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  • Weidmüller and HUBER+SUHNER strengthen cooperation

    Weidmüller and HUBER+SUHNER strengthen cooperation

    Specialists in electrical connectivity welcome joint opportunities in the rail market


  • HUBER+SUHNER: Net sales grows significantly in the first half year 2016 – pleasing development of profitability

    HUBER+SUHNER: Net sales grows significantly in the first half year 2016 – pleasing development of profitability

    HUBER+SUHNER recorded a dynamic first half year. In organic terms, all three divisions achieved higher net sales than in the previous year and increased earning power. Order intake reached CHF 388.4 million (+9.0 %), while net sales grew to CHF 381.2 million (+7.1 %). In organic terms, i.e. excluding currency and copper effects (+0.6 %) as well as portfolio effects (-0.2 %), growth in net sales amounted to 6.6%. The development in profitability was particularly encouraging. The EBIT increased significantly to CHF 38.4 million (+65.2 %). The EBIT margin of 10.1 % (previous year 6.5 %) exceeded the medium term target range of 6-9 %. Net income rose markedly from CHF 6.1 million to CHF 29.9 million.


  • HUBER+SUHNER and Bombardier Transportation sign five-year partnership agreement

    HUBER+SUHNER and Bombardier Transportation sign five-year partnership agreement

    After more than 20 years of successful collaboration, Bombardier Transportation has named HUBER+SUHNER as A-supplier for its cable requirements. Bombardier intends to equip existing and new rolling stock throughout the world predominantly with RADOX® EN and GKW cables. In the future, majority of cables in trains and metro carriages manufactured by Bombardier will be based on HUBER+SUHNER connectivity solutions.


  • HUBER+SUHNER: Separation of Fiber Optics into two divisions and appointments in the Executive Group Management

    HUBER+SUHNER: Separation of Fiber Optics into two divisions and appointments in the Executive Group Management


  • 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


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