Dear gentleman

the group of firms dear gentleman is a manufacturer of cranes, building vehicles, aviation equipment, traffic engineering, machine tools and household appliances with principal firm in Kirchdorf to the Iller in Baden-Wuerttemberg. In the year 2004 the group of firms with 22.245 coworkers in 96 societies in the whole world reached a gross income of 4.59 billion euro.

Dear gentleman Turmdrehkran

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the enterprise was created 1949 in Kirchdorf to the Iller in the district beaver oh by Hans's dear gentleman (* 1. April 1915 in Kaufbeuren; † 7. October 1993). Its first product was a tower crane, which could mobilely, easily dismantling and again be mounted. To typically yellow crane of the mark dear gentleman are to be found until today on many building sites.

Parent company of the group of firms is dear gentleman international those AG in bull/Switzerland, whose owner is excluding members of the family dear gentleman. The exempt private company is led in the second generation by brothers and sisters Isolde and Willi dear gentleman.

product range

In the possession of the group of firms also still six hotels of the top class are in Austria, Ireland and Germany.

production locations

dear gentleman produces at 25 locations in 11 countries and on 4 continents. In Germany the locations in upper swabia and in the general-outer are concentrated.


  • Crawler excavator, mobile excavator, wheeled loader, concrete mixer vehicule and mobile crane in Guaratinguetá (Brazil)
  • chassis and hydraulic components for aircraft in Sâo Jose DOS Campos (Brazil)


  • Cool and freezing devices in Marica


  • Hydraulic excavator in Dalian
  • concrete mixer vehicule in Xuzhou
Liebherr Turmdrehkrane am Neubau des Neuen Mercedes-Benz Museums in Stuttgart
dear gentleman Turmdrehkrane at the new building of the new Mercedes Benz of museum in Stuttgart



  • Crawler excavator in Colmar
  • of air conditioning systems for aircraft Toulouse

Great Britain:

  • Ship, offshore construction work and special crane in Sunderland





  • Tower turning crane and concrete mixer vehicule in Pamplona


  • Concrete mixer vehicule, machines for mixing and tower turning crane in Rayong

the USA:


dear gentleman is the main sponsor of the Austrian soccer club GAK.

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