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28 September 2018 Supervisory Board appoints Martin Drasch Chief Executive Officer of Manz AG
Manz AG announces that Martin Drasch, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the company since 2015, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer by the Supervisory Board effective October 01, 2018. Mr. Drasch succeeds Eckhard Hörner-Marass, who held the position since July 2017.
20 August 2018 Manz AG Receives Further Planned Payment for CIGS Major Orders
Payment of approximately 67 million euros received in August 2018 – CIGSfab and CIGSlab project in the planned timeline – Follow-up orders expected if project continues successfully
14 August 2018 Manz AG Improves Profitability in First Half of 2018
Revenue compared to previous-year period significantly expanded by 45 % to 174 million euros – Operating results significantly improved from previous year – Operating results in second quarter adjusted by one-time effect of fire at Taiwan site slightly positive – Measures to increase competitiveness and profitability are having an effect
9 August 2018 Manz AG Wins Major Order for Display Production Solutions
Order received for display production equipment with a volume of 90 million USD – Follow-up order from one of China's largest display manufacturers – Display production equipment for the latest generation 10.5 launched
26 July 2018 CEO Eckhard Hoerner-Marass to leave Manz AG at his own request at the end of 2018
17 July 2018 Manz AG receives major order from one of the largest iron and steel conglomerates in the world
Major order amounting to more than 20 million euros for pilot line for laser structuring of sheet metal – Further development of long-established processes for laser structuring for the solar industry – Pilot line is the first system of its kind in the world with corresponding potential for the future
29 June 2018 Manz AG appoints Manfred Hochleitner as Chief Financial Officer
Manz AG has successfully appointed a new Chief Financial Officer. With effect from July 1, 2018, the company’s Supervisory Board appointed Mr. Manfred Hochleitner (45) as Chief Financial Officer, who will immediately take over responsibility for the Finance and Controlling, HR, IT, Organization, Administration, Investor Relations, and Legal departments.
28 June 2018 Manz AG: Strategic cooperation in the microelectronics area opens up new prospects in this attractive, future-oriented field
New trend in packaging of microchips: fan-out panel level packaging realized using Manz wet-chemical production technology – Strategic partnership ensures access to high-performing, future-oriented technology – First order received from cooperation partners with more than 5 million EUR volume
8 May 2018 Manz AG Publishes Report on the First Three Months of 2018
Revenue significantly expanded by 81 % to 86 million euros – Measures to increase competitiveness and profitability are showing effect – EBITDA and EBIT on operating basis significantly improved from previous year
4 May 2018 Manz AG: Major order from automotive industry for automated assembly in the field of the electric powertrain
Manz AG has received a major order in the double-digit million euro range in the Electronics business segment from a global electronics company. The order to manufacture the central contacting system for battery cells in electric vehicles is based on the modular LightAssembly platform.
18 April 2018 Manz AG: Order for battery production line from the e-mobility sector
Manz AG has received an order for a standard production line for the manufacture of laminated lithium-ion pouch battery cells and their battery modules from a European customer in the segment Energy Storage. The batteries will be used for electric forklifts, automated guided vehicle systems and stationary energy storage. The order volume is in the lower double-digit million-euro range. The order will have an impact on revenues and earnings in the fiscal years 2018 and 2019.
6 April 2018 Manz AG reports on fire at Taiwan site
At the Taiwanese site in Taoyuan City of Manz AG, a global high-tech equipment manufacturer, a cable fire broke out last Monday evening.
29 March 2018 Manz AG expects significantly higher revenue and profits for 2018
Preliminary figures for financial year 2017 confirmed: record revenue and positive EBIT including one-off effect in the Solar segment – Measures for increasing competitiveness and profitability showing first signs of success – 2018: revenue increase of 10-14 % and slightly positive operating EBIT expected
26 March 2018 Manz AG: Company Parts Ways with CFO Gunnar Voss von Dahlen
The reason given by the company includes divergent opinions about the company's strategic direction in the future.
8 March 2018 Manz AG achieves highest revenue volume in the company’s history for 2017 with a positive EBIT
Record revenue of 325 million euros, around 41 % above previous year – Positive EBIT improves by 37.5 million euros, incl. one-off effect in the Solar segment – Profitable operative fourth quarter of 2017 reinforces positive development
7 February 2018 Manz AG: Business with standard machines for battery production is picking up pace
Manz AG is successfully expanding its business with standardized production machines to start off 2018. In January 2018 alone, Manz received three orders for the flexible Battery Laser System BLS 500 (former name FLS 1800) in the segment Energy Storage from customers from the power tools and automotive/e-mobility sectors, as well as an order for a pilot line for assembling battery cells.
25 January 2018 Manz AG: About 50 % of total payments received since project start of CIGS major orders
Payment of about 43 million euros for CIGSfab received as scheduled in January 2018 – CIGSfab und CIGSlab projects continue on schedule
18 January 2018 Manz AG: Good start into the year with orders amounting to roughly 20 million USD for equipment for display production
Manz AG has received new and follow-up orders in the Electronics segment at the turn of the year. The total order volume for wet chemical processing solutions for the production of displays is roughly 20 million USD.
4 January 2018 Manz AG: Groundbreaking for CIGS Production Line in China
Manz AG announces that ground has been broken on schedule for the CIGS turnkey line (CIGSfab) for serial production of CIGS thin film solar modules in China. Also the project for the CIGS research line (CIGSlab) is proceeding on schedule.