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Mar 28

Liebherr to Invest $45 Million at its Newport News Facility

Posted on March 28, 2018 at 10:28 AM by Communications Department

liebherrLiebherr-International AG, the family-owned company and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of construction machinery and earthmoving equipment announced that it plans to invest $45 million in the expansion of its Newport News, Virginia facility.  

Liebherr, which has been manufacturing and operating in Newport News for over 48 years, will construct three new buildings on twenty-eight acres adjacent to the company’s current manufacturing facility. Once completed, the new facilities will total over 251,000 square feet and will be occupied by Liebherr USA Co. The expansion will offer space for Liebherr USA Co.’s new headquarters and administrative building, a production and workshop facility, and a warehouse and distribution building. Construction is expected to begin in July 2018 and be completed by summer of 2020. With this investment, Liebherr continues to grow its operations in the United States. View full press release.