Liebherr sings cooperation agreement with leading wind turbine OEM in China

Signing of the contract between Liebherr Components and Mingyang Smart Energy


                      Signing of the contract between Liebherr Components and Mingyang Smart Energy

At the international wind energy fair China Windpower in Beijing (China), Liebherr Components signs a cooperation agreement with the leading wind turbine OEM, Mingyang Smart Energy.

Under this serial manufacturing contract, Liebherr will supply the customer with significant quantities of main bearings. This will further secure Mingyang Smart Energy’s long-term business success in the Chinese market. “Both sides are aiming for even more intensive cooperation in the field of onshore and offshore wind power,” explains Stephan Lausmann, Head of Sales Wind Energy at Liebherr Components.

                                                        Main bearings by Liebherr

Liebherr main bearings can be used in wind turbines of 2 MW and more. The continuously rotating bearings are optimised in terms of longevity and can, therefore, withstand particularly high permanent loads. Liebherr’s customers benefit from its application experience of nearly 30 years in the field of wind energy and can rely on the “Made in Germany” quality it offers.

The contract is a testament to the growing success of Liebherr Components in the Chinese market. As a components and systems supplier, Liebherr offers solutions for the wind energy sector – from main bearings to pitch and yaw bearings to drives and power electronics. A one-stop-shop model with worldwide success.

                                            Liebherr slewing bearings for the wind industry

Alexandra Nolde
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