Highlights of Q1 2017

  • Sustained growth, both organic and as a result of the Dematic acquisition
  • Considerable rise in the value of order intake to €1.882 billion in the first quarter of 2017 (up by 45.1 percent)
  • Strong growth in revenue to €1.811 billion (up by 48.4 percent)
  • Adjusted EBIT margin improves from 8.1 percent to 8.4 percent
  • Strong free cash flow of €64.5 million
  • Promissory note of €1 billion successfully issued
  • KION Group obtains investment-grade rating for the first time
  • Construction of a new plant for Dematic conveyor systems in the Czech Republic