Speech at the 120th Annual General Meeting
Challenging, but successful – that was 2021 for DMG MORI. In the second corona year, we again demonstrated financial strength, resilience, innovative power and team spirit. We have once again succeeded in adapting DMG MORI to the difficult overall conditions with a high degree of flexibility as well as strict cost and personnel management, while at the same time laying important foundations for the future.
Our strategic fit of automation, digitization and sustainability is more suitable than ever. 2021 has shown: DMG MORI has the people and the courage to actively tackle changes!
Disclaimer, Forward-looking statement
Company Profile // DMG MORI
DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT is a worldwide leading manufacturer of machine tools with sales revenues of over € 2.0 billion and more than 6,800 employees. In the “Global One Company”, around 12,000 employees are in direct contact with over 100,000 customers from 55 industries. DMG MORI is present in 87 countries worldwide – with 16 production plants, 111 sales and service locations – and is actively advancing the future fields of automation, digitization and sustainability.
High-precision machine tools and technologies from DMG MORI are at the beginning of global value chains. Integrated automation and end-to-end digitization solutions extend our core business with turning and milling machines, Advanced Technologies and Additive Manufacturing. With modular products, we enable an easy, fast, scalable entry into digital manufacturing as well as end-to-end digitization. With PAYZR – PAY with Zero Risk – for Equipment-as-a-Service and Software-as-a-Service, DMG MORI is also implementing a completely digital subscription business model. Customers benefit from fast innovation cycles without risk – with maximum planning security, cost and price transparency and full flexibility. Our mission: Empower our customers in manufacturing and digitization!
Our technology excellence is bundled within the main sectors of Aerospace, Automotive, Die & Mold as well as Medical and Semiconductor. With the DMG MORI Qualified Products (DMQP) partner program, we offer perfectly matched peripheral products from a single source. Our customer-oriented services cover the entire life cycle of a machine tool – including training, repair, maintenance and spare parts service. With our online customer portal my DMG MORI, we enable digital, direct access to our service experts and digitize all service processes.
Sustainability at DMG MORI is globally and holistically oriented. Both our “Company Carbon Footprint” and “Product Carbon Footprint” are climate-neutral already today – and that along the entire supply up to the customer. Our vision: Be the most attractive global machine tool manufacturer with digitized and sustainable products!
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 the management's current expectations and specific assumptions. They are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, as well as to the effects of the corona crisis, 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 (indirectly) controlled by 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.