Press Statement // Activities in Russia
DMG MORI has ceased operations in Russia. We declared this in the spring of 2022 – and we remain fully committed to it to this day.
At the moment the impression is being created that we have broken our promise.
This accusation against DMG MORI is 100% false and we continue to reject it with all our might.
We at DMG MORI create value, we create jobs, and we will not allow our excellent reputation to be damaged by false allegations.
DMG MORI has not supplied any machines or components to Russia after 24th February 2022. In addition, we have completely cut down any IT link from outside to Russia to make it impossible to continue local operations.
It now seems highly likely that after our production stop in the spring of 2022, machines that had been in Russia prior to the Russian invasion were shipped from our facilities in Russia without the knowledge or consent of our properly empowered management.
We will now carefully investigate how this could have happened.
Our thoughts continue to be with the people in Ukraine. Especially for them we hope for a speedy end to this terrible war.
Disclaimer, Forward-looking statements
Company Profile // DMG MORI AG
DMG MORI is a worldwide leading manufacturer of high-precision machine tools and sustainable technologies that are at the center of global value chains. At DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT around 6,800 employees generate sales revenues of over € 2.3 billion. Together with the mother company DMG MORI COMPANY LIMITED, sales revenues amount to around € 3.4 billion. In the "Global One Company", more than 12,000 employees are in direct contact with over 100,000 customers from 57 sectors. DMG MORI is present in 88 countries worldwide with 16 production plants, 113 sales and service locations.
Forward-looking statements //
This (press) release contains forward-looking statements, which are based on current estimates of the management regarding future developments. Such statements are based on management's current expectations and certain assumptions. They are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, as well as to the effects of the war in Ukraine, that could cause the actual circumstances, including the results of operations, financial position and net worth of DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT, to differ materially from or be more negative than those expressly or implicitly assumed or described in these statements. The business activities of DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT are subject to a range of risks and uncertainties, which may likewise render a forward-looking statement, estimate, or forecast inaccurate.
Should one of these factors of uncertainty or other unforeseeable event occur, or should the assumptions on which these statements are based prove incorrect, the actual results may differ materially from the results expressed, expected, anticipated, intended, planned, aimed at, estimated, projected or implied in these statements. Forward-looking statements must not be understood as a guarantee or assurance of the future developments or events contained therein.
There are two companies using the name “DMG MORI”: DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT with registered office in Bielefeld, Germany, and DMG MORI COMPANY LIMITED with registered office in Tokyo, Japan. DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT is an affiliated company of DMG MORI COMPANY LIMITED. This release refers exclusively to DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT. If reference is made in this release to “DMG MORI“, this refers exclusively to DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT and its controlled companies within the meaning of Section 17 of the German Stock Corporation Act (Aktiengesetz – AktG). If reference is made to "Global One Company", this refers to the joint activities of DMG MORI COMPANY LIMITED and DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT including all subsidiary companies.