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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%…

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.

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.

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.

Market

Heidelberg significantly increases net result after taxes in third quarter as planned

«The improvements in results in the third quarter show that Heidelberg is on the right course to achieve sustainable profitability», said Rainer Hundsdörfer, CEO of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG. «We anticipate we will further increase our annual profit with a strong final quarter».

After the third quarter of the 2016/2017 financial year, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is still on course to increase its annual profit as planned.

Wiesloch-Walldorf site

A new development center project of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen

The company is setting new standards by investing some 50 million euro in the new innovation hub. This will create the number one competence center in the printing industry, which has a global annual turnover of around 400 billion euro, a figure that is increasing.

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) has officially launched its new development center project at the company’s Wiesloch-Walldorf site,  in the presence of Theresia Bauer (Green Party), Minister of Science, Research and the Arts for…

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