The Liebherr Group is ranked as one of the leading construction and mining equipment makers worldwide. Caterpillar, Komatsu, Volvo and Hitachi are counted among the company’s main competitors.
In the fiscal year of 2017, Liebherr reported global sales and revenue streams of around 9.8 billion euros (or about 11.7 billion U.S. dollars); in terms of geography, the family-run firm generated the largest share of its revenue from activities in Western Europe. The earthmoving segment contributed nearly 2.5 billion euros (or approximately three billion U.S. dollars), making it the largest source of revenue in the fiscal year of 2017. That same year, Liebherr made investments of about 749 million euros (or around 897 million U.S. dollars).