PALFINGER: „Emerging stronger from the cyber-attack”


PALFINGER has successfully ramped up production and is pushing the optimization of IT systems

"We are very happy that we have returned to normal operations. The last few weeks have been very challenging and thanks to the tireless efforts of all our employees, we have once again proven the strength that lies within our company," says Andreas Klauser, CEO of PALFINGER AG. In order to resume production and sales as quickly as possible and to ensure planning security for its customers and partners, PALFINGER has made use of all available options. Therefore, system recovery efforts were successfully implemented with all speed. "Finally, we can fully concentrate again on what we do best: developing and producing innovative and reliable crane and lifting solutions. Overall, we are emerging stronger from the cyber-attack," adds CEO Klauser optimistically.

Production is running at full speed again

"All 35 PALFINGER production sites are running at full speed. We would like to take this opportunity to also thank our customers and business partners, who have supported us energetically during this challenging time - now we can really hit the ground running again," says CEO Andreas Klauser, looking forward to the coming weeks and months.

Investments in IT systems are accelerated

"Our highly standardized and centrally operated IT infrastructure enabled us to get a grip on this complex situation quickly and efficiently. We have also implemented optimizations of our IT security in the last few weeks in a very short time and earlier than previously planned. We continue to pursue the path of constant further development and standardization of our IT systems, which ensures IT security and reliability in the operating and business processes at a high level,” says CFO Felix Strohbichler.

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PALFINGER is an international technology and mechanical engineering company and the world's leading producer and provider of innovative crane and lifting solutions. With around 12,000 employees, 34 locations and a worldwide sales and service network of around 5,000 service points, PALFINGER creates added value from the challenges of its customers. 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”.  


Katja Pötsch | Head of Public Relations & Executive Communication | PALFINGER AG
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