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Bühler achieves strong, profitable growth

Uzwil, February 8, 2018 – 2017 was a successful year for the Bühler Group. Bühler organically increased its order intake by 10% to CHF 2.8 billion, its turnover by 9% to CHF 2.7 billion, and its EBIT by 18% to CHF 205 million (EBIT margin: 7.7%). As of year-end, its order backlog amounted to CHF 1.7 billion (+9%). “Our innovation power provides the basis for this positive development of our organization,” says Bühler CEO Stefan Scheiber. These results mirror Bühler’s positioning as a provider of integrated process solutions for sustainable mobility and healthy food. “In 2017, this clear focus has enabled us to continue to expand our technology and market positions and to further increase our competitiveness,” says Scheiber. The same also applies for the acquisition of the Austrian Haas Group, which now allows Bühler to also occupy a leading position in the consumer foods market. “We have increased our dynamism perceptibly and face the new fiscal year with confidence, not least thanks to our high order backlog,” continues Scheiber. Read more

Josef Müller leaves Bühler’s Board of Directors for reasons of age

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Bühler builds the world’s first ultra-low-emission coffee processing plant

Uzwil (Switzerland), February 1, 2018 – Bühler is building the world’s most advanced coffee processing plant for the Norwegian coffee producer Joh. Johannson. It combines innovative roasting technology with record low greenhouse gas emissions. The coffee roasting biogas is close to carbon neutral, making the processing plant with the lowest emissions globally possible. “With Bühler, we have found a solution partner that fully understands our sustainability concerns and is capable of putting them to practice,” says Espen Gjerde, CEO of Joh. Johannson. “Together with our customer Johannson, we are setting a new eco-standard in the field of coffee production,” says Stefan Schenker, Head of the Bühler Business Unit Coffee Processing. Read more

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