News from the Business Areas

2015/12/30

Barry-Wehmiller acquires Winkler+Dünnebier GmbH and POEM GmbH (W+D) from Körber AG

W+D becomes second business in Barry-Wehmiller’s expanding Converting Solutions platform...more


2015/12/01

Long-term succession plan in the Group’s top management

Hamburg, December 1, 2015. Stephan Seifert became the Vice Chairman of the Group Executive Board on November 1, 2015 and will become the new Chairman of the Group Executive Board as of October 1, 2016. Harald Vogelsang will join the Group Executive Board effective April 1, 2016. Hildemar Böhm and...more


2015/12/01

Körber successfully issues Schuldschein loan worth € 600 million

Hamburg, December 1, 2015. With the issuing of a Schuldschein loan in mid-October, Körber AG has created a strategic reservoir of financing for growth activities. Körber has thus exploited the favorable conditions of the capital market. The conclusive total volume of the transaction of € 600...more


2015/10/13

Barry-Wehmiller to acquire Winkler+Dünnebier GmbH and POEM GmbH from Körber AG

ST. LOUIS - October 13, 2015 - Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc. has executed a definitive agreement to acquire the operations of Winkler+Dünnebier GmbH, including POEM (W+D). The acquisition includes W+D’s operations in Neuwied and Löhne, Germany, along with the U.S. subsidiary, W+D North America...more


2015/09/17

Acquisition of Efacec Handling Solutions S.A. by Körber AG concluded

Hamburg, 17th of September 2015. The international technology group Körber completed the acquisition of Efacec Handling Solutions with effect from 17th of September 2015 following approval from the respective antitrust authorities. With the acquisition of this Portuguese intralogistics company,...more


2015/06/02

Körber Group: Business Area Tobacco aligns itself to fundamental structural change in the market

After record years, Business Area Tobacco is now consolidating sustainable and long-term competitiveness with structural alignment // Cutting around 800 jobs worldwide is unavoidable // Sale of the production facility Grevesmühlen of Baltic Metalltechnik GmbH and of Baltic Elektronik GmbH planned...more


2015/05/05

Körber AG pursues internationalization by acquiring Efacec Handling Solutions

The international technology group Körber is acquiring Efacec Handling Solutions, a leading supplier of automated Material Handling and Storage Systems, based in Porto, Portugal. The company has further locations in the Czech Republic, Spain, India and Singapore. With the acquisition, which is...more