KSB makes sturdy start to 2022

The German pump manufacturer KSB has obtained the 2022 monetary yr off to a robust begin with first quarter order intake growing by 27.1% to €763 million and gross sales income up three.5% to €558 million.
Europe, KSB’s largest region, posted a 23.5% enhance so as consumption to €390.8 million, however sales revenue slipped 6.0% on a year in the past to €282.9 million. The largest proportion development was reported within the Americas area, the place KSB increased its order consumption by 44.7 % to €145.eight million and gross sales revenue by 34.3% to €105.2 million. In the Asia/Pacific region, order consumption was up 23.9% to €180.four million and sales revenue grew 6.4% to €134.four million. The Middle East/Africa/Russia region saw a 21.9% improve in order intake to €45.6 million and a 6.1% rise in sales revenue to €35.7 million.
“We continued the wonderful corporate improvement of the earlier 12 months within the new yr too, regardless of the difficult circumstances,” says KSB CEO Dr Stephan Timmermann. “Although เกรดวัดแรงดัน -related downtimes in Germany and France, as well as in components of Asia, affected manufacturing, we had been able to offset this, because of the flexibility of our workers.” KSB’s first quarter was additionally impacted by the military conflict in Ukraine.
KSB remains assured about the remainder of the yr, despite the difficult setting.
“The challenges are numerous and complex,” says Timmermann. “These embrace the persistently excessive Covid-19 infection figures and lockdowns in China, the impact of the Russian struggle towards Ukraine and the associated sanctions, worth increases and bottlenecks within the supply chains, as properly as the potential consequences of the cyber assault we averted in April, which led to short-term manufacturing stoppages. All of those parameters require flexibility and goal-oriented management. Our ambition remains to achieve a sustainable increase in profitability.”
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