Reports on the divisions

Liebherr achieved growth in the construction machinery and mining area and also in the area comprising maritime cranes, aerospace and transportation systems, machine tools and automation systems, domestic appliances, components and hotels. Turnover from construction machinery and mining equipment, including the earthmoving, mining, mobile cranes, tower cranes and concrete technology divisions, rose by 330 million € or 6.2 % to 5,624 million €. Sales revenue in divisions not included in the construction machinery and mining area rose by 84 million € or 2.4 % to 3,613 million €.

Mining

The crisis in the worldwide extraction industries continued in the past year. With this as a backdrop, the mining division recorded a turnover of 725 million €, a slight decrease of 10 million € or 1.4 %. Mining

Concrete technology

Last year, Liebherr’s turnover from truck mixers, concrete mixing plants and concrete pumps was 212 million €, a drop of 21 million € or 9.0 %. Concrete Technology

Maritime cranes

Following a most welcome increase in 2014, the maritime cranes division recorded a turnover at approximately the same level in 2015. Sales revenue totalled 964 million €, a slight drop of 24 million € or 2.4 %. Maritime Cranes

Mobile cranes

In 2015 Liebherr’s turnover from mobile and crawler cranes was 2,159 million €. Despite the absence of upward movement in the mobile cranes market, the division’s turnover rose by 167 million € or 8.4 %. Mobile Cranes

Tower cranes

The tower cranes division recorded a gratifying increase in turnover of 26 million € or 6.3 % to a total of 440 million € for the 2015 business year. Tower Cranes

Earthmoving

In 2015 the earthmoving division recorded a turnover of 2,088 million €, an increase of 168 million € or 8.8 % compared with the previous year’s figure. Earthmoving

Domestic appliances

The domestic appliances division’s turnover in 2015 was 920 million €, 5 million € or 0.5 % above the previous year’s figure. Domestic Appliances

Aerospace and transportation systems

In 2015 the aerospace and transportation systems division increased its turnover by 1 million € or 4.4 % to 1,220 million €; sales revenue from both business areas was higher, with slightly more growth from transportation systems than from aerospace Aerospace and Transportation Systems

Machine tools and automation systems

The machine tools and automation systems division made substantial progress in the past business year: turnover rose by 35 million € or 16.9 % to 242 million €. Machine Tools and Automation Systems

Components

In the past year, the components division benefited in particular from strong growth of the wind power industry. It also expanded its range of activities in numerous product areas, and extended its production facilities at various locations.In the past year, the components division benefited in particular from strong growth of the wind power industry. It also expanded its range of activities in numerous product areas, and extended its production facilities at various locations. Components