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Nov 3, 2017

Kontron S&T AG makes free float shareholders offer to repurchase shares at €3.11 per share

Augsburg, November 3, 2017 – Kontron: The executive board of Kontron S&T AG has resolved to conduct a program of share repurchasing. This program is addressed to all holders of shares – the...

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Aug 21, 2017

Completion of merger of Kontron AG into S&T Deutschland Holding AG

Augsburg, August 21, 2017 – Kontron: Today's entry in Munich's registry of companies of S&T Deutschland Holding AG completes the merger of Kontron AG into S&T Deutschland Holding AG. This causes...

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Aug 21, 2017

Kontron AG reports completion of its merger into S&T Deutschland Holding AG

Augsburg, August 21, 2017 – Kontron: The entry today in the registry of companies in Munich of S&T Deutschland Holding AG (under the number “HRB 227648”) completes the merger of Kontron AG into...

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Aug 17, 2017

Kontron AG reports entry of merger in the registry of companies in Augsburg

Augsburg, August 17, 2017 – Kontron: The Court of Registry of Augsburg entered today in the city's registry of companies' listing of Kontron the merger of Kontron AG into S&T Deutschland Holding...

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Jun 27, 2017

Kontron Expands its Product and Services Portfolio in Association with S&T Group

Augsburg, June 27, 2017 – Kontron, a leading global provider of Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), announces that it will merge with S&T Deutschland Holding AG. The merger had been resolved at...

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Jun 20, 2017

Annual General Shareholder Meeting approves merger with a large majority

Augsburg, June 20, 2017 - Kontron, a leading global provider of Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), has received approval from a large majority of its shareholders for the merger agreement with...

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May 5, 2017

Kontron starts 2017 without a loss

  • Revenues of € 92.4 million comparable to prior year (1Q16: € 89.5 million)
  • Net result for the period of € 150k marks a return to the profit zone (1Q16: net loss of € 6.5 million)
  • Merger plans on track

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May 2, 2017

Supervisory board of Kontron AG approves conclusion of a Merger Agreement

Augsburg, May 2, 2017 Kontron, a leading global provider of Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), announces that today, the supervisory board of Kontron AG has approved the conclusion of a merger...

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Apr 27, 2017

Successful completion of cash capital increase

Kontron AG increased its share capital by 10% to € 61,251,325.00 against cash contributions excluding subscription rights

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Apr 26, 2017

Kontron AG announces details of planned merger

Augsburg, April 26, 2017 Kontron, a leading global provider of Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), announces that Kontron AG and S&T Holding Deutschland AG are in advanced negotiations...

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Apr 6, 2017

Equity strengthening via capital increase

Kontron AG decides to increase its share capital by 10% to € 61,251,325.00 against cash contributions excluding subscription rights

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Apr 6, 2017

Kontron AG publishes its results for the 2016 fiscal year

  • Revenues € 385.1 million (-17.7 % on 2015: € 467.7 million)
  • Order intake € 361.5 million (-7.7 % on 2015: € 391.8 million)
  • Gross margin of 14.6 % burdened by impairments of inventories and capitalized development projects (-11.5 percentage points on 2015: 26.1 %)
  • EBIT adjusted for restructuring cost and non-recurring costs comes to € - 58.8 million (2015: € 14.5 million)
  • Further integration of Kontron in the S&T Group

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Feb 15, 2017

Kontron AG is planning to merge with S&T Deutschland Holding AG

Augsburg, February 15, 2017 Kontron, a leading global provider of Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), announces that today the Management Board of Kontron AG signed a letter of intent with the...

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Feb 1, 2017

Stefan Franke appointed to the Management Board of Kontron AG

Augsburg, Germany, February 01, 2017 – Kontron, a leading global provider of Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), announces that the supervisory board has appointed Mr. Stefan Franke as member of...

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Jan 25, 2017

Finance- and Chief Restructuring Officer Dr. Thomas Riegler resigns from office by mutual agreement after securing refinancing

Augsburg, January 25, 2017 – Kontron, Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), announces that the restructuring expert Dr. Thomas Riegler informed the...

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Dec 14, 2016

Hannes Niederhauser is appointed as the new Chairman of the Board of Kontron AG

Augsburg, December 14, 2016 – Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), announces that today, Mr. Hannes Niederhauser was appointed Chairman of the Board of...

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Dec 6, 2016

Court appointment of three new Supervisory Board members at Kontron AG

Augsburg, December 6, 2016 – Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), announces that Mr. Richard Neuwirth, Mr. Michael Jeske and Mr. Michael Roider, were...

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Dec 6, 2016

Changes in the administrative structure of Kontron AG

Augsburg, December 6, 2016 – Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), announces that today the Supervisory Board of Kontron AG decided to appoint Mr. Hannes...

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Nov 30, 2016

Kontron AG decides on restructuring program

Augsburg, November 30, 2016 – Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), announces that the Supervisory Board and the Management Board of Kontron AG decided in...

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Nov 11, 2016

Changes in the administrative structure of Kontron AG

Augsburg, November 11, 2016 – Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), informs that the members of the Supervisory Board of Kontron AG, Rainer Erlat (Chairman),...

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Nov 3, 2016

Changes in the supervisory board of Kontron AG

Augsburg, November 3, 2016 - Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), announces that Dr. Valerie Barth has been court-appointed as the sixth member of the...

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Oct 27, 2016

Kontron announces Q3 results in line with the revised expectations for the full year 2016

  • Revenues € 89.5 million (down 21.1 % on 3Q15: € 113.4 million)
  • Order intake € 79.0 million (down 29.0 % on 3Q15: € 111.2 million)
  • Order backlog € 261.7 million (down 18.4 % on 3Q15: € 320.7 million)
  • Gross margin still suffering from weak revenues: 20.6 % (26.7 % in 3Q15)
  • EBIT net of restructuring cost and non-recurring costs comes to € -6.7 million (3Q15: € 5.1 million)
  • New restructuring program commenced
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Aug 1, 2016

Notification: DIRECTORS' DEALING

Kontron AG: Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

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Jul 25, 2016

Kontron AG: Demand remains weak – annual guidance withdrawn

  • Revenue 90.9 Mio. € (-16.2 % to 2Q15: 108.5 Mio. €)
  • Order intake 104.6 Mio. € (+4.5 % to 2Q15: 100.1 Mio. €). Backlog 270.2 Mio. € (-16.2% to 2Q15: 322.5 Mio. €)
  • Gross margin reflects weak revenue and write offs: 18.6 %, below target 25 %
  • Impairment Test provides correctional amount of 60.9 Mio. € on goodwill as well as 6.0 Mio. € on fixed assets
  • EBIT adjusted by restructuring cost, one time cost and write offs based on impairment test -10.0 Mio. € (2Q15: -1.8 Mio. €)

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Jul 25, 2016

Kontron AG: Dismissal Management Board members

Augsburg, 25 July 2016 - Following Kontron AG's Supervisory Board's decision on 25 July 2016, Rolf Schwirz has been dismissed from his position as CEO and Andreas Plikat has been dismissed from...

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Jul 25, 2016

Changes in the Management Board of Kontron AG

Augsburg, July 25, 2016 - Following Kontron AG's Supervisory Board's decision on July 25, 2016, Rolf Schwirz has been dismissed from his position as CEO and Andreas Plikat has been dismissed from...

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Jul 15, 2016

Kontron withdraws its guidance for 2016

Augsburg, Germany, July 15, 2016 – Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), announces that the revenue weakness encountered during the first half of the year...

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Jun 9, 2016

Kontron AG reports first progress with implementing its new strategy

Augsburg, Germany, June 9, 2016 - Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), today gave testimony of its fiscal year 2015 and reported first steps towards the...

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Jun 3, 2016

Changes in the Management Board of Kontron AG


Augsburg, June 03, 2016Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), announces changes in its CFO position. Mr. Michael Boy, previously responsible CFO, has...

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Apr 28, 2016

Kontron AG shows seasonally subdued start to 2016, annual guidance confirmed

  • Revenues down 9.1 % to € 89.5 million (1Q15: € 98.5 million)
  • Gross margin up 1.6 percentage points on the prior year at 27.1 % on account of savings in cost of materials
  • EBIT adjusted for restructuring cost down € 2.7 million to € -4.9 million compared to the prior year
  • Order intake down 8.9 % to € 79.9 million
  • Annual earnings guidance confirmed: revenues corridor € 460 - 480 million, gross margin > 25 %, adjusted EBIT margin 3 - 5 %

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Apr 1, 2016

Kontron AG and Ennoconn Corporation formally commence their Strategic Partnership

Augsburg, Germany, April 1, 2016 – Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), and Ennoconn Corporation, Taiwan, a leading industrial mother board designer and...

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Mar 17, 2016

Kontron AG closes 2015 on a high note, Ennoconn deal validates strategic realignment

  • Revenues grow by 2.4% to € 467.7 million (2014: € 456.8 million)
  • Gross margin at 26.1%, slightly above 2014 and once again above its target of 25.0%
  • EBIT adjusted for restructuring cost increases by 64.8% to € 14.5 million (2014: € 8.8 million). Corresponding margin within original target margin range at 3.1%
  • Reported EBIT rises by € 11.3 million to € 6.2 million (2014: € -5.1 million)
  • Order intake drops by 18.7% to € 391.8 million (2014: € 481.7 million), leading to a book-to-bill ratio of 0.84
  • Ennoconn deal announced in January 2016 is a transformational strategic milestone
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Jan 22, 2016

Kontron AG to sell a 49% stake in its subsidiary Kontron Canada Inc. to Ennoconn Corporation

  • Kontron AG and Ennoconn to enter into a strategic partnership in the Communication business
  • Ennoconn to take a 49% stake in Kontron’s subsidiary, Kontron Canada Inc. (KCI), paying US$ 57.3 million (approximately € 52.5 million)
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Jan 22, 2016

Kontron AG and Ennoconn Corporation enter Strategic Partnership

  • Kontron to sell a 49% stake in its Communication business to Ennoconn for US$ 57.3 million (approximately € 52.5 million)
  • Transformational strategic milestone, validating Kontron’s strategic decision last year to become a leading provider of combined hardware/software solutions
  • Major boost to Kontron’s presence in the APAC region

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Nov 5, 2015

Notification: Directors' Dealing

Notification concerning transactions by persons performing managerial responsibilities pursuant to section 15a of the WpHG

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Nov 2, 2015

Notification: Directors' Dealing

Notification concerning transactions by persons performing managerial responsibilities pursuant to section 15a of the WpHG

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Oct 29, 2015

Kontron delivers solid Q3, full-year guidance reduced

  • Order intake € 111.2 million, minus 17.6 % yoy due to base effects, but 11.1 % above 2Q15
  • Order backlog € 320,7 million, down 1.5 % yoy
  • Revenues € 113.4 million, plus 4.4 % yoy due to currency gains
  • Gross margin at 26.7 %, highlighting that cost savings and efficiency measures are effective
  • Adjusted EBIT margin at 4.5 %
  • FY revenue guidance reduced to € 460 million to € 470 million, gross margin expected above planned 25 %, adjusted EBIT margin expected slightly below the announced 3 % to 5 % corridor

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Sep 30, 2015

Dr. Dieter Düsedau appointed as Supervisory Board member of Kontron

Augsburg, September 30, 2015 - Kontron, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), announces the appointment by court as of September 22, 2015 of Dr. Dieter Düsedau as...

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Sep 29, 2015

Kontron AG announces new leader of avionics business line

Augsburg, Germany September 29, 2015Kontron, a global market leader for embedded computing technology (ECT), has appointed Jim VandeSteeg to lead and direct the Avionics Business Line effective...

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Sep 23, 2015

Kontron A320 WiFi System Approved for Flight on Spring Airlines in China

STC and VSTC Received in Conjunction with Operation Partner Fair Link Century

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Aug 31, 2015

Changes in the supervisory board of Kontron AG

Augsburg, Germany, August 31, 2015 – Kontron, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), announces that Supervisory Board and Management Board have decided unanimously to...

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Jul 30, 2015

Kontron releases Q2 results below expectations but maintains guidance

  • Order intake EUR 100.1 million, minus 16.9 % yoy
  • Order backlog EUR 322.5 million, up 10.9 % yoy
  • Revenue EUR 108.5 million, minus 6.5 % yoy
  • Gross margin at 24.9 %, adjusted EBIT margin minus 1.7 %
  • FY guidance maintained

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Jul 22, 2015

Contract Manufacturer consolidation finalized!

Augsburg, Germany, July 22, 2015 – Kontron, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), is pleased to announce that the contract manufacturer portfolio consolidation from...

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Jul 16, 2015

Kontron buys 100% of India subsidiary

Enhanced and expanded service for Asia-Pacific customer base through full ownership of local subsidiary

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Jun 11, 2015

Annual General Meeting of Kontron AG: new strategy announced

Augsburg, Germany, June 11, 2015 - Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), has used today’s Annual General Meeting in Augsburg to highlight the company’s...

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May 19, 2015

Kontron to add software and services to hardware range

  • Management lays out plans to capture IoT megatrend at its capital markets day
  • New strategy will combine existing hardware with new middleware offering
  • Customers to be offered integrated product and services packages

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May 11, 2015

Kontron rebrand unveiled with launch of new website

Reinforces the embedded computing specialist’s focus on its core competencies

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May 6, 2015

Kontron sticks to 2015 plans despite slow start

  • Order intake EUR 87.7 million, minus 17 percent yoy
  • Order backlog EUR 338.1 million, up nearly 20% yoy
  • Revenue EUR 98.5 million, minus 4 percent yoy
  • Gross margin solid at 25.5 percent, adjusted EBIT margin minus 2.2 percent
  • Revenue shortfall to be made up, FY guidance unchanged

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Apr 22, 2015

Kontron helps shape the future of the future

Embedded computing leader is the driving force behind Internet of Things enablement

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Apr 15, 2015

Kontron expands office in Beijing

Beijing, China, April 15, 2015 – Kontron, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), has today opened its new China office in Beijing. The facility, which is nearly twice as...

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