1.Q 2018

News aus der Elektroindustrie

Eaton Corporation plc., based in Dublin, reached sales of 5,251 m USD (4,382 m EUR) in the first quarter of 2018 (February - April);..........

Eaton Corporation plc., based in Dublin, reached sales of 5,251 m USD (4,382 m EUR) in the first quarter of 2018 (February - April);..........

in the previous year it was 4,848 m USD (4,046 m EUR).

The “Electrical Products” and “Electrical Systems and Services” divisions together made 3,113 m USD = 2,598 m EUR, or 59.3% of total revenue.

Net income was 488 m USD (407 m EUR), an increase of 12.4%.

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Solar from Denmark achieved sales of DKK 2,828 m (EUR 380 m) in the first quarter of 2018; in the same period...........

Solar from Denmark achieved sales of DKK 2,828 m (EUR 380 m) in the first quarter of 2018; in the same period...........

of 2017, it was DKK 2,838 m (EUR 381 m). However, earnings before tax decreased by 32% to DKK 99 m (EUR 13 m).


But it must be remembered that at the end of January, Solar had sold its activities in Belgium and Austria to the Sonepar-Group (see our report of 31.1.18).

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Fagerhult, the lighting manufacturer headquartered in Habo / Sweden, achieved net sales of...........

Fagerhult, the lighting manufacturer headquartered in Habo / Sweden, achieved net sales of...........

SEK 1,270.7 m (EUR 122.3 m) in the 3 months from January to March 2018, 2.1% more than in the previous year. About 3,300 employees were employed.

The operating result amounted to SEK 138.6 m (EUR 13.3 m), a decrease of 9.6%.

Regional sales were as follows: Northern Europe EUR 49.7 m, UK and Northern Ireland EUR 26.1 m, Rest of Europe EUR 41.2 m, Africa, Asia and Pacific EUR 16.4 m.

At the beginning of March 2018, the Dutch lighting company Veko Lightsystems International B.V., based in Schagen / NL, was acquired. In December 2017 Veko employed 130 people and had a turnover of EUR 37 m. Fagerhult paid EUR 31.5 m. In addition, there could be additional payments, which depend however on the company's performance in the next 3 years.

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