News

QuickLinks

Ad-hoc Announcements and Press Releases

11/18/2015
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...Read more

11/03/2015
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...Read more

10/29/2015
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...Read more

10/21/2015
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...Read more

10/08/2015
Health Day at Dürr

[local press release - only available in German]
Bietigheim-Bissingen, 8. Oktober 2015 – Mehr Bewegung, ausgewogene Ernährung, auf die Signale des Körpers achten: Solche Vorsätze kommen im...Read more

10/07/2015
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...Read more

09/03/2015
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...Read more

08/06/2015
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...Read more

07/16/2015
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...Read more

06/15/2015
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...Read more

05/15/2015
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...Read more

05/12/2015
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...Read more

03/27/2015
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...Read more

03/09/2015
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...Read more

02/04/2015
FOCUS Employer Ranking: Top placements for Dürr and HOMAG Group

Bietigheim-Bissingen, February 4, 2015 – Dürr and the HOMAG Group are among the best employers in the German mechanical engineering and plant construction industry. In the current employer ranking by...Read more

11/24/2014
Dürr and HOMAG prepare domination and potential profit and loss transfer agreement

Bietigheim-Bissingen, November 24, 2014 – Dürr and the HOMAG Group are preparing to enter into a domination agreement that may be augmented by a profit and loss transfer agreement. In response to a...Read more

11/06/2014
"Dürr Challenge" film competition for students: winning team secures victory through courage and originality

Bietigheim-Bissingen, November 6, 2014 – For the second time, students from all over Germany applied to take part in the "Dürr Challenge" film competition hosted by the mechanical and plant...Read more

11/06/2014
Dürr with high order intake

Bietigheim-Bissingen, November 6, 2014 – Spurred by sustained strong demand in the automotive industry, Dürr’s order intake rose by 7.3% to € 1.9 billion in the first nine months of 2014. With a...Read more

10/27/2014
Dürr’s CFO Ralph Heuwing concurrently appointed CEO of HOMAG Group AG

Bietigheim-Bissingen, October 27, 2014 – The Supervisory Board of HOMAG Group AG has appointed Dürr’s CFO Ralph Heuwing as HOMAG’s CEO. He takes over this position from Dr. Markus Flik, who will be...Read more

10/15/2014
Dürr completing HOMAG acquisition

Bietigheim-Bissingen, October 15, 2014 – Dürr has completed the majority acquisition of HOMAG Group AG, which had been announced on July 15, 2014. Dürr Technologies GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of...Read more

10/07/2014
Capacity expansion highlights growth strategy of Dürr Assembly Products GmbH

Püttlingen, October 7, 2014 – Aside from numerous carmakers, more and more customers from the commercial vehicle industry are relying on the measuring and test stands offered by Dürr Assembly...Read more

10/06/2014
Dürr expands application technology for paint and high-viscosity materials

Bietigheim-Bissingen, October 6, 2014 – Dürr harnesses additional growth potential in application technology. The company now provides products for the application of paint and high-viscosity...Read more

08/18/2014
(Ad-hoc) Dürr calls bond issue from 2010

Dürr AG - ISIN DE000A1EWGX1 / WKN A1EWGX1
Bietigheim-Bissingen, August 18, 2014 – Dürr AG has opted in favor of early redemption of its bond issue worth € 225 million placed in the year 2010...Read more

08/11/2014
Dürr and Broetje-Automation create a strong full-service provider for aircraft assembly systems

Bietigheim-Bissingen, August 11, 2014 – Dürr’s business in aircraft assembly technology will be integrated into the Broetje-Automation Group with Dürr, in turn, acquiring an 11% stake in the...Read more

08/04/2014
Dürr builds sustainable paint shop for Volkswagen in Poland

Bietigheim-Bissingen, August 4, 2014 – Dürr will build the paint shop for the successor model of the Volkswagen Crafter in the new Polish VW plant Wrzesnia. This contract is one of the biggest...Read more

07/31/2014
Dürr confirming targets for 2014

Bietigheim-Bissingen, July 31, 2014 – At the end of the first half of 2014, Dürr is confident of achieving its full-year targets. After a strong second quarter, mid-year order intake stood at €...Read more

07/15/2014
(Ad-hoc) Dürr AG secures 75.8% of the voting rights and 53.7% of the shares of HOMAG Group AG and announces a takeover offer to acquire the remaining shares

Bietigheim-Bissingen, July 15, 2014 – Dürr AG, via its wholly-owned subsidiary Dürr Technologies GmbH, has reached agreement with several major shareholders of HOMAG Group AG (HOMAG) to acquire a...Read more

07/03/2014
Dürr expands application technology range through two acquisitions

Bietigheim-Bissingen, July 3, 2014 – Dürr expands its range in paint application technology through two new acquisitions. At the end of June, the Group took over the German company Bersch & Fratscher...Read more

05/20/2014
Dürr opens technology center in Tokyo

Bietigheim-Bissingen, May 21, 2014 – Dürr has opened a modern technology center for painting technology in Japan today. At the Dürr Technology Center in Tokyo-Funabashi, Japanese carmakers will be...Read more

05/13/2014
Dürr rewards its best suppliers

Bietigheim-Bissingen, May 13, 2014 – For the first time Dürr has honored its best suppliers with the Dürr Supplier Award. The winners in the three categories were presented with their awards at the...Read more

05/09/2014
Dürr presents more innovations than ever

9th Dürr Open HouseRead more

05/06/2014
Solid start to the year for Dürr

Bietigheim-Bissingen, May 6, 2014 - The Dürr Group entered 2014 on a solid note. With sales holding steady (€ 538.2 million), operating earnings (EBIT) rose by 23% to € 44.2 million in the first...Read more

04/30/2014
Dürr shareholders adopt resolution to raise dividend

Bietigheim-Bissingen, April 30, 2014 – Dürr AG will be paying a dividend of € 1.45 per share for the financial year 2013. The shareholders agreed to the company’s proposal at today’s Annual General...Read more

03/31/2014
Dürr strengthens position in Southeast Asia with two acquisitions

Bietigheim-Bissingen, March 31, 2014 – Dürr is strengthening its presence in the growth market of Southeast Asia with two smaller acquisitions. At the end of March, the Group took over the activities...Read more

03/27/2014
Dürr secures more favorable financing terms: successful bond issue and new loan agreement

03/25/2014
Dürr receives Daimler Supplier Award

Stuttgart, March 25, 2014 - Daimler presented Dürr with the Daimler Supplier Award 2013, recognizing its excellent performance in the mechanical and plant engineering sector. In front of around 450...Read more

03/17/2014
Dürr dividend 2013 to increase from € 1.13 to € 1.45

Bietigheim-Bissingen, March 17, 2014 – Dürr AG intends to pay a dividend of € 1.45 per share for 2013. This corresponds to a 28 % increase on the previ-ous year (€ 1.13 per share). The relevant...Read more

02/25/2014
Dürr with good earnings and an upbeat outlook

Bietigheim-Bissingen, February 25, 2014 - On the basis of its preliminary figures, Dürr improved its earnings again in 2013, achieving its order intake and sales targets. With sales up slightly (€...Read more

02/03/2014
FOCUS ranking: Dürr named best employer in the area of mechanical and plant engineering

Bietigheim-Bissingen, February 3, 2014 – In the latest FOCUS ranking “Germany’s Best Employers”, Dürr was ranked top for the first time in the category “Large Mechanical and Plant Engineering...Read more

11/25/2013
We’re rolling! The “Dürr Challenge” makes its premiere

Bietigheim-Bissingen, November 25, 2013 – As a technology company, Dürr needs young, qualified professionals. That’s why the mechanical and plant engineering company is investing in university...Read more

11/06/2013
Dürr confirms full-year outlook on the strength of good nine-month figures

Bietigheim-Bissingen, November 6, 2013 – Dürr posted a further improvement in earnings in the first nine months of 2013 on steady sales revenues (€ 1,746.1 million). EBIT climbed by 13% to € 134.1...Read more

10/29/2013
Dürr boosts its clout in North America

Bietigheim-Bissingen, October 29, 2013 – Dürr is expanding its capacities in the North American market with a new business location in Querétaro, Mexico. The modern industrial complex with a...Read more

09/30/2013
(Ad-hoc) Dürr increases earnings guidance for 2013

Bietigheim-Bissingen, September 30, 2013 – Due to the continued positive development in the third quarter of 2013, Dürr has increased its EBIT margin guidance for 2013 from the previous figure of...Read more

09/30/2013
Dürr invests in Wolfsburg

Bietigheim-Bissingen, September 30, 2013 – Dürr is investing in its Wolfsburg site as part of its expansion strategy in glueing technology. By the end of 2013, the factory floor space will double to...Read more

09/30/2013
Dürr opens new mechanical engineering site in Shanghai

Bietigheim-Bissingen, September 30, 2013 – Dürr officially opened its new mechanical engineering site in Shanghai on Saturday. All the Measuring and Process Systems division’s Chinese operations are...Read more

09/27/2013
Heinz Dürr GmbH with new ownership structure

The anchor shareholder of Dürr AG, Heinz Dürr GmbH, has notified Dürr AG that in the wake of an inheritance arrangement, Heinz Dürr and his wife Heide have contributed close to 55% of the shares held...Read more

08/01/2013
Dürr fully on track after the first half of 2013

Bietigheim-Bissingen, August 1, 2013 - Dürr recorded a further increase in earnings in the first half of 2013 and is well on the way to achieving its full-year targets. Whereas the sales revenues of...Read more

07/18/2013
Dürr upgrades world’s largest test center for painting technology / Space for robot assembly significantly extended

Bietigheim-Bissingen, July 18, 2013 – Dürr is spending almost € 10 m euros on further expanding its headquarters because of the positive growth prospects: the world’s largest test center for painting...Read more

07/12/2013
Environmental Technology Award for Dürr’s energy-efficient ORC technology

Bietigheim-Bissingen, July 12, 2013 – Dürr came first in the “Energy Efficiency” category of the Baden-Württemberg Environmental Technology Award 2013 for further developing its ORC technology. ORC...Read more

06/14/2013
Dürr strengthening market and technological position in exhaust air purification technology

Bietigheim-Bissingen, June 14, 2013 – The Dürr Group is acquiring environmental technology specialist Luft- und Thermotechnik Bayreuth GmbH (LTB) with retroactive effect from June 1, 2013. In this...Read more

Dürr News