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Regional results

Regional trends

  • Europe: cross-divisional cooperation strengthened; expansion of industry-based initiative for wind energy
  • North America: concentration on innovation, cross-business initiatives and attractive customer and market segments; headquarters of Pharma Ingredients & Services business unit move to Florham Park, New Jersey
  • Asia Pacific: three additional industry teams established: Food & Agriculture, Electronic & Electric, and Mining; Innovation Campus Asia Pacific opens in Shanghai, China
  • South America, Africa, Middle East: acquisition of Mazzaferro Group’s polyamide polymer business in South America; strengthening of local presence in line with Africa strategy
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Regions (million €)

 

Sales by location of company

 

Sales by location of customer

 

Income from operations (EBIT)

 

2012

2011

Change in %

 

2012

2011

Change in %

 

2012

2011

Change in %

Europe

45,665

41,036

11

 

42,882

39,124

10

 

6,746

5,668

19

Thereof Germany

32,718

28,816

14

 

15,885

14,705

8

 

4,542

3,249

40

North America

14,599

14,727

(1)

 

14,460

13,995

3

 

964

1,314

(27)

Asia Pacific

13,916

13,316

5

 

14,927

14,410

4

 

905

1,133

(20)

South America, Africa, Middle East

4,549

4,418

3

 

6,460

5,968

8

 

361

471

(23)

 

78,729

73,497

7

 

78,729

73,497

7

 

8,976

8,586

5

Sales by region (by location of company)
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Income from operations by region
Income from operations by region (pie chart)Enlarge image