Streamlining of the business portfolio: Sale of the Glass Processing segment completed

Zurich, April 1, 2019 – Conzzeta has reported that it has completed the sale of the Glass Processing segment to the finnish Glaston Corporation, which was announced on January 25, 2019. 

The change of control will take place on April 1, 2019, with the corresponding deconsolidation. Dr. Burghard Schneider will leave the Conzzeta Executive Committee.

According to Michael Willome, Conzzeta Group CEO: “The improvement in operating performance in the Glass Processing segment over the last years deserves the highest accolades. We would like to thank Dr. Burghard Schneider, his management team and all the employees for their successful work and wish them every success for the future.”   

In 2018, the Glass Processing segment contributed CHF 133.3 million or 7.5% to Conzzeta’s Group revenue. With the conclusion of the transaction, Conzzeta expects a substantial divestment gain for the first half of 2019.


 

Business update: Impact of the coronavirus pandemic

Zurich, June 9, 2020 – In line with our first quarter 2020 interim information published on April 17, 2020, business conditions deteriorated further during the second quarter of the year, despite gradually improved business trends in China. Conzzeta continues to mitigate the adverse impact of the coronavirus pandemic to the extent possible. Amidst the challenging operating environment, the announced strategic transformation of the Group continues largely as planned.    

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Bystronic Benelux to strengthen customer proximity

Niederönz, May 18, 2020 – Bystronic Benelux BV takes over its long-standing service partner Weber Laserservice BV. The integration of Weber Laserservice will enable Bystronic to provide its customers with even more efficient service, while also strengthen its market position and boosting its second-hand machine market.

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Bystronic in partnership for innovation

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