Krones Ag operates within the Packaging machinery sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Krones with three other
industrial machinery manufacturers in Europe:
sales of 3.05 billion Swiss Francs [US$3.15 billion]
of which 37%
was Sulzer Pumps Equipment),
Weir Group PLC
of the United Kingdom
(£2.36 billion [US$3.35 billion]
of which 55%
was Minerals), and
IMA Industria Macchine Automatiche SpA
based in Italy
(1.44 billion Euro [US$1.79 billion]
of which 50%
was Tea, Food and Other).
During the year ended December of 2017, sales at
Krones were 3.69 billion Euro (US$4.57 billion).
increase of 8.8%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were 3.39 billion Euro.
This was the fifth consecutive year of sales increases at Krones
(and since 2012, sales have increased a total of 39%).
Sales of Machines and Lines for Beverage Productsi saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
32.4% in 2017, from
454.07 million Euro to 601.40 million Euro.