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  • DMG MORI annual report 2017

    July 26, 2018
    DMG MORI with new record values for the 1st half year 2018

    Increased forecast 2018 for sales revenues, earnings and free cash flow
    DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT has again achieved record figures – and thus the best first half-year results in the company’s history. Order intake, sales revenues, earnings and free cash flow recorded double-digit rates of growth.

  • Supervisory Board change at DMG MORI

    May 04, 2018
    Supervisory Board change at DMG MORI

    Dr. Masahiko Mori to be new chairman of the Supervisory Board
    Today’s 116th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT welcomed approx. 450 shareholders. Thus some 88% of the share capital were represented.

  • Speech at the 116th Annual General Meeting of DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT on 4 May 2018

    May 04, 2018
    Annual General Meeting 2018

    DMG MORI has the power to shape the future dynamically. We have demonstrated this in financial year 2017. We have achieved record figures in order intake, sales revenues and free cash flow. In addition, we have actively pushed forward important future areas.

  • DMG MORI annual report 2017

    April 26, 2018
    DMG MORI with record figures for the 1st quarter 2018

    Forecast for order intake for financial year 2018 raised
    DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT has started successfully into the new financial year 2018 with record figures in order intake, sales revenues, earnings and free cash flow.

  • DMG MORI annual report 2017

    March 13, 2018
    Record figures in order intake, sales revenues and free cash flow

    Pushing forward important future topics
    DMG MORI achieved the highest order intake in the company’s 147-year history. The high demand for our machine tools and technology solutions continued. In the whole year, the order intake increased by +16% to € 2,754.8 million (previous year: € 2,369.9 million). Earnings also increased significantly.

  • Sustainability report 2017

    March 13, 2018
    Sustainability is part of the DNA of DMG MORI

    Starting signal for sustainability management
    With the Sustainability Report 2017 DMG MORI provides comprehensive information for the first time on our approach to corporate social responsibility and the measures we take. DMG MORI is conscious of its responsibility towards the environment. We use renewable, recyclable and recycled materials to a large extent in our products and services, embrace a culture of appreciation and make a positive contribution to solving the global challenges of our times.

  • DMG MORI achieves record figures in financial year 2017

    February 08, 2018
    DMG MORI achieves record figures in financial year 2017

    Significant rise in order intake, sales revenues and earnings
    Bielefeld // DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT achieved record figures in financial year 2017 in order intake, sales revenues and free cash flow. Earnings also rose markedly. The high demand for our innovative machines and technology solutions continued.

  • DMG MORI strengthens digitized production

    January 30, 2018
    DMG MORI strengthens digitized production

    New maintenance platform / 3-year warranty for MASTER spindles
    Bielefeld / Pfronten. Digital factory, holistic automation solutions and technology excellence: at the traditional open house exhibition at DECKEL MAHO Pfronten, DMG MORI is showing the entire scope of its technology competence.

  • DMG MORI raises order intake

    October 26, 2017
    DMG MORI raises order intake target to
    around € 2.6 billion

    Best EMO ever / ADAMOS is setting new digital standards for Industrie 4.0
    Bielefeld // DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT continues its successful performance of the first six months: order intake, sales revenues and results reached new highs in the first nine months. In the third quarter of 2017 order intake rose by 17% to € 704.4 million (previous year: € 601.4 million).

  • DMG MORI mit bestem ersten Halbjahr

    September 05, 2017
    World market leaders combine strengths in ADAMOS

    New alliance between machine building and IT for Industrie 4.0
    Frankfurt am Main // Through the joint venture ADAMOS (ADAptive Manufacturing Open Solutions), DMG MORI, Dürr, Software AG and ZEISS as well as ASM PT are establishing a strategic alliance for the future topics of Industrie 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Germany’s first alliance of well-known industrial and software companies wants to establish ADAMOS as global standard for the industry and attract other machine builders to become partners.

  • DMG MORI with best first half year

    July 27, 2017
    DMG MORI with best first half year

    DMG MORI raises forecast for 2017
    Bielefeld // DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT continued its growth trend. Following a strong first quarter 2017, we reached new record figures for the first half year. For order intake, sales revenues and earnings we recorded the best first half year results in the company’s history.

  • Speech at the 115th Annual General Meeting of DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT on 5 May 2017

    May 05, 2017
    Speech at the 115th Annual General Meeting of
    DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT on 5 May 2017

    DMG MORI has held up well in the financial year 2016 despite the challenging market environment. With an order intake of € 2.37 billion we achieved the highest order intake so far in 146 years of company history.

  • DMG MORI with best 1st quarter for order intake and results

    April 27, 2017
    DMG MORI with best 1st quarter for order intake and results

    Measures for realignment are successfully showing effects
    Bielefeld. DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT started this year successfully: The positive development of order intake continued at the beginning of the year 2017. Order intake rose by 17% to € 693.9 million in the first quarter (previous year: € 591.6 million).

  • DMG MORI erzielt Höchstwert beim Auftragseingang

    March 09, 2017
    DMG MORI achieves highest value in order intake

    Successful start in year 2017 with concentration on core business
    Bielefeld. Overall DMG MORI successfully completed the financial year 2016. Order intake of € 2,369.9 million reached a new record high (previous year: € 2,282.8 million). Despite challenging macroeconomic conditions, we achieved the highest order intake in the company’s 146-year history. 

  • Kooperation stärkt Kompetenz im Additive Manufacturing

    February 14, 2017
    New at DMG MORI: selective laser melting and the ISTOS digital start-up

    Bielefeld/Pfronten. At the traditional Open House at DECKEL MAHO in Pfronten DMG MORI shows a wide range of innovations and important news: By a majority shareholding of 50.1% in REALIZER GmbH in Borchen, the group is strengthening its future technologies in Additive Manufacturing. With the founding of the start-up ISTOS, DMG MORI is expanding its digitization expertise.

  • 2017-02-08 Vorläufige Geschäftszahlen 2016

    February 08, 2017
    DMG MORI sets course for the future

    Order intake 2016 achieves new record of € 2,369.9 million
    Bielefeld. DMG MORI held up well in financial year 2016 despite a difficult market environment: Order intake of € 2,369.9 million reached a new record high (previous year: € 2,282.8 million).

  • October 27, 2016
    DMG MORI increases order intake by 12% in the third quarter

    Initial sucess with realignment
    Bielefeld. In the third quarter 2016, DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT saw a positive development with € 601.4 million or +12% in its order intake (previous year: € 538.7 million).

  • July 28, 2016
    DMG MORI still meeting target forecasts

    Annual forecast 2016 reconfirmed in volatile market environment
    Bielefeld. DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT completed in a volatile market environment the first half year 2016 according to plan: Order intake was € 1,158.2 million (previous year: € 1,203.3 million).

  • July 15, 2016 
    Speech at the 114th Annual General Meeting of DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT on 15 July 2016

    The DMG MORI group can look back on a successful financial year 2015. In a volatile market environment we were able to achieve the best results and the highest sales revenues in the company’s history.

  • April 26, 2016
    DMG MORI confirms annual forecast for 2016

    Business development according to plan in the first quarter
    Bielefeld. The year started off according to plan for DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT: In the first quarter, order intake amounted to € 591.6 million and was thus at about the previous year’s level (€ 587.2 million).

  • April 15, 2016
    Christian Thönes appointed chairman of the Executive Board

    Supervisory Board emphasises continuity in DMG MORI corporate management
    Bielefeld. At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board unanimously appointed Dipl.-Kfm. Christian Thönes as chairman of the Executive Board of DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT.

  • April 06, 2016
    Dr. Rüdiger Kapitza leaves the Executive Board of DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT

    Supervisory Board and major shareholder express their thanks for the many years of successful contribution
    Bielefeld. Dr. Rüdiger Kapitza, Chairman of the Executive Board of DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT, has today resigned his position. His contract was terminated by mutual agreement during a meeting of the Supervisory Board.

  • March 10, 2016  
    DMG MORI with another record year

    Best result and highest sales revenues in the company's history
    Bielefeld. The DMG MORI group can look back on a good financial year 2015. Under volatile market conditions, we succeeded in generating the best result and the highest sales revenues in the company’s history.

  • November 27, 2015
    Biermann becomes new Chief Financial Officer

    Change in the Executive Board of DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Bielefeld. The Supervisory Board of
    DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT has appointed Dipl.-Kfm. Björn Biermann as full member of the Executive Board with immediate effect.

  • October 29, 2015
    DMG MORI confirms annual forecast 2015

    Business continued to develop at a high level in the third quarter
    Bielefeld. DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT completed the first nine months of the financial year 2015 according to plan. As at 30 September, we were able to increase sales revenues by 6% to € 1,648.8 million (previous year: € 1,562.4 million).

  • October 12, 2015
    DMG MORI books orders worth € 106.9 million

    Successful conclusions at EMO 2015 in Milan
    Bielefeld. With order intake of € 106.9 million DMG MORI reports a positive outcome to the EMO 2015 in Milan, which closed on Saturday night. This significant leading trade fair for the machine tool industry was a complete success for DMG MORI.

  • September 30, 2015 
    State-of-the-art production plant opened in Ulyanovsk

    DMG MORI strengthens presence and expertise in Russia
    Bielefeld. DMG MORI has inaugurated one of the most advanced state-of-the-art production and assembly plants worldwide at a grand opening. The group invests in Ulyanovsk and thus underlines the continued high demand for new technology in Russia.

  • July 30, 2015
    DMG MORI continues to deliver sustained business development

    Group confirms its forecast for the financial year 2015
    Bielefeld. DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT completed the first half year of 2015 according to plan: Order intake of € 616.1 million in the second quarter exceeded the previous year (€ 608.9 million) as well as the first quarter (€ 587.2 million); in the first half year it was at € 1,203.3 million (previous year: € 1,210.1 million).

  • May 08, 2015
    Speech given at the 113th Annual General Meeting of DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT on 8 May 2015

    The DMG MORI SEIKI group completed financial year 2014 as the best year in the company's history: In a challenging market environment, we were able to achieve record results in order intake, sales revenues and income.

  • April 28, 2015 
    DMG MORI SEIKI with solid start into 2015

    Group confirms its forecast for the financial year 2015
    Bielefeld. The start into the year took the following course for DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT: Order intake in the first quarter reached € 587.2 million and was therefore 2% below the previous year's period (€ 601.2 million).

  • March 12, 2015
    DMG MORI – 2014 the best year in the company history

    Record results in order intake, sales revenues and income
    Bielefeld. The DMG MORI SEIKI group completed the financial year 2014 as the best year in the company's history. In a challenging market environment, we achieved record results in order intake, sales revenues and income.

  • March 09, 2015
    Change of offer conditions

    Reduction of minimum participation threshold to 40%
    Increased offer price to € 30.55 to capture the foreseen dividend entitlement for the year 2014
    Extension of regular acceptance period by two weeks until 25 March 2015

    DMG MORI SEIKI CO., LTD ("CO") and DMG MORI SEIKI AG ("AG") today entered into an amended Cooperation Agreement 2015 reducing the minimum participation threshold (which is a condition for completion) from 50% plus 1 share to 40%. In return, DMG MORI GmbH (the "Bidder") increased the offer price to € 30.55 per share (the increase reflects the foreseen AG dividend entitlement of € 0.55 for the financial year 2014).

  • February 23, 2015
    Joint reasoned opinion of the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board of DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT regarding the public tender offer of DMG MORI SEIKI CO., LTD.

    Executive Board and Supervisory Board consider offer price as adequate –
    Acceptance of offer recommended by Executive Board and Supervisory Board

    Bielefeld. The Executive Board and Supervisory Board of DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT, Bielefeld (ISIN DE0005878003) („Company“) today published their joint reasoned opinion pursuant to Section 27 of the German Securities Acquisition and Takeover Act (Wertpapiererwerbs- und Übernahmegesetz / WpÜG) on the offer document from DMG MORI GmbH, a subsidiary of DMG MORI SEIKI CO., LTD., Nara (Japan), published on February 11, 2015. Following an in-depth appraisal, the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board arrive at the opinion that the Offer Price for the shares in the Company of € 27.50 each can be considered as adequate, and both boards recommend acceptance of the offer to shareholders.

  • February 09, 2015
    DMG MORI receives orders to a total value of € 177.1 million

    Record number of visitors at the anniversary in-house exhibition in Pfronten
    Bielefeld. With order intake of € 177.1 million and 688 products sold – including major orders from the USA (€ +11.7 million), from China (€ +10.4 million) and Japan (€ +4.9 million) – DMG MORI takes positive stock of the in-house exhibition in Pfronten this year (previous year: € 167.6 million).

  • December 15, 2014  
    DMG MORI opens Global Headquarters in Winterthur

    New innovative technology centre in Switzerland
    Bielefeld / Winterthur. In the heart of Europe, DMG MORI recently opened its new global headquarters. From this base in the Swiss city of Winterthur, the sale and service activities of all European companies within the German-Japanese cooperation will be controlled. As before, the German market will be controlled by Stuttgart.

  • October 28, 2014 
    DMG MORI SEIKI increases income

    Group confirms its forecast for the financial year 2014
    Bielefeld. DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT has completed the first nine months of the financial year 2014 as planned. As at 30 September, we were able to further increase sales and in particular, income: sales rose by 6% to € 1,562.4 million (previous year: 1,480.5 million).

  • September 22, 2014
    Solid demand for machine tools in the USA and in Germany

    Solid demand for machine tools in the USA and in Germany
    Bielefeld. With an order intake of € 121.9 million and 517 machines sold, the DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT takes positive stock of the first important fall trade fairs. The AMB in Stuttgart and the IMTS in Chicago, which take place every other year in September, showed steady demand for machine tools.

  • July 31, 2014 
    DMG MORI SEIKI increases order intake, sales revenues and result

    Further positive and sustainable business development
    Bielefeld. DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT has completed the first half year of 2014 as planned and increased the order intake as well as the sales revenues and the profit in a challenging market environment: order intake reached € 1,210.1 million (+13%; previous year: € 1,069.9 million). Sales revenues increased by 6% to € 1,034.4 million (previous year: € 975.0 million).

  • May 16, 2014
    Speech given at the 112th Annual General Meeting of DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT on 16 May 2014 

    The financial year 2013 was once again a successful year: We were able to improve the quality of earnings in a challenging market environment. We have achieved the highest earnings before taxes (EBT) and the highest annual profit in the company’s history.

  • May 06, 2014
    DMG MORI SEIKI has a good start to 2014 

    Order intake, sales revenues and result significantly increased
    Bielefeld. The first quarter was according to plan for the DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT. Order intake amounted to € 601.2 million (+16%), compared with € 518.7 million in the previous year‘s period. Sales revenues rose to € 505.1 million (previous year: € 466.1 million).

  • March 17, 2014
    DMG MORI successful at the METAV in Dusseldorf 

    Steady demand for machine tools
    Bielefeld. With an order intake of € 47.0 million and 206 machines sold, DMG MORI takes positive stock of the METAV in Dusseldorf. The trade fair, which ended on Saturday, attracted around 31,000 trade visitors. DMG MORI reaffirmed its good start to the year 2014.

  • March 12, 2014
    DMG MORI SEIKI successfully closes 2013

    EBT and annual profit at the highest figure in the company’s history
    Bielefeld. The DMG MORI SEIKI group has achieved its goals for financial year 2013. In a challenging market environment we were able to improve the quality of earnings. The EBT and the annual profit each achieved their highest figure in the company’s history.

  • March 10, 2014
    André Danks is the new chief financial officer 

    Executive Board appointment at DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Bielefeld. In its scheduled meeting today, the Supervisory Board of DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT appointed Dipl.-Kfm. André Danks as a full member of the Executive Board effective as of 11 March 2014.

  • March 04, 2014
    Participation in capital increase of cooperation partner 

    DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT is maintaining level of investment
    Bielefeld. DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT is participating in the capital increase of its cooperation partner DMG MORI SEIKI COMPANY LIMITED and is maintaining the level of its investment.

  • March 04, 2014
    Porsche presents DMG MORI as exclusive premium partner in Geneva 

    Return to the sports car world championships (WEC) and 24 hours of Le Mans race
    Bielefeld. On 4 March, Porsche introduces its new motorsports partner at the Geneva International Motor Show: DMG MORI joins as exclusive premium partner of the Porsche Team for its return to the top category of the World Endurance Championship (WEC).

  • February 24, 2014
    Chief Financial Officer leaves 

    DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Bielefeld. The Executive Board member Kathrin Dahnke is leaving the company at her own request. A corresponding agreement has been concluded today.

  • February 24, 2014
    DMG MORI starts the year successfully 

    Open House Pfronten with record order intake of € 167.6 million
    Bielefeld. With order intake of € 167.6 million and 690 products sold DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT takes positive stock of the traditional Open House Exhibition that kicks off the year in Pfronten. The results of the in-house fair that ended on Saturday confirm the growing demand for machine tools.

  • February 07, 2014
    Change on Supervisory Board of DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 

    Dr. Helmut Rothenberger new member of Supervisory Board
    Bielefeld. Dr. Helmut Rothenberger has been appointed to the Supervisory Board of DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT by decision of the Local Court of Bielefeld on 04 February 2014. He succeeds Hans Henning Offen.

  • November 28, 2013
    Günter Bachmann retires from Executive Board 

    DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT bids farewell to board member
    Bielefeld. Mr. Günter Bachmann, member of the Executive Board responsible for technology and production, is retiring at the end of the year. In accordance with the succession plan, his area of responsibility will then fall within the portfolio of board member Christian Thönes.

  • October 29, 2013
    DMG MORI SEIKI successful in 3rd quarter 

    Group raises forecasts for financial year 2013
    Bielefeld. As of 30 September, DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT has improved sales revenues and earnings: sales revenues reached € 1,480.5 million (previous year: € 1,432.9 million). EBIT amounted to € 88.3 million (previous year: € 83.3 million) and EBT rose to € 79.8 million (previous year: € 72.7 million).

  • September 23, 2013
    GILDEMEISTER with good trade fair results 

    Record EMO 2013 for Bielefeld-based group
    Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER takes positive stock of the EMO in Hanover. With order intake of € 276.4 million and 1,137 products sold, DMG MORI SEIKI achieved a record figure at the leading trade fair for machine tools.

  • September 13, 2013
    GILDEMEISTER raises about € 210 million from capital increase

    ​Company successfully completes cash capital increase
    Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft has successfully completed its rights offering against cash contributions. Under the offer, which ended as scheduled on 12 September 2013, 99,6% of the subscription rights were exercised by existing GILDEMEISTER shareholders.

  • September 09, 2013
    GILDEMEISTER increases its shareholding in Mori Seiki 

    Bielefeld-based group acquires about 4.6 million Mori Seiki shares
    GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft has increased its stake in the Japanese machine tool builder, Mori Seiki. The Bielefeld-based group now holds 9.6% of the voting capital of its strategic cooperation partner.

  • July 25, 2013
    GILDEMEISTER increases sales revenues and earnings 

    Group grows in foreign markets
    Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER has closed the first half year 2013 according to plan and has increased both sales and income in a challenging market environment. Sales revenues rose by 6% to € 975.0 million (previous year: € 916.8 million).

  • June 03, 2013
    GILDEMEISTER successful at the Metalloobrabotka 

    GILDEMEISTER and Mori Seiki exhibit together for the first time in Moscow
    Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER takes positive stock of the leading Russian trade fair for the machine tool industry that ended Friday evening in Moscow. At the Metalloobrabotka 2013 orders to a value of € 36.7 million were signed.

  • May 17, 2013
    GILDEMEISTER AGM agrees name change 

    Another step taken to deepen the trust-based cooperation with Mori Seiki
    Bielefeld. Today’s 111th Annual General Meeting of GILDEMEISTER Aktien-gesellschaft has voted by a large majority for a change in the company's name from GILDEMEISTER to DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT and has thereby taken a further step in deepening the successful cooperation.

  • May 17, 2013
    Speech given at the 111th Annual General Meeting of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft on 17 May 2013 

    Our business activities saw satisfactory development over the course of 2012: We were successful in surpassing our forecasts. In financial year 2012 , GILDEMEISTER achieved the highest order intake, the highest sales revenues and the highest profit in the company's history!

  • May 07, 2013
    GILDEMEISTER starts on schedule in 2013

    Solid basis laid for current financial year
    Bielefeld. The year began as expected for GILDEMEISTER: Order intake was € 518.7 million; the comparable period for the previous year (€ 605.1 million) was marked by several major orders. Sales revenues rose to € 466.1 million (previous year: € 451.8 million).

  • April 29, 2013
    GILDEMEISTER successful at the CIMT in China 

    GILDEMEISTER and Mori Seiki exhibit jointly for the first time in China
    Bielefeld. With order intake of € 56.6 million and 237 machines sold, GILDEMEISTER takes positive stock of the most important machine tool trade fair in Asia, the CIMT 2013, which closed its doors in Beijing on Saturday evening.

  • March 14, 2013
    GILDEMEISTER establishes new Executive Board department

    Dr. Maurice Eschweiler to become deputy member of Executive Board
    Bielefeld. At its meeting of 12 March 2013 the Supervisory Board of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft has appointed Dr. Maurice Eschweiler (38) as deputy member of the Executive Board effective as of 1 April 2013.

  • March 14, 2013
    Press conference on the balance sheet 2013 

    Highest order intake and sales revenues in the company‘s history
    In the reporting year, GILDEMEISTER was able to achieve the highest order intake, the highest sales revenues and the highest annual profit in the company’s history. GILDEMEISTER has achieved its targets in all its key performance indicators. Overall we consider business development in 2012 to have been positively.

  • February 04, 2013
    GILDEMEISTER receives orders worth € 150.5 million

    Record visitors at open house exhibition in Pfronten
    Bielefeld. With order intake of € 150.5 million and 574 machines sold, GILDEMEISTER takes positive stock of the traditional open house exhibition in Pfronten. The results of the industry highlight, which ended on Saturday, confirm a satifying demand.

  • December 17, 2012
    GILDEMEISTER Energy Solutions receive orders of € 29.2 million

    Energy Solutions supply solar plants and energy storage technology
    Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER has received orders in the Energy Solutions division of € 29.2 million. The projects for the production and storage of renewable energies in Romania, Italy and Germany will already start up this year.

  • October 25, 2012
    GILDEMEISTER still on course in 3rd quarter 

    Group with higher earnings forecast for 2012
    GILDEMEISTER has achieved its order intake targets of more than € 500 million in the third quarter (€ 518.0 million) despite the traditionally weaker sales in the summer months. As at 30 September, order intake was € 1,706.4 million (+ 13%). Sales revenues rose to € 1,432.9 million (+ 20%).

  • September 24, 2012
    GILDEMEISTER is pleased with autumn trade fairs 

    Steady demand from Germany and the USA
    Bielefeld. With order intake of € 93,7 million overall and 377 machines sold, GILDEMEISTER takes positive stock of the AMB in Stuttgart and the IMTS in Chicago. At the main autumn trade fairs demand for machine tools proved to be steady. At the AMB in Stuttgart , which ended on Saturday, DMG / MORI SEIKI, as the largest exhibitor, presented 40 exhibits – including eight world premieres – over 2,000 square metres.

  • August 24, 2012
    GILDEMEISTER annual report is second MDAX winner 

    Bielefeld group impresses again with its excellent report
    Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft achieved second place with its Annual Report 2011 amongst all the MDAX companies participating in the manager magazin ranking. GILDEMEISTER's exemplary and transparent reporting was once again the recipient of an award yesterday evening in Frankfurt.

  • July 26, 2012
    GILDEMEISTER successful also in the 2nd quarter 

    Sales revenues, order intake and result further increased
    Bielefeld. At the present time the world economy is relatively stable, nevertheless, there is growing uncertainty in the eurozone as additional countries have recently needed funds from the European rescue package.

  • June 18, 2012
    Two world premieres at the Intersolar

    € 25.6 million in orders for GILDEMEISTER energy solutions
    Bielefeld. With order intake of € 25.6 million, including large-scale photovoltaic projects in India and Italy, GILDEMEISTER takes positive stock of the world’s largest trade fair for solar technology. Storage technology was also a central theme at the Intersolar in Munich, which ended on Friday.

  • May 18, 2012
    Speech given at the 110th Annual General Meeting of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft on 18 May 2012 

    The financial year 2011 was a transitional year. We started with a sound order backlog and over the course of year managed to achieve constant gains. The most important key performance indicators of financial year 2011 show a positive development trend overall.

  • May 08, 2012
    Successful first quarter for GILDEMEISTER 

    Increase in order intake, sales revenues an result
    Bielefeld. The global economy is currently quite stable. Worldwide consumption of machine tools should rise from now on by 8.8% according to the latest forecasts of the VDW (German Machine Tool Builders Association) and Oxford Economics as of April 2012 – this means that the high consumption of last year would be maintained.

  • March 15, 2012
    Press conference on the balance sheet 2012 

    GILDEMEISTER increases sales revenues and earnings significantly in 2011
    GILDEMEISTER was able to increase order intake, sales revenues and earnings key performance indicators steadily over the year. Through this we reached our targets and consider business performance in 2011 to be positive overall. Worldwide demand for machine tools continues to be stable.

  • March 05, 2012
    GILDEMEISTER successful at the METAV in Düsseldorf 

    Stable demand for machine tools
    Bielefeld. With order intake of € 41.5 million and 181 machines sold, GILDEMEISTER takes positive stock of the METAV in Dusseldorf. The trade fair, which ended on Saturday, attracted more than 40.000 trade visitors.

  • February 13, 2012
    GILDEMEISTER receives orders worth € 163.4 million

    Record result at the in-house exhibition in Pfronten
    Bielefeld. With order intake of € 163.4 million and 530 machines sold, GILDEMEISTER takes positive stock of the traditional in-house exhibition in Pfronten (previous year: € 107.7 million). This result from the industry highlight, which ended on Saturday, assures the the good start to the year.

  • December 13, 2011
    Christian Thönes to become deputy member of Executive Board 

    GILDEMEISTER adds to Executive Board
    Bielefeld. At today’s meeting of the Supervisory Board of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft Christian Thönes (39) was appointed as deputy member of the Executive Board effective as of 1 January 2012.

  • October 27, 2011
    GILDEMEISTER increases order intake forecast for 2011 

    Stable development for business year 2012 planned
    Bielefeld. Despite the debt crisis, worldwide demand for machine tools remains at a high level. GILDEMEISTER was able to increase order intake, sales revenues and earnings figures in the third quarter in line with plans. As of 30 September 2011, order intake reached € 1,512.3 million (+49%).

  • September 26, 2011
    GILDEMEISTER with good trade fair results 

    EMO Success confirms the cooperation
    Bielefeld . With order intake of € 207.6 million and 847 machines sold, GILDEMEISTER takes positive stock of the EMO 2011, which ended on Saturday evening in Hanover. This most important trade fair worldwide for machine tools was the most successful EMO of all time for GILDEMEISTER with the highest order intake at a trade fair in the company’s history.

  • September 01, 2011
    GILDEMEISTER annual report is the MDAX winner

    GILDEMEISTER impresses once again its transparent reporting
    Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft’s annual report 2010 is the MDAX winner in the manager magazin rankings. Its exemplary transparency and open reporting earned GILDEMEISTER another award yesterday evening in Frankfurt.

  • August 02, 2011
    GILDEMEISTER increases percentage of Mori Seiki shares 

    Purchase of 1.6 million Mori Seiki shares
    Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft has increased its percentage of shares of the Japanese cooperation partner Mori Seiki Co. Ltd. to 5.10%. By purchase of further 1.6 million shares GILDEMEISTER now holds 6.0 million of Mori Seiki shares and thus is the largest single shareholder.

  • August 02, 2011
    GILDEMEISTER continues growth trend in the 2nd quarter 

    Worldwide demand for machine tools continues to grow dynamically
    Bielefeld . The worldwide demand for machine tools is experiencing dynamic growth. GILDEMEISTER continued its growth trend also in the second quarter: It was possible to increase order intake, sales revenues and income according to plan. Overall, at the end of the first half year, order intake reached € 971.6 million (+49%) (previous year: € 651.5 million).

  • July 26, 2011
    GILDEMEISTER and Mori Seiki combine their activities in Europe 

    Customers benefit from joint sales and service
    Bielefeld . GILDEMEISTER and Mori Seiki plan to combine their sales and services in Europe. The cooperation partners intend to set up a joint company for all European markets (excluding Germany). The new holding company shall manage all the sales and service activities of the European DMG / Mori Seiki companies.

  • June 29, 2011
    Scholarship fund supports Japanese students 

    DMG and Mori Seiki set up foundation for victims of the earth quake
    Bielefeld/Nagoya. Supporting Japanese students from the earthquake-affected region is the aim of the newly set up “DMG/MORI SEIKI Scholarship Fund“. The two cooperation partners have signed a corresponding agreement with the Institute of National Colleges of Technology (INCT) in Nagoya. The total amount of the fund is € 2.6 million (JPY 300 million). 

  • June 08, 2011
    Four world debuts at the Intersolar 2011 

    GILDEMEISTER energy solutions presents new energy solutions
    Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER has consolidated its renewable energy business division. „GILDEMEISTER energy solutions“ comprises the areas: Components, SunCarrier, CellCube and WindCarrier. As one of the largest exhibitors at the major trade show, the Intersolar in Munich , GILDEMEISTER will be presenting new products for generating and storing energy, as well as innovative applications, like the fast-chargeable e-filling station from 8 to 10 June 2011.

  • May 05, 2011
    GILDEMEISTER on a growth curve in the 1st quarter 

    Significant increase in order intake, sales revenues and results
    Bielefeld . Despite the effects of the natural catastrophe in Japan , the global economy continues to follow a growth trend. Consumption of machine tools is rising by 19.6% according to the latest forecast of the German Machine Tool Builders‘ Association (VDW) and Oxford Economics.

  • April 20, 2011
    GILDEMEISTER plans cooperation in China 

    German-Japanese-Chinese machine tool cooperation planned
    Bielefeld. During the CIMT, the most important machine tool trade fair in China, the basis was set for a cooperation among GILDEMEISTER, the Japanese machine tool builder, Mori Seiki Co. Ltd., and the Chinese machine tool builder, Shen Yang Machine Tool (Group) Co., Ltd. (SYMG). This move takes account of the growing importance of China as the largest sales market worldwide for machine tools.

  • April 18, 2011
    GILDEMEISTER successful at the CIMT in Beijing

    Good order intake for machine tools from China
    Bielefeld. With order intake of € 45.2 million and 234 machines sold, together with its subsidiary, DMG China, GILDEMEISTER takes positive stock of the most important machine tools trade fair in Asia, the CIMT in Beijing. The result from the industry highlight, which ended last Saturday, confirms the strong demand for machine tools in China.

  • April 12, 2011
    GILDEMEISTER receives approximately € 130 million from successful rights offering

    Bielefeld, April 12, 2011 – In connection with the rights offering of shares that ended as planned on April 11, 2011, new and existing shareholders of GILDEMEISTER exercised 99.7% of the subscription rights. The few remaining shares were sold by the Joint Global Coordinators to an existing shareholder at the subscription price.

  • March 28, 2011
    New Managing Director for future market of energy technology 

    Dr Norbert Menke shall drive GILDEMEISTER Energy Solutions forwards
    Bielefeld/Würzburg. Dr Norbert Menke takes over responsibility for the “Energy Solutions“ division at the GILDEMEISTER group as of 1 April.

  • March 24, 2011
    New "HSC Center" in Geretsried opens 

    dBielefeld. With a grand opening of the new HSC Center on 22 March 2011, the new service center in Geretsried with its attractive, future-proof jobs will be presented. In the new GILDEMEISTER group technology center, sales and service activities will be further boosted. The highlight is the presentation of high-speed machining with high-precision, high-speed cutting machines (HSC).

  • March 17, 2011
    Press conference on the balance sheet 2011 

    In financial year 2010 GILDEMEISTER again recorded a clear upwards trend. We have two factors to thank for this: The first is that the entire general economic climate has improved significantly. The worldwide machine tool crisis has been overcome. The other is that during the crisis we made the right strategic decisions.

  • February 09, 2011
    GILDEMEISTER also achieves positive results in 2010 

    Out of the most difficult machine tool crisis worldwide without losses
    Bielefeld. The worldwide machine tool crisis has been overcome. The worldwide market for machine tools is also developing positively again. GILDEMEISTER recorded a clear upwards trend in 2010. Order intake rose by 24% to € 1,418.4 million (previous year: € 1,145.9 million). Of this, the machine tool business accounted for € 854.2 million, the business area “Services” for € 419.2 million and “Energy Solutions” for € 144.8 million.

  • February 07, 2011
    GILDEMEISTER receives orders to a value of € 107.7 million 

    Most successful in-house exhibition of all time
    Bielefeld. With order intake of € 107.7 million and 391 machines sold, GILDEMEISTER takes positive stock of its traditional in-house exhibition in Pfronten. With twice as much orders compared to the previous year 
(€ 53,4 million) this was the most successful in-house exhibition of all time.

  • November 07, 2010
    GILDEMEISTER with positive result in the 3rd quarter 

    Demand for machine tools is picking up
    The global economy is continuing its recovery trend. Demand for machine tools is also picking up. This positive development is also reflected in the third quarter at GILDEMEISTER. The trend reversal in the core “Machine Tools” segment has been achieved with +67% in order intake. In the third quarter, it has been possible to generate a positive quarterly result (EBT) again.

  • October 04, 2010
    GILDEMEISTER successful at the AMB in Stuttgart 

    Good order intake confirms upwards trend
    Bielefeld. With order intake of € 51.4 million and 260 machines sold, GILDEMEISTER takes positive stock of the AMB in Stuttgart. This success at the most important German trade fair for the industry, which ended on Saturday, is a further indicator that demand for machine tools is also picking up again in Germany.

  • July 29, 2010
    GILDEMEISTER notices upward trends in 2nd quarter 

    Demand for machine tools recovers
    The global economy is recovering from the crisis and forecasts are improving. Worldwide demand for machine tools has also moved upwards noticeably. In the second quarter, GILDEMEISTER was able to increase order intake markedly especially in the core segment “Machine Tools” (+63%).

  • June 14, 2010
    a+f successful at the Intersolar 2010 

    GILDEMEISTER strengthens its segment “Energy Solutions”
    Bielefeld. At the Intersolar in Munich, which ended on Friday, a+f GmbH, a company of the GILDEMEISTER group, registered a record attendance. In total, 1,352 trade visitors (+110%) gathered information on trend-setting innovations in the field of “Energy Solutions” at the a+f booth.

  • May 19, 2010
    Kathrin Dahnke – New member of the Executive Board 

    Change in the Finance Executive Department
    Bielefeld. The Supervisory Board of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft has revoked the appointment of Dipl.-Kfm. Michael Welt at today’s meeting. With immediate effect the Supervisory Board has appointed Dipl.-Kffr. Kathrin Dahnke as deputy member of the Executive Board.

  • May 14, 2010
    Speech given at the 108th Annual General Meeting of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft on 14 May 2010 

    Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Shareholders, on behalf of the Executive Board, I would also like to welcome you to our 108th Ordinary Annual General Meeting in Bielefeld.

  • 04. Mai 2010
    GILDEMEISTER increases order intake in first quarter

    “Energy Solutions” separate segment since beginning of the year
    Bielefeld. Demand for machine tools continues at a low level, however, there are signs of a recovery trend. GILDEMEISTER increased order intake in the first quarter; however, as announced, sales revenues and earnings declined sharply

  • March 18, 2010
    Press conference on the balance sheet 2010 

    The financial year 2009 was, due to the economic crisis, also for GILDEMEISTER one of the most difficult years in its corporate history. This dramatic situation demanded a lot of us. However, compared to the industry we’ve done well!

  • March 11, 2010
    GILDEMEISTER and Mori Seiki combine their activities in the USA and India 

    Customers benefit from joint sales and service
    Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER and Mori Seiki concentrate their activities in the traditional USA market and the growth market of India. Both companies have agreed to join all their sales and service activities into one company as of 1 April 2010. The DMG / Mori Seiki USA with registered office in Chicago (USA) will be responsible for customer service, the spare parts business, training measures and technical support among other areas.

  • March 01, 2010
    GILDEMEISTER takes positive stock of METAV 

    Increasing demand for machine tools
    Bielefeld. With order intake of € 29.3 million and 160 machines sold, GILDEMEISTER takes positive stock of the first important trade fair of the year, the METAV in Dusseldorf. As the biggest exhibitor GILDEMEISTER presented a total of 21 innovative machines over an area of 1,000 square metres.

  • February 11, 2010
    GILDEMEISTER achieves positive result in 2009 

    Demand in 4th quarter shows first signs of recovery trend
    Bielefeld. The entire economic situation in 2009 was marked by the economic crisis. The worldwide machine tool market suffered its worst crisis in history: demand fell worldwide by 30%, in Germany by 60%. Even GILDEMEISTER clearly felt the effects of this development: order intake declined by 39% and reached € 1,145.9 million (previous year: € 1,882.0 million).

  • February 08, 2010
    GILDEMEISTER with good trade fair results

    Satisfying start of the industry’s highlights at the beginning of the year
    Bielefeld. With order intake of € 58.5 million and 292 machines sold, GILDEMEISTER has received the first positive boost of the industry’s highlights at the beginning of the year. The satisfying trend at the NORTEC in January in Hamburg and at the traditional Open House at DECKEL MAHO in Pfronten last week reflects a growing interest in investments for our machine tools.

  • December 23, 2009
    a+f receives further major "SunCarrier" order 

    GILDEMEISTER continues solar systems growth trend in Italy
    Bielefeld. a+f GmbH has received a further major order for the construction of solar parks in southern Italy. This is a follow-up order from a German investor. The project has a total value of Euro 37.8 million. a+f thus continues its successful growth trend in Italy.

  • December 01, 2009
    a+f receives another "SunCarrier" order worth millions 

    GILDEMEISTER strengthens solar technology and market presence in Italy
    Bielefeld. a+f GmbH has concluded another solar order. The project has a total value of Euro 43.2 million and continues the successful establishment in the Italian solar market. In Apulia (Italy), eight "SunCarrier" solar parks will be constructed by a+f over an area of 40 hectare... more
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  • November 25, 2009
    GILDEMEISTER, Mori Seiki and Mitsui found Joint Venture 

    MG Finance offers customers individual financing concepts
    Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER and Mori Seiki offer their customers financing solutions when buying metal cutting machine tools from the beginning 2010. Today both companies together with the japanese trading enterprise Mitsui & Co. Ltd. signed a contract founding a joint venture.

  • November 24, 2009
    Supervisory Board Change at GILDEMEISTER 

    Dr. Masahiko Mori new Supervisory Board Member
    Bielefeld. Dr.-Ing. Masahiko Mori has been appointed as the new member of the GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft Supervisory Board. He succeeds Dr. Klaus Kessler, who retired from the board. The Supervisory Board and Executive Board thank Dr. Kessler for his contribution to the Supervisory Board and his work as a member in the Finance and Audit Committee.

  • November 05, 2009
    GILDEMEISTER plans to be in the black for 2009 

    Machine tools still in crisis
    Bielefeld. The entire economic situation continues to be affected by the recession. The global machine tool market is suffering its historically worst crisis. In Germany, consumption in the first nine months of the year slumped by 66%.

  • October 12, 2009
    GILDEMEISTER with good trade fair results 

    Milan EMO most successful trade fair for GILDEMEISTER in 2009
    Bielefeld. With order intake of Euro 52.6 million and 254 machines sold, GILDEMEISTER draws a positive balance of the EMO 2009 in Milan, which ended on Saturday evening. The most important machine tool trade fair in Europe was a complete success for GILDEMEISTER. As the largest exhibitor, GILDEMEISTER presented 41 exhibits, including seven world premieres, over approximately 1,500 square metres.

  • September 17, 2009
    a+f receives major "SunCarrier" order of Euro 36.0 million 

    GILDEMEISTER successfully established in the solar market
    Bielefeld. a+f GmbH is further building upon its market position in Italy. The Würzburg enterprise has once again received a major order for the "SunCarrier" to a total value of Euro 36.0 million. On behalf of a German investor, a+f is constructing eight "SunCarrier" solar parks in Foggia (Apulia region) over an area of 33 hectares - this is equivalent to the size of about 46 football pitches.

  • September 03, 2009
    GILDEMEISTER Financial Report is MDAX winner 

    GILDEMEISTER impresses once again with open reporting
    Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft is the MDAX winner in the manager magazin ranking with its Financial Report 2008. For its exemplary transparency and open reporting, GILDEMEISTER received another award yesterday evening in Münster. The Financial Report 2008 impressed once again with informative content, a high quality of language and clear design.

  • August 04, 2009
    GILDEMEISTER with positive results in second quarter 

    Profitable despite strong decline in sales revenues
    Bielefeld. The global recession is continuing to affect the entire economic situation. Worldwide demand for machine tools is declining sharply. In the first months of the year, worldwide consumption fell by 66% and in Germany by 73%.

  • July 07, 2009
    GILDEMEISTER modernises Italian plant 

    Reorganised “Drehverbund” combines core expertise
    Bielefeld. With a Grand Opening on 7 July, GRAZIANO Tortona S.r.l. (Tortona, Italy) – a GILDEMEISTER group company – officially opened its new machining workshops and, at the same time, presented the combined “Drehverbund” (Turning Association). In total, € 3.4 million have been invested in the Italian plant. 

  • July 01, 2009
    GILDEMEISTER and Mori Seiki (Japan) to start joint sales and services 

    On 1 July 2009 start of four cooperation markets
    Bielefeld. DMG Vertriebs und Service GmbH, a 100% subsidiary of the GILDEMEISTER group, will commence joint sales and services with the Japanese machine tool manufacturer, Mori Seiki Co. LTD. (Nagoya), on 1 July. 

  • June 22, 2009
    a+f receives again new major order of Euro 41.1 million 

    GILDEMEISTER operates successfully in Italian solar market
    Bielefeld. a+f GmbH, a GILDEMEISTER group company, has concluded again a new major order for a total value of Euro 41.1 million. GILDEMEISTER is thereby strengthening its presence on the Italian solar market. Nine solar parks with an output of 1 megawatt each will be installed in Apulia in the next months.

  • June 02, 2009
    "SunCarrier" in demand at the Intersolar 2009 

    GILDEMEISTER receives major solar orders to a value of Euro 38.9 million
    Bielefeld. With order intake of Euro 38.9 million, a+f GmbH, a GILDEMEISTER group company, takes positive stock of the largest trade fair worldwide for solar technology, the Intersolar in Munich, which ended on Friday. Over 750 square metres a+f GmbH exhibited latest technological solutions in the field of solar technology.

  • May 15, 2009
    Speech delivered at the 107th Annual General Meeting of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft on 15 May 2009 

    Check against delivery Ladies and Gentlemen, dear shareholders, on behalf of the Executive Board I would also like to welcome you to our 107th annual general meeting in Bielefeld. The financial year 2008 was the best year for GILDEMEISTER in the company’s 138-year history.

  • May 05, 2009
    GILDEMEISTER shows a profit for the first quarter of 2009 

    The financial year 2009 is marked by the global economic crisis
    Bielefeld. The overall economic situation is marked by the economic crisis. Worldwide demand for machine tools has been strongly curtailed as a result of the global recession. GILDEMEISTER, too, felt its effects at the start of the year: order intake, sales revenues and earnings declined in the first quarter of 2009.

  • April 14, 2009
    GILDEMEISTER successful at the CIMT in Beijing 

    Good order intake from China for machine tools
    Bielefeld. With order intake of Euro 22.5 million and 138 machines sold, GILDEMEISTER takes positive stock with DMG China of the most important machine tool trade fair in Asia, the CIMT in Beijing, which ended on Saturday. The CIMT takes place every two years and was particularly successful in this year of economic crisis with order intake of Euro 22.5 million (2007: Euro 12.2 million).

  • March 23, 2009
    GILDEMEISTER cooperates with Mori Seiki, Japan 

    Global, strategic cooperation
    Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft has signed a cooperation agreement with the Japanese machine tool manufacturer, Mori Seiki Co. LTD. (Nagoya). The cooperation covers production, purchasing and the development of machines, as well as sales and services in selected markets.

  • March 12, 2009
    Speech at the balance sheet press conference of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft on March 12, 2009 

    Check against delivery Ladies and gentlemen, Before the Executive Board reports on the financial year 2008 of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft and on the current financial year, we would first of all like to present the development of the machine tool industry in the past year.

  • February 12, 2009
    GILDEMEISTER achieves goals in 2008 

    Financial year 2008: The best year in the company's history
    Bielefeld. The financial year 2008 was the best year for GILDEMEISTER in the company’s 138-year history. We achieved our goals. Sales revenues rose by 22% to Euro 1,904.0 million (previous year: Euro 1,562.1 million). Order intake of Euro 1,882.0 million was above the previous year’s level (Euro 1,864.8 million).

  • January 23, 2009
    a+f presents “SkyCarrier“ at Grand Opening 

    GILDEMEISTER expands solar technology business
    Bielefeld. At a Grand Opening, a+f GmbH, a GILDEMEISTER group company, presented its new trend-setting center of competence in Würzburg and showcased its “SkyCarrier“ for the first time. The center of competence, which is designed for about 100 employees, was completed within nine months.

  • December 08, 2008
    SunCarrier“ to be erected for the first time in Italy

    GILDEMEISTER receives another major solar order | Value 12 million Euro
    Bielefeld. a+f GmbH, a GILDEMEISTER group company, has concluded a further major order for a total value of 12 million Euro. For the first time the “SunCarrier“ are to be supplied to Italy. In taking this step, GILDEMEISTER is now entering the Italian solar market. Apulia region in southern Italy, solar parks will be constructed with total output of about two megawatts.

  • December 03, 2008
    Egyptian delegation visits GILDEMEISTER 

    GILDEMEISTER Official Licensor of the German University in Cairo
    Bielefeld. In Stuttgart in the presence of the Egyptian Education Secretary, Hany Helal, the DMG Trainings-Akademie GmbH, a subsidiary of the GILDEMEISTER Group, presented representatives of the German University in Cairo (GUC) with an outstanding cooperation award. As the official licensor, the DMG Training Academy trains both lecturers and students from the German University in Cairo and will do so up until the year 2012. 

  • November 06, 2008
    Interim Report 3rd Quarter 2008

    GILDEMEISTER intends to close 2008 with record figures
    – no valid forecast possible yet for the financial year 2009 –
    Business development as planned despite internationa

    Bielefeld. Worldwide demand for machine tools remained steady in the first six months of the year. In the third quarter, the market responded with increasing uncertainty to developments in the international banking and financial crisis. The effects of the events that have occurred in recent weeks on the market for machine tools cannot be analysed in detail at the present time.

  • September 15, 2008
    GILDEMEISTER successful at the autumn trade fairs

    Good order intake strengthens business expectations 2008
    Bielefeld. With order intake of Euro 82.4 million and 329 machines sold, GILDEMEISTER looks back on a very favourable result from the first main autumn trade fairs in Germany and in the USA. The AMB in Stuttgart and the IMTS in Chicago, which both were running out on Saturday, set a successful tone for the end of year rush.

  • September 04, 2008
    GILDEMEISTER Annual Report awarded

    Winner in MDAX / Group impresses with exemplary reporting
    Bielefeld. The Annual Report 2007 of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft is the MDAX winner in the manager magazin ranking. Under the motto “technologies for tomorrow.“ the Annual Report once again convinces with its informative content, high quality of language and attractive design. 

  • July 31, 2008
    Interim Report first six months 2008 

    Annual profit doubled as of the mid-year point
    Order intake should exceed the two billion Euro threshold for the first time

    Bielefeld. Worldwide demand for machine tools continues to develop predominantly positively. GILDEMEISTER has also been growing profitably in the second quarter: it has been possible to increase order intake, sales revenues and earnings according to plan. At mid-year order intake rose to Euro 1,133.4 million (+32%)

  • June 30, 2008
    a+f lands another large-scale order worth Euro 21.6 million 

    Solar technology a growing business at GILDEMEISTER Bielefeld. a+f GmbH, a company of the GILDEMEISTER Group, has secured yet another major order to the tune of Euro 21.6 million. The Würzburg-based company closed the order following the world’s largest trade fair for solar technology, the Intersolar 2008 in Munich.

  • April 07, 2008
    GILDEMEISTER in “New Design“ at the METAV 

    Trade fair order intake of € 57.9 million exceeds expectations Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER achieved order intake of € 57.9 million at the METAV in Düsseldorf with sales of 227 machines. At this most important spring event for manufacturing technology and automation, GILDEMEISTER showed all 19 exhibits in a trend-setting new machine design.

  • March 13, 2008
    Speech at the balance sheet press conference of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft on March 13, 2008 

    Check against delivery Speech at the balance sheet press conference of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft on March 13, 2008, at 11 a.m. in Bielefeld-Sennestadt Ladies and gentlemen, before the Executive Board reports on GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft’s financial year 2007 and on the current financial year, we would first of all like to present the development of the machine tool industry in the past year.

  • March 04, 2008
    GILDEMEISTER expands new solar technology business area 

    a+f receives another major order about Euro 49.9 million
    Bielefeld. a+f GmbH in Würzburg, a company of the GILDEMEISTER group, has received a further major order from Spain at a value of € 49.9 million. The order is for the delivery of 216 "SunCarrier" to the Extremadura region. a+f has now received a second major order within two weeks for its state-of-the art solar installations, which achieve about 30% more output than conventional systems.

  • February 25, 2008
    GILDEMEISTER achieves order intake of Euro 102.6 million 

    Traditional in-house exhibition in Pfronten a special success
    Bielefeld. At the most important opening event of the year in Southern Germany, GILDEMEISTER achieved order intake of Euro 102.6 million in five days. This is the best result so far from the annual exhibition at DECKEL MAHO in Pfronten (Allgäu).

  • February 19, 2008
    GILDEMEISTER further successful in solar technology 

    a+f receives major order of Euro 55.4 million
    Bielefeld. a+f GmbH, a company belonging to the GILDEMEISTER group, has once again received a major order for the supply of solar plants. The order is of 240 “SunCarriers“ valued at Euro 55.4 million.a+f GmbH is to construct one further solar park in the Extremadura (Spain) on behalf of a Spanish investor.

  • February 12, 2008
    GILDEMEISTER with renewed profits surge 

    Most successful financial year in the company’s history
    Bielefeld. The financial year 2007 was the most successful in GILDEMEISTER’s 137-year company history. Sales revenues rose by 18% to Euro 1,562.1 million (previous year: Euro 1,329.0 million). Order intake achieved an increase of 29% to Euro 1,864.8 million (previous year: Euro 1,442.9 million).

  • January 29, 2008
    GILDEMEISTER Supervisory Board supports Executive Board 

    Supervisory Body expresses full confidence in chairman of Executive Board
    Bielefeld. The Supervisory Board of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft declared its absolute confidence in the chairman of the Executive Board at its regular strategy meeting today. The main topic of the meeting was the GILDEMEISTER Strategy 2011 and thus the company’s long-term focus.

  • January 18, 2008
    GILDEMEISTER has called the financial supervisory authority 

    Share price movement investigation initiated
    Bielefeld. The executive board of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft immediately called in the German financial supervisory authority (BaFin) on Thursday, 17 January 2008, to investigate the recent GILDEMEISTER share price movements.

  • January 16, 2008
    GILDEMEISTER cooperates with Public Prosecutor’s Office 

    Technology Group increases order intake, sales revenues and results
    Bielefeld. At GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft and subsidiaries yesterday, investigations were carried out by the Public Prosecutor’s Office. The inquiries were based on an initial suspicion of tax evasion or the aiding and abetting of this for commission payments abroad and are directed against individual persons and unknown persons.

  • December 07, 2007
    GILDEMEISTER moves up to the MDAX 

    From 27 December GILDEMEISTER shares quoted on new index
    Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft, a worldwide leading manufacturer of cutting machine tools, is to join the MDAX. Deutsche Börse in Frankfurt made the official announcement late Wednesday evening following a review of the index composition.

  • November 27, 2007
    Interim Report 3rd Quarter 2007
    GILDEMEISTER continues solid growth trend 

    Order intake, sales revenues, results rise again in third quarter
    Bielefeld. The worldwide demand for machine tools continues to run at a high level. Also the success achieved at the EMO in Hanover is contributing to the good business development of GILDEMEISTER. In the third quarter we achieved further growth in order intake, sales revenues and results. As at 30 September 2007 order intake rose to Euro 1,403.7 million (+33%).

  • September 24, 2007
    GILDEMEISTER with high order intake at the EMO 

    Metal working trade fair meets the expectations
    Bielefeld. With an order intake of € 162.6 million and a total of 526 machines sold, GILDEMEISTER takes positive stock of the EMO 2007 in Hanover that ended Saturday evening. At this most important trade fair worldwide for metal working GILDEMEISTER has achieved the highest trade fair order intake in the history of the company.

  • September 06, 2007
    GILDEMEISTER - Best annual report 2006 

    Accolade from manager magazin
    Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft has been awarded first prize for its 2006 annual report. GILDEMEISTER came top in this year’s “best annual report” ranking by manager magazin. This sees the company jumping from SDAX winner last year to pole position ahead of some 200 evaluated reports. Content, layout, language and report efficiency were assessed.

  • August 02, 2007
    Interim report first 6 months of 2007
    GILDEMEISTER reports strong second quarter 

    Increased annual forecast for the financial year 2007 Bielefeld. The worldwide demand for machine tools continues unabated dynamic. GILDEMEISTER continued its growth trend also in the second quarter: order intake, sales revenues and results could be increased according to plan. In the first half year order intake reached Euro 857.8 million (+21%)

  • July 27, 2007
    a+f wins a further major order worth Euro 31.5 million 

    GILDEMEISTER expands its activities in the area of solar technology Bielefeld. a+f GmbH, a company belonging to the GILDEMEISTER group, has concluded a further major order in the area of renewable energy sources for 150 "SunCarriers" valued about Euro 31.5 million. The Wurzburg-based company, a+f GmbH, has received a further major order from a Spanish investor for the delivery and installation of 150 controlled solar tracker systems.

  • July 12, 2007
    a+f delivers SunCarrier to Spain

    GILDEMEISTER Subsidiary wins major order for solar technology
    Bielefeld. a+f GmbH, a company belonging to the GILDEMEISTER group, has received a major order about 150 “SunCarrier” with a value of around Euro 31.5 million. A Spanish investor from Madrid has ordered the controlled tracker systems from a+f at the Intersolar 2007, the largest European specialist trade fair for the solar industry in Freiburg.

  • July 03, 2007
    GILDEMEISTER acquires automation specialist WKZ 

    Investment in growing automation segment
    Bielefeld. As per end of the first half-year, GILDEMEISTER has acquired WKZ Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH. This company based in Hüfingen, Baden-Württemberg, designs and manufactures integrated solutions including robot systems for machine tool automat.

  • May 08, 2007
    Interim Report 1st Quarter 2007 

    Good start to the first quarter
    GILDEMEISTER confirms growth trend 2007

    Bielefeld. The worldwide demand for machine tools continues unabated at a high level. GILDEMEISTER made a successful start to the financial year 2007. Once again we were able to increase order intake, sales revenues and the results in the first quarter. Order intake rose to Euro 416.1 million (+23%)

  • March 29, 2007
    Speech at the balance sheet press conference of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft on 29 March 2007 

    Check against delivery Speech at the balance sheet press conference of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft on 29 March 2007, at 11 a.m. in Bielefeld-Sennestadt Ladies and gentlemen, before the Executive Board reports on GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft’s financial year 2006 and on the current financial year, we would first of all like to present the development of the machine tool industry in the past year.

  • February 14, 2007
    Provisional figures for the financial year 2006
    GILDEMEISTER doubles annual profit 

    Sales revenues, order intake and results increased once again
    Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER has achieved its goals for the financial year 2006. Sales revenues amounted to Euro 1,329.0 million; an increase of 18% (previous year: Euro 1,125.9 million). Order intake of Euro 1,442.9 million (+23%) once again surpassed that of the previous year (Euro 1,170.7 million).

  • November 07, 2006
    Interim Report 3rd quarter 2006
    GILDEMEISTER again enhances annual forecast 

    Order intake, sales revenues and results further increased
    Bielefeld. The strengthened worldwide demand for machine tools continues to grow unabated; this trend is also noticeable in the German market. In the third quarter we achieved further growth in order intake, sales revenues and results. As at 30 September 2006 sales revenues rose by 17% to Euro 924.2 million. Order intake increased by 21% to Euro 1,058.8 million.

  • September 25, 2006
    GILDEMEISTER Successful at Autumn Trade Fairs 

    Additional Stimuli Strengthen Business Expectations 2006
    Bielefeld. With an order intake of Euro 69 million and 260 machines sold, GILDEMEISTER showed a positive financial statement at the first important autumn trade fairs in the significant markets USA and Germany. The IMTS in Chicago and the AMB in Stuttgart, which take place every two years in September, marked a successful start to the autumn trade fairs.

  • August 04, 2006
    Interim report First 6 months 2006
    GILDEMEISTER enhances annual forecast

    Order intake, sales revenues and results further increased
    Bielefeld. The worldwide demand for machine tools continues to develop positively and also the German market again shows growth tendencies. In the second quarter, GILDEMEISTER had a healthy order intake and was able to further increase sales revenues and results.

  • June 26, 2006
    GILDEMEISTER at the METAV with four innovations

    Trade fair success confirms positive business development in 2006
    Bielefeld. There is more to the new software, "Production Manager", than meets the eye: it organises perfectly, thus increasing production efficiency. For the very first time, the new software tool links all the production-relevant data for machine tools.

  • May 18, 2006
    GILDEMEISTER appoints 4th member to Executive Board 

    Günter Bachmann - New member of the Executive Board
    Bielefeld, 18 May 2006. The Supervisory Board of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft has appointed graduate engineer Günter Bachmann as an ordinary member of its Executive Board at its meeting today. Bachmann (54) will take over the Department of Technology and Production, which reports directly to the Executive Board, with effect from 1 January 2007 – or earlier.

  • May 09, 2006
    Interim Report 1st Quarter 2006

    GILDEMEISTER achieves positive result in the 1st Quarter 2006
    Bielefeld. The worldwide demand for machine tools continues to develop positively. Course of business at GILDEMEISTER developed according to plan in the first quarter. The sales revenues increased to Euro 274.1 million (+14%); the order intake increased to Euro 339.2 million (+21%).

  • April 04, 2006
    GILDEMEISTER expands Executive Board

    Dr. Thorsten Schmidt appointed to Executive Board
    Bielefeld. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Raimund Klinkner will leave the GILDEMEISTER Executive Board at the end of the year, in order to take on new responsibilities. He joined the group in May 1998 and is successfully responsible for the logistics and production areas.

  • February 14, 2006
    Interim Report 4th quarter of 2005 

    GILDEMEISTER achieves annual profit of Euro 13.2 million
    Bielefeld. 2005 was a satisfactory financial year for GILDEMEISTER. We have reached our budget estimates and slightly exceeded our targets published in the previous Interim Report. Sales revenues amounted to Euro 1,125.9 million, a rise of 7% (previous year: Euro 1,051.5 million). At Euro 1,170.7 million (+5%), we have achieved the highest order intake in the 135-year history of the company (previous year: Euro 1,113.9 million).

  • November 08, 2005
    Interim Report third quarter 2005
    GILDEMEISTER continues to improve performance 

    Increasing international share in sales revenues
    Bielefeld. Global demand for machine tools is running at a high level. Course of business at GILDEMEISTER in the third quarter included the successful EMO and continued the trend of the first half year. As at 30 September sales revenues rose to Euro 792.6 million (+8%). Order intake increased to Euro 873.8 million (+8%).

  • September 22, 2005
    GILDEMEISTER achieves a good order intake at the EMO 

    Successful trade fair meets business expectations for 2005
    Bielefeld. With a business volume of € 87.4 million and a total of 451 machines sold, GILDEMEISTER has had a successful EMO in Hanover, which has ended yesterday. This most important trade fair for machine tools worldwide resulted in the highest order intake GILDEMEISTER has ever achieved at a trade fair.

  • September 06, 2005
    GILDEMEISTER shares now held exclusively in free float 

    WestLB has sold its GILDEMEISTER Shares
    Bielefeld, Germany. WestLB AG, with offices in Düsseldorf and Münster (Germany), has sold its shareholdings of slightly over 5% in GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft. The shares have been placed with German institutional investors.The GILDEMEISTER shares are now held exclusively in free float.

  • August 23, 2005
    Interim Report 1st six months 2005
    GILDEMEISTER increases order intake, sales and results 

    Impacts to be expected from the industry’s showcase fair EMO
    Bielefeld. Global demand for machine tools developed as expected. Course of business at GILDEMEISTER progressed on schedule over the first six months of 2005. Sales revenues rose to Euro 517.8 million (+6%). Order intake increased to Euro 574.2 million (+6%), confirming the positive trend.

  • May 12, 2005
    Interim Report 1st quarter of 2005
    Increased International Demand at GILDEMEISTER 

    New Technology Centres in Russia and Turkey
    Bielefeld. Worldwide demand for machine tools continues to be on a positive level. Business development at GILDEMEISTER developed according to plan in the first quarter of 2004. Sales revenues reached Euro 239.6 million, which represents an 8% rise compared to the first quarter of 2004.

  • March 31, 2005
    Speech to be belivered to the GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft Press Conference 

    Speech to be belivered to the GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft Press Conference PDF-Download

  • February 15, 2005
    Interim Report 4th Quarter 2004
    Group shows annual profit of Euro 5.4 million 

    GILDEMEISTER will not yet distribute dividend for 2004
    Bielefeld, 15 February 2005. In the face of difficult market conditions, GILDEMEISTER has achieved the highest order intake in the 134 year history of the company. The order volume rose by 13% to Euro 1,113.5 million (previous year: Euro 981.8 million). With sales revenues of Euro 1,051.5 million, GILDEMEISTER has once again exceeded the Euro 1 billion mark, thereby achieving an 8% rise (previous year: Euro 977.8 million).

  • November 15, 2004
    GILDEMEISTER wins 2004 Innovation Prize  

    The group triumphs with its purchasing and logistic solutions
    Bielefeld, November 15th. GILDEMEISTER will receive this year’s Innovation Prize from the Federal Association of Purchasing and Supply Management (BME) for its successful purchasing and logistics management system. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Raimund Klinkner, Deputy Chair of the Executive Board of GILDEMEISTER, will this evening accept the most important award in Berlin.

  • November 08, 2004
    Interim Report 3rd Quarter 2004
    GILDEMEISTER will cross the Euro 1 billion mark

    Significant increase in sales revenues predicted for the 4th Quarter 2004
    Bielefeld, 8 November 2004. The positive trends in worldwide demand for machine tools have strengthened during the third quarter of 2004. This development is reflected in the business at GILDEMEISTER. The recovery that had become apparent over the financial year, particularly with respect to order intake, continued. In the first nine months of 2004, sales revenues were Euro 735.1 million, an increase of 5% over sales revenues in the first nine months of 2003.

  • August 05, 2004
    Interim Report 1st six months 2004
    GILDEMEISTER records 15% increase in orders  

    Satisfactory improvement in performance in the first six months of 2004
    Bielefeld. World-wide demand for machine tools has continued to rise. This is reflected in the course of business at GILDEMEISTER, which developed vigorously. The pick-up in business noted during the first quarter continued over the second quarter of 2004. By the end of the first six months of 2004, sales revenues rose to Euro 490.5 million, thereby exceeding the comparable value for the previous year by 4%.

  • July 06, 2004
    GILDEMEISTER issues corporate bond for refinancing

    Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft is in the process of offering a seven year fixed rate bond with a size of approx. Euro 175 million. The bond rating of B2 / B- by Moody´s and Standard & Poor’s reflects the subordinated structure of the bond. A European roadshow to present the issue to institutional investors has started.

  • June 22, 2004
    GILDEMEISTER records good order intake at the METAV 

    Bielefeld. With an order intake of Euro 24.3 million and 124 machines sold, GILDEMEISTER's attendance at the recent trade fair in Düsseldorf was declared a success. "Equally important are the 2,200 offers of post trade fair business that were triggered by the METAV", says GILDEMEISTER chairman, Dr. Rüdiger Kapitza.

  • June 16, 2004
    GILDEMEISTER successfully completed capital increase

    Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft has successfully completed its rights offering based upon a subscription ratio of 2:1. During the subscription period from June 2, 2004 until June 15, 2004 more than 99% of the subscription rights for the new shares were exercised by existing and new GILDEMEISTER shareholders.

  • May 17, 2004 
    Technology group supports College for Postgraduate Studies in China

    Es gilt das gesprochene Wort! Meine sehr geehrten Damen, meine Herren, sehr geehrte Aktionäre, auch ich möchte Sie nun im Namen des Vorstandes zu unserer 102. ordentlichen Hauptversammlung in Bielefeld herzlich begrüßen. GILDEMEISTER konnte sich im Geschäftsjahr 2003 trotz eines international angespannten Umfeldes behaupten!

  • May 14, 2004
    Speech at the 102nd General Meeting of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft

    The actual speech is final! Speech at the 102nd General Meeting of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft on 14 May 2004 I would also like to welcome you, on behalf of the Board, to our 102nd General Meeting in Bielefeld. Ladies and Gentlemen, Shareholders, In the 2003 financial year, GILDEMEISTER has been able to hold its own despite an internationally tense environment!

  • May 06, 2004
    GILDEMEISTER has increased intake of new orders by 5% 

    New financial year starts as planned
    Bielefeld. World-wide, both economic development and demand for machine tools showed initial signs of recovery. This also applied to the course of business at GILDEMEISTER, where the intake of new orders in particular has picked up. The first quarter closed in accordance with plans.

  • February 24, 2004
    DMG receives Staff Development Innovation Award 2004  

    CNC training initiative for unemployed skilled workers honoured
    Bielefeld. DMG Trainings-Akademie GmbH, a GILDEMEISTER group company, has been awarded the Staff Development Innovation Award 2004 by the German state North Rhine-Westphalia. The Federal Institute for Vocational Training (Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung) honours training initiatives for an innovative approach in vocational training.

  • February 10, 2004
    GILDEMEISTER improved profitability in 2003  

    Demand for machine tools to recover in 2004
    Bielefeld. Despite the difficult world-wide conditions, GILDEMEISTER was able to achieve sales of Euro 977.8 million in the financial year 2003 (previous year: Euro 1,032.8 million). The order intake of Euro 981.8 million reached the level of the previous year (Euro 981.0 million). Compared with the rest of the industry (-4%) GILDEMEISTER was able to hold its ground.

  • November 07, 2003
    GILDEMEISTER improves results as planned 

    Demand for machine tools to pick up in 2004
    Bielefeld. World-wide, both economic development and demand for machine tools continued to be restrained. As previously announced, the third quarter went well for GILDEMEISTER. We were able to close the quarter on target and, compared with the rest of the industry, to maintain our current position in the continuing difficult economic environment.

  • October 30, 2003
    GILDEMEISTER successful at the EMO in Milan 

    Well prepared with innovative products for market recovery
    Bielefeld. With Euro 30.3 million order intake and a total of 172 machines sold, GILDEMEISTER strikes a positive balance of the EMO in Milan. This year's most important European trade fair for machine tools was a success for the technology group. Equally important are the 1,735 follow-up offers as a result of EMO.

  • August 07, 2003
    GILDEMEISTER reaches profit in the 2nd quarter of 2003 

    Group confirms overall forecast for 2003
    Bielefeld. Overall economic development and demand for German machine tools has continued to be subdued during the first six months of 2003. As previously announced, the second quarter went well for GILDEMEISTER. We were able to close the first six months according to plan and, compared with the rest of the industry, have developed relatively well in the face of the current difficult environment.

  • May 21, 2003
    Speech to be delivered at the 101st Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of the GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft 

    The spoken word prevails! Speech to be delivered at the 101st Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of the GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft on 16 May, 2003 Ladies and gentlemen, shareholders, on behalf of the Executive Board I would like to welcome you to our 101st general meeting of shareholders here in Bielefeld.

  • May 08, 2003
    GILDEMEISTER Begins New Fiscal Year According to Plan 

    Well-Prepared With Innovative Product Range
    Bielefeld. The overall economic development as well as the demand for German machine tools remained restrained in the 1st quarter of 2003. GILDEMEISTER was able to start the new financial year according to plan. In the first quarter, the sales amounted to EURO 226.0 million (minus 2% as against to the previous year).

  • April 24, 2003
    GILDEMEISTER with a good order book from the CIMT  

    Successful Exhibition in China strengthens Asia Strategy
    Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER reports a positive result from the CIMT in Beijing with orders of Euro 12,2 million and 81 machines sold, GILDEMEISTER was very successful at this, Asia`s largest trade exhibition. Equally important are the offers for post- exhibition business initiated.

  • February 07, 2003
    GILDEMEISTER achieves sales target for 2002 

    World-wide demand for machine tools continues to be we
    Please read our press release on the provisional business trend figures in the PDF-Download.

  • January 24, 2003
    GILDEMEISTER receives European Award for Logistics 

    Group wins important economy award
    Bielefeld/Marseilles. Following the German Logistics Award 2002 GILDEMEISTER has continued to convince at a European level and has received the ”European Award for Logistics Excellence 2002” for its overall logistic strategy. With this, the highest award in Europe, the jury appreciates enterprises and organisations whose logistic projects and strategies have won awards at a national level.

  • January 17, 2003
    GILDEMEISTER to open new production site in Shanghai 

    For the first time: locating outside Europe in China’s growth market
    Bielefeld. With a ”Grand Opening” GILDEMEISTER opens its first production site outside Europe today, January 15, 2003. GILDEMEISTER will be building its innovative turning and milling machines for the Chinese market in Shanghai. The steady growth of the Chinese economy offers good prospects for machine tools.

  • December 20, 2002
    GILDEMEISTER to continue negotiations with ThyssenKrupp 

    Pooling of machine tools business proves to be currently impossible.
    Bielefeld. On July 12, 2002, GILDEMEISTER and ThyssenKrupp announced that they would look into the pooling of their activities in the cutting machine tools area. In the meantime, the due diligence process has been completed. The jointly developed industrial plan continues to appear very attractive.

  • November 29, 2002
    GILDEMEISTER to Expand Executive Team 

    Director of DECKEL MAHO Pfronten Appointed to Executive Board
    Bielefeld. At its meeting yesterday, the Supervisory Board of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft appointed Michael Welt, who holds a master’s degree in business administration, to the Executive Board as of January 1, 2003. The 47-year-old has worked for GILDEMEISTER as a commercial director at DECKEL MAHO in Pfronten for six years.

  • November 07, 2002
    GILDEMEISTER plans for the financial year 2002 with caution

    Demand in the 3rd quarter shows slight signs of recovery
    Bielefeld. In the third quarter of 2002, world-wide demand for machine tools continued to develop with little vigour. The course of business at GILDEMEISTER was also subdued during this quarter. Sales amounted to Euro 225.9 million, and, at Euro 712.1 million during the first nine months, was 10% less than in the comparable period of the previous year.

  • October 17, 2002
    GILDEMEISTER wins German Logistics Award 2002 

    Group wins business award for optimised integrated logistics
    Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER is this year’s winner of the German Logistics Award. Since 1984 the jury of the Bundesvereinigung Logistik e.V. (BVL) (German Federal Logistics Association) has honoured enterprises in industry, trade and the service industry, who have successfully put into practice a trend-setting integrated overall logistics programme.

  • October 02, 2002
    GILDEMEISTER records satisfactory intake of new orders 

    The industry’s first autumn trade fairs prove success
    Bielefeld. The first two major autumn trade fairs have ended successfully for GILDEMEISTER with an intake of new orders valued at Euro 25.2 million and a total of 118 sold machines. Both the IMTS in Chicago and the AMB in Stuttgart, which take place every other year at the beginning of September, gave a positive start for DECKEL MAHO GILDEMEISTER in the season of international trade fairs.

  • September 03, 2002
    GILDEMEISTER awarded major contract in Asia 

    Malaysia orders High-Tech-Machines also with Linear drive technology
    Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER has been awarded again with a large order by the Malaysian Government to supply more than 60 of it's own Turning- and Milling machines, as well as 179 third party products with a total value of Euro 9,5 Mio. Modern Training and Educational Centers throughout the country will be equiped with GILDEMEISTER's latest techno-logy.

  • August 08, 2002
    GILDEMEISTER plans for the financial year 2002 with cautious optimism 

    Economic upturn not expected until the end of the year
    Bielefeld. The overall economic course for the first quarter 2002 did still not show much sign of vigour. In the first six months of the year, the overall development of the GILDEMEISTER group was subdued. As expected, the high figures of the previous year could not be reached;

  • June 12, 2002
    GILDEMEISTER and ThyssenKrupp to consider pooling machine tools 

    Technologies and world-wide market presence complement each other well
    GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft, Bielefeld, and ThyssenKrupp Technologies AG, Essen, are to look at combining their activities in the field of metal-cutting machine tools. Representatives of GILDEMEISTER and ThyssenKrupp have agreed to examine a pooling of activities and initiate further steps.

  • February 07, 2002
    GILDEMEISTER has reached its goals for 2001 

    A further increase in order intake, sales and earnings
    GILDEMEISTER was again able to increase its order intake as well as its sales volume and earnings in the financial year 2001, for the 7th successive year. The order intake reached 1,103.1 million Euro (+2%) despite a strongly decreasing section trend (-18%) taking its total to more than the previous year’s record level (1,083.8 million Euro).

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