At the end of 2017, GEA received yet another order from MSP Engineering Pty Ltd to equip a new, ultra-modern facility for the production and processing of lithium. GEA was awarded an order of a similar size only around a year ago.
GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft completed its share buyback program in the amount of up to EUR 450 million within the envisaged timeframe. Between March 8, 2017, and February 6, 2018, a total of 12,003,304 shares were repurchased on the stock market.
GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has released preliminary figures for fiscal year 2017 as well as an initial indication for 2018. Fiscal year 2018 is anticipated to be challenging, in particular due to the sustained weakness of dairy processing, an important customer industry, as well as the strength of the euro. GEA has already launched important strategic initiatives.