Thanks to robust growth in small and mid-sized orders, GEA’s order intake in the first quarter of 2017 almost matched the level of the previous year. Despite reticence on the part of customers to place major orders, the company secured order intake of EUR 1,136 million in the period under review.
On the occasion of its Annual General Meeting, GEA released selected preliminary key figures for the first quarter of 2017. At approximately EUR 1,135 million, preliminary order intake was slightly down on the same period last year (EUR 1,144 million).
Düsseldorf-based engineering group GEA has just published preliminary figures for the 2016 financial year, together with a business outlook for 2017. According to the data released, order intake rose to EUR 4,673 million on the back of very significant growth in the food sector.