Compact sweepers

The narrow and agile vehicles clean roads, pavements and pedestrian areas efficiently and safely and are ideal for urban environments. The latest product generation is fully electric and can be used around the clock due to its very low noise level. The Bucher Municipal compact sweepers are industry leading especially in safety and comfort, ease of use, sustainability and performance.

Truck-mounted sweepers

Powerful truck-mounted and special truck-mounted sweepers are designed for the most demanding road, airport, industrial and construction tasks. Bucher Municipal combines the highest performance with the lowest cost of ownership and environmental impact. Features such as 100% electric vehicles, smooth air flow technology and a complete range of product services ensure the sweepers remain at the forefront of vacuum, mechanical and air regenerative technology.

Sewer cleaning equipment

Sewer cleaning units from Bucher Municipal play a central role in ensuring a sustainable approach to the use of water and a profitable business for the customers. Today, Bucher Municipal offers a full range of sewer cleaning equipment for municipal, contracting, and construction applications, using only high-quality components and advanced technology.

Winter maintenance equipment

Bucher Municipal has been committed for decades to keep roads, streets and airports free of snow and ice. The range of high-quality spreaders, including a fully electric version, snowploughs and airport equipment offers municipalities, road authorities, contractors and airports all around the world solutions for all areas of winter maintenance.

Refuse equipment

Bucher Municipal is the leading provider of equipment to the Australian and New Zealand waste industry. Powered by features such as electric refuse vehicles and state-of-the-art safety systems, the refuse range includes truck mounted side, rear and front loader equipment, as well as static compactor and bin-lifting equipment to suit all waste streams from general waste to recycling and commercial applications.

“We are aware of our responsibility to society and the environment for ensuring roads and public spaces are kept clean and safe, and we live up to it by focusing on functional engineering, environmental integrity and driving comfort.”

Aurelio Lemos
Bucher Municipal division president

Key figures Bucher Municipal

CHF million

Change in

2020

2019

%

%1)

%2)

Order intake

460

520

−‍11.5

−‍7.3

−‍11.5

Net sales

462

541

−‍14.6

−‍10.6

−‍14.0

Order book

157

159

−‍1.1

3.4

−‍3.5

Operating profit (EBITDA)

38

55

−‍31.7

as % of net sales

8.1%

10.2%

Operating profit (EBIT)

28

46

−‍39.6

as % of net sales

6.0%

8.4%

Number of employees at 31 December

2’3273)

2’370

−‍1.8

−‍7.5

Average number of employees during year

2’3223)

2’340

−‍0.8

−‍6.8

1) Adjusted for currency effects
2) Adjusted for currency and acquisition effects
3) 2’334 employees (FTEs), of whom 7 on short-time work;
   average 2’364 employees (FTEs), of whom 42 on short-time work

Composition and calculation of additional performance measures that are not defined by Swiss GAAP FER.