Harting Technology Group announces highest sales in company’s history
The Harting Technology Group announced that the 2020/21 business year generated sales of US$956 million, up 14.5 per cent on the previous year (US$835 million).
According to the company, all global regions in which Harting operates performed positively in the 2020/21 business year. Sales in Europe (excluding Germany) were up by 15 per cent to US$44 million, while the Americas region posted gains by 14 per cent or US$13 million, followed by Asia with sales growth of six per cent or US$14 million. Leading the field was Germany, where sales were up by 23 per cent or US$44 million.
“We’ve successfully overcome the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and have enjoyed strong growth,” said Philip Harting, Chairman of the Board, Harting Group. “We’re very happy with the outstanding result and proud of what we’ve achieved over the past few months.”
Harting’s headcount (excluding trainees) rose to 6,190 (previous year: 5,477) over the 2020/21 business year, an increase of 13 per cent. Forty new positions were created in Germany and an additional 673 employees (+23.4 per cent) joined on at the company’s foreign production sites and subsidiaries. This meant that a total of 3,546 staff were employed abroad and 2,644 in Germany as of September 30, 2021.