For the second year in a row, Beckhoff Automation has completed the fiscal year with a disproportionately high sales growth. In 2011 one year worldwide sales of € 465 million was achieved. This represents a growth of 34 2010% compared to the year for which has been a growth of 47% compared to the crisis year 2009 reached. Thus, sales doubled in two years almost.
The number of employees grew by 24% to 2100 employees worldwide, of whom one in four is now working in an international Beckhoff subsidiary.
"The outlook for 2012 are also good," said Hans Beckhoff, Managing Director of Beckhoff Automation GmbH "After the rapid growth currently stands out from a consolidation at a high level, which will reduce overall uniform development of the business. In terms of sectors show up 2012 strong differences. The areas of "alternative energy" are of strong declines in the be offset by growth in general mechanical engineering. We are planning for 2012 moderate growth ", states Hans Beckhoff. Overall, the business world continues to see good prospects to grow with the Beckhoff technologies in mechanical and plant engineering, building automation and in process and continue to attract new customers.