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Corporate press release

30 Jul 2020

Order intake in the second quarter down 9.8% to EUR 1,034 million (previous year: EUR 1,147 million), Revenue down 6.6% to EUR 1,165 million (previous year: EUR 1,247 million), EBITDA before restructuring measures up 26.2% to EUR 140.4 million (previous year: EUR 111.2 million), ROCE climbs to 14.8% (previous year: 10.5%), Full-year 2020 guidance raised in part.

Ad-hoc release

30 Jul 2020

Ad hoc disclosure in accordance with article 17 of MAR - GEA significantly improves preliminary earnings for the second quarter and raises part of its full-year 2020 guidance

Product news
Trade press release

30 Jul 2020

The new HYGiTip bag emptying system from GEA safely and efficiently opens and discharges 25kg bags of powdered ingredients into food production lines automatically, without operator involvement, minimizing contamination risks and virtually eliminating powder waste.

Product news
Trade press release

4 Jun 2020

A modular and efficient solution for the cleaning of hygienic process, storage and fermentation tanks of all sizes has been developed by the system provider GEA. It is used in the food and beverage industry, as well as in the healthcare, chemical, marine, fish farming, bio-ethanol, and wine sectors, and in the paint and coatings industry. After the highly acclaimed premiere at the BrauBeviale 2019 in Nuremberg, the official sales launch of the new modular orbital cleaner OC200 has now begun. It is available immediately.

Trade press release

27 May 2020

In the first quarter of 2020, the technology company GEA was commissioned by Hochwald Foods GmbH to provide the entire technological setup for dairy processing at a new plant in the German town of Mechernich, near Cologne.

Product news
Trade press release

26 May 2020

Magnetic separators are a crucial component on the way to maximum plant availability and food quality. Striving for maximum protection of customers' manufacturing processes and therewith protection of product quality and safety, the systems supplier, machinery and plant manufacturer GEA is expanding its Aseptomag® magnetic separator portfolio. The manually switchable MAS H version, including a patented locking mechanism, and the pneumatically switchable MAS PA version for "Cleaning-in-Place (CIP)" processes are the latest achievements in this regard.

Corporate press release

19 May 2020

Düsseldorf (Germany), May 19, 2020 – Global process technology and solutions provider, GEA, has been chosen by innocent Ltd., a leading European smoothie and juice manufacturer, as a key technology partner for the design and construction of what will be an industry-leading, carbon-neutral juice manufacturing plant in the Netherlands. Scheduled to open in 2021, the innocent facility will produce 400 million bottles of chilled juice every year for the European market, which amounts to about 60 percent of the company’s annual production of bottled juices.

Corporate press release

15 May 2020

With the coronavirus crisis affecting operating business only to a very minor extent in the first quarter of 2020, technology group GEA began the current financial year with significant increases in both order intake and EBITDA before restructuring measures. These positive developments were achieved largely due to the new group organization introduced in January as well as to operational improvements resulting from measures introduced last year to increase efficiency in the group.

Corporate press release

14 May 2020

Düsseldorf, May 14, 2020 – GEA and SAP today announced a strategic partnership which will drive forward GEA’s digital transformation and fast-track the development of SAP’s product portfolio for leading engineering, technology and industrial companies. The two companies have a longstanding history of fruitful collaboration. The strategic partnership will elevate this relationship to a new level and realize mutual benefits for both companies.

Corporate press release

11 May 2020

GEA recently supported the Bethel foundation, the largest helping organization of its kind in Germany, with a donation of 5,000 mouth and nose protective masks.

Trade press release

7 May 2020

Earlier this year, GEA Pavan successfully handed over a seventh production line for manufacturing breakfast cereals to OBST S.A.. Both companies have been working in a close partnership for 20 years.

Corporate press release

8 Apr 2020

Owing to the COVID-19 virus, the technology company GEA is postponing its Annual General Meeting originally planned for April 30, 2020, in Düsseldorf and will reschedule it for the end of the year. The health of the company’s shareholders, employees and the service providers involved takes the highest priority. By postponing the event, GEA is making an active contribution to slowing the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Corporate press release

6 Apr 2020

With the outbreak of COVID-19, organizations are faced with travel restrictions and quarantine challenges, required to reduce direct contact between employees and service providers. To enable immediate GEA expert assistance for customers during the corona crisis without putting people’s lives at risk, GEA now offers a special remote support solution that is easy-to-set-up.

Trade press release

23 Mar 2020

“Go West” is the slogan for GEA's range of pumps, which aims to conquer the US market in 2020. Of course, there is nothing as peaceful and free as the Village People suggested in the 1970s or the Pet Shop Boys in the 1990s.

Product news
Trade press release

19 Mar 2020

With its new flexible screw pump, GEA Hilge NOVATWIN, GEA fulfils customer wishes and requirements such as the highest hygienic demands for gentle product handling, long-term reliability, versatile applications and professional support throughout the entire product life cycle, based on more than 150 years of pumping experience.

Corporate press release

17 Mar 2020

In fiscal year 2019, the technology company GEA fulfilled or slightly exceeded its own forecasts for revenue, EBITDA before restructuring expenses and return on capital. Despite a difficult market environment, GEA charted growth in revenues and order intake.

Trade press release

16 Mar 2020

Algae has become a highly sought after raw material for numerous products in the pharma, chemical and food sectors. For more than 50 years, GEA has accompanied start-ups and algae producers with R&D support and high-quality and processing technologies that meet strict industry standards. A recent example of growing consumer demand for healthy, plant-based and ecologically sustainable products is the Brittany-based French company that first approached GEA nearly six years ago when it was a fledgling start-up in the algae industry.

Corporate press release

6 Mar 2020

From the very beginning, the Düsseldorf-based engineering group GEA will be one of the 50 companies listed in the new DAX 50 ESG index owing to their exemplary positions when it comes to ESG criteria – the environment, social topics and corporate governance.

Corporate press release

12 Feb 2020

Today, the Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft and Steffen Bersch (50), member of GEA’s Executive Board, have mutually agreed to prematurely terminate his service agreement due to expire on December 31, 2021. In doing so, the Board honored Steffen Bersch’s request for a termination of his service agreement to seek new challenges outside of GEA Group.

Product news
Trade press release

28 Jan 2020

GEA received FDA approval for sensor technology used to monitor food packaging quality

Ad-hoc release

27 Jan 2020

Within the framework of its annual planning process, GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has recognized a non-cash impairment in the amount of approximately EUR 248 million in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Corporate press release

21 Jan 2020

GEA has scored its best result to date in the climate assessment of the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). With an overall score of “A-,” the Group now meets the criteria for the leadership level and thus ranks among the leading group in the sectoral and regional benchmark.

Trade press release

16 Dec 2019

The new European Union (EU) regulation on the use of partially fluorinated hydrocarbons (HFCs) in refrigeration systems (F-Gas Regulation) has significant implications for manufacturers, operators of refrigeration and air conditioning systems and heat pumps, as well as for service providers who, for example, offer maintenance and service for these systems.

Trade press release

28 Nov 2019

With sustainability increasingly important in food packaging, it’s only logical that packaging systems not only need to be efficient, safe and flexible but also conserve energy and resources. GEA product experts demonstrated the technology group’s solutions for this segment at this year’s Packaging Days, staged at the Biedenkopf plant (Germany) in November.

Corporate press release

21 Nov 2019

In November, GEA sold de Klokslag to Evert IJntema and Jan Dijkema. De Klokslag, which is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of large-scale plants for hard and semi hard cheese, has roughly 80 employees and, according to the latest figures, generates an annual revenue of around EUR 15 million.

Product news
Trade press release

20 Nov 2019

Real-time diagnostics of data or direct access to sensor data specifically during valve setup and maintenance improves control, accelerates product changes, can anticipate problems before they escalate, calculates plant effectiveness, identifies performance trends, and optimizes maintenance schedules.

Trade press release

7 Nov 2019

GEA has launched its new nitrogen freezing pilot plant for bacteria, giving food and dairy processors the opportunity to trial this new technology in their own plants before investing in production-scale equipment. By freezing bacteria into pellets before drying, GEA is now able to provide processors with greater flexibility, a higher active cell count and reduced costs through better utilization of their fermentation lines and freeze dryers.

Corporate press release

7 Nov 2019

The new three-member Management Board of the GEA Farm Technologies division have all officially been appointed: Peter Lauwers will transfer from Atlas Copco to GEA on February 1, 2020, and assume the position of CEO. He will be joined by Helmut Korthöber, who assumed the newly created position of Chief Service Officer (CSO) for GEA Farm Technologies division as of November 1, 2019. Erkul Basaran, who has worked successfully for GEA for more than eight years – most recently as Head of Finance – was appointed CFO of the division already in September of this year.

Corporate press release

25 Oct 2019

Technology group GEA posted an increase in both order intake and revenue in the third quarter of 2019. Order intake rose to EUR 1.25 billion in the last quarter, an increase of around 5 percent compared to the same quarter in 2018. Both basic business and six large projects (three of which were awarded in dairy processing) contributed to this positive development.

Corporate press release

17 Oct 2019

The Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has appointed Johannes Giloth (49) to the company’s Executive Board with effect from January 20, 2020, where he will assume responsibility for the newly created Procurement, Production and Logistics organization.

Corporate press release

15 Oct 2019

Düsseldorf-based technology group GEA is exploring a possible sale of GEA Bock as part of the Group’s continued focus on its strategic core markets – the food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries. As announced at the Capital Markets Day in September, GEA plans to divest selected activities of the future Farm Technologies and Refrigeration Technologies divisions in this connection.

Trade press release

15 Oct 2019

At the leading trade show for food ingredients, Fi Europe, taking place in Paris, France, December 3-5, GEA will showcase its solutions for the manufacture of food and dairy ingredients, freeze-dried foods and instant coffee at booth 6F141 in hall H6

Corporate press release

26 Sep 2019

Technology group GEA will today present new medium-term targets for the entire Group and its five future divisions at the Capital Markets Day. The Group plans that consolidated revenues will grow by an average of 2.0–3.0 percent per year until 2022.

Trade press release

12 Sep 2019

GEA will present their process expertise, technology leadership and customer-centric services for a wide range of food processing industries at this year’s Gulfood Manufacturing fair in Dubai from October 29 – 31, at booth D1-64, A1-64 in hall 1.

Corporate press release

12 Aug 2019

Technology group GEA acquired several major orders from various industries at the start of the third quarter, making up substantial ground after sluggish order intake from project business in the previous quarter.

Corporate press release

6 Aug 2019

GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft is standing by its business outlook for 2019, despite various special effects having a negative impact on earnings in the second quarter of the year.

Trade press release

5 Aug 2019

From September 2019 the well-known Montoni brand, manufacturer of dies, extrusion molds and cutting systems, will continue its operations within the “Dies & Moulds Business Line” under the umbrella brand of Pavan.

Trade press release

1 Aug 2019

GEA will launch the redesigned high-speed vertical packaging machine GEA SmartPacker TwinTube at PACK EXPO (booth LS-5905) in Las Vegas, USA from September 23-25, 2019. The entire machine has been redesigned as a future-proof modular system with increased functional efficiency promoting higher operational uptime and ease of use.

Trade press release

9 Jul 2019

Under the motto “100 years of combined passion and know-how,” GEA will be exhibiting advanced bakery technology from its leading brands, GEA Comas and GEA Imaforni, at the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) in Las Vegas from September 8-11, 2019. Both processing and freezing technology will be represented at booth 7547 to demonstrate the company’s innovation, craftsmanship, partnership and know-how in creating bakery lines that are built to perform and built to last.

Corporate press release

2 Jul 2019

The new GEA Static Pressure Control System (SPCS) is GEAs most recent service upgrade for older A-Tec spiral freezers. The simple upgrade instantly controls the air flow, reducing frost build-up which increases productivity and improves product quality. Saving time, energy, money and a four-month ROI are further advantages of the new SPCS.

Corporate press release

28 Jun 2019

Leading technology group GEA’s own culture of innovation serves as the key to securing future commercial success and fostering further growth. To this end, GEA invited customers, research partners and select start-ups to its third “GEA Innovation Forum.”

Corporate press release

24 Jun 2019

Technology group GEA has outlined its new organizational structure, which will be implemented gradually from October 1, 2019 onwards and become effective January 1, 2020. Going forward, GEA will be organized in five divisions with each up to six sub-divisions.

Corporate press release

19 Jun 2019

On June 17, 2019, a civil jury in the Circuit Court of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA rendered a double-digit-million (U.S.) dollar verdict against GEA Mechanical Equipment US, Inc.

Corporate press release

20 May 2019

Marcus A. Ketter (51) today became Chief Financial Officer of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft. His predecessor Dr. Helmut Schmale (62) left the company on May 17, 2019, after more than 10 years in this position.

Trade press release

20 May 2019

GEA has completed a new freeze-dried instant coffee plant on a green field site in Vietnam for Tata Coffee Vietnam Company Limited, a 100% subsidiary of Tata Coffee Limited, India. According to the timetable for the contract project which was signed two years ago, the new plant was inaugurated on March 6, 2019 – just 19 months after the groundbreaking ceremony.

Corporate press release

10 May 2019

Düsseldorf-based engineering group GEA posted order intake of around EUR 1.2 billion for the first quarter of 2019, a rise of 7.6 percent.

Trade press release

9 May 2019

At IFFA in Frankfurt, GEA will be demonstrating its industry expertise and technological know-how in the field of high-tech equipment and line competence in the food industry, including in the application of sausage production. GEA CutMaster, the market leader in terms of speed, is the key machine for producing high quality sausage on an effective way.

Trade press release

8 May 2019

GEA, one of the largest suppliers for the food processing industry, will launch two innovations in the area vertical packaging to support meat and poultry manufacturers increase uptime and boost consumer confidence at IFFA 2019 – held in Frankfurt from 4-9 May. GEA’s SmartPacker CX400 packaging machine, available in both sanitary and standard configurations, is now equipped with induction sealing capabilities that reduce changeover times to less than two minutes.

Trade press release

7 May 2019

GEA presents a new combined solution for sustainable food packaging at IFFA in Frankfurt.

Trade press release

7 May 2019

Under the motto ‘Excellence at Every Stage’, GEA will present its equipment and solutions for diverse application areas at this year’s IFFA in Frankfurt, Germany. Key processing and packaging exhibits will demonstrate the benefits of automation; optimal process control; as well as the efficient use of resources, energy and labor in meat manufacturing.

Product news
Trade press release

2 May 2019

For its packaging and forming machines as well as grinding and cutting equipment, GEA developed different Toolings to make sure the machines always fulfill their demands. Whether it affects the shape, size, taste, quality, or safety and economic needs for the end product, GEA Toolings bring the latest innovations and developments to meet all those new requirements.

Trade press release

30 Apr 2019

Successful test measurement in french fries production at Bergia Frites in the Netherlands

Trade press release

29 Apr 2019

With the new GEA Service Kit concept for both packaging and forming machines, maintenance is now more convenient and even easier to plan.

Trade press release

15 Apr 2019

GEA will make its first debut at ProPak Asia in Bangkok in June 2019. The company will demonstrate its market-leading technology for the food ingredients, beverage, bakery, meat, poultry and ready-to-eat meals sectors and introduce its CALLIFREEZE® system for the GEA S-Tec spiral freezer to the Asian market. From June 12-15, the ProPak Asia booth (Hall103/BS41) will showcase a range of bakery products and freeze-dried samples, all produced on GEA equipment.

Trade press release

9 Apr 2019

To improve their customer service, eight engineers from Mondi Styria, the flexible film producer in Austria, recently participated in a GEA PowerPak training in Wallau, Germany. Mondi Styria’s know-how is based on more than 60 years of experience in the field of plastics processing.

Trade press release

8 Apr 2019

GEA supplements its GEA Hilge HYGIA range with a 45 kilowatt motor, thereby expanding the hygienic pump’s performance spectrum to a flow rate of 180 cubic meters per hour. The new version is also suitable for demanding pharmaceutical applications, particularly because the use of high-quality, no-cast materials in CIP- and SIP-capable special pumps is a critical factor in the production of life science products. GEA will introduce the new drive version at POWTECH 2019 in Nuremberg, which focuses primarily on mechanical process engineering for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries (April 9-11, 2019, Hall 3/3-231).

Trade press release

19 Mar 2019

GEA received the order from The National Agricultural Development Company (NADEC) in March 2019 to build and supply the industrial equipment for a large olive oil mill located in Saudi Arabia.

Corporate press release

14 Mar 2019

Technology group GEA has announced its definitive figures for fiscal 2018. In addition, Stefan Klebert, GEA’s new CEO, presented his analysis of the status quo and outlined the immediate action the company will take.

Corporate press release

13 Mar 2019

Today, the Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft and Niels Erik Olsen (52), member of GEA’s Executive Board responsible for the Business Area Solutions, have agreed on an early termination of his service agreement, which is due to expire on December 31, 2021.

Trade press release

27 Feb 2019

From May 4 to 9 at IFFA, Frankfurt (Germany) GEA will present their process expertise, technology leadership and customer-centric services for the meat industry under the motto ‘Excellence at Every Stage’. The technology leader will be exhibiting at booth D06 in hall 8 and focus on four main application areas that link back to this year’s theme, specifically: tempura-coated and homestyle coated products, the art of bacon making and sausage.

Trade press release

21 Feb 2019

The new brine injection system is part of GEA MultiJector product family and is specifically dedicated to precise bacon and poultry processing, for 700 mm wide lines. The system features two millimeters OptiFlex needles, to date unique by GEA, promoting a tight injection pattern and allowing for exceptional injection accuracy, product quality and consistency.

Corporate press release

18 Feb 2019

Today, Stefan Klebert (53) became chairman of the Executive Board of the GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft, a body that he joined on November 15, 2018. His predecessor, Jürg Oleas (61), has left the company, as planned, after spending more than 14 years as head of the Group.

Corporate press release

12 Feb 2019

The Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has appointed Marcus A. Ketter (50) to the company’s Executive Board with effect from May 20, 2019. He is set to succeed the long-standing Chief Financial Officer, Dr. Helmut Schmale (62), who will leave the company as of May 17, 2019.

Trade press release

21 Jan 2019

GEA presents the HG66e, a new semi-hermetic compressor. The HG66e is a completely new 6-cylinder series for large capacities with high efficiency in the fields of air conditioning and refrigeration.

Trade press release

11 Dec 2018

GEA’s leading technology strives for perfection at each stage of product preparation and packaging. The technology company will be putting its inspiring new processing and packaging solutions center stage at IPPE (booth B5107/hall B) from February 12 to 14 in Atlanta, Georgia/USA.

Trade press release

28 Nov 2018

1893 - It was the year of inventions that are still indispensable today, such as the diesel engine by Rudolf Diesel and the zipper by Whitcomb Judson. And 1893 also showed what persistence means.

Trade press release

27 Nov 2018

Cooperation announced at SPS IPC Drives 2018 – The GEA Plug & Win compact skid separator will be exhibited at the Siemens booth in hall 11

Corporate press release

23 Nov 2018

Contrary to internal expectations, GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft's working capital continued to rise in October as a result of ongoing positive sales growth and a high order backlog. Against this backdrop, the Executive Board has decided to adjust the outlook for the 2018 financial year.

Ad-hoc release

22 Nov 2018

Following the Group’s business development in October, the Executive Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has decided to adjust its outlook for the operating cash flow driver margin* for the 2018 financial year (based on constant exchange rates) to a corridor of 6.5 to 7.0 percent (previously: approx. 8.5 percent).

Trade press release

21 Nov 2018

From January 27 - 30, technology group GEA will offer customers and interested parties in-depth insights into its efficient industrial solutions and machine technology for the confectionery, snack and bakery industries at its ProSweets 2019 booth (Hall 10.1 / G-061) in Cologne.

Corporate press release

16 Nov 2018

Colin Hall (47) was appointed to the Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft by order of the Düsseldorf local court. Colin Hall, an American national, is Head of Investments at Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (GBL), simultaneously holding the position of CEO at Sienna Capital, a 100 percent subsidiary of GBL. He succeeds Prof. Dr. Ing. Werner J. Bauer (67), who resigned from the Supervisory Board for personal reasons as of November 12, 2018. It is planned that Colin Hall will stand as a candidate for election by the shareholders in April 2019.

Trade press release

15 Nov 2018

In July of this year, GEA received the order for Dairygold’s next milk powder plant in Ireland in Mallow, County Cork. The scope includes one new spray drier (GEA’s Multi-Stage Dryer - MSD® size 1000), one new evaporator to match (type 3 MVR), one new 12MT/hr x 25kg GEA powder packing LI Line (Limited Intervention) including N2 gas packing, as well as the associated powder transfer and handling systems.

Trade press release

6 Nov 2018

At Gulfood Manufacturing 2018, GEA will present the key themes of innovation, food safety, top quality and maximum flexibility in food and dairy processing in hall 1, booth A1-64. One highlight at the stand is the high-capacity thermoformer GEA PowerPak, which satisfies food sector requirements, and ideal for packing dates, poultry, seafood or cheese products.

Corporate press release

29 Oct 2018

After a very good previous quarter, GEA also closed the third quarter of 2018 on a positive note. GEA set new third quarter records for both order intake and revenue. The operating EBITDA margin was also up year-on-year, enabling GEA to nearly reverse the deficit from a weak first quarter.

Trade press release

15 Oct 2018

Continuing the success story of the GEA Grasso V series on a higher level, GEA developed the high-pressure version for heat pump applications. With a maximum design pressure of 39 bar, the V HP models are the right choice for hot water applications up to 70 °C.

Trade press release

12 Oct 2018

GEA presents the new heat pump series GEA RedGenium at Chillventa. This new series combines the potential of heat pump technology with the natural refrigerant ammonia.

Trade press release

11 Oct 2018

GEA will be presenting the new ammonia chiller BluQ at Chillventa 2018 in Nuremberg. The world leading fair is the ideal platform to showcase under the umbrella "Keep it blue” the company’s focus sustainability and energy efficiency in Hall 7, Stand 502 from 16 - 18 October.

Ad-hoc release

10 Oct 2018

Based on the preliminary figures for the third quarter of 2018, the Executive Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has decided to adjust the outlook for the 2018 fiscal year.

Corporate press release

10 Oct 2018

According to preliminary figures, the positive trend compared with the same period last year in order intake (approx. EUR 1,180 million, plus 12 percent), revenue (approx. EUR 1,180 million, plus 4 percent) and operating EBITDA (approx. EUR 135 million; plus 12 percent) has persisted throughout the third quarter of 2018. However, earnings development, in particular in the customer industry Dairy Processing, falls short of the company’s own expectations.

Trade press release

8 Oct 2018

The British Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Magazine (RAC) has awarded GEA with this year's RAC Cooling Industry Awards in the category "Building Energy Project". The globally renowned award honors companies that are particularly committed to environmentally friendly and innovative solutions in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry.

Corporate press release

1 Oct 2018

GEA successfully concluded the sale of its GEA Westfalia Separator Production France SAS entity, i.e. its French standard separators production facility and the respective real estate in Château-Thierry (Hauts-de-France region) to the French industrial group Altifort as planned.

Trade press release

25 Sep 2018

Compressors are considered the heart of industrial refrigeration systems. With its service product, the GEA Omni™ Retrofit Panel, GEA provides state-of-the art technology to keep them up-to-date with a safe, reliable and efficient control unit.

Corporate press release

19 Sep 2018

At today’s meeting, the Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has appointed Stefan Klebert (53) to the company’s Executive Board with effect from November 15, 2018. On February 18, 2019, he will succeed the long-serving CEO, Jürg Oleas (60), who is going to leave the company after completion of the fiscal year and after handing over the reins in February 2019.

Ad-hoc release

19 Sep 2018

At today’s meeting, the Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has appointed Stefan Klebert (53) to the company’s Executive Board with effect from November 15, 2018. On February 18, 2019, he will succeed the long-serving CEO, Jürg Oleas (60), who is going to leave the company after completion of the fiscal year and after handing over the reins in February 2019.

Trade press release

17 Sep 2018

GEA is expanding its D-tec® valve line with the new GEA D-tec® P/DV control valve for ultraclean applications in the food, beverage and dairy industries. This allows reliable control of process parameters such as volume flow, pressure, temperature and filling level of a vessel.

Trade press release

14 Sep 2018

The new vertical bagger from GEA for high-speed packaging of confectionery and snacks boosts efficiency and ease-of-use.

Trade press release

12 Sep 2018

GEA will highlight its innovative process and technology solutions for the bakery and pasta processing industries at iba 2018, the world’s leading trade fair for bakery, confectionery and snacks.

Corporate press release

30 Jul 2018

In the second quarter of 2018, GEA topped the previous year’s figure for order intake, setting a new quarterly record. Second-quarter revenue was above the level of the previous year. Operating EBITDA in the second quarter was slightly above the figure for the same quarter of the previous year.

Trade press release

12 Jul 2018

GEA recently sold its first buttermaking machine type BUE to an Indian dairy producer. Creamy Foods Limited, located in the state Uttar-Pradesh, placed an order for a GEA BUE 6000, which has a capacity of up to 6000kg/h butter, making it the largest buttermaking machine in India. The new machine will be brought into operation in February of 2019.

Corporate press release

10 Jul 2018

GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has signed a EUR 150 million loan agreement running until 2025 with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to finance its research, development and innovation spending. By utilising the very attractive financing terms currently on offer, GEA is taking early action to diversify and extend the maturity of its already good funding base.

Corporate press release

25 Jun 2018

GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has reported the cancellation of all 12,003,304 of its treasury shares acquired in the course of a share buyback program which was completed in February 2018.

Corporate press release

13 Jun 2018

As part of its “Global Manufacturing Footprint Program” GEA aims to sell the Westfalia Separator Production France SAS entity (WSPF SAS), i.e. its French standard separators production facility (WSPF) and the respective real estate in Château-Thierry (Hauts-de-France region). The administrative offices for GEA’s other activities that are located in Château-Thierry will not be impacted. A binding offer has been submitted by the French industrial group Altifort that was brought in by Nord France Invest.

Trade press release

13 Jun 2018

GEA is expanding its NOVALOBE pump range with the large-volume GEA Hilge NOVALOBE 60. The robust rotary lobe pump is specifically designed for pumping and dosing highly viscous media, also with large particles. This new development meets the hygiene standards of the EHEDG guidelines for applications in the pharmaceutical, chemical and food industries.

Trade press release

29 May 2018

At the Ipack-Ima in Milan, Golfetto Sangati will debut its new GCTL bran shredder. The new machine reduces the granulometry of bran from 700-800 microns to 250 microns in a single process. The result is homogeneous wholegrain flour perfect for the requirements of the food processing industry.

Corporate press release

4 May 2018

Thanks to robust growth in small and mid-sized orders, GEA’s order intake in the first quarter of 2018 almost matched the level of the previous year.

Trade press release

30 Apr 2018

When the US Brewers’ Association hosts the Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America (CBC) in Nashville, Tennessee, GEA will also present its brewing and bottling solutions (April 30 through May 3, 2018, stand 552).

Corporate press release

19 Apr 2018

Yesterday, the Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft and Dr. Helmut Schmale (61), Chief Financial Officer of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft, have mutually agreed that Helmut Schmale will step down from the Executive Board prior to the termination of his appointment due to expire at the end of March 2021.

Ad-hoc release

18 Apr 2018

Today, the Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft and Dr. Helmut Schmale (61), Chief Financial Officer of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft, have mutually agreed that Helmut Schmale will step down from the Executive Board prior to the termination of his appointment due to expire at the end of March 2021.

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