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Saturday, December 08 2018 - 02:14
Renewed Double-digit Sales Growth "Pushes" HARTING Technology Group Ahead
ESPELKAMP, Germany, Dec. 8, 2018/PRNewswire-AsiaNet/--

    Sales up 13.4% to EUR762 million / 341 new jobs worldwide

    Espelkamp-based HARTING Technology Group (district of Minden-Luebbecke) 
once again achieved double-digit growth during the 2017/18 financial year (30 
September). Notching up an increase of 13.4%, the globally active family-owned 
company achieved sales of EUR762 million (previous year: EUR672 million), 
setting yet another record in its 73-year corporate history.  

    "This is a top-notch performance that makes us proud. We're very satisfied 
with the development of our business," said Board Chairman Philip Harting. 
"HARTING is a trailblazer and partner of Industrie 4.0." Harting noted that 
growth had been driven particularly by momentum from the transportation, 
mechanical engineering, automation and robotics market segments. The number of 
employees (including trainees) increased to 4,980 during the course of the 
2017/18 financial year (previous year: 4,639), an increase of 7.4%. Some 77 new 
jobs were created in Germany (3.1%), while 264 employees were hired at foreign 
production sites and subsidiaries (12.3%).

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    About HARTING: 

    The HARTING Technology Group is one of the world's leading providers of 
industrial connection technology for the three lifelines of Data, Signal and 
Power and has 13 production plants and branches in 44 countries. Moreover, the 
company also produces retail checkout systems, electromagnetic actuators for 
automotive and industrial series use, charging equipment for electric vehicles, 
as well as hardware and software for customers and applications in automation 
technology, mechanical and plant engineering, robotics and transportation 
engineering. In the 2017/18 business year, some 5,000 employees generated
sales of EUR 762 million.

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    HARTING Stiftung & Co. KG 
    Detlef Sieverdingbeck 
    General Manager 
    Communication and Public Relations  
    32339 Espelkamp 
    Phone: 05772-47-244 
    Fax: 05772-47-400