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  • HUBER+SUHNER launches 120 ohm databus cable for rail vehicles as per EN 45545-2

    HUBER+SUHNER launches 120 ohm databus cable for rail vehicles as per EN 45545-2

    The new RADOX® DATABUS 120 OHM EN cable family from HUBER+SUHNER expands the proven range of cables for rail vehicles, and is available from now onwards.


  • HUBER+SUHNER with significant increase in order intake and improved profitability

    HUBER+SUHNER with significant increase in order intake and improved profitability

    The first six months of 2014 showed positive momentum for HUBER+SUHNER. Net sales at CHF 366.8 million were, as expected, 5.4% lower compared to 2013. In organic terms, before taking currency and copper effects into consideration, sales were almost at the same level (-0.7%) as in the previous year. At the same time, order intake (+16% on CHF 408.9 million) picked up significantly, primarily in Fiber Optics as well as in Radio Frequency. EBIT increased to CHF 33.8 million (+14.9%). Profitability grew markedly in the first half-year with an EBIT margin of 9.2% surpassing the medium-term target range.


  • HUBER+SUHNER Astrolab receives Raytheon Four Star Supplier Excellence Award

    HUBER+SUHNER Astrolab receives Raytheon Four Star Supplier Excellence Award

    HUBER+SUHNER Astrolab has been recognised by Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) for its achievements in quality and performance. Stephen Toma and Wanda Contreras from HUBER+SUHNER Astrolab were presented with the Four Star Supplier Excellence Award 2014 at Raytheon’s annual supplier conference.


  • Buses upgraded for 4G/LTE using new SENCITY Road MIMO antennas

    Buses upgraded for 4G/LTE using new SENCITY Road MIMO antennas

    HUBER+SUHNER has continued to develop the SENCITY® Road antenna family and now offers two models featuring MIMO technology. This new solution enables system integrators and OEMs to upgrade their vehicles to the 4G/LTE standard with minimal installation effort.


  • Approval of SBB for SENCITY® Rail MIMO antennas

    Approval of SBB for SENCITY® Rail MIMO antennas

    SENCITY® Rail MIMO antennas by HUBER+SUHNER have been approved by Swiss railways for use in trains.


  • Resolutions of the 45th Annual General Meeting of HUBER+SUHNER AG

    Resolutions of the 45th Annual General Meeting of HUBER+SUHNER AG

    The 45th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of HUBER+SUHNER AG took place yesterday, 9 April 2014, at the Casino Herisau. The shareholders accepted the proposal of the Board of Directors to use the retained earnings of CHF 211 777 115 as follows:• Dividend of CHF 0.80 gross per registered share   CHF   15 569 088• The balance carried forward amounts to                   CHF 196 208 027With the ex-dividend date of 11 April 2014, payment of the dividend will be accomplished free of bank charges on Wednesday 16 April 2014.


  • HUBER+SUHNER purchases building belonging to the Sika Group in Pfäffikon

    HUBER+SUHNER purchases building belonging to the Sika Group in Pfäffikon

    HUBER+SUHNER yesterday purchased a building belonging to the Sika Group on the Witzberg industrial estate in Pfäffikon. The building is located directly adjacent to the HUBER+SUHNER premises. The specialist in electrical and optical connectivity has up till now only rented the building. The parties agreed not to disclose the purchase price. After conversion, the central distribution warehouse for Low Frequency products for the European market is to be established in this building. This project is part of the reorganisation of logistics in Europe.


  • HUBER+SUHNER records slightly higher net sales and noticeably higher revenue

    HUBER+SUHNER records slightly higher net sales and noticeably higher revenue

    Operating profit doubled ••• Net sales growth in all divisions ••• Order intake lower, but positive trend ••• Record-breaking free cash flow ••• Successful integration of Astrolab ••• Effects of the solar crisis finally absorbed


  • HUBER+SUHNER expands solar cable portfolio

    HUBER+SUHNER expands solar cable portfolio

    HUBER+SUHNER launches new RADOX® solar cables. They comply with the latest EN-standard and are designed for higher system voltage and AC-PV applications. As a result of successful testing and approval by the TUV Rhineland testing authority, HUBER+SUHNER now offers a significantly improved RADOX WW cable generation.


  • HUBER+SUHNER has recorded a slight increase in net sales and considerably improved its income position

    HUBER+SUHNER has recorded a slight increase in net sales and considerably improved its income position

    HUBER+SUHNER net sales grew by over 3% to around CHF 720 million during the 2013 financial year. All three business divisions pleasingly exceeded the previous year. In organic terms (in local currency, without copper effect, portfolio effect neutralised) the growth amounted to approximately 1%. After a weak third quarter, order intake increased again during the fourth quarter. Overall in 2013, the company generated an order intake of around CHF 684 million, corresponding to a drop of 9% compared with the previous year. The book-to-bill rate amounted to 0.95.


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