The Liebherr Group offers sophisticated technical products and services worldwide in eleven sectors including earthmoving equipment, mining, mobile cranes, tower cranes, machine tools, domestic appliances and more. The company's corporate culture is characterised by the self-conception of a family-run business.
In the domestic appliances area, Liebherr specialises in top-quality refrigerators and freezers for household and commercial use. More than 7,000 appliances leave the various production locations each day.
Liebherr was one of the first manufacturers to have changed over to environmentally friendly refrigerants propane (R290) and isobutane (R600a) for its entire range of refrigerators and freezers for commercial use, and now designs for over 125 leading brands including Heineken, Pepsi, Bitburger, Nestle and Coca-Cola.
The range of professional appliances encompass 2 main categories:
Food and Beverage storage: bakery, merchandising, drink chillers, chest freezers, glass door freezers, universal and wine storage appliances.
Medicine and factory-designed laboratory appliances: in different temperature ranges for numerous applications including laboratory, spark free, -45°C and pharmacy.
In 1949 the company’s German-born founder, Hans Liebherr, invented the tower crane which laid the foundations of the company's international success. Today, 39,500 people are employed at Liebherr. The divisions of the Liebherr Group and its wide product range is a result of a vast information exchange between product divisions, which promotes innovative ideas and cross-industry developments. The holding company is Liebherr-International AG.