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  • Annual results 2014: HUBER+SUHNER reports further growth and increased earnings

    Annual results 2014: HUBER+SUHNER reports further growth and increased earnings

    Double-digit growth in order intake – organic growth in net sales in the target area – sharp rise in net income – still rock-solid balance sheet – successful acquisition of Cube Optics


  • HUBER+SUHNER introduces measures due to the currency crisis

    HUBER+SUHNER introduces measures due to the currency crisis

    The company already responded to the currency crisis in January with a recruitment freeze, a salary freeze for 2015 in Switzerland, and various cost savings measures. With the consent of its employee representatives, HUBER+SUHNER has now decided to implement further measures. In line with the SWISSMEM collective employment contract, the weekly working hours will be increased for 12 months from 40 to 43 hours, starting 1 March. In addition, the target salaries for the Executive Group Management will be reduced by 10% and by 5% for other management functions. The Board of Directors will waive 10% of its remuneration.


  • Changes in the HUBER+SUHNER Executive Group Management

    Changes in the HUBER+SUHNER Executive Group Management

    Setting the course for the future, HUBER+SUHNER is planning three changes to the company's operational management team in the course of this year. On 1 May 2015, Drew Nixon will take over the leadership of Global Sales from Paul Harris, while Patricia Stolz will succeed Urs Alder as the new head of Human Resources on 1 July 2015. The IT department will be integrated into Corporate Operations under the leadership of Dr Ulrich Schaumann as of 1 April 2015. All three new members of the Executive Group Management have already been serving HUBER+SUHNER for several years.


  • IPEMU Prototype completes six-week passenger trials in the UK

    Network Rail and Bombardier Transportation have just completed testing Britain’s first battery-powered passenger train. Till mid-February the train was running in passenger service in Essex. The carriages are fitted with HUBER+SUHNER harnesses for power transmission.


  • Beat Kälin nominated as President of the Board of Directors

    Beat Kälin nominated as President of the Board of Directors


  • Automotive market: HUBER+SUHNER extends portfolio of anti-capillary cables

    Automotive market: HUBER+SUHNER extends portfolio of anti-capillary cables

    HUBER+SUHNER is supplementing its existing range of silicon-free RADOX® anti-capillary cables with new cross-sections. The Swiss company can now supply customers with cables in cross-sections of 0.35, 2, 2.5, 4 and 6 mm2.


  • First success following new approval for the Russian railway market

    Over the next three years, HUBER+SUHNER will supply RADOX® cables for the series production of 54 carriages for new metro trains in a major Russian city. This is the first major order for HUBER+SUHNER from the Russian railway market based on the new approval.


  • HUBER+SUHNER significantly increases sales and order intake – the communication market in Asia is the biggest driver of growth

    HUBER+SUHNER increased its net sales in the 2014 financial year by 4% to CHF 749 million. In organic growth terms (in local currency, without copper effect and portfolio effect neutralised) this actually represents an increase of 4.9%. Developments in order intake were even more dynamic, with a rise of over 12% to CHF 768 million.


  • General Motors issues official approval for HUBER+SUHNER cable families

    General Motors issues official approval for HUBER+SUHNER cable families

    The RADOX® 155S FLR (cross-sections 0.35 mm2 – 6 mm2) and RADOX 155 (cross-sections 8 mm2 – 120 mm2) from HUBER+SUHNER have been approved for use in General Motors (GM) vehicles with immediate effect. The cables can be used as battery connections and to supply power to peripherals such as the air-conditioning or parking systems. The RADOX® 155S FLR is already installed in some GM vehicles as the control cable for the direct fuel injection system.


  • Chairman Erich Walser died unexpectedly

    The President of the Board of HUBER+SUHNER AG, Erich Walser, passed away on 30 December 2014. Erich Walser had played a decisive role in the work of the Board of Directors of HUBER+SUHNER during eleven years – a long time as Vice President, and since 2014 as President. The Board of Directors, Executive Management and employees are deeply affected.


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