Sales up at Trumpf
Through the end of June, the company registered sales of 2.325 billion euros ($2.841 billion) compared with 2.024 billion euros ($2.475 billion) the previous year.
“Last year TRUMPF achieved the highest sales in its history, beating its pre-recession record from fiscal 2007-2008”, said Trumpf President Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller.
Orders received and profits also increased, she added.
“We are expecting a result higher than that of the previous year,” said Leibinger-Kammüller.
For 2010-2011, Trumpf pretax profits were 185 million euros ($226.2 million dollars).
In the past year, the company added 1,000 new jobs, officials said.
The profit figures are preliminary. Final results will be released Oct. 18, Trumpf said.