Fiscal year 2021: Record demand for automation

May 16, 2022

Double-digit growth in all divisionsOrders received increased by a total of 27.7% at Group level to around €3.6 billion (2020: €2.8 billion) and sales revenues by 27.7% to €3.3 billion (2020: €2.6 billion). KUKA’s China business in particular saw strong growth, with revenues 48.4% higher than in 2020 and orders received up 39.0%. Demand for electric vehicles is growing, especially in China and North America. Accordingly, orders received by KUKA Systems, the Group’s systems engineering division, rose by 37.3%, driven by strong business in North America. And with strong demand in e-commerce and the trend towards automated logistics solutions, KUKA’s logistics specialist Swisslog increased sales revenues by 23.4%.

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