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  • HUBER+SUHNER creates attractive working conditions for women, parents and employees aged over 50 years

    HUBER+SUHNER creates attractive working conditions for women, parents and employees aged over 50 years

    For years, HUBER+SUHNER has been actively engaged in the education and ongoing development of its employees. Acknowledging that in the future there will be a shortage of specialists the company goes a step further and is launching even more attractive working conditions for today’s and future employees. The offering goes clearly beyond the usual standard of the Swiss industry and places a special focus on the target groups women, parents and employees aged over 50 years.


  • HUBER+SUHNER – strong development in the first half year 2016

    HUBER+SUHNER – strong development in the first half year 2016


  • HUBER+SUHNER Group completes the takeover of Polatis on schedule

    HUBER+SUHNER Group completes the takeover of Polatis on schedule


  • HUBER+SUHNER acquires Polatis and further strengthens its position as the leading innovator in fiber optics

    HUBER+SUHNER acquires Polatis and further strengthens its position as the leading innovator in fiber optics

    On 30 May 2016 HUBER+SUHNER signed the contracts to take over Polatis, a group headquartered in Bedford, MA (USA) and Cambridge, UK with USD 13 million sales and 110 employees. Polatis develops, produces and sells all-optical network switches. This innovative technology enables improved capacity utilisation in data centers and advanced data management in large telecommunication networks. Both applications are strategic growth areas of HUBER+SUHNER. The closing of the acquisition is expected in June. The parties agreed not to disclose the financial terms. The purchase will be financed entirely from company funds.


  • Annual General Meeting of HUBER+SUHNER: Shareholders approve dividend and elect Jörg Walther to the Board of Directors

    Annual General Meeting of HUBER+SUHNER: Shareholders approve dividend and elect Jörg Walther to the Board of Directors


  • HUBER+SUHNER achieves solid annual result despite a difficult environment

    5.6 % net sales decrease in Swiss francs – EBIT margin at the upper end of the announced target range of 6–7.5 % – net income significantly reduced due to currency impacts – measures for cushioning the negative currency impacts are showing effect – high free operating cash flow – Fiber Optics with a new net sales record


  • HUBER+SUHNER: Shareholder-friendly dividend policy and appointment of CEO successor

    At yesterday’s meeting, the Board of Directors of the HUBER+SUHNER Group adopted a new, very shareholder-friendly dividend policy. It also nominated the head of the division Fiber Optics, Urs Ryffel, as CEO of the HUBER+SUHNER Group as of 1 April 2017. As previously announced, the proposal will at the same time be made to the Annual General Meeting to elect the long-standing CEO and delegate of the Board of Directors, Urs Kaufmann, as Chairman of the Board of Directors.


  • HUBER+SUHNER joins the Consortium for On-board optics (COBO)

    HUBER+SUHNER joins the Consortium for On-board optics (COBO)


  • HUBER+SUHNER – Net sales calculated at constant exchange rates almost at previous year’s level

    During the 2015 fiscal year, HUBER+SUHNER achieved net sales of CHF 706 million, which represents a 6% decrease compared to the previous year. At constant exchange rates, the difference compared to the previous year is only approximately -2%, while organically (in local currency, without copper effect and portfolio effect neutralised) it is approximately -6%. The company’s order intake of CHF 703 million decreased by 9% in Swiss francs. Following the “Swiss franc shock” and thanks to rapidly introduced measures, the business situation stabilised throughout the year. HUBER+SUHNER has started the 2016 fiscal year in a solid position.


  • HUBER+SUHNER: Return to 40-hour week from March 2016


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