As part of its growth strategy, Schindler generated a 7.2% increase in orders received and a 8.4% increase in revenue in local currencies in 2013.
In Swiss francs, orders received rose by 5.5% and revenue by 6.7%. In addition, Schindler invested in the construction of new production plants in China, India, the USA, and Slovakia, and created around 3 000 new positions worldwide. In the reporting year, operating profit (EBIT) decreased by 9.5% to CHF 896 million (–7.6% in local currencies), corresponding to an EBIT margin of 10.2%. Net profit totaled CHF 463 million, or CHF 682 million excluding the impairments of CHF 219 million relating to the Hyundai participation.
Full version of press release with selected key figures as of December 31, 2013 (pdf)
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