Ad-hoc Announcements and Press Releases
Dürr receives Volkswagen Group Award 2017|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, July 18, 2017 – Dürr has received one of the sought-after Volkswagen Group Awards 2017 from Volkswagen. The award was presented to the mechanical and plant engineering firm in...
Dürr receives Ford Motor Company´s World Excellence Award for second year in succession|
Dearborn, May 31, 2017 – The Ford Motor Company has honored Dürr with a World Excellence Award for outstanding suppliers for the second year in succession. Dürr received the award in the “Gold Award”...
Digitization with "tapio": the world's first IoT platform for the woodworking industry |
Bietigheim-Bissingen, May 15, 2017 – The HOMAG Group is the world's first mechanical engineering firm to offer an Industry 4.0 solution especially for the woodworking industry: the "tapio"...
Dürr with a successful start to 2017|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, May 11, 2017 – Dürr posted a substantial increase in sales and earnings in the first quarter of 2017, accompanied by very high order intake. At € 1,056.1 million, new orders...
Automated painting solution for general industry: Dürr and Kuka introduce jointly developed robot system|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, May 8, 2017 – Dürr and Kuka, both leading manufacturers in the fields of production and automation technology, have joined forces: together they have developed an integrated...
Shareholders approve record dividend of € 2.10 per share|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, May 5, 2017 – Dürr AG will pay a record dividend of € 2.10 per share for 2016. At today's annual general meeting the shareholders, by a large majority, approved the relevant...
Dürr AG and Software AG enter strategic IoT partnership and join forces to strengthen Industry 4.0 capabilities |
Bietigheim-Bissingen and Darmstadt, Germany, April 24, 2017 – Dürr AG and Software AG have entered into a strategic partnership to develop new Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0 solutions....
Dürr to increase dividend by 13.5% to € 2.10|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, March 16, 2017 – Dürr AG intends to pay a dividend of € 2.10 per share for 2016. This corresponds to a 13.5% increase on the previous year (€ 1.85 per share). The dividend...
Dürr campus opens for around 800 employees in Shanghai|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, March 3, 2017 – Dürr has opened another modern campus site for some 800 employees in Shanghai. The office and technology complex in the Qingpu district has been home to the...
Dürr with record order intake and earnings|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, February 23, 2017 – Dürr posted new records for order intake and earnings in 2016. According to preliminary figures, new orders rose by 6.8% to € 3,701.7 million, thus reaching...
Carlo Crosetto appointed new CFO of Dürr AG|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, February 8, 2017 – The Supervisory Board of Dürr AG has appointed Carlo Crosetto to the Board of Management with effect from March 1, 2017. The Italian (45) will take over as...
Dürr AG expands Board of Management: Dr. Jochen Weyrauch appointed as new member|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, December 15, 2016 – The Supervisory Board of Dürr AG has appointed Dr. Jochen Weyrauch to the Board of Management with effect from January 1, 2017. The Board of Management will...
Dürr subsidiary iTAC acquires specialist in APS software|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, December 14, 2016 – Dürr-owned iTAC Software AG acquired 100% of the shares in DUALIS GmbH IT Solution with effect from December 2, 2016. Dresden-based DUALIS specializes in APS...
New benchmark study: iTAC among top providers of Industry 4.0 platforms|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, December 5, 2016 – iTAC Software AG, which is part of Dürr, is one of Germany's leading providers of Industry 4.0 platforms. This has been confirmed by the latest "Industry 4.0...
"World of Tomorrow": looking into the future during the fourth "Dürr Challenge"|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, November 24, 2016 – How do we want to shape the world for generations to come? What happens if nature is against us? These and other questions were addressed by the 15...
Continued dynamic development in incoming orders|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, November 10, 2016 – Dürr is heading for record order intake in 2016. Underpinned by growth in all five divisions, group orders rose by 8.7% to € 2,929.8 million in the first...
Dürr Supplier Award presented for second time|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, October 26, 2016 – The Dürr Group has recognized its best suppliers for the second time with the Dürr Supplier Award. The nominees included suppliers to Dürr and its Schenck...
Dürr innovation show featuring "digital@DÜRR"|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, October 24, 2016 – Production processes are digitally controlled, machines are networked and predict the need for maintenance in time, commissioning and training take place in a...
Smart mover: Dürr unveils its new painting robot |
Bietigheim-Bissingen, October 24, 2016 – Dürr has unveiled a world first for fully automated automotive painting in the form of the new EcoRP E043i robot. While conventional painting robots work with...
Strategic investor found: Dürr to sell majority in cleaning technology specialist Dürr Ecoclean to Chinese SBS Group |
Bietigheim-Bissingen, August 8, 2016 – Dürr is selling 85% of the shares in the Dürr Ecoclean Group to Chinese engineering and machinery company Shenyang Blue Silver Group (SBS Group). With annual...
Dürr raising order intake forecast after strong first half|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, August 4, 2016 – Following an 11% rise in new orders in the first half of 2016, Dürr is raising its full-year guidance for order intake. It now expects to receive orders worth €...
(Ad-hoc) CFO Ralph Heuwing will not renew his contract which runs until May 2017|
Dürr AG – WKN 556520 / ISIN DE0005565204 Bietigheim-Bissingen, June 30, 2016 – The CFO of Dürr AG, Ralph Heuwing (50), has notified the Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Klaus Eberhardt, that he...
Almost € 40 million invested: Dürr opens new US campus|
Southfield/Bietigheim-Bissingen, June 20, 2016 – Dürr has opened a modern campus site in the United States for more than 500 employees. The conveniently situated office and technology complex in...
Ford honors Dürr at its 18th Annual World Excellence Awards|
Dearborn, June 10, 2016 – On May 19, 2016, Ford honored Dürr as a top-performing global supplier at its 18th annual World Excellence Awards. Dürr was presented with an award in the “Green brand...
Strong order intake provides good start to the new year for Dürr|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, May 12, 2016 – Dürr registered above-average order intake of € 1,048.5 million in the first quarter of 2016, an increase of 17% over the previous year. With sales revenues...
Dürr shareholders decide to increase dividend for the sixth consecutive time |
Bietigheim-Bissingen, May 4, 2016 – At today's annual general meeting, the shareholders of Dürr AG have agreed to a dividend of € 1.85 per share. This is a 12% higher payout compared to the previous...
(Ad-hoc) Dürr is reviewing strategic options for further developing cleaning and surface processing technology|
Dürr AG - WKN 556520 / ISIN DE0005565204 Bietigheim-Bissingen, April 12, 2016 – Dürr AG is currently reviewing various strategic options for the future focus and further growth of the Dürr Ecoclean...
Dürr places bonded loan for € 300 million|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, March 24, 2016 – Dürr AG has placed a bonded loan for € 300 million subject to favorable terms and conditions. The total volume is distributed across a number of tranches with...
Dürr proposes dividend increase to € 1.85 per share |
Bietigheim-Bissingen, March 16, 2016 – Dürr AG intends to pay a dividend of € 1.85 per share for the financial year 2015. In relation to the previous year (€ 1.65 per share), this is equivalent to...
Groundbreaking ceremony for the new site in Shanghai offering training and technical facilities|
Shanghai, March 11, 2016 – Dürr China is pooling its paint systems, final assembly, exhaust-air purification and energy-efficiency technology activities in Qingpu District, Shanghai. The...
New records in sales and earnings|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, February 25, 2016 – In 2015, Dürr reached or exceeded its goals, achieving new records in sales and earnings. According to preliminary figures, sales rose by 46% to € 3,767...
Volvo Group Trucks presents Dürr with supplier award|
Gothenburg, February 24, 2016 – Volvo Group Trucks has presented Dürr with the Volvo Group Purchasing Supplier Award 2016, thus recognizing its excellent services and its cooperation in many...
Dürr sells ten thousandth paint robot |
Bietigheim-Bissingen, December 16, 2015 – In December, Dürr sold its 10,000th paint robot. The anniversary specimen of the type EcoRP E033 will be installed along with 15 additional robots at Opel’s...
Dürr takes over Industry 4.0 software specialist iTAC |
Bietigheim-Bissingen, December 4, 2015 – Effective as of December 3, 2015, Dürr acquired 100% of the shares in the German software house iTAC Software AG. This will enable the machinery and plant...
Three metropolises and huge emotions: “Dürr Challenge” student film contest held for the third time |
Bietigheim-Bissingen, November 24, 2015 – as the lights go out, the tension mounts: seeing their own film on a huge silver screen for the very first time, accompanied by numerous viewers, is an...
Dürr strengthens its cleaning technology business in India|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, November 20, 2015 – Dürr is investing in the expansion of its cleaning technology business in India. On November 16, 2015, the Group acquired Indian supplier Mhitraa Engineering...
Dürr develops innovative concept for human-robot collaboration |
Bietigheim-Bissingen, November 18, 2015 – Human-robot collaboration – or HRC for short – is a new trend in industrial production. This involves skilled workers and robots tackling a production stage...
Substantial gains in sales and earnings in the first nine months of 2015|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, November 3, 2015 – Dürr achieved substantial gains in sales and earnings in the first nine months of 2015. Sales climbed by 68% over the year-ago period to € 2,761.7 million. In...
Dürr Somac opens new warehouse and logistics centre in Stollberg |
Bietigheim-Bissingen/Stollberg, October 29, 2015 – In a ceremony attended by Stanislaw Tillich, Minister-President of the state of Saxony, the company Dürr Somac GmbH in Stollberg officially...
Minister-President Kretschmann visits sustainable Dürr paint shop in China|
Bietigheim-Bissingen/Shenyang, October 21, 2015 – Winfried Kretschmann, Minister-President of Baden-Württemberg, was briefed today on sustainable paint technology from Dürr in the course of his visit...
Health Day at Dürr|
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Schenck RoTec expands range of balancing equipment in China|
Bietigheim-Bissingen/Shanghai, October 7, 2015 – The Dürr subsidiary Schenck RoTec (Darmstadt) is expanding its range of balancing equipment offered on the Chinese market. The global market leader...
FAST Initiative: Volkswagen Group selects Dürr as strategic partner |
Bietigheim-Bissingen, September 3, 2015 – The Volkswagen Group has selected Dürr as a strategic partner in the field of surface technology for its FAST supplier initiative. The newly created...
Strong growth in new orders in China and North America |
Bietigheim-Bissingen, August 6, 2015 – Dürr’s mid-year order intake and sales revenues are ahead of budget. Order intake rose by 41% to € 1,795.5 million in the first half of the year, underpinned by...
Dürr upgrades paint shop in China in record time|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, July 16, 2015 – Dürr has upgraded a 17-year-old paint shop for automaker Shanghai General Motors (SGM) in record time, making it more environment-friendly. In just six weeks a...
Dürr completes HOMAG integration: change in the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board of HOMAG Group AG|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, June 15, 2015 – The Supervisory Board of HOMAG Group AG has appointed Pekka Paasivaara (53) as CEO of HOMAG Group AG with immediate effect. Together with the other Management...
Higher dividend approved at Annual General Meeting |
Bietigheim-Bissingen, May 15, 2015 – Dürr AG has raised its dividend by 14%, paying out € 1.65 per share for the financial year 2014. A resolution to this effect was adopted by the shareholders at...
Dürr off to a good start in 2015 and in line with its planning |
Bietigheim-Bissingen, May 12, 2015 – The Dürr Group got off to a good start in 2015, closing the first quarter according to its planning. Order intake and sales revenues were up just under 60% over...
Service contract of CEO Ralf W. Dieter extended to the year 2020. Dividend to be raised by 20 cents, to € 1.65 per share |
Bietigheim-Bissingen, March 27, 2015 – The Board of Management and Supervisory Board of Dürr AG reached a consensus today to propose a dividend of € 1.65 per share at the Annual General Meeting for...
Dürr has achieved its targets and is facing 2015 with optimism|
Bietigheim-Bissingen, March 9, 2015 – The Dürr Group including the recently acquired HOMAG Group achieved higher sales revenues and a wider EBIT margin once again in 2014. According to preliminary...