STIHL’s revenue exceeds the 2 billion euro mark

stihl_montage_ts_2007_rdax_100Г—151.jpgThe STIHL Group’s revenue exceeded the 2 billion euro mark for the first time in 2006. Group turnover grew to 2,019 billion euro, 11.4 per cent higher than the previous year’s thanks to increased sales. Currency fluctuations had only a slight, positive influence on the result. Chairman of the STIHL AG board, Dr Bertram Kandziora, said at the company’s results press conference on 24 April 2007: “This record is a significant achievement of the STIHL team worldwide in this, the 80th anniversary year of the company. We would like to thank all our employees for this outstanding collective effort.”

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April 2007

Groundbreaking ceremony for second STIHL chain production plant in Switzerland

f_spatenstich_stihl_schweiz_2007_03_30_rdax_156Г—100.jpgThe STIHL Group began construction of its second Swiss chain production facility in Bronschhofen, in the canton of St. Gallen, with a symbolic groundbreaking ceremony on March 30. The company will be investing a total of SFR 160 million to build a new factory on the 20,000 square meter site. The first phase is scheduled to start production in mid-2008. About 200 new jobs will be created at that location.

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March 2007