Highlights of the second quarter of 2018

KION Group confirms positive trend with a sharp rise in orders

  • Sustained high demand in fast-growing core markets
  • Supply Chain Solutions attracts record level of new orders worth €874.2 million in the second quarter
  • Total value of order intake for the Group rises by 23 per cent to €2.424 billion; order book up significantly on 31 December 2017 at €3.060 billion
  • Revenue increases by 1.5 per cent to €2.031 billion
  • Adjusted EBIT margin stands at 9.2 per cent
  • Net income for the period of €79.3 million
  • Significant negative exchange rate effect among others from US dollar
  • Outlook for 2018 confirmed
  • Anke Groth became the new Chief Financial Officer and Labour Relations Director on 1 June 2018
  • Susanna Schneeberger appointed as Chief Digital Officer from 1 October 2018