronic, Liebherr is presenting two models specifically designed for scrap handling at Conexpo-Con/Agg 2020. The handling of scrap steel metal and other metals is one of the toughest applications in industrial material handling. Especially when loading and unloading trucks and ships, loading shredder conveyors or sorting out different kinds of metals, robust, reliable, high-performance and also economical material handlers are required. Find out more

Press releases | 01/30/2020

Exceptional performance in port handling operations: Liebherrs 200-tonne electric machine headed for China

An exceptional machine: The LH 150 ET Gantry Port Litronic is not only the first electrically-operated port handling machine in its weight class. It is also the world's largest electrically-operated Liebherr port handling machine with gantry undercarriage as well as the largest port handling machine Liebherr has ever produced. The machine was handed over and commissioned in DaFeng Port in the Chinese province of Jiangsu. Find out more

News | 10/02/2019

Electric material handler in Finnish pulp factory exceeds 50,000 operating hours

A Liebherr material handler, type ER 954 C High Rise Litronic, recently exceeded an impressive 50,000 operating hours in the UPM pulp factory at the Pietarsaari site in Finland. Find out more

Press releases | 09/05/2019

The Liebherr LH 30 M Industry material handler at Maxpo 2019

With the LH 30 M Industry material handler, Liebherr presents a powerful all-round talent at Maxpo 2019. Find out more

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