Press release 15.03.2017

COMCO investigating Bucher Landtechnik in Niederweningen

On 14 March 2017 the Swiss Competition Commission (COMCO), based on a complaint, conducted an inspection on the premises of Bucher Landtechnik in Niederweningen, Switzerland. The investigation concerns alleged restrictions of competition relating to the distribution of spare parts for tractors and alleged territorial restrictions for dealers. Bucher Industries AG is co-operating with COMCO and is seeking to fully clarify the facts of this matter.

Press release 02.02.2017

Sales trend influenced by slowdown in agricultural equipment

The 2016 business year at Bucher Industries was affected by a slowdown in the market for agricultural machinery. Sales fell by 4% and the order intake by 2%. For 2016 as a whole, the Group is expecting a substantial decline in the operating profit and Group profit margins.