Everything You Should Know About Liebherr

Founded in 1949, Liebherr is one of the leading equipment manufacturing companies in the world. The company was founded by Hanns Liebherr in Switzerland, and still belongs to the Liebherr family. The success of the company is a result of the production of the first mobile and inexpensive Liebherr cranes, which were very popular and widely used in the past century. Today, Liebherr is not only a supplier of construction equipment, but is also a well-known supplier of technically innovative products and services for other industries.


There are over 130 companies around the world (including Germany, the United Kingdom, Ireland, the USA) that belong to Liebherr, with more than 38,000 workers. Although the company is known for the Liebherr cranes, today it produces other products too, such as: mining trucks, various household appliances, aircraft parts, various earth-moving equipment, material handling equipment and many other machines. Here are just some of the most popular machines from Liebherr.

Liebherr Tower Cranes – With more than 60 years of experience in manufacturing of cranes, Liebherr produces various types of cranes, each for a specific purpose. All Liebherr cranes are specified as either top-slewing or fast-erecting, and both categories include few crane models. The fast-erecting Liebherr cranes are utilized when rapid changes in one location are required and they can be used for many different lifting operations, while the top-slewing Liebherr cranes are utilized on larger construction job sites as they can be quickly erected and very economical for transportation.

Liebherr Excavators – Liebherr is also known for its excavators, with an experience of over 40 years in manufacturing products for the mining industry. The Liebherr excavators are very efficient for mining tasks and are very popular due to their innovative features. Liebherr offers few excavator types: electric, crawler and wheeled excavators. Each type is designed with a specific set of features, thus, for every excavating task, there is a specific excavator that meets the requirements. Additionally, Liebherr produces a variety of attachments for all its excavators.

Liebherr Forklifts – Although not as popular as the previous two machines, the Liebherr forklifts are also very efficient machines that can be used for various applications. The Liebherr forklifts are very stable and are capable of generating high-lifting force during lifting, loading and unloading. Most Liebherr forklifts feature a unique curved telescopic boom, allowing the operators to reach longer distances, and provide extra room for stacking.