• 25May
    2016

    GEA distinguished with German Investor Relations Prize 2016

    Düsseldorf, May 25, 2016 – Yesterday evening GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has been awarded the renown „Deutscher Investor Relations Preis 2016” in the category of stock listed mid cap companies (MDAX).

  • 24May
    2016

    Innovative in-line smoking solution wins a Fleischerei Technik Award 2016 for GEA and Red Arrow

    Düsseldorf (Germany), May 24, 2016 – GEA and Red Arrow have jointly won a Fleischerei Technik (Meat Technology) Award 2016 for their ‘smokeless’ smoking process in the 3rd Generation GEA CookStar spiral oven.

  • 23May
    2016

    GEA announces cooperation with WUR Livestock Research at Dairy Campus

    Leeuwarden (Netherlands), May 23, 2016 – With the theme “Dairy is the future” the official opening of the newly built Dairy Campus takes place from 26th to 28th of May in Leeuwarden, Netherlands.

  • 18May
    2016

    GEA becomes a major force in the bakery sector

    Düsseldorf (Germany), May 18, 2016 – Recently, GEA successfully concluded the acquisition of Imaforni in Verona, Italy, a leading supplier of advanced lines for crackers, soft and hard biscuits.

  • 17May
    2016

    GEA’s new 1000 mm wide, high volume drum former

    Düsseldorf (Germany), May 17, 2016 – GEA has presented its new 1000 mm wide GEA MaxiFormer rotary drum former at IFFA 2016. Able to produce products with excellent shape retention and weight accuracy, this new former is designed for high-volume production of natural looking chicken nuggets, popcorn, inner fillet/tender and steaks. It is suitable for continuous operation in 24 hour shifts with up to 40 hour runs. With the addition of the MaxiFormer, GEA can now supply a complete 1000 mm wide line solution comprising defrosting, grinding, mixing, forming, coating, frying, cooking, freezing and packing.

  • 17May
    2016

    New double screw grinder and twin-shaft mixer from GEA strengthen the meat treatment range

    Düsseldorf (Germany), May 17, 2016 – With the launch of the GEA PowerGrind 200 at IFFA 2016, GEA has complemented the successful GEA PowerGrind family. The new PowerGrind family supersedes the AutoGrind 200 and 280. Also on the stand is the new GEA ProMix mixer, which is available in standard, vacuum and ColdSteam M (defrosting) versions.

  • 17May
    2016

    Two new machines join GEA’s line solution for homestyle coating on an industrial scale

    Düsseldorf (Germany), May 17, 2016 - GEA announces two machines that contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the homestyle coating solution centered on the GEA MultiDrum: the GEA BulkLoader and the GEA TenderAligner. Homestyle breading is popular for coating bone-in poultry drums, wings, legs and thighs as well as boneless tenders, fillets and chicken popcorn.

  • 17May
    2016

    GEA’s automated PowerPak line with new labeler, end-of-line automation and other advanced features

    Düsseldorf (Germany), May 17, 2016 – GEA showed a fully automated packaging line based on a GEA PowerPak thermoformer with 560 mm film width running a demonstration with a 100 gram pack at IFFA 2016. This machine also features a new tooling-free dieset changing system, non-destructive contactless residual oxygen measurement, a new generation GEA TiroLabel labeler and an end-of-line control system that significantly reduces manpower requirements.

  • 17May
    2016

    New EasyDoy bag style for SmartPacker

    Düsseldorf (Germany), May 17, 2016 – A new bag style called the EasyDoy has been launched at IFFA 2016. Designed to run on the GEA SmartPacker, it offers a higher fill rate than other Doy style bags because it is made to be filled from the top instead of from the side.

  • 17May
    2016

    Extended product length on the new GEA DualSlicer 1850 improves performance and productivity

    Düsseldorf (Germany), May 17, 2016 – News from GEA’s slicing activity is the new version of the recently introduced DualSlicer with an extended machine length, called DualSlicer 1850.

  • 17May
    2016

    GEA Evolution injection line boosts brine retention and improves appearance of fresh marinated poultry

    Düsseldorf (Germany), May 17, 2016 –Injected and marinated fresh poultry products are gaining popularity as they have benefits for producers, resellers and consumers alike.

  • 13May
    2016

    Full climate control makes the 3rd Generation GEA CookStar the Master of Cooking

    Düsseldorf (Germany), May 13, 2016 - The GEA CookStar’s ability to use steam, hot air, roasting, smoking and drying in any combination makes it a true Master of industrial Cooking. Launched 25 years ago as the world’s first double-spiral industrial oven, the GEA CookStar has incrementally evolved into today’s three-phase cooking solution.

  • 13May
    2016

    GEA make the CutMaster V 500 even safer, more hygienic, flexible and quiet

    Düsseldorf (Germany), May 13, 2016 – The GEA CutMaster V 500 is a main pillar of the meat treatment equipment range is continuously upgraded. The latest improvements include the VSH TopCut knife head, a revised bowl seal, new knife shaft drive system and changes to the loading device and unloader. The result is a safer, more hygienic, flexible and quiet machine.

  • 13May
    2016

    Entry-level thermoformer brings GEA quality packaging to a wider group of users

    Düsseldorf (Germany), May 13, 2016 – GEA has launched an entry-level thermoformer called the GEA DeltaPak at IFFA 2016. It is designed to meet the needs of users who process and package smaller volumes, and companies that need to be particular flexible, for example, for packaging seasonal products. It is also ideal for distributed packaging operations in branch outlets.

  • 09May
    2016

    GEA achieves 10 percent operating EBITDA margin in Q1

    Düsseldorf (Germany), May 9, 2016 – GEA’s order intake rose to EUR 1,144.3 million in the first quarter of 2016. Whereas revenue fell, mainly as a result of a low order intake of small, fast-processed orders in the first two months of the year, the order backlog increased by 8.5 percent compared with December 31, 2015.

  • 04May
    2016

    GEA Highlights Personal Care Solutions in Brazil

    Düsseldorf (Germany), May 4, 2016 – Exhibiting the company’s extensive range of technologies and solutions for personal care applications for the first time in Brazil, GEA is glamming up for its debut appearance at FCE Cosmetique. Taking place on 10-12 May at the Transamerica Expo Center in Sao Paulo, Brasil, and co-located with FCE Pharma, GEA’s booth (B38) will showcase a broad range of technology and solutions for both the pharmaceutical and personal care sectors.

  • 04May
    2016

    Solid, Liquid, Latin: GEA Exhibits Process Solutions in Brazil

    Düsseldorf (Germany), May 4, 2016 – Bridging the gap between the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries, GEA is taking a two-pronged approach to exhibiting at the upcoming and co-located FCE Pharma and FCE Cosmetique events in Brazil. Taking place on 10-12 May at the Transamerica Expo Center in Sao Paulo, GEA’s booth (B38) will showcase a broad range of technology and solutions for the pharmaceutical and home & personal care (HPC) sectors.

  • 28Apr
    2016

    Continuous Success in China

    Düsseldorf (Germany), April 26, 2016 - GEA’s ConsiGmaTM continuous manufacturing platform for pharmaceutical dosage forms takes center stage at the Peking University Continuous Manufacturing Symposium in Beijing, China.

  • 28Apr
    2016

    New GEA UK makes debut at Foodex

    Warrington (United Kingdom), April 28, 2016 – The new GEA UK country organisation made its debut at Foodex, 18-20 April 2016, showcasing their wide-ranging portfolio for the food industry. GEA displayed technologies such as the packaging solutions GEA SmartPacker CX250 and GEA Power Pak as well as the GEA Grasso M compressor among many other products.

  • 22Apr
    2016

    Standardized, Modular Process Vessels for Biopharmaceutical Applications

    Düsseldorf (Germany), April 20, 2016 – With a long history of designing, manufacturing and commissioning bioreactors and fermenters for a wide range of applications and numerous global customers, GEA has channeled its expertise and know-how into a new range of standardized, modular Altristar™ process vessels: Altricell™ bioreactors and Altriferm™ fermenters.

  • 22Apr
    2016

    Optimized Product Formulation with GEA’s PandaPLUS 2000 Homogenizer

    Düsseldorf (Germany), April 20, 2016 – Based on a wealth of experience and hundreds of successful installations, the PandaPLUS homogenizer is known to provide simple and reliable high-pressure energy use for process development and optimized product formulation. Offering full scalability of results, it facilitates and expedites the rapid and reliable scale-up from laboratory testing to industrial production.

  • 22Apr
    2016

    Advanced Powder Handling Solutions from GEA

    Düsseldorf (Germany), April 20, 2016 – State-of-the-art valves provide enhanced levels of functionality and cleanliness. Designed with stringent hygiene requirements in mind for a wide range of applications, GEA’s rotary valves feature a state-of-the-art metering/airlock system and an easy slide rotor removal system that sets new standards of user-friendly functionality.

  • 21Apr
    2016

    Steady and Gentle Product Conveying with GEA Hilge Pumps

    Düsseldorf (Germany), April 20, 2016 – GEA’s hygienic Hilge pumps fulfill the growing demand for environmentally compatible processing equipment. The pumps have been optimized to provide solutions for a wide variety of market requirements and GEA’s portfolio includes a range of normal and self-priming centrifugal and rotary lobe pumps.

  • 21Apr
    2016

    Efficient and Sustainable Tank Cleaning

    Düsseldorf (Germany), April 20, 2016 – To meet the diverse requirements of the liquid processing industry, GEA offers a comprehensive range of finely tuned tank cleaning equipment.

  • 21Apr
    2016

    Powder Processing at its Best

    Düsseldorf (Germany), April 20, 2016 – The SRS vibration sifter from GEA is designed for dairy and food industry applications that require high standards of hygiene and sanitary processing.

  • 21Apr
    2016

    GEA’s MOBILE MINORTM Spray Dryer: Still Going Strong

    Düsseldorf (Germany), April 20, 2016 – Offering an improved design but maintaining the same compact footprint, the MM-100 spray dryer is the newest addition to the MOBILE MINOR™ range.

  • 20Apr
    2016

    Dr. Helmut Perlet new Chairman of GEA’s Supervisory Board

    Düsseldorf, April 20, 2016 – Today, the Annual General Meeting of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft elected the new shareholder representatives to the Company’s Supervisory Board.

  • 20Apr
    2016

    GEA posts first quarter order intake of EUR 1.144bn

    Düsseldorf, April 20, 2016 – On the occasion of today’s Annual General Meeting, GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft announced its preliminary order intake for the first quarter of 2016.

  • 20Apr
    2016

    GEA’s easyscale Separator Offers Reliable Scale-Up for Pilot, Academic and Research applications

    Düsseldorf (Germany), April 20, 2016 – At POWTECH 2016, GEA will showcase its new easyscale separator for downstream pharmaceutical applications.

  • 20Apr
    2016

    Continuous Manufacturing: The Future of Pharmaceutical Production

    Düsseldorf (Germany), April 20, 2016 – The pharmaceutical industry is looking at continuous processing to improve production quality in an efficient and cost-effective way, and to comply with the increasingly stringent manufacturing acceptance criteria put in place by the regulatory authorities.

  • 20Apr
    2016

    Process Control and Monitoring Solutions for Spray Drying from GEA

    Düsseldorf (Germany), April 20, 2016 – Examples of GEA’s latest spray drying monitoring and safety solutions ¬– including the POWDEREYE™ inline powder analysis system and the SPRAYEYE™ nozzle monitoring system – will be on show at POWTECH 2016 in Nuremberg.

  • 20Apr
    2016

    Hygienic Components for Liquid Processing

    Düsseldorf (Germany), April 20, 2016 – GEA’s D-tec stem diaphragm valves set new benchmarks in flow rate, flexibility and compatibility for ultraclean food and beverage applications.

  • 15Apr
    2016

    Engineering for Solid and Liquid Applications

    Düsseldorf (Germany), April 15, 2016 – GEA will highlight its innovative solutions and manufacturing expertise at the upcoming POWTECH 2016 trade show (Hall 3A, Stand 237) in Nuremberg, Germany in April 2016 (19-21), showcasing new products and developments for a wide range of applications.

  • 14Apr
    2016

    GEA Presents the NiSoX-Valve: A New Concept in Homogenizing Valve

    Düsseldorf (Germany), April 14, 2016 – Solid experience and extensive engineering skills have enabled GEA to develop a new homogenizing valve that represents a watershed in high pressure homogenization technology.

  • 12Apr
    2016

    IFAT 2016: GEA presents new solutions for municipal and industrial sludge treatment

    Düsseldorf (Germany) 12 April 2016 – Energy-efficient, reliable solutions for water and waste water treatment are the focus of this year’s trade fair presentation at IFAT in Munich (30th May – 3rd June 2016).

  • 17Mar
    2016

    Hisun Expands Oncology Product Line Capacity with GEA Technology

    Düsseldorf (Germany), March 17, 2016 – GEA has received a EUR 4.5 million pharmaceutical solid dosage technology order from Zhejiang Hisun Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd (Hisun) in China for high-containment granulation, coating and drying solutions, taking the company’s total investment in GEA to more than EUR 50 million since 2009.

  • 15Mar
    2016

    GEA presents new compressor series HG44e HC at Mostra Convegno

    Düsseldorf, March 15, 2016 – At the international trade fair Mostra Convegno Expocomfort in Milan (March 15 to 18) GEA is presenting selected solutions from their product portfolio.

  • 10Mar
    2016

    Pharmaceutical tablet production goes mobile with award-winning technology from GEA

    Düsseldorf (Germany), March 10, 2016 – Pfizer combines GEA’s continuous processing technology with G-CON portable cleanroom PODs for the manufacture of drug tablets anytime, anywhere.

  • 03Mar
    2016

    Dr. Stephan Petri, member of the GEA Executive Board, to leave the company by mid of 2016

    Düsseldorf (Germany), March 3, 2016 – Dr. Stephan Petri will resign from GEA’s Executive Board. By mutual consent with the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board, the Labor Relations Director has agreed to leave the company with effect from June 30, 2016, to pursue new challenges outside of GEA.

  • 03Mar
    2016

    Jürg Oleas to continue as CEO until 2019

    Düsseldorf, March 3, 2016 – The Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft today extended the appointment as CEO and Labor Relations Director of Jürg Oleas (58) by another 3 years until December 31, 2019.

  • 02Mar
    2016

    GEA supplies energy-efficient hybrid vacuum ejector system to Mumbai refinery

    Düsseldorf (Germany) March 02, 2016 – GEA recently successfully commissioned a Hybrid Vacuum Ejector System for Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. for the crude distillation unit at its Mumbai (India) refinery. It is the first time this advanced technology has been used on a major refinery in India.

  • 29Feb
    2016

    GEA Packaging Convention 2016 - Technologies around the Thermoformer

    Wallau (Germany), 26.02.2016 – Whole chicken in Saudi Arabia, dates in Kuwait, meat and sausage in Germany, fish in Scandinavia and cheese in Slovenia – all of this fresh produce shares a common trait: its packaging by customized GEA thermoformers.

  • 17Feb
    2016

    New GEA UK structure offers total solution to food sector and other industries

    Warrington (United Kingdom), February 17, 2016 – During the past few years many customers have indicated to GEA of their need for a more integrated approach to enhance the current reliable and efficient solutions and services for their facilities.

  • 04Feb
    2016

    GEA reports solid performance in a challenging environment

    Düsseldorf (Germany), February 4, 2016 – Düsseldorf-based engineering group GEA closed financial year 2015 on a successful note despite the renewed slowdown in economic activity.

  • 03Feb
    2016

    GEA acquires leading supplier of advanced lines for soft and hard biscuits

    Düsseldorf (Germany), February 3, 2016 – GEA yesterday signed an agreement to take over Imaforni Int'l S.p.A., a leading supplier of demanding industrial processing equipment and solutions for the biscuits industry.

  • 02Feb
    2016

    Five inspiring new processing and packaging solutions from GEA at IFFA

    Düsseldorf (Germany), February 2, 2016 – Inspiring Food Solutions is the theme for GEA’s stand at IFFA in Frankfurt (7 to 11 May 2016).

  • 21Jan
    2016

    GEA Mix&Carry WIC: the new, intelligent livestock feeding system

    Düsseldorf (Germany), January 21, 2016 – Automatic livestock feeding systems support a profitable production of high-quality milk.

  • 19Jan
    2016

    GEA to equip Danone’s new Early Life Nutrition production plant

    Düsseldorf, January 19, 2016 – At the end of 2015, GEA received a major order from Danone to equip a new state-of-the-art facility for its international Early Life Nutrition brands with several production lines.

  • 18Jan
    2016

    Dairymen share automation insights at GEA Innovation Dairy Tour

    Naperville, IL (USA), January 18, 2016 – Automation and digitalization have found their ways into dairy farms in many different areas and offer farmers solutions to enhance animal care, address labor resources and improve the overall efficiency and day to day management of their farms.

  • 14Jan
    2016

    New in-house test lab in New Zealand promises major benefits for GEA customers

    Düsseldorf (Germany), January 14, 2016 – GEA has recently established its own in-house test laboratory at its facility in Hamilton, New Zealand. The new laboratory will enable GEA engineers to carry out extensive tests on the properties of powders and to design powder packaging systems based on scientifically obtained data to optimize production and reduce waste.

  • 12Jan
    2016

    GEA reports record order intake in Q4/15 while new structure picks up speed

    Düsseldorf, January 12, 2016 – At the occasion of an investor conference in New York, GEA announced an order intake for Q4 2015 of at least EUR 1.240 million, which exceeds the old record of Q2 2013, when orders reached EUR 1.220 million.

  • 27Nov
    2015

    GEA expands into the bakery sector

    GEA has firmly moved into the bakery sector of the food industry with its acquisition of COMAS in Italy. Bakery is a new sector for GEA, broadening and strengthening its position in the food industry and adding a totally new set of equipment to the GEA product portfolio.

  • 17Nov
    2015

    GEA receives an award for climate-protection reporting

    Düsseldorf, November 17, 2015 – GEA regards responsible dealing with the environment, business, and society as the basis for long-term corporate success. The CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project) has now presented GEA an award for its reporting on measures in the area of climate protection: “Best Improver Germany 2015.”

  • 10Nov
    2015

    The world’s first earthquake proof whole milk drying plant by GEA for Fonterra starts production

    Düsseldorf (Germany), November 03, 2015 – GEA has built a unique whole milk drying plant for Fonterra in New Zealand. It’s unique for its construction: The plant at Pahiatua is on an earthquake fault line and has been designed to withstand a 1/2500-year event without damage. It is believed to be the first plant of its kind in the world to be built in this way.

  • 02Nov
    2015

    GEA appoints new Country Managing Director for Sweden and Finland

    Düsseldorf (Germany), November 02, 2015 - With effect from November 1, 2015, GEA has appointed Tom Eriksson as the new Country Managing Director for Sweden and Finland.

  • 28Oct
    2015

    GEA maintains stable earnings margin despite economic slowdown

    Düsseldorf, October 28, 2015 – In the third quarter of 2015, the global economic slowdown had a negative impact on GEA’s performance too, with group revenue 3.4 percent below the previous year’s level. In the first nine months of the current fiscal year, however, revenue increased by 1.5 percent.

  • 16Oct
    2015

    New GEA FKX40/755 K Compressor For Bus Air-Conditioning

    Düsseldorf (Germany), October 16, 2015 – It's time again: busworld, the world's largest and most renowned specialist trade fair for city buses and coaches, will take place in Kortrijk, Belgium, between October 16–21. GEA will be attending the exhibition again this year, presenting its new FKX40/755 K compressor alongside its proven solutions.

  • 15Oct
    2015

    GEA infant formula plant for Yashili starts production in New Zealand

    Düsseldorf (Germany), October 15, 2015 – GEA has built a complete processing plant for infant formula production for Yashili, one of the Big Three producers for the Chinese market. The new plant in Pokeno, 50 km south of Auckland, was completed on time and on budget and has already started production.

  • 08Oct
    2015

    GEA expands hygienic pumps portfolio

    Düsseldorf (Germany), October 06, 2015 – GEA has acquired Hilge, a leading supplier of hygienic pumps, which strengthens its position as a provider of solutions for hygienic and aseptic process environments.

  • 08Oct
    2015

    GEA Strengthens Pharmaceutical Solids Technology Business

    October 7, 2015 – GEA introduces a more centralized, streamlined and standardized administrative structure to improve operations, bring the company closer to its key markets and enhance the customer experience.

  • 30Sep
    2015

    GEA sees economic slowdown and specifies 2015 guidance

    Düsseldorf, September 30, 2015 – In the light of indicators of a further global economic downturn – particularly in emerging economies including China – as well as the announcement of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to revise downwards its estimates for global economic growth, also GEA specifies its guidance for fiscal year 2015.

  • 30Sep
    2015

    GEA successfully completes acquisition of Hilge

    Düsseldorf, September 30, 2015 – GEA has successfully completed the acquisition of Hilge, domiciled in Bodenheim, Germany, after approval by the relevant antitrust authorities.

  • 23Sep
    2015

    GEA appoints Steffen Bersch and Niels Erik Olsen to the Executive Board

    Düsseldorf, September 23, 2015 – At today’s Supervisory Board meeting, two long-serving GEA managers, the German Steffen Bersch, and the Dane Niels Erik Olsen were appointed to the Executive Board with effect from January 1, 2016.

  • 16Sep
    2015

    GEA at the BrauBeviale 2015: Innovative technologies and system solutions for the beverage industry

    At this year's BrauBeviale (10 - 12 November), GEA again presents innovative technologies and system solutions for outstanding beers and other beverages.

  • 29Jul
    2015

    GEA increases revenue as well as profitability and implements strategy program

    Düsseldorf, July 29, 2015 – In the second quarter 2015 revenue of GEA exceeded the high level seen in the previous year by 3 percent. The service business demonstrated healthy growth. The order intake declined slightly due to the limited number of major orders. However, the basic business saw stable growth rates in both of GEA’s business areas. GEA’s operating profit improved again. This shows that the increases in efficiency resulting from the “Fit for 2020” program have begun to have an impact. Both operating EBITDA and the operating EBITDA margin hit all-time highs for a second quarter. Non-recurring expenses of about EUR 134 million were recognized in the reporting quarter. This figure includes restructuring expenses of around EUR 115 million for the “Fit for 2020” program. Consolidated profit in the last quarter was negative overall as a result of these substantial non-recurring expenses.

  • 30Jun
    2015

    GEA acquires leading supplier of hygienic pumps

    Düsseldorf, June 30, 2015 – GEA has acquired Hilge, a leading supplier of hygienic pumps, especially stainless steel pumps for food and beverage applications. The company is based at Bodenheim, Germany and generated with about 150 employees revenues of more than EUR 35 million in fiscal year 2014. Hilge’s product range is complementary to the offering of GEA’s flow components portfolio. The transaction remains subject to approval by the anti-trust authorities.

  • 22Jun
    2015

    GEA broadens technology portfolio in cheese production lines by acquiring CMT S.p.A.

    GEA has completed the acquisition of CMT S.p.A., a leading supplier of single equipment and integrated production lines for pasta filata cheese (fresh mozzarella and pizza cheese).

  • 19Jun
    2015

    GEA closes acquisition of Comas

    Düsseldorf, June 19, 2015 – GEA successfully concluded the acquisition of Comas, headquartered in Torrebelvicino, Italy.

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    2015
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    2015

    GEA lifts order intake and profitability

    • Organic order intake up 4.7% year-on-year in Q1 (reported: increase of 10.1%) • Q1 organic revenue on a level with the previous year (reported: increase of 5.9%) • Operating EBITDA margin improves by 80 basis points in Q1 to 9.8% • EPS from continued operations rises almost 40% to EUR 0.23 • Business outlook for operating EBITDA 2015 lifted due to expected savings from “Fit for 2020” initiative

  • 16Apr
    2015

    GEA posts first quarter order intake of EUR 1.1 billion

    • Preliminary order intake approximately 8.7% up on the same quarter of the previous year • Preliminary revenue up roughly 5% at around EUR 1.0 billion • Update on potential savings within the framework of the “Fit for 2020” project

  • 23Mar
    2015

    GEA to receive three awards during Anuga 2015

    During this year’s edition of Anuga FoodTec, the leading global trade fair of the food and beverage industry, GEA will receive no less than three awards for groundbreaking innovations. Each of these prizes is awarded every three years by leading industry experts.

  • 04Feb
    2015

    GEA attains record margin of 11.4 percent in 2014

    • Sales totaling EUR 4,516m, organic growth at 5.6% • Operating EBITDA climbs 11.4% to reach EUR 591m • Operating EBIT margin of 11.4% at record high • Increase in proposed dividend per share to EUR 0.70

  • 12Jan
    2015

    GEA raises revenue expectations for fiscal 2014

    To accompany an investor conference in New York, Düsseldorf-based engineering company GEA announced that organic revenue growth in fiscal 2014 is now expected to amount to approximately 5 percent.

  • 07Jan
    2015

    GEA repays financial liabilities ahead of schedule

    GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft reduced its financial liabilities ahead of schedule by over EUR 400 million in the past few weeks, using various measures. A further repayment of EUR 100 million ahead of schedule is planned for January 2015.

  • 17Dec
    2014

    Change in the GEA Group Supervisory Board

    In the wake of the successful completion of the sale of the Heat Exchangers Segment on October 31, 2014, Klaus Hunger, Chairman of the General Works Council of the former GEA Heat Exchangers Segment, retired from the GEA Group Supervisory Board. By order of the local court of Düsseldorf, Brigitte Krönchen, Deputy Chair of the GEA Farm Technologies Works Council, was appointed to the Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft as new employee representative.

  • 16Dec
    2014

    GEA obtains large orders for dairy processing

    During the month of November, GEA again received two larger dairy processing orders with a combined value of almost EUR 50 million from customers in Western Europe.

  • 26Nov
    2014

    GEA becomes a partner of the Dairy Farming Institute in China

    GEA Group will contribute its expertise to Nestlé’s freshly inaugurated Dairy Farming Institute in Shuangcheng in Northeast China (Heilongjiang Province) as a designated partner for milking and hygiene.

  • 31Oct
    2014

    GEA concludes the sale of the Heat Exchangers Segment to Triton

    With economic effect to January 1, 2014, GEA successfully concluded the sale of its Heat Exchangers Segment to funds advised by Triton as planned.

  • 28Oct
    2014

    Profitability up again at GEA

    GEA closed the third quarter of 2014 with a significant increase in operating EBITDA. As in the previous quarter, increases were recorded in the GEA Farm Technologies and GEA Refrigeration Technologies segments in particular, both of which saw double-digit growth.

  • 13Oct
    2014

    GEA announces medium-term financial objectives

    On the occasion of this year's Capital Markets Day, GEA for the first time published detailed financial targets set until 2020.

  • 08Oct
    2014

    GEA announces bolt-on acquisitions to enhance application know how

    GEA signed an agreement to acquire de Klokslag in the Netherlands. The company is a leading supplier of large scale equipment for semi-hard cheese production in Europe.

  • 30Sep
    2014

    GEA to build Fonterras next mega dairy powder plant

    GEA will build Fonterra’s next large milk powder plant in Lichfield, New Zealand. With an output capacity of 30 tonnes per hour, this plant will match the size of the world’s biggest existing dairy plant which GEA built for Fonterra at Darfield, New Zealand in 2013. GEA’s scope of supply has a value of around EUR 90 m.

  • 21Aug
    2014

    GEA Optimizes Group Structure

    Within the scope of its “Fit for 2020” initiative, the Executive Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft resolved to introduce a new group structure.

  • 20Aug
    2014

    Ad-hoc - GEA Optimizes Group Structure

    Within the scope of its “Fit for 2020” initiative, the Executive Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft resolved to introduce a new group structure.

  • 28Jul
    2014

    GEA Increases Operating EBITDA Margin to 11.5 Percent

    • Order intake of EUR 1,170 million in Q2 beats consensus • Second quarter organic revenue up 8 percent year-on-year • Q2 earnings per share up 7 percent year-on-year • Moody’s Investors Service lifts rating to Baa2 with stable outlook

  • 21Jul
    2014

    GEA receives major dairy processing orders worth more than EUR 60m

    Dusseldorf-based engineering group GEA received various major orders from the dairy processing industry in the second quarter of 2014.

  • 26Jun
    2014

    GEA Supports New Pharmaceutical Research Centre in South Korea

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  • 26Jun
    2014

    Dr. Stephan Petri to continue as Member of the Executive Board until 2018

    The Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft today extended the appointment as Member of the Executive Board of Dr. Stephan Petri (50) by another 3 years until May 31, 2018.

  • 06May
    2014

    GEA starts fiscal year 2014 with record-breaking quarter

    • Record Q1 revenue (EUR 951 million) • Record Q1 operating result (operating EBITDA: EUR 85 million) • Record Q1 operating margin (operating EBITDA margin: 9.0%)

  • 16Apr
    2014

    Dr. Helmut Schmale to continue as CFO until 2018

    The Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft today extended the appointment as Chief Financial Officer of Dr. Helmut Schmale (57) by another 3 years until March 31, 2018.

  • 16Apr
    2014

    GEA Group concludes agreement on the sale of the Heat Exchangers Segment to Triton

    The Düsseldorf-based mechanical engineering group GEA Group announces the sale of its Heat Exchangers (HX) Segment to funds advised by Triton.

  • 16Apr
    2014

    GEA sales to grow 6% organically in the first quarter

    At the occasion of its annual general meeting, GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft today published a first preliminary trading update.

  • 16Apr
    2014

    Ad-hoc - GEA sells the segment Heat Exchangers

    GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft sells its segment Heat Exchangers to funds advised by Triton.

  • 06Feb
    2014

    GEA revenue and profit hit new record high in 2013

    • Increase in order intake from continuing operations to EUR 4,628 million; organic growth up 6.8% • Order intake incl. DOP rises to EUR 6,093 million • Revenue incl. DOP increased to EUR 5,772 million • Consolidated operating profit (EBITDA) incl. DOP increases to EUR 701 million after adjustment for exchange rate effects • Group net debt down 45% to EUR 179 million • Dividend proposal increased to EUR 0.60 per share

  • 13Jan
    2014

    GEA order intake to increase above EUR 6bn

    The mechanical engineering group GEA at an investor conference in New York estimated its preliminary order intake for fiscal year 2013 to exceed EUR 6 billion.

  • 09Jan
    2014

    Asian demand for dairy products affords GEA another EUR 120M of large orders in Q4

    In Q4 2013 the mechanical engineering group GEA was awarded large dairy processing orders worth more than EUR 120 million in total. The new projects will comprise a wide range of process technology from GEA and will benefit from GEA’s ability to leverage its expertise as a leading system provider to the food industry.