Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG

  • WKN: 731400
  • ISIN: DE0007314007
  • Land: Deutschland

Nachricht vom 19.07.2021 | 09:53

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG: Heidelberg boosts production in the e-mobility sector


DGAP-Media / 19.07.2021 / 09:53

- Further capacity expansion - third wallbox line goes into operation

- Growth with charging technology continues unabated

- Expansion abroad picks up speed

- Retailers increasingly relying on Heidelberg technology

The boom in demand for charging solutions for electric vehicles in the private sector continues unabated. Therefore, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is once again investing in the further expansion of its wallbox production capacity and already commissioned the third production line at the Wiesloch-Walldorf site in June. Capacity was already doubled as recently as January 2021. State-of-the-art charging solutions for the growing demand in the field of e-mobility are produced here around the clock in three-shift operation. Accordingly, there are also plans to further increase the number of employees in this area of work. The company has already built well over 50,000 wallboxes in the past two years.

"In order to be able to reduce the growing backlog of orders, we will again double the capacity for wallboxes in the current year," said Rainer Hundsdörfer, CEO of Heidelberg. "This will strengthen our leading position in this booming market segment and enable us to grow profitably outside Germany as well."

Current market analyses predict annual market growth in excess of the 20 percent mark. Today, Heidelberg serves the market with the Heidelberg Wallbox Home Eco and Heidelberg Wallbox Energy Control models with various charging lengths and customization options for the German and European markets. Heidelberg Wallbox Energy Control is also a solution with integrated load management that can charge up to 16 vehicles simultaneously in a network. In the future, the portfolio is to be expanded into a complete range of smart home solutions, for example with integrated charging solutions for parking garages or entire residential complexes. To this end, the company is leveraging its expertise in the field of power electronics and software. Partnerships in these areas are also conceivable.

At the same time, new sales channels and regions are being established. For example, a close sales cooperation was entered into with the electronics retailer MediaMarkt. In addition to Germany, Heidelberg already offers its charging solutions abroad in Austria, Switzerland, France, Poland, and Hungary. Further countries in Europe are to follow as the business area expands.

Heidelberg Wallbox Systems can be purchased via the Amazon online platform as well as from electrical retailers and wholesalers, many energy suppliers, and certified electrical contractors.

Figure 1: Booming demand for electromobility: Heidelberg has started up a third production line for wallboxes at its Wiesloch-Walldorf site.

Figure 2: Heidelberg Wallbox assembly around the clock.

Figure 3: Heidelberg has already built well over 50,000 wallboxes in the past two years.

Further information about the Heidelberg Wallbox family:
Internet: wallbox.heidelberg.com
E-mail: wallbox@heidelberg.com
Wallbox hotline: +49 6222-82-2266

Overview of the Heidelberg Wallbox family, including technical data

For additional details about the company and image material, please visit the Press Lounge of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG at www.heidelberg.com.

Heidelberg IR now on Twitter:

Link to the IR Twitter channel: https://twitter.com/Heidelberg_IR
On Twitter under the name: @Heidelberg_IR

Further information:
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG

Corporate Communications
Thomas Fichtl
Phone: +49 6222 82-67123
Fax: +49 6222 82-67129
E-mail: Thomas.Fichtl@heidelberg.com

Investor Relations
Robin Karpp
Phone: +49 6222 82-67120
Fax: +49 6222 82-99 67120
E-mail: robin.karpp@heidelberg.com

Important note:

This press release contains forward-looking statements based on assumptions and estimations by the Management Board of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Aktiengesellschaft. Even though the Management Board is of the opinion that those assumptions and estimations are realistic, the actual future development and results may deviate substantially from these forward-looking statements due to various factors, such as changes in the macro-economic situation, in the exchange rates, in the interest rates, and in the print media industry. Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Aktiengesellschaft gives no warranty and does not assume liability for any damages in case the future development and the projected results do not correspond with the forward-looking statements contained in this press release.



 


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