News - Liebherr reaches 50,000 wheeled loaders milestone

Published on: Apr 19, 2017

Liebherr has recently produced its 50,000th wheeled loader. The landmark machine is an L 566 XPower and is being delivered to a long-standing Liebherr customer. Wheeled loaders are manufactured at Liebherr-Werk Bischofshofen in Austria since the 1950s.

The 50,000th machine will be delivered to Geiger Unternehmensgruppe. In special  collaboration with Geiger, Liebherr put together special paintwork for this machine landmark machine – a combination of gold and Geiger’s company colours.

Liebherr-Werk Bischofshofen’s managing sales director Martin Gschwend said, “Geiger Unternehmensgruppe is a very special partner for us. We are not only linked by many years of a professional relationship. As innovative and sustainable family-owned businesses, we share the same fundamental values.”

Pius Geiger said, “We have known Liebherr as a reliable partner for many years. Across all management levels we value this trust-based, active partnership that has evolved over the decades”.

Liebherr currently offers 15 different wheeled loader models in four different product groups – compact loaders, Stereoloaders, medium-sized wheeled loaders and large XPower wheeled loaders. The plant in Austria has also developed an independent product line for emerging markets outside Europe and North America in collaboration with Liebherr production companies in Dalian in China and Guaratinguetá in Brazil.

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