in the light of poor ongoing business of the robot manufacturer Kuka wants to save up to 2021, the sum of 300 million euros. The goal should be to match achieved.

details of the scope of personnel actions named interim President and CEO Peter Mohnen. “I can call any number, because I don’t know,” he said. Kuka’s Executive Board now wants to talk with the employee representatives.

investment should remain untouched

Mohnen left open whether the high-tech companies in the red threaten. The planned investment of half a billion euros, does not want to cut Kuka. Also at home to Augsburg site no investment should be driven back.

to get out of the Deep, wants to offer Kuka in the future, also easier and cheaper robots for the electronics industry and other customers – a hot contested market segment.

so Far, the 2016 from the Chinese Midea is a specialized group company, acquired mainly on expensive robots for the car industry. The car manufacturers are, however, affected by the slowdown in the economy – Kuka is now an indirect victim of this development. On Thursday evening, the company again reduced its forecast for the Numbers for the past year.


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