News from the Business Areas


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


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


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


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


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


Following a record year in 2014 Körber AG prepares for structural and strategic adjustments

The leading international technology group Körber closed the business year 2014 with a record result and the Group is addressing the structural changes in its markets at an early stage. The company continues to focus on strengthening its technological leadership in a challenging economic and...more


Körber Subsidiary United Grinding Group AG plans joint venture for additive process with inspire AG

Clear focus on innovation: On May 1, 2015, Körber subsidiary United Grinding Group signed a cooperation agreement with university-affiliated inspire AG for a joint venture that will specialize in additive production processes. This includes a variety of laser-based processes as well as 3D printing....more