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Annual General Meeting

Following the return to sustained profitability, Heidelberg will now also be aiming for growth

Around 1,600 shareholders have participated in the Annual General Meeting of Heidelberg for financial year 2016/2017, which was held at the Congress Center Rosengarten in Mannheim.

Around 1,600 shareholders have participated in the Annual General Meeting of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) for financial year 2016/2017, which was held at the Congress Center Rosengarten in Mannheim (Germany). Close to 30%…

Installations

Germany: Salzland Druck completes its value chain with the Heidelberg Easymatrix 106 C

Christian Heinrich, Managing Partner, was impressed by the specialist consultancy services provided by the Heidelberger Druckmaschinen experts, who gave extensive, competent support during installation and commissioning.

«Success by creating something special»;  Salzland Druck GmbH & Co. KG in Staßfurt has lived by this motto since its foundation over one hundred years ago.

Pharmaceutical packaging

Germany: August Faller chooses Heidelberg Primefire 106 for its packaging production

Michael Faller, Managing Partner explains: «The diversity of the Primefire technology will create new opportunities in packaging production, which is increasingly moving towards customization, serialization, and digitization».

The pharmaceutical and healthcare market is increasingly moving towards specialized medicinal products. As a result, the packaging runs for these specially developed medicines are becoming ever shorter, along with the delivery times.

Postpress packaging market

Heidelberg and MK Masterwork launched the new folder glue Diana Easy

On June 1st, more than 40 customers were able to visit the MK Masterwork factory at an open house event held in Nové Mesto, Slovakia and see where and how the new machine is manufactured.

In May this year Heidelberg and MK Masterwork launched the new folder gluer model, the Diana Easy, simultaneously at China Print in Beijing and at a dedicated packaging event in Wiesloch, Germany.

Acquisitions

Heidelberg takes over Fujifilm’s coatings and pressroom chemicals operations in Emea

This transaction is another step in pursuing the company’s growth strategy of developing a fully comprehensive cross-sector portfolio that is geared toward specific customer requirements.

By taking over the coatings and pressroom chemicals operations in the Emea region of its strategic partner Fujifilm Europe BV, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is expanding into the attractive growth segment for consumables.

Appointments

Oliver Jung joins the Supervisory Board of Heidelberg

He was appointed by the Mannheim registry court on 23 May 2017 until this year’s general meeting of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG on 27 July 2017.

Oliver Jung  has joined the Supervisory Board of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg).

Market

A new growth strategy and improvement in profitability for Heidelberg

The company’s Management Board is presenting Heidelberg goes digital!, a package of measures for the years ahead with a strategic focus on technology leadership, digital transformation and operational excellence.

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) has underlined aspirations to further strengthen the company’s trailblazing position in the printing press sector with the presentation of a new corporate strategy.

Acquisitions

Heidelberg is expanding its Industry 4.0 offering with software provider Docufy

This operation will complement the portfolio of the company's Digital Platforms division.

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) has acquired Docufy GmbH  with effect from 1 May 2017.

Events

Heidelberg at China Print 2017 has presented innovative printing solutions

At the event, the company showcased the industry’s digitized future, with the aim of helping Chinese print shops carry out a success transformation and achieve sustainable growth in the current digital era.

China Print 2017,  from May 9th to 13th in Beijing, trade show for the print media industry, has come to a successful conclusion.

Financial Results

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen achieves targets for the year 2016/2017

Sales after 12 months were slightly up at 2.524 billion euro (previous year: 2.512 billion euro). In the final quarter alone, sales increased by just under 20 percent to 845 million euro (previous year: 710 million euro).

In the final quarter of financial year 2016/2017 (January 1, 2017 to March 31, 2017), Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) recorded its best sales and result since 2008.

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