3rd Quarter/Annual Earnings Forecast 2020


Despite the significant drop in sales due to the COVID-19 crisis and on the basis of current business development and forecasting for the entire year of 2020, the Management Board of PALFINGER AG is expecting an EBIT margin of approximately 6 percent with sales of over 1.5 bn EURO.

3rd quarter 2020 sales is expected to be just slightly under 2019’s 3rd quarter sales however, the EBIT margin lies significantly below that of 2019.

The figures for the first three quarters of 2020 are going to be published as planned on October 30th, 2020.


The international mechanical engineering firm of PALFINGER is the world’s leading producer of innovative crane and lifting solutions. With around 12,000 employees, 31 manufacturing sites and a worldwide network of dealerships and service centers at over 5,000 locations, PALFINGER takes on its customers’ challenges and creates added value. PALFINGER is consistently continuing on its course as a provider of innovative, complete solutions that deliver increased efficiency and better operability, while leveraging the potential of digitization along the entire production and value chain.

PALFINGER AG has been listed on the Vienna stock exchange since 1999 and in 2021 achieved record revenue of EUR 1.84 billion. In 2022, PALFINGER celebrates its 90th anniversary under the tagline “Celebrating the future since 1932.”


For further information please contact:

Hannes Roither | Group Spokesperson | PALFINGER AG
T +43 662 2281-81100 |

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