Bielefeld . With order intake of € 207.6 million and 847 machines sold, GILDEMEISTER takes positive stock of the EMO 2011, which ended on Saturday evening in Hanover. This most important trade fair worldwide for machine tools was the most successful EMO of all time for GILDEMEISTER with the highest order intake at a trade fair in the company’s history.
As the biggest exhibitor DMG / MORI SEIKI for the first time jointly displayed in an own hall. About 140.000 international trade visitors obtained information on the full product range of trendsetting machining technology. GILDEMEISTER energy solutions furthermore presented live how companies can generate and even store a part of their energy needs themselves by solar and wind technology. The cooperation between GILDEMEISTER and Mori Seiki was highly welcomed by German and the international trade visitors. As a result of the EMO 2011, 847 machines have been sold to a value of € 207.6 million, the highest trade fair order intake in GILDEMEISTER's company history. Moreover 5,746 follow-up offers could be triggered at the EMO, building the basis for a successful order intake within the next months.
The orders placed at the EMO bear out the ongoing strong demand for machine tools. The third quarter figures for 2011 will be published on 27 October.
The Executive Board